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National Monument (MONAS)

National Monument, most commonly known as Monas, is a symbolic national monument at center of Merdeka Square, downtown Jakarta. It is a 132 meters tall tower. The monument commemorates the struggle for Indonesian independence, thus is the most important landmark of the city.

Grand Indonesia Mall

Grand Indonesia Shopping mall forms a part of Grand Indonesia Shopping Town. It also contains BCA Tower, Hotel Indonesia Kempinski and Kempinski Private Residences. The shopping mall is comprised of the West and East Mall that are linked by a multi-level bridge. Grand Indonesia opened to public back in 2007.

Istiqlal Mosque

Istiqlal Mosque is Indonesia's national mosque in Jakarta that opened in 1978. Being the largest mosque in Southeast Asia it can accommodate up to 120,000 people. Istiqlal mosque has an enormous dome of 45 meters diameter dome supported by 12 columns and tall minaret (tower).

Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park

Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park is a traditional cultural area in Jakarta. It represents regional architecture, clothing, dances and traditions of 27 provinces. It opened to public in 1975.

Jakarta Old Town

Jakarta Old Town lies in the Kota Tua neighbourhood of the city. The district forms the original downtown settlement of Jakarta. The China town of Jakarta is also part of it. Kota Tua's history dates back to 16th century, when it was center of commerce in region.

National Museum

National Museum of Indonesia is a historical and geographical museum located in downtown Jakarta. It exhibits the cultural heritage and history of Indonesia from prehistoric days up to today, covering all of country's territory.

Ancol Dreamland

Ancol Dreamland, also known as Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, is an amusement park in Jakarta. It is part of Ancol Bay City resort in Jakarta's waterfront. There are 27 rides at Fantasy World, 8 pools at Atlantis Water Adventure and 8 shows at Ocean Dream Samudra.

Jakarta Cathedral

Jakarta Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Cathedral in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta. The Cathedral also serves as a seat for the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Jakarta. The Cathedral's origins date back to early 20th century. Jakarta’s Cathedral honors the Virgin Mary.

Thousand Islands

The Thousand Islands (officially Kepulauan Seribu) are a chain of islands to the north of Jakarta's coast. It forms the only regency of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. It consists of a string of 108 islands stretching 45 km (28 mi) north into the Java Sea at West Jakarta Bay and in fact north of...

Museum Bank Indonesia

Bank Indonesia Museum in Jakarta that exhibits the monetary and banking history of Indonesia.It was founded by Bank Indonesia back in 2009. A heritage building in Jakarta's Old Town, Kota Tua district, houses the museum. It is considered to be the second oldest building in Jakarta.

Gambir Train Station

Gambir Train Station is located around Merdeka Square in Gambir, Central Jakarta. The train station was built in 1884 and later renovated in the 1990s.The Gambir train station only serves the executive and business class trains. Additionally, it is a station for mainly intercity trains.

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