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Jakarta Guide

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Best of Jakarta

3 days in Jakarta
3 days in Jakarta

A tour of the best things to do in a weekend in Jakarta, Indonesia. This tour includes monuments, museums, and a fair bit of walking. You will also be taking the tram, so be ready to get into the thick of it.

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Family-friendly Jakarta

Jakarta for young kids
Jakarta for young kids

While Jakarta doesn't have tons of things for families with kids there are some great theme parks where the kids will have a blast. In particular, Taman Mini Park and Dunia Fantasi are very popular theme parks and are great places forparents with young children.

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Jakarta on a budget

Jakarta for free
Jakarta for free

There are no shortage of free places to stroll, sightsee, and enjoy the history of Jakarta. The old port of Batavia, Jakarta's Chinatown, and the bird market are just a few of the many things you can see for free in Jakarta.

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Insiders' Jakarta

Jakarta off the beaten path
Jakarta off the beaten path

The Sunda Kelapa Port and Old Harbour area are often missed by visitors. This is the home to the worlds last wind powered sailing trade fleet and the harbour itself is busy with trade from the nearby islands. This is the gateway to the Kepulauan Seribu (1000 islands).

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Getaways from Jakarta

Daytrips from Jakarta
Daytrips from Jakarta

Bogor is considered a suburb of Jakarta, but is more like going to a different world. Botanical gardens, huge herds of tiny deer, and the peace and calm that you never find in Jakarta.

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Perfect Day

Jakarta in Half Day (cirque, 22 May 2009)
4.5 of 5 stars 4 Votes

Perfect Weekend

Venture Out in Jakarta (cirque, 21 May 2009)
4.5 of 5 stars 6 Votes

Best Of

Shopping Spree in Jakarta (cirque, 22 Sep 2007)
4.5 of 5 stars 3 Votes
4.5 of 5 stars 4 Votes
Best Bargain Places in Jakarta (cirque, 23 May 2009)
4.5 of 5 stars 10 Votes

Recent Trip

SHOPPING IN JAKARTA, INDONESIA (MJMSASAN, 27 Apr 2008)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote