Jakarta is the capital of the Republic of Indonesia. It is located in the northwest of the island of Java. If you ever plan to visit this city then know that there are many points of interest for you to visit. The city features sightseeing and tourist attractions, lots of shopping malls, and good food. There are also a ton of excellent hotels in Jakarta. Know that there are many tourist attractions in Jakarta starting from the national historical, cultural attractions and much more. There are many things to do in Jakarta. These may include sightseeing, trying out local foods over there and more over visiting different tourist attractions. If you are looking for a tour in Jakarta with beautiful natural conditions, then you should pay a visit to the Ragunan Zoo, Taman Impian Jaya Ancol and Kepulauan Seribu.
Wondering what to do in Jakarta?
Below is a list of 3 things to do in Jakarta that you will definitely enjoy.
1. Ragunan Zoo
Ragunan Zoo was the first ever zoo in Indonesia. It is home to 2.000 specimens and is covered with more than 50.000 trees. The zoo was founded in in 1864 under the name “Plant En Dierentuin”, which means “Plants and the Zoo.” Ragunan Zoo is situated at Ragunan, Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, which is approximately 20km from the central of Jakarta City. Know that it is one of the main attractions for families. They go over there for a picnic. The area of the zoo is more than 140 hectares and consists of mostly large trees which are one of the main attractions. If you plan to enjoy wildlife in the safe situation at a low cost, then Ragunan Zoo places you should visit.
2. National Museum
The National Museum is a point of interest that you must visit. It was built two centuries ago and is located at Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat in the center of Jakarta city. This museum is an archaeological, geographical, ethnological and historical museum. This museum holds different types of archeological, geographical, ethnological and historical property of Indonesia. If one wants to learn about the archaeological fact and the historic properties of Indonesia, then he or she should visit the national museum.
3. National Monument
It is a tower situated at the Jakarta’s city center of Merdeka Square. The national monument symbolizes the fight for Indonesia and which was constructed under the direction of P President Sukarno.
4. Jakarta Old Town
Jakarta Old Town is a small area in Jakarta. It is also known as the Old Batavia. It has an area of 1.3 square kilometers across North Jakarta and West Jakarta, covering areas Pinangsia, Taman Sari and Roa Malacca. If you want to enjoy the sightseeing of historic buildings, museums, nautical tourism, shopping, historical and cultural tours, recreation and entertainment, and special interest tours then why not pay a visit to the Jakarta Old Town.
Apart from all these beautiful points of interests to visit, there are many activities that you can do in Jakarta while your stay. It can be shopping, trying out the local foods, spa and massage, and walking around Jakarta’s market.
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