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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Monument / Landmark
“The 132 meter high monument was erected to commemorate the struggle of the Indonesian people against the Dutch colonial government.”
  • 65 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Shopping Mall
“This large and complete mall is right in the city centre and houses a good selection of shops of high-end brands and entertainment outlets. There’s a supermarket, department store, home improvement depots, health and beauty centres, ATM and money changers, a supporting facilities ensuring convenience for shoppers. You’ll need to cross between the two wings - east and west - in order to browse through its vast collection. It also houses Blitzmegaplex, Indonesia’s largest cinema, on its ground level. Kids will love its play land and game arcade, as well as the mall’s iconic Dancing Fountain Show, which presents an hourly spectacle of multicolour-lit spouts dancing to symphony. ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Plaza Indonesia is located at the Central Jakarta. You can find many luxury stores, good restaurants & cafes inside this mall. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Museum
“You cannot visit Jakarta and not visit the National Museum. Dating from 1862, it’s one of the best in the region with incredible ancient statues, Dayak puppets and a wealth of textiles. A new wing documents the origin of humankind in Indonesia over four floors and don’t miss the treasures of Central Java: a quite staggering collection of gold jewelry and trinkets. English language tours are free and run on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 & 13:30 and are highly recommended if your Indonesian is a tad rusty.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This is one of the best shopping mall in Jakarta. A perfect place to hangout with friends or colleagues in the coffee shops or a trip with the entire family to enjoy plenty choices of food or shopping groceries. Only 4-5 minutes walk from my unit to reach this mall so I would recommend to anybody to visit it.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Park
“Explore the regional platforms that represent the ethnic groups of Indonesia, ride a gondola, ride the samirono title, visit various museums, play at the Indonesian Children's Palace.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bus Station
“The branch mark tower of Jakarta, go in the morning or late afternoon to avoid long line up. On the top, you can see The city of Jakarta.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“roof top bar with 360' vie of Jakarta from 57th floor. located on top of Menara BCA, next to Grand Indonesia Mall Thamrin.”
  • 38 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
General Entertainment
“The biggest amusement park, aquarium, and animal shows in Jakarta by the beach.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Lodging
“One of Jakarta’s high-end malls, Pacific Place is home to Indonesia’s own Kidzania, located on its 6th floor. Various boutique stores are attached to it, as well as notable establishments such as Hard Rock Café Jakarta and even a Ritz-Carlton hotel.”
  • 19 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is the land mark old batavia or “kota tua” indonesia historical place ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“From time to time, this Shopping Avenue holds exhibitions, concerts, as it has the art and music halls.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the most popular mall in the heart of Jakarta. It shows a high end design, clean and tidy, and large and spacious hall. Top branded shops dominate this mall, making it as a middle-up class segment. You will love either sight seeing, shopping, or enjoy foodie favorite here. Very nice decorations as well as live performance during special moments or annual celebrations will make all visitors happy to come. Another thing that I like, it is easy by walking to cross the street to Plaza Senayan, another earlier high class mall at the opposite of Senayan City.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Zoo
“in my opinion, this zoo is better than the one in Safari Zoo (Puncak/Mountain area 2.5hrs away). Ragunan zoo has more animals than Safari Zoo , greenery, and very nice place to picnic. it is only around 30-45mins away. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Church
“The mighty cathedral stands tall at the heart of the city, boasting tall spires and impressive neo-gothic architecture. Built during the colonial era, many of the cathedral’s materials and pieces of furniture are sourced from the Netherlands, including its massive pipe organ and ornate main altar. One of the spires also serves as a museum that shows Catholic relics. It was built in 1901 to replace an earlier church. Look for stained-glass features. It is a must visit religious place in Jakarta”
  • 20 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“A large high end shopping mall in South Jakarta, second only to Pondok Indah Mall. Famous for semi and high end F&B which is probably the biggest in South Jakarta.”
  • 20 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“roof top bar with 360' vie of Jakarta from 57th floor. located on top of Menara BCA, next to Grand Indonesia Mall Thamrin.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bistro
“Best restaurant in the area! it is a must but not so budget friendly in indonesian standards.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“The famous chain of German restaurant is just above Social House in Grand Indonesia Mall. Live music every night and the famous Paulaner beer on tap.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Embracing Jakarta’s coastal geography at its best, this seafood restaurant serves the freshest of crabs, lobsters, and various fish. Location-wise, diners will be fêted on a stylish deck looking out to the ocean, brushed by the sea breeze and greeted by the glorious view. With the fish market concept, diners can choose their seafood straight from the aquarium, and talk to the chefs on how they would like to enjoy the meal.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Even though the name is TeSate, this restaurant does not only provide processed satay. Various Indonesian traditional and modern dishes can be found here. Don't forget to check out the typical Roa Fish Red Rice (Rp. 88,000) here with a spicy and savory taste. The best time to go to this place will be around 11:00 am to 10:00 pm.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“very cool place to chill with nice cocktails, tapas, and beautiful Jakarta view from the rooftop. very recommended! located at Jalan Thamrin (Next to Plaza Indonesia/Opposite Grand Indonesia). 30mins away”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pub
“A true expat gathering place at downtown Kemang. Be sure to be there during their infamous Happy Hour - all you can drink until someone leaves the door!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“For a Colonial Grand Rijsttafel or an unforgettable dinner, you'll go to Kunstkring Paleis Jakarta. Art & Dining, and great ambience.”
  • 9 locals recommend

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