Jakarta is a bustling city with much to offer to the discerning traveller starting from a glimpse of a unique history, beautiful sunsets, scrumptious collection of cuisine and a thrilling nightlife. If you are looking for an urban dwelling to stay in comfort while you explore this unique place on earth try a Jakarta city hotel such as the well placed Alila Jakarta.
Exploring Jakarta will be so much more fun if you visit its many museums first to catch a glimpse of its past. The National History Museum near the famed monument Monas is filled with scenes from Indonesia’s eventful past. Taman Mini Indonesia is another interesting place where you can discover the sum of Indonesian culture from its bustling activity and numerous museums.
If you are a lover of quaint antiques visit Surabaya Street, where you will find a myriad of shops that sell vintage items.
The daily fare of sustenance available for a tourist in Jakarta is varied and delicious with many cafes and restaurants offering traditional Indonesian cuisine as well as French, Italian, Lebanese, Greek and even Indian dishes. If you wish to simply sip a good cappuccino while checking your emails or writing to a friend, many of the restaurants offer free Wi-Fi and a relaxing ambiance.
The Ancol Beach in Jakarta is an ideal place to watch a beautiful sunset while sipping a cold beer or a hot chocolate.
If you’re looking for a fun day in an amusement park complete with beaches, go to Dufan. The amusement park comes with over 40 thrilling rides, an oceanarium, a water adventure arena and a golf course.
The one thing you must not miss while in Jakarta is the nightlife. After sunset, the city’s skyscrapers light up and the whole city dons a glorious ambiance of fun, relaxation and merriment.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life.