Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia that is a dynamic combination of chaos, culture and charm. The nightclubs in the city are famous and range from those that offer live music to local pop tracks and the best in international music. The cuisine in Indonesia derives influences from other neighbouring countries but has its own unique blend that offers a unique gastronomical experience. There are many local products such as the native crafts and batik to purchase and take home as a memory of your travels here.
When considering the many tourist activities one can enjoy in the city with the whole family, Jakarta offers a good range of theme parks that feature nature, culture and fun filled family entertainment. There are four theme parks to visit in the city; Dunia Fantasia, Senayan Amusement Park, Jaya Ancol Dreamland and Sea World.
Located in Osaka Bay, Jaya Ancol is the largest theme park in the city. Within Jaya Ancol one will find Sea World, Marina Beach, Dunia Fantasia, Atlantis Water Park and an open market Pasar Seni. Sea World on Taman Ria Ancol features more than 4,000 fish and as many as 300 sharks in a large oceanarium. Walk through and see a diverse range of marine species up close whilst children will eagerly absorb all the information available, in this fun and engaging atmosphere.
There are many other popular attractions in Jakarta that are worth seeing and experiencing. The old town of Taman Fatahillah, Museum Bahari, Ragunan Zoo, the port Sunda Kelapa, Museum Nasional, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Monas, the church by the name of Geraja Sion, Museum Wayang and Klub Golf Cengkareng.
When travelling to Jakarta one would have to make an online reservation for accommodation well in advance. There is the stand alone hotel room, but for those who wish to have the comforts of living at home abroad will find that Jakarta serviced apartments would be the ideal choice. A modern serviced residence in Jakarta, Ascott Jakarta offers a centrally located base and provides a good range of services for a comfortable and memorable stay in the capital.