Things to do in Jakarta

Jakarta – Global City of Finance and Culture

Jakarta, Indonesia is the country’s capital and largest city.


Things to do in Jakarta


Jakarta Convention Center

The Jakarta Convention Center is next to the Sultan Hotel and Residence Jakarta and is accessible via a tunnel. It has an assembly hall, 13 meeting rooms, and a plenary hall. You can see many live shows featuring international artists.


Jakarta Nightlife

Although Indonesia is mostly a Muslim in nature country Jakarta invites you to a fun and eventful nightlife and you’ll find various places around the city where you can go and listen to live music such as jazz, grunge, classic rock or soul. You’ll alos find bars and entertainment in the city’s top hotels, such as the Fountain Lounge at the Grand Hyatt. You can also head over to the Kenanga area or Ancol where you’ll find a cool beach bar.


Jakarta Shopping

There are many fun things to do in Jakarta, and shopping is definitely one of them. If you enjoy shopping, you won’t be disappointed. You’ll find everything from shopping malls to little shops in the downtown area selling batik, silk products and other handicrafts.


When to go to Jakarta

Jakarta features a tropical monsoon kind of climate, which means it has wet and dry seasons, with the wet season lasting from November to June. The temperature doesn’t vary much during the year and averages 24.2 Celsius (75.6F) in January to a high of 33 Celsius (91F) in September.


Jakarta Fashion Week

If you love fashion, then come during the Jakarta fashion week festivities where you can see many examples of trending styles of clothing from all over the world.


Jakarta Marathon

The Jakarta marathon, is held by the Ministry of Tourism. The marathon is featuring a full and half marathon, as well as a 10k, 5k and a run for children, as well as music and arts performed on the main stage.


Things to do in Jakarta

Jakarta Facts

Population9 121 000
CurrencyIndonesian Rupiah
AirportSoekarno Hatta Intl, Indonesia (CGK)

Jakarta average temperatures

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Water Parks in Jakarta - Slippery slides at Waterbom Jakarta

Due to the hot and steamy climate in Jakarta a visit to a water park over a day is the perfect solution! Go to Waterbom Jakarta and try their fastest slide where you go down a slippery slope at around 70km/ hour if you dare. If not, there are several other fun slides to choose from in different thrill-levels. Find the right ones for you! If you want to go somewhere else you can try Atlantis Water Adventure and splash around in their many different pools and water slides.

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Jakarta Marathon

The Jakarta Marathon is an annual marathon event held in the capital of Indonesia in October every year. Apart from the main marathon, the event also features a half-marathon, a 10k and a 5k, making the race accessible if you are an elite runner as well as if you more of a casual runner. The course contains many of the sights in Jakarta, including the Gelora Bung Karno stadium, the Istiqlal Mosque, the Cathedral Church and the Jakarta Old City. Are you ready to experience Jakarta with your running shoes on? Make your way to their website to register for next years race!

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Golf in Jakarta

The highest rated club near Jakarta is the Imperial Klub Golf. It is located west of the city and features stunning nature complemented with amazingly built artificial water hazards and bunkers. It is not only a joy to play on, but also a sight to behold. There are more courses near Jakarta, such as Pangkalan Jati Golf Course, the centrally located Damai Indah Golf & Country Club and Senayan National Golf Club to name a few. If you want to play golf while in Jakarta, you won't have a problem finding a course that fits you!

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Theme Parks in Jakarta - Travel the entire world at Dunia Fantasi

At Dunia Fantasi (Fantasy World) in Jakarta you can visit multiple continents in one day, the area consists out of eight parts such as Indonesia, America, Europe and other. The park offers you a lot of fun and thrilling rides, but some of the ones that are most popular are Niagara flume ride, Halilintar twisted roller coaster and Istana Boneka, which is a local version of Disney’s It’s a Small World.

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