Is it worth to visit Jakarta and is it safe?

Q -I will be traveling in Indonesia next month, but deciding on whether to fly into Jakarta or Yogyakarta or elsewhere. I am wondering if it is worth it to visit Jakarta? What are the things to see in Jakarta? And what about things to do there as well?
– Audrey

Jakarta as a whole is a city and it comes with all the banes of a city like traffic, congestion, overpopulation, and generally not exactly a touristy place. But if you have days to spare and would like to experience the capital of Indonesia, you may find that indeed Jakarta have some hidden gems, good fun and could be fun just to immerse yourself in the people and culture. What are the things to see in Jakarta you ask? Well there are the Ancol Dream Park, Taman Mini Indonesia and Jakarta arts theater just to name a few. You may also wonder what are the things to do in Jakarta, well one of the most popular things to do is actually shopping, though if it is not your thing, you may enjoy just walking around in malls and see how Indonesians love to hang out. Do check out our Travel Jakarta Guide to learn more. Happy traveling.


Author: Pearl

Living in Jakarta for more than 20 years now, she still have not manage to cover the tip of Indonesia’s diverse destinations, people and even food! Pearl loves shopping as much as enjoying luxury but she knows all these have to be done sensibly and on a budget. Therefore you may find the best scoop and offers in Jakarta and beyond with her.

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