Lenggang Jakarta: A New Alternatif Place to Hang Out

Actually Lenggang Jakarta is already there, but the place was a mess and is not cool to hang out with friends at Lenggang Jakarta. The Jakarta Administration reorganizes Lenggang Jakarta to become an alternative place for hang out and also a place for tourists to buy souvenirs In a hot and sunny Sunday, I traveled…

Jakarta International Expo: Indonesia’s Premier Exhibition Venue

Jakarta is the seat of government, the centre for foreign commercial offices and the private sector. No wonder if Jakarta become the focus of commercial activity in Indonesia. In order to support the commercial activities, The Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran, is a served as exhibition centre. Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo) offers a wide range services…

Jl. Pintu Besar Selatan III: A Culinary Adventure in Jakarta

I took a morning walk toward Jakarta Kota Station and this journey took me to a small street or alley that is quite well known in the Glodok. Yes, the name of this small street is Jl. Pintu Besar Selatan III or this alley is widely known as Gang Gloria. The name of Gang Gloria…

Cikini Gold Center: Find Your Wedding Ring Here

Since 1960, Cikini been known as a trade center for gold and jewelry. Not surprisingly, if the Jakarta Administration is building a gold trading center in the region. Cikini Gold Center that is located at JL. Pegangsaan Timur, Cikini, Menteng, built with emphasis on comfort and safety for visitors and also merchants by placing security…

Toko Kompak: The Forgotten Chinese Heritage

Passer Baroe is one of the oldest markets in Jakarta , but it is uneasy to see any heritage building from the past that can still be found . If you ever visit Passer Baroe, look for the Toko Kompak (Kompak Store) at Jl. Pasar Baru No 18 A. Although the name is Toko Kompak,…

Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua: Budget Mall in North Jakarta

Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua or Mangga Dua Morning Market is a well known market in North Jakarta. Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua is not a traditional market; it is more like a budget mall. Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua is located on Jl. Mangga Dua, North Jakarta. Opened from 10.00 17.00 everyday, Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua has…

Night Culinary Adventure in Jl. Pecenongan

Since the 1970s, ​​Jl. Pecenongan in Central Jakarta became the center of the culinary night market and filled with a variety of culinary food vendors. You can see the row of stalls tent along Jl. Pecenongan. It is an area full of stalls tent are not unusual anymore for Jakarta and several other cities. However,…

Pasar Kembang Cikini: Oldest Flower Market in Jakarta

If you are a lover of flowers or maybe you want to give gifts to your loved ones, just visit the Flower Market Cikini, Central Jakarta. The oldest flower market which has existed since 1962 in Jakarta is not a big market; there are only approximately 28 stalls in area with U-shaped letter. It is…

Finding antiques and vintage goods at Jl. Surabaya

The Jl. Surabaya antique and suitcase market is located in one of Jakarta’s most expensive areas for residential real estate. The market that has 184 stalls with a length of 500 meters has been recognized by the city government as a legal traditional antique market. No wonder if many tourists come to this place because…

Toko Lautan Mas: The House of Legendary Oey Tambah

Toko Lautan Mas is is located at Jl. Toko Tiga and this shop sells a variety of scuba gear and diving equipments. The Toko Lautan Mas was the home of the legendary Oey Tambahsia who lived in the 1800s. He was famous because he was a very wealthy businessman and well known playboy. According to…

Petak Sembilan: Feels like in ancient Chinatown

Jakarta offers a wide selection of interesting sights. If you want to spend your weekend in the Chinatown ancient atmosphere, try visiting an area called Petak Sembilan. Petak Sembilan is located along Jl. Kemenangan III, Glodok, Taman Sari, West Jakarta. Petak Sembilan not only gives you the pleasure through the landscape of the architecture of…

Pasar Parfum Condet: When my pocket becomes fragrant

Condet, a densely populated area in East Jakarta is also known as fragrant oil trade center. This effect manifests as perfume center since 2009 and is expanding to the present. You can meet all the perfume stores along the Jl. Condet. At Jl. Condet, there are about 50 stores that peddle perfume refill. All the…