Kebayoran Baru is a new suburb located in the area of south
Jakarta municipality, just on the side of Gatot Subroto
toll road passed by jalan Jendral Sudriman, Jalan Asia
Afrika and jalan Walter Monginsidi as the main roads.
Kebayoran Baru is bordering with Slipi of West Jakarta,
and Kuningan in the east and Kemang in the south. What
makes the area of Kebayoran Baru is different from other
parts of Jakarta is the way of naming their sub-areas
or sub settlements. All administration for smaller area
unit is called Kelurahan which is under the Kecamatan
government, but in Kebayoran Baru is called " Blok"
just like English block to refer the spatial unity in
relation with government administration. So, one will
know Blok M, as the most famous mall and bus terminal,
Blok A with traditional market.
What makes Kebayoran Baru is well known is the complex of Senayan and Istora Bung Karno Sport center which is the biggest sport center in Indonesia and one of the biggest in Asia where the first Asian Games among Asian nations during the first president of Indonesia Soekarno. The location of Senayan is at the northern part of Kebayoran Baru on the side of Jalan Gatot Subroto. Within the complex of Senayan are found deluxe hotels such as Twin Plaza hotel, Golden Boutique Melawai Hotel, Ambhara Hotel and Grand Mahakam Hotel.
Taman Ria Senayan or Senayan Fun Park is also located
in the Senayan complex. This park is good place for family
recreation, very close to olympic stadium, equipped
with beautiful lagoon with landscaped garden. What is
the most interesting at Taman Ria Senayan is the variety
of restaurants which offer various cuisines. Entering
this park is based on entrance fee. The famous Sate
Senayan restaurant is the special mark of the Senayan food area.
Kebayoran Baru as happened also to Kuningan is the fastest growing area with various shopping malls starting from Blok M Plaza. Within Blok M itself are several choices of shopping places, underground Blok M Mall to up scale Pasaraya Grande. The only problem one has to be careful to walk or roaming in the area as some pick pockets are still exist. The bus station of Blok M is still not yet organized systematically which looks mess and unorganized, but this station is the closest to central Jakarta from airport or southern part of Jakarta.
Other interesting place is Senayan Golf Club, located
close to Jakarta Stock Exchange building and Plaza Senayan.
Other sports can be joined in the Senayan are basket,
tennis and soft ball. Senayan is not as humid and hot
as Blok M where most of the earth surface is covered
Night life at Senayan or Kebayoran Baru are plenty, especially for the young such as Embassy Club, located in Taman Ria, Bugils Cafe, Red Square Bar and some at jalan Faletehan. Here you can find from local, European and Asian food with up class quality such as the restaurant in Hotel Grand Mahakam.
Hotels are rich within Jakarta from cheap to luxury five star hotels are available in almost all parts of the city including hotels which are located close to the international airport of Cengkareng. For travellers who has not good flight connection can use some hotels available near airport.
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