InterContinental Jakarta Midplaza
Commencing the day by cruising down Sudirman and Thamrin street, the Landmark of Jakarta towards Monas area. A fresh green area of 80 acres surrounding the National Monument is a worth to see sight in the morning. Inaugurated in 1975, you will find the Relief of Indonesian History along with the Independence declaration script inside this National Monument. Surrounding the Monument area, you will find some important sites, such as Presidential Palace, Governor's Office, Istiqlal Mosque and Jakarta's Cathedral.
The Batavia old town (other name of the city given by Dutch) will retrieve the ancient history. Here, you can find the heritage buildings and the initial colonial atmosphere of the city. Jakarta is also well known as one of the Shopping destination, many large size shopping centers can be found across the city. Grand Indonesia is one of the choices worth visiting, as you may find some unique and traditional Indonesian handicrafts and products such as batik, sarong, etc.
Wind down your day by the beach of Ancol, where you may find a unique and well known Art Market, or various venues to enjoy the fresh sea food with the breaking sound of the waves. The nightlife of Jakarta is something that you do not want to miss. From the top of the city view of Skye Lounge, various choice of cuisine worldwide, to the crowd of Kemang area, as one of the Nightlife icon of the city.
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.