The weather in Jakarta is mainly humid with an average daily temperature of 80 - 90 F / 25 -31 C throughout the year. Dry and rainy seasons can be unpredicted.
WHAT TO WEAR
Casual and light clothing is recommended for daily wear. A natty clothes is required when entering the holy place of worship.
Jakarta is a multicultural urban city. Tolerance is the key to living happily side by side. Jakartans are known to respect each other and visitors alike.
Our National languages is Bahasa Indonesia, Local Languages is different in some regions (Sundanese in west Java, Bataknese in North Sumatra, And many others)
Indonesia have 5 different religions such as Islam, Christian, Catholic, Buddha, Hindhu. The majority of Indonesian population profess in Islam.
DID YOU KNOW ?
Sunda Kalapa is the initial Name of Jakarta, until a National figure called Fatahillah conquerred the city and changed the name into "Jayakarta" on 22 June 1527, which then considered as the birth of the city. Nowadays, Sunda Kalapa is adopted to be the name for one of the busiest port in Jakarta.
This stately National Mosque is the largest in Southeast Asia, and was built to commemorate Indonesian Independence as God's blessings. "Istiqlal" is an arabic word for "Independence".
The 132m (433 ft) in height tower is constructed in 1961, under the direction of Indonesian's first President; Sukarno. Opened for public in 1975, the monument that symbolizing the fight for Indonesia is topped by a flame covered with gold foil.
BEAUTIFUL INDONESIA MINIATURE PARK
This theme park which has about 250 acres, is a synopsis of Indonesian Culture, virtually presenting all aspects of Indonesian provinces encapsulated in separate pavilions with the collection of their architecture, clothing, dances and traditions.
Indonesia is an archipelago comprising about 17,508 islands. Jakarta is located at the northern part of Java Island which is the main and the most populated island of Indonesia.
WHAT TO PACK
Voltage in Jakarta is 220 - 240 volts. The electrical outlet has two rounds holes, similar to those in continental Europe.
Pack light, loose clothing: short sleeves and t-shirts. A pair of Bermuda shorts is also ideal as the weather is humid all year round.
A small foldable umbrella can be very useful to be packed, as the weather can change quickly.