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Travel Guide Jakarta


Jakarta is located in Java (West) in Indonesia. Jakarta is a popular destination and there are a many things to see and do. Around Jakarta are several temples and old historic buildings. Also a National Park is close-by where you can go hiking and maybe even do a jungle tour. You should at least have visited the National Monument (Monas) when you are here.

There is lots to do near Jakarta. For example, you can go diving and snorkeling near one of the many islands close by or at Tidung Island. Or you can go surfing at Pulau Umang. If you are looking for some nice pictures, head out to Sawarna Village and don't forget to bring your camera. Or, if you are a bit tired of the standard things, you can visit one of the attractions Jakarta has to offer and spend a day in the park, like for example Cisarua Safari Park.

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Getting to Jakarta

Flying to Jakarta: Jakarta is served by Soekarno–Hatta International Airport and Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport. Soekarno–Hatta International Airport is located about 20 km west from Jakarta. A taxi into the city from Soekarno–Hatta International Airport would cost 150.000. Read more about Soekarno–Hatta International Airport or look for flights to JakartaHalim Perdanakusuma International Airport is located about 13 km southeast from Jakarta. A taxi into the city from Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport would cost 100.000. Read more about Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport.

A train to Jakarta: Jakarta is also reachable by train. The city has several train stations where long-distance trains stop: station Gambir, station Jakarta Kota, station Jatinegara, station Manggarai, station Pasar Senen, station Tanah Abang, station Tanjung Priuk.
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Things to do close by Jakarta

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