May 29, 2024

5 Tourist Attractions in Jakarta for A Whole Day Trips

Although not listed as Indonesia’s main tourist destination, you can still enjoy various tourist attractions in Jakarta. This capital city of Indonesia has various interesting places to visit. If you are planning to travel to jakarta, here are the five best choices.

5 Best Jakarta Tourist Attractions

1. Bidadari Island

Bidadari Island is one of the islands in the Thousand Islands chain. It is located in the Jakarta Regency and quite far from the center of Jakarta. You can visit this island by using a ship available at the port of Jakarta.

Bidadari Island is very beautiful with resorts, tourist spots, shady trees and beach activities. The sea surrounding the island is quite shallow. You can snorkel here and see the size of the beautiful underwater world of Jakarta.

2. Ragunan Zoo

Jakarta also has a zoo located in South Jakarta. This zoo is very large and has many animals ranging from the common ones to the rarest. This place is perfect for educational tours.

The atmosphere at the Ragunan zoo is also very leafy and beautiful. There are also many fun rides to try with the kids. As the entrance ticket is affordable, it is no wonder if the zoo is always crowded with visitors.

3. National Monument

If borobudur in Java is a unique landmark, Jakarta has a National Monument or Monas. This place is very famous in Indonesia and is located in Central Jakarta, around the government building.

Monas has a towering building with a gold-plated top monument. Inside is a museum that displays dioramas of the heroes’ struggle against colonialism. You can travel while learning about Indonesian history.

4. Taman Impian Jaya Ancol (Ancol Dreamland) 

Taman Impian Jaya Ancol also known as Ancol Dreamland is another interesting place to visit in Jakarta. This place is located in North Jakarta and offers unique rides. Apart from the beach, there are also other tourist attractions such as Sea World and Dunia Fantasi (DUFAN) which are fun to visit.

There are many choices that you can make when traveling to Ancol. You can visit the beach either in the afternoon or evening. For travelers who are not living nearby, Ancol has hotels to accommodate the tourists.

5. Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (Beautiful Indonesia Mini Park)

TMII (Taman Mini Indonesia Indah) is the right place if you like educational-themed tours. You can visit various museums at TMII. This place is also known as the miniature of Indonesia, thus if you want to know about Indonesia in a glimpse, this place is the answer. You can find various traditional houses to get to know today’s culture and technology.

There are many things you can do while visiting Jakarta. You just need to prepare yourself by knowing the various transportations leading to tourism. Most tours in Jakarta are also open until late at night making it perfect for sightseeing all day.