The capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta, is the land of diversity with diversifying culture, language, tradition, tribes and so on and so forth. It can be called as an important gateway to the rest of the Indonesia. It serves as an important centre for the economic activities in Indonesia. Jakarta is rapidly gaining the repute of being the ‘tourism city’ and is expected to be at the forefront in the Asian continent in the upcoming decades.
Since Jakarta lies near the Equator, the climate is roughly hot and humid round the year. Although it rains throughout the year, the rainy season extends from late October to early May.
The Marine tourism in Indonesia takes one to the Thousand Islands that offer all the classical elements of the marine and aquatic activities which are very pleasurable. The natural beauty and the dazzling white sandy beaches make it a perfect spot to spend holidays and drives visitors from all over.
Jakarta finds its location in the northwest region of the island of the Java. Administratively it is divided into following districts:
- Central Jakarta
- East Jakarta
- West Jakarta
- South Jakarta
- North Jakarta
The important historical landmarks of Jakarta include the Jakarta Historical Museum, National Monument, Togu Monas which showcase the rich heritage of this place. There is also a 400 year old Buddha Temple called Klentang Dhana, a place worth seeing.
Indonesia in Miniature Park, Ragunan Zoo and Ancol Bay City are the famous tourist attractions drawing people from across Indonesia and across the world. Ancol Bay city is a host for the famous attractions like Fantasy World, Marina Beach and Atlantis Water Adventure.
To stay at, there are various accommodation options available from the cream of the crop to the modest mediocre hotels. The Jalan Jaksa road has few of the eminent hotels where you can plan your stay.
Explore and enjoy the cultural heritage and historical sites showcased by the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.