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Places To Visit in Jakarta 2024 - Indonesia travels

Waterparks, art galleries, delectable food and iconic landmarks make Jakarta a top destination to explore in 2024. You can either explore or party in this big city. Jakarta’s allure is one of a kind and it is packed with interesting places to visit and activities to try. In this article, we present a list of sites and things to do in Jakarta.


Unwind at Taman Suropati

This is the best place to unwind and get over your jet lag. And, it is located close to most Jakarta serviced apartments near the streets; Teuku Umar, Diponegoro, and Imam Bonjol. You can get to this park in under half an hour from places like the Somerset Grand Citra Jakarta. Go for a walk amidst all the green and if you’re up to it, take a gourmet picnic to the park.


Go to the Menteng Flea Market

The flea market is a galore of exquisite handicrafts, unique textile pieces, Indonesian antiques and even delicious food. You can find ornate wood carvings and vinyl records. Bargaining is the norm at this flea market, and you won’t be judged for it.  Get some curios and souvenirs to take home and grab a snack to remember the day through all your senses.


Explore Setu Babakan

Setu Babakan is a small lake located in the middle of the Betawi Culture Village. The lake itself draws water from the Ciliwung River and spans across 32 hectares. This beautiful lake nurtures the Betawi community. In fact, the village was set up to preserve and illustrate the cultural heritage of indigenous Betawi. Today, the villagers farm fish in the lake. Travellers can go rafting and boating in the lake or enjoy fishing.


Go to the Ancol Beach City

You don’t need a boat to reach Ancol Beach, and it’s located close to the city. The beach city is a popular weekend getaway. You can enjoy watersports, boating and cruising at the beach. The city is full of adventure zones, grand malls and leisure complexes. Ancol Beach City is ideal for a day outing.


Beat the heat at Waterbom Jakarta

This large waterpark is much loved by both kids and adults. The water slides are thrilling and pools are great for frolicking. Plan to spend a whole day, splashing in the waters and grabbing food at their restaurants.


Go on a cultural tour to Taman Mini Indonesia Park

Catch a lingering glimpse of the ancient culture of Indonesia at the Taman Mini Indonesia Park. The themed pavilions depict slices from Indonesian heritage. There is even an immaculately detailed miniature model of the archipelago of Indonesia. They’ve got cable car rides and a traditional theatre, which hosts events on a regular basis. The park is vast and intriguing.


Head over to the Thousand Islands

A paradise for nature lovers, adventure seekers and backpackers, Thousand Islands scattered with golden beaches and spectacular views. Take some time to soak up the sun, get closer to nature and have an adventure. Don’t forget to capture the scenery and yourself having fun.