Traditional market is still exist from the smallest group of settelements deep in the village up the big cities or even metropolitan city like Jakarta. the existance of traditional market in Indonesia showing the same pattern and characters throughout the island regardless of the ethnic group it is referred by anthropologist. The pattern of transaction is based on certain day which is called pasaran day or the day of market. Normally every ethnic introduces this type of days which is consist of 3 mudular days for all the year. The name of the day in traditional market is " Pasah, Peteng, Kajeng " at the other places often called " Pasar, Beteng, Kajeng ". The schedule of meeting between the seller and the buyer usually during the day of Pasah or Pasar. Yet in the bigger traditional market which is located in the bigger cities this pattern of meeting schedule is not consistent anymore, it is like modern market, available and supplays all the day and the year. Second pattern very clear at Indonesian traditional market is the freedom of pricing. There is no label for the product. The same vendors located side by side can offer very different selling or bottom cost price. A cute negotiation and offering is a common pattern of transaction. Third pattern is no regulation of product being included in one area of vendors. It might be from 10 vendors, can be 9 vendors selling the same products. There is no emotional relation between repeat customers and with those once shop away. Repeaters may get the same price with the once shoppers. The key is how good one negotiate the price. In some traditional market the use of modern thinking of giving incentive to frequest buyer has been reported exist.
Jakarta has the biggest traditional market in Indonesia such as PD Pasar Jaya. The Pasar has various traditional market at other places in Jakarta city itself. Fiirst floor are permanet building with arrays of shops selling various daily need such as textiles, stationery, clothing, electronic goods, shoes, plastic goods, household tools, medicines, cosmetics, toys, threads and related sewing needs, gold and silver shop accessories. Flock of people are current every day looking and selling good and services including the service of travel, broker of land, transport and many others. At the second floor are sold meet, dried and living fish, chicken, beef, goat meet, and other cooking needs with recipies. Intersting thing to see is the flow of the buyer and seller during the heavy transaction, which is mostly consist of house wifes or her assistant to by daily need then preserve in the house refrigerators, except the poor will need toshop every morning as they basically do not have frizer.
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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