In 1962 the bay between Sunda Kelapa Port and Tanjung Priok, central Jakarta was built huge recreation park. This park consist of night clubs various sports, hotels, cafes and art market. The art market is an exhibition of crafts, and various shops with side ways walk cafes, and life music shows on Sunday and Saturday nights. There are 2 aquariums, the sea world with it's walking tunnel through, various parks and sea life. Gelanggang Samudra is an aquarium with boat ride and dolphine shows. The Gelangang renang is a swimming pool complex consist of wave pool and slide pool. One spectacular place at Ancol is the Dunia Fantasi ( Fantasy World ) a fun park with theme and very good for children. They can see some mini world theme such as Asia, Europe, and others. A website of this place has been constructed with picture shows which can be downloaded easily.
For swimming recreation in Jakarta Ancol is not the best one. Pulau Seribu or Thousand Islands with it's clear water is the best choices for water recreation beside they have bungalows and any water sports. From Jakarta's Marina at Ancol a boat can be hired to reach the thousand island resorts. Visit the site of Ancol Recreation park. As a recreational places of Jakarta and outside people Ancol has many international level accommodation with very expensive prices.
Yet a choice of approximating Ancol Recreation Park can be done from Mangga Dua Area where also available good middle category hotel such as Ibis Mangga Dua Hotel, Novotel Mangga Dua Hotel, and Le Grandeur Hotel ( previously : Dusit Mangga Dua Hotel ). A little bit furhter east one can still approximate Grand Ancol from Cempaka Putih and Kemayoran Area which are all located at North Jakarta or Jakarta Utara. At Mangga Dua there are many good hotels such as Ibis Mangga Dua Hotel, Novotel Mangga Dua Hotel, and Le Grandeur Hotel. From Cenmpaka Putih and Kemayoran Area one can choose to stay at Ibis Kemayoran, Grand Cempaka Hotel and Golden Boutique Hotel. All these hotels can be seen from the listing at left top side of this page
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.
National monument is the symbol of the independence standing proudly in the center of the city. See the city from the top See more
Sunda Kelapa is ancient port which is still well preserved with now special port for phinisi tradisional ships. This reminds us about the sea trade in the course of early Christian Era See more
Old Batavia town is the oldest area of the city founded in the year of 1700 by Dutch VOC preserving the European middle and modern age architectures See more
Shopping Paradise ! Jakarta city is well known for its' shopping travel. Giant shopping centers such as Mangga Dua and Tanah Abang are among the most famous places, besides cheap prices, also variation of goods and services available both retails and groceries are among the most complete.
See general map of Jakarta city with complete information on the places of interest indicated on the map within government administrative border.
Hotel Reservation in all areas of Jakara city starting from budget hotels Central Jakarta - South Jakarta - North Jakarta - West Jakarta - Jakarta Airport. Within the administration of greater Jakarta city are known many areas with its' specific character of location, type of business, certain trend of development, history, and level of advancement. One can find what is the area and hotel factility on those areas such as Ancol, China Town, Mangga Dua, Kemang and others. Short description of these areas with travel facilities can be seen here
Exploring historic part or modern life style of Jakarta city, one can now choose some type of packages which are the most efficient way or relaxing manner if time more permitting. Starting from only hiring a vehicle with driver up to fully organized all inclusive tour packages.
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