The history of Jakarta reaches back for centuries, and while visitors have opportunities to delve into the past, there are also many ways to experience the city’s more modern side, too. Jakarta’s top attractions are easily accessible from our hotel, as is the U.S. Embassy and Jakarta Convention Center; our dedicated concierge is happy to assist with a customized itinerary for your stay. Whether your interests lean toward local handicrafts and outdoor adventure or family-friendly theme parks, art museums and shopping malls including Pacific Place, our hotel is the perfect place from which to discover your surroundings.
The National Museum is also known as Gedung Gajah (Elephant House) or Gedung Arca (House of Statues). Currently the National Museum has 109 collections and 342 objects falling into the categories of prehistory, archaeology, numismatics-heraldic, geography and historical relics.
The building that now houses the Fine Arts and Ceramics Museum was originally built in 1879 as a courthouse for the Dutch government. On August 20, 1976, it was re-commissioned as the Fine Arts and Ceramics Museum. The museum contains over 400 examples of fine art including sculptures, graphics, wood totems, sketches and painting batik.
Puppets (commonly known as wayang) were originally a product of Royal Court culture, used as an instrument of worship to the ancestors. The collections of Puppet Museum are wayang kulit, wayang golek, patung wayang, topeng wayang, wayang beber, wayang kaca and gamelan (musical instruments). The museum also displays various collections of wayang and dolls from other countries like Malaysia, Thailand, Suriname, China, Vietnam, France, India and Cambodia.
The Jakarta Museum of History focuses on the city’s historical development. The collections are highly varied and encompass the heritage of the pre-historical period through the beginning of the 20th century.
The National Monument or "Monas" is one of many monuments built during the Soekarno era of fierce nationalism. The 137-meter marble obelisk is topped with a flame coated with 35 kg of gold and represents the people’s determination to achieve freedom.
This colossal recreational facilities faces the enchanting Jakarta Bay. Its prime attraction is Fantasyland, an amusement park that keeps children, especially, entertained the entire day.
Art buffs and tourists in search of souvenirs should visit Pasar Seni art and handicraft market.
Others might like to check out Sea World (an oceanarium) for an educational tour on marine life or Ancol Water Park for yet more fun. The Ancol Marina operates as the gateway to the neighboring Thousand Islands.
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, a beautiful Indonesia miniature Park. Construction began in 1972 and it formally opened in 1975. The park occupies more than 100 hectares (around 250 acres) of land. Taman Mini is the brainchild of former First Lady Ibu Tien Soeharto.
There are various houses located on the property that represent the diversity of Indonesia. Each house contains traditional clothing, tools, instruments and other artifacts as well as souvenirs for sale.
Ragunan Zoo is a 147-hectare (360-acre) zoo located in South Jakarta, Indonesia. It is home to over 270 species of animals, 171 species of flora. Many of the animals are endangered and threatened from all parts of Indonesia and the rest of the world. There are a total of 3,122 animal specimens including birds. Laid out in a lush tropical setting, such indigenous animals as the Komodo dragon, orangutan, tapir, anoa, Sumatra tiger, banteng wild ox and various brightly colored birds are given ample room.
LOTTE shopping Avenue (LOVE) is the first shopping mall operated by LOTTE Department Store which is the number one retailer in Korea. Carrying the concept of “Love your passion, love your life”. LOTTE shopping Avenue will be the comfortable alternative for those who love to shop as well as to spend spare time gathering with family and friends.
The intimate 32-hectare club, renowned for its tight and tree lined fairways. Designed around lush trees and tranquil lily-filled ponds is a true oasis in the heart of the city, where members can drop in at a moment’s notice to enjoy a unique, high quality golf experience.
Pondok Indah Golf Course Indah has a unique design that represent a partnership between man and nature.
Pondok Indah Golf Course offers golfers a location where the architect has seemingly done little to disturb the natural harmony - where the golf course blends into its environment as though it had always been there. Such a paradise is rare. It is even rarer to find one located conveniently in the heart of a major city.
A National tourism and Wildlife conservation site which span over 400 acres at the Foothill ofMount Arjuna. Blessed with a tropical mountain view and the amazing collection of more than one thousand wildlife from 150 world race and endangered species such as Komodo Dragon, European Bison, Himalaya Black Bear, White Tiger etc. Taman Safari Indonesia presents an unforgettable safari adventure for the entire family.