The National Monument

National Monument or Monas (Monumen Nasional) is at Merdeka Square near The main Sudirman-Thamrin avenues in Jakarta. In its center stands the which houses the first the flag flown at the Proclamation of Independence on 17 August 1945. This flag has now become threadbare, and so nowadays on Independence Day ceremonies, the original flag is taken out but […]
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Waterboom Jakarta

Waterboom Jakarta is now open as the leading water park and recreation destination in Jakarta. Located at Pantai Indah Kapuk in North Jakarta, next to the Damai Indah Golf Course, it covers an area of about 35,000 m2 plus a parking area that can accommodate 1,000 cars. It has a direct toll road access and […]
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The Thousand Islands

As your plane slowly descends for its approach to Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta international airport, you can see a large number of large and small islands dotting the sea in the Bay of Jakarta. These are known as the Thousand Islands, or Kepulauan Seribu. In fact they are a cluster of 76 coral islands with more appearing […]
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The National Museum

Located on Medan Merdeka Barat, the National Museum is the pride of Jakarta, providing visitors an insight into Indonesia’s long history in cultural heritage from prehistoric days up to today.  Having recently been expanded, the Museum houses an impressive collection of no less than 109,342 objects covering Indonesia’s Prehistory, Archaeology, Ethnography, Numismatics-Heraldic, Geography and Historical […]
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