Travel Tips in Jakarta
Jalan Jaksa area is a popular spot for backpackers and travelers alike. It is strategically located near Jakarta's main street, Jl. Thamrin and just 15-minute walk from Gambir station. Jalan Jaksa area offer decent budget places and many mid-range accommodations. This area also has good backpacker's cafe and restaurants, some of them including :
Memories : Long-standing eatery for backpackers..
The National Monument or Monumen Nasional (Monas) is undisputable hallmark of Jakarta. This is a 422 ft (128.7 m) tower in the center of Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia's independence. Construction began in 1961 under the direction of President Sukarno and the monument was opened to the public in 1975 The monument consists of a 117.7 m obelisk on a 45m square platform..
Pulau Seribu (Thousand Islands)
Scattered in Jakarta Bay around 45 km north of Jakarta, Kepulauan Seribu or Thousand Islands can be accessed by by boat ranging from 20 minutes to 2 hours Ride. Kepulauan Seribu National Park is a unique ecosystem comprises of 105 islands scattered at 4 districts around 1.180,80 hectares or 11.80 km square with 15.600 populations. Thousand Island is a district under the government of DKI Jakarta..