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Guide to Jakarta

Despite the bustle, pollution, and chaos, Jakarta is one of the most rewarding cities in Asia for anyone to visit. With an incredibly rich history, a breathtaking pace of life, and enough attractions to keep you busy for months, Jakarta is a city to savour. Whether you want to immerse yourself in the shopping malls and markets, or the temples, exploring Jakarta has something for every visitor to appreciate. The city is the ideal place to begin your Indonesian holiday, and its sheer pace of life provides the perfect contrast with the peace of Bali or Lombok.

Top Jakarta Tourist Attractions

Take time out while you are visiting Jakarta and see some of the sights Jakarta attractions include the Taman Fatahillah is great to see for yourself. The Raguan Zoo are definitely worth exploring! Jakarta’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Jakarta tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Jakarta based guides who will show you Jakarta’s less well known attractions.

Jakarta Sports Guide

It often seems as though Jakarta’s most popular sport is Soccer, which is played by the Persija at their home: Stadion Menteng. The biggest sporting event to take place in Jakarta’s sporting calendar is the Tiger Cup Football Tournament at the Bung Karno Stadium. If you can get tickets, it is a great show!

Top Jakarta Tourist Attractions

Take time out while you are visiting Jakarta and see some of the sights Jakarta attractions include the Taman Fatahillah is great to see for yourself. The Raguan Zoo are definitely worth exploring! Jakarta’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Jakarta tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Jakarta based guides who will show you Jakarta’s less well known attractions.

Jakarta Climate Guide

Easily pinpoint the best time for going to Jakarta in our simple guide to the climate of Jakarta. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Jakarta over the course of a year in Jakarta.

Jakarta Driving Tips

To legally drive a car in Jakarta, make sure you get an International Driving Permit valid for Indonesia which you can arrange with the AA before you travel to Jakarta. When driving in Jakarta, in common with the rest of Indonesia, you should always keep to the left side of the road. We cannot offer car hire in Jakarta online, there is still plenty to enjoy in Jakarta, so try and see as much as you can!

Guide to Jakarta Airport

Soekarno-Hatta Jakarta International Airport is located approximately 12 miles to the northwest from Jakarta. The airport's IATA code is CGK, and flights there take 14 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Jakarta is simple, and taxis are plentiful. Soekarno-Hatta Jakarta International Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Jakarta if you want something to remember your visit.

British Embassy in Jakarta

If you get into trouble in Jakarta, or just need some advice, the Jakarta British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
Jalan M H Thamrin 75
Jakarta 10310

Telephone: (62) (21) 315 6264

The Facts About Jakarta

City Name: Jakarta
Country: Indonesia
Language: English
Currency: Indonesian Rupiah
Time Difference: GMT + 8
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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