Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat No.12 Jakarta Pusat Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10110 Indonesia
The National Museum of Indonesia is an archeological, historical, ethnological, and geographical museum located in Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat, Central Jakarta
The National Museum is located at Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat 12 Central Jakarta, right the opposite of Monas. You can ride a TransJakarta bus and stop at Monas terminal. It's only about 200 meters away from the Museum.
There is a small gift shop located at the entrance hall which has the same opening hours as the Museum. It offers a selection of books, postcards and reproductions of various exhibits.
The Museum is closed on Monday and Public Holidays.
You should visit its official website to get more information.
The National Monument (Indonesian: Monumen Nasional), or simply Monas is a 132 m (433ft) tower in the centre of Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia.
You could reach Monas either by taxi or bus. If you like to try the bus, it would be more comfortable and safe to use Trans Jakarta Busway. Busway with Blok M to Kota Tua (Old City) route will stop at Monas Busway Terminal.
If you visit Monas in the morning you could avoid the long queue to the monument, especially on weekend and holiday. It might be more comfortable to visit on week days.
Most of the time the weather is quite hot in day time in Jakarta, hence it’s better to visit Monas in the morning, afternoon or evening time. However if you choose to visit in the day time, do not forget to bring umbrella or hat to cover your head from the sun.
Fountain attraction conducted at Monas Park on every Saturday and Sunday, started from 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm.
Jl. Taman Wijaya Kusuma DKI Jakarta 10710 Indonesia
Istiqlal Mosque, or Masjid Istiqlal is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and has the highest capacity. The mosque is positioned next to Merdeka Square and the Jakarta Cathedral.
The grand Istiqlal Mosque of Jakarta is easy to reach since it is near the Gambir Train Station. To get here from the Sukarno-Hatta international airport, You can use public transportation such as "Metromini" or Transjakarta bus in direction to Gambir .From Gambir you can use motorbike taxi commonly known as "ojek", or,if you prefered to, you can walk to this mosque.
As any other mosque, you must take off your shoes/slippers before you enter the main area.
There will be ‘free’ English speaking guides, but do take note that you have to tip them at the end of your tour, for about Rp. 30,000-50,000.
Feel free to ask the guard at the entrance or other officer for information or to show you around for they will gladly tell alot about the mosque.
There's a small gift shop within the mosque area where you can buy souvenirs with reasonable price.
Old Town of Jakarta covers a tiny area in the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta. The special heritage only including a 1,3 square kilometer area crossing North and West Jakarta
Wear closed shoes to protect your feet from muck, chicken manure and just plain dirt.
You can see the puppet's show, the pantomime, the girls in vintage western costumes dancing. And you can also make some very funny pictures with live-arc performances.
You should be careful to watch your belongings in the crowds.
After visiting time, there is a cafe with a nice vintage batavia's ambience which provides a very good wine and nice irish coffee, called Cafe Batavia.
Take some time to explore the side streets leading away from the square to spot more decaying colonial relics, and see local tattoo artists at work in their crude, streetside studios.
If you’re keen to see more colonial buildings, rent a bicycle from Taman Fatahillah (around 20,000Rp/hr) and pedal the 1.5km to Sunda Kelapa, Jakarta’s historical port, and the original reason why the city was an international trade hub.