Places To Visit In Jakarta

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Sub-Region: North-West of the island of Java

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Here are the top 111 tourist attractions to see in Jakarta:

1. National Monument of Indonesia (MONAS)

National Monument of Indonesia (MONAS)

4.2

0 kms
from city center

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1 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

The largest national museum in South East Asia, Monumen Nasional or National Monument of Indonesia is massive tower located at the center of Merdeka Square. It will take you through the evolution of Indonesia's culture since its pre-historic times, with many artefacts from each era. The outer yard h...

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2. Mesjid Istiqlal

Mesjid Istiqlal

4.2

1 kms
from city center

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2 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Mesjid Istiqlal is a famous mosque in Jakarta. The mosque is so huge that it can accommodate as many as 120,000 people making it the biggest mosque in South East Asia. The mosque is an architectural delight, and resonates peace when one goes inside. It serves as the praying place for the muslims of ...

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3. National Museum, Indonesia

National Museum, Indonesia

4.4

0 kms
from city center

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3 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Museum Nasional or the National Museum of Indonesia is one of the premier locations to discover and understand Indonesian culture and history. With a collection that beautifully preserves nearly two hundred years of Indonesian Heritage, it is considered as one of the most comprehensive museums in th...

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4. Ancol Dreamland

Ancol Dreamland

3.5

6 kms
from city center

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4 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Ancol Luar Biasa is Indonesians' "Dreamland." Loaded with amusement rides, it is a recreational complex consisting of many sporting and leisure activites for children and adults alike. Beautiful views of the area can be enjoyed through the cable rides. Nearby is an Art market known as Pasar Seni whe...

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5. Glodok (Jakarta Chinatown)

Glodok (Jakarta Chinatown)

3.8

4 kms
from city center

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5 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Long before the nation of Indonesia came into being, a Chinatown of Jakarta, previously known as Chinatown of Batavia, existed as an enclave of Chinese settlers in Dutch occupied Indonesia. Today, the remnants of the past Chinese settlement still exist with old Chinese temples designed with distinct...

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6. Galeri Nasional

Galeri Nasional

4.5

1 kms
from city center

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6 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Galeri Nasional is a hub of Indonesian modern art as well as art from the rest of the world. In this museum, you will find the evolution of Indonesia through art. It has temporary and permanent museums, containing more than 1700 artworks. There is also an open air cafe where you can sit back and rel...

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7. Gereja Katerdral Jakarta

Gereja Katerdral Jakarta

3.4

1 kms
from city center

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7 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, locally known as Gereja Katerdal Jakarta, is an elegant Roman Catholic church that stands 60m tall opposite Istiqlal Mosque which signifies Indonesia's secularism. Its metal spires can be well seen from several kilometers. This beautiful church is neo-gothic in ...

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8. Kota Tua

Kota Tua

3.6

6 kms
from city center

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8 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Long before Jakarta saw any skyscrapers, a part of the city was colonized back in the 1600s which was then known as Kota or Jakarta Old Town. Kota served as the headquarters of the Dutch government. From the visual delight of the Fatahillah Square to the old Kali Besar canal, Kota has a strong Europ...

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9. Sunda Kelapa

Sunda Kelapa

3.8

5 kms
from city center

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9 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Sunda Kelapa was an important port connecting markets from all around the world in 15th century during the reign of Hindu Sunda Kingdom of Pajajaran. It was previously known as Pasar Ikar, which means "fish market." It is a great place to wander in canoes and boats while witnessing the humdrums of t...

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10. Taman Suropati

Taman Suropati

4.3

3 kms
from city center

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10 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

A former circular court designed to control the traffic in area, Taman Suropati is now a park where the citizens come to relax and walk their dogs. Indonesians escape from the daily humdrum of the city to be in the presence of mother nature in this area. On Sundays, you can soothe your ears with the...

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11. Grand Indonesia Mall

Grand Indonesia Mall

3.8

2 kms
from city center

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11 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Grand Indonesia Mall is a huge shopping complex of Jakarta. It has top-class clothing brands and book stores, along with a miniature theme park and arcade games for children. A diverse range of food in fancy restaurants and cafes await those tired from a day of roaming around the giant mall. Check o...

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12. Dunia Fantasi (Dufan)

Dunia Fantasi (Dufan)

3.5

6 kms
from city center

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12 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Dunia Fantasi literally means Fantasy World and it is as exciting as it sounds. It borrows the theme from Disneyland and offers rollercoasters and rides especially for those who love getting adrenaline rush. The themepark is quite huge in area, inclusive of beaches, water parks along with adventurou...

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13. Taman Anggrek Mall

Taman Anggrek Mall

3.8

3 kms
from city center

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13 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Taman Anggrek Mall translates to "Orchid Garden Mall" which is named so because there used be a huge orchid garden at the site of the mall before it was built. It is the largest mall in Indonesia till date and it attracts a huge crowd on a daily basis. It is highly reccommended to visit the ice-skat...

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14. Museum Bank Indonesia

Museum Bank Indonesia

4.3

4 kms
from city center

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14 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

If you want to understand how the Indonesian banking system works, the Museum Bank Indonesia is just the right place. Situated at the Old Town, this colonial style museum contains a large collection of historical currencies of Indonesia along with the rest of the world. The museum is quite comfortab...

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15. Museum Wayang

Museum Wayang

4.2

5 kms
from city center

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15 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Museum Wayang or Puppet Museum is a magnificent display of the Javan Wayang form of puppetry, exhibiting a huge collection of the classic flat wooden puppets. Situated opposite the Fatahillah Sqaure, this unique museum displays puppets portraying characters from across Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Ind...

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16. Pacific Place

Pacific Place

4.0

6 kms
from city center

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16 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Pacific Place is a business hub in South Jakarta. The building consists of a six-floor mall, an office center, the Ritz-Carlton Pacific Place hotel, and a serviced residence. It is a high end place situated at a posh location and contains world class clothing brands. There are fancy restos and bars ...

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17. Ragunan Zoo

Ragunan Zoo

3.5

15 kms
from city center

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17 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Ragunan Zoo is a zoo located in South Jakarta that is the house of many unique animals. It is one of the favorite destinations of foreign and local visitors alike. Consisting of an aviary and a primate center, it provides a display of over 3000 animal specimens many of which are endangered. The zoo ...

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18. Pondok Indah Mall

Pondok Indah Mall

4.0

11 kms
from city center

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18 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Pondok Indah Mall is a posh shopping complex located in the suburbs of Pondok Indah. The complex has two malls that are connected by a bridge over a busy road. Endless number of clothing brands, both expensive and cheap, and a range of cuisines await visitors to this grand complex.

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19. Kota Kasablanka

Kota Kasablanka

3.9

6 kms
from city center

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19 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Kota Kasablanka is a typical mall in Jakarta that houses some of the well-known international brands.The upper levels of the mall consists of various restaurants and the area is known as Food Zone that has options ranging from fine dining to fast food chains. There are also several entertainment opt...

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20. Jalan Surabaya

Jalan Surabaya

3.4

4 kms
from city center

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20 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Located in a posh locale of Jakarta, Jalan Surabaya is an eclectic mix of street culture, cafes, antique shops, and more. On one side of the road, there are a number of stalls selling antiques like wooden puppets, ceramics, porcelain, perfect for the visitors looking to snag a vintage piece of furni...

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21. Seaworld Ancol

Seaworld Ancol

4.2

6 kms
from city center

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21 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

In Seaworld Ancol, there are many diverse marine animals like giant crabs, jelly fish, manatees and many more. This place is absolutely perfect for families for a weekend getaway. Located at Jaya Ancol National Park, it offers 24 large tanks containing diverse sea animals and an exciting underwater ...

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22. Jakarta War Cemetery

Jakarta War Cemetery

3.6

6 kms
from city center

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22 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Decorated with lush green trees and well-maintained gardens, the peaceful Jakarta War Cemetery is the resting place for soldiers, who fought for Indonesia to drive away the Japanese during World War II. Tourists visit this place to pay their respects to the brave soldiers. There is a separate restin...

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23. Museum Tekstil

Museum Tekstil

3.8

2 kms
from city center

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23 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Textiles have always played an important part in Indonesia's culture. Museum Tekstil or Jakarta Textile Museum is a 19th century museum, showcasing exquisite artistic skills that go into the making of Indonesian textiles by the usage of efficient technology that was ahead of its time. Visitors can m...

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24. Waterbom Jakarta

Waterbom Jakarta

3.8

11 kms
from city center

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24 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Waterbom Jakarta is a waterpark for children and adults. A perfect place to visit on a hot day, the waterpark is equipped with high quality rides for children. There are some extreme rides with high slopes and great lengths for the teenagers and adults as well, giving visitors a rush of adrenaline w...

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25. Merdeka Square

Merdeka Square

1,373 kms
from city center

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25 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

As one of the largest public squares in the world, Merdeka Square is considered a must-visit attraction in Jakarta. Boasting of open green spaces shaded by a tree cover, well-paved roads winding all around, and Indonesia’s National Monument at its centre, it’s certainly a leisure destination for tho...

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26. Museum Bahari

Museum Bahari

4.3

6 kms
from city center

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26 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Museum Bahari, also known as the Maritime Museum, traces the maritime history of the various regions of Indonesia. It was established the rule of the Dutch East Indian Company. The buildings of the museum date back to 17th century, displaying beautiful colonial architecture. It houses an interesting...

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27. Taman Fatahillah

Taman Fatahillah

3.8

5 kms
from city center

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27 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Named after the Indonesian national hero Fatahillah, it is a huge plaza that includes three museums namely Jakarta History Museum, Wayang Museum and Fine Art and Ceramics Museum in Kota (Old Town). Taman Fatahillah is reminiscent of the colonial past of the country. During the colonial period, it wa...

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28. Senayan City

Senayan City

4.0

7 kms
from city center

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28 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Senayan City Shopping Mall is a world class mall in Senayan City with its services ranging from shuttle buses, bicycle parking, valet, to name a few. One of the oldest malls in Jakarta, it has many internationally renowned brands that are very exclusive. The location of this grand mall attracts huge...

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29. Lippo Mall Puri

Lippo Mall Puri

3.8

9 kms
from city center

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29 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Lippo Mall Puri is located at St. Moritz in West Jakarta. It belongs to the Lippo mall franchise, catering to many national and internationals brands. A fairly spacious mall and a beautiful interior, it attracts people from all age and walks of life. There are many entertainment options including a ...

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30. Istana Merdeka

Istana Merdeka

3.7

1 kms
from city center

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30 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Istana Merdeka is a presidentia palace in north Merdeka Square. The former residence of the Governer-General of Dutch East Indies plays an important part in Indonesian history because here the Indonesians got independence in 1949.Thousands of Indonesians gatherered around to chant "Merdeka" meaning ...

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31. Atlantis Water Adventure

Atlantis Water Adventure

3.9

6 kms
from city center

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31 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Atlantis Water Adventure is an exciting water park located in the Ancol dreamland area, a short 10 km drive away from Jakarta's city centre. Equipped with a variety of pools and slides that zip through pools that are sure to thrill children and adults alike. The biggest attraction of Atlantis Water ...

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32. RUCI Art Space

RUCI Art Space

4.1

7 kms
from city center

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32 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Derived from the Sanskrit word meaning "the source of light" and "taste" or "pleasure," RUCI Art Space is a place created for displaying many beautiful forms of arts like paintings and photography from contemporary artists of Indonesia and the world.The aim of this creative venue is to raise awarene...

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33. Lubang Buaya

Lubang Buaya

4.1

16 kms
from city center

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33 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Translating to "crocodile's pit", Lubang Buaya is located in the suburban region of Jakarta where seven Indonesian army officers were murdered during the 1 October coup attempt and their bodies were dumped in the unused pit. Now the place is converted to a tourist destination of a monument with the ...

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34. Transera Waterpark

Transera Waterpark

3.9

17 kms
from city center

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34 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Transera Waterpark is an African themepark, loaded with exciting rides. Divided into two sections namely the dry park and wet park, one can encounter a range of thrilling and unique rides like the Voodoo House and the Zambesi River expedition, making the area suitable for a quick getaway during the ...

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35. Kelapa Gading Mall

Kelapa Gading Mall

1,371 kms
from city center

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35 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

When it comes to going for shopping and entertainment in Jakarta, the Kelapa Gading Mall is the answer. Stretching over an area of 150,000 square meters, this is one of the largest malls of Indonesia and an omnipresent tourist spot for you irrespective of whether you want to go shopping, hang out ov...

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36. Jalan Jaksa

Jalan Jaksa

3.8

1 kms
from city center

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36 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Jalan Jaksa is a short street in Central Jakarta. It used to be a famous place among the law students during the Dutch era, thus deriving the name "Jalan Jaksa" where Jaksa means "attorney" in Indonesian. It attracts a huge youth crowd from the country and the world by being the backpackers' street ...

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37. Gandaria City Mall

Gandaria City Mall

3.7

9 kms
from city center

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37 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Gandaria City Mall is one of the biggest and most luxurious shopping malls in South Jakarta. Located in an upscale residential area, there are countless brands of clothes, shoes and accessories that belong to international as well as local brands. Packed with first-class facilities, the mall also in...

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38. Immanuel Church

Immanuel Church

3.6

1 kms
from city center

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38 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

St. Immanuel Church is a beautiful white church in central Jakarta. A maginficent display of colonial Dutch architecture, it has a sanctuary with the names of prominent Dutch church members. It is a peaceful place where visitors can enjoy the sound of pipe organs every Sunday. Church services are of...

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39. Aeon Mall Jakarta Garden City

Aeon Mall Jakarta Garden City

3.7

14 kms
from city center

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39 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Aeon Mall is a fairly recently-opened mall located in Bekasi, loaded with Japanese clothing brands and food stalls. You will also find many standard brands from Indonesia and exciting games for children at the arcade. The main highlight of this mall is the giant Ferris wheel on the top floor that lo...

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40. Toko Merah

Toko Merah

3.5

4 kms
from city center

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40 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Toko Merah, located at Jakarta Old Town, translates to "Red Shop." The former residence of Governer-General Gustaaf Willem now attracts many tourists for its gorgeous vintage setting. Couples from Indonesia even come to Toko Merah for pre-wedding photoshoots as the red walls of the building serve as...

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41. Gedung Kesenian Jakarta

Gedung Kesenian Jakarta

3.5

2 kms
from city center

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41 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Located in Sawah Besar of Jakarta, Gedung Kesenian Jakarta or the Jakarta Art Building is a concert hall. It was established during the Dutch colonization by Sir Stamford Raffles. The building's Dutch heritage is reflected in its architecture and gives the concert hall a distinctly vintage vibe. Ged...

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42. Gambir Train Station

Gambir Train Station

3.5

1 kms
from city center

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42 out of 111
Places To Visit in Jakarta

Gambir Train Station is an old station built by the Dutch government. Being one of the major stations in Jakarta, it acts a major transit points for trains heading towards other big cities around Java. The station is meant for the use of executive class trains only. With a three-storeyed structure, ...

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