Pasar Asemka: A Place for Budget Shopping

Pasar Pagi Asemka or Asemka Morning Market has become the largest wholesale center in Jakarta. A wide range of accessories, dolls, wedding gift, stationery, and children toys are easly to find in this market. Although there are hundreds of traders who opened their store outlets, but interest from visitors never deserted. Lively atmosphere always look…

Pintu Kecil: The Wallstreet of Batavia

Kleine Poort is the name that was used to refer to the Jl. Pintu Kecil (Small Door street). Pintu Kecil name derived from the name of the door to get into the fortress of Batavia. Pintu Kecil becomes an alternative way for those who are going into or out of the city walls. Because the…

Pasar Tanah Abang: A Shopping Paradise in Jakarta

Have you ever notice that in every train station in this city there is at least a traditional market nearby ? the Dutch Indies Government had built jakarta’s railway with also built a market nearby for each station to maintain a good trading distribution in this city. Most people use commuterline everyday to go to…

Jakarta Gems Center: The Biggest Gems Market in Southeast Asia

Jakarta Gems Center is located on Jl. Bekasi Barat No. 2 Jatinegara, East Jakarta or just across the Jatinegara Station. This traditional market previously known as Pasar Rawa Bening or the “shiny swamp market”. It is not an ordinary marketplace, because people come here looking for gemstone. But no need to worry, since the market…

Pasar Ikan Hias Sumenep: The Jakarta Ornamental Fish Market

Pasar Ikan Hias Sumenep or Sumenep Ornamental Fish Market is another alternative place to go on a weekend, if you want to have some fun without ever going to the mall. And the location is still in the middle of the Jakarta. If you are a lover of ornamental fish, it would not be wrong…

Pasar Burung Pramuka: The Bird Market at Jakarta

Pasar Burung Pramuka or Pramuka Bird Market is located on Jl. Pramuka Raya, Jakarta Timur/East Jakarta, and precisely behind the Pramuka Drug Market. In every corner of this two-level market, we can see a thousands of birds from various kinds, were displayed to attract buyers. From a distance, it was audible chirping sound. Some birds…

Pasar Obat Pramuka: Jakarta’s Drug Market

Health is important in human life, but unfortunately the price of drugs on the market becomes more unreachable when you get sick. Not to mention the process of looking for a drug that is sometimes difficult because it may not be available in the pharmacy stores. Pasar Obat Pramuka or Pramuka Drug Market is located…

Passer Baroe

Pasar Baru or Passer Baroe or “New Market” is trading area centered on Jl. Pasar Baru, Sawah Besar, Jakarta Pusat/Central Jakarta. Pasar Baru was established in 1820 when the Governor-General Daendels in power. Pasar Baru is one of the oldest shopping centers in Jakarta. At first, Pasar Baru just opened on Monday and Friday, but…

Kantor Filateli Jakarta: A Nice Place to Hang Out

Kantor Filateli Jakarta or Jakarta Philatelic Office is located at Jl Pos No. 2, Jakarta Pusat/Central Jakarta. This building is the former post and telegraph office building of the Pasar Baru. Built with Art Deco style in 1913, the building is intended to support the new government in Weltevreden which is used as the core…

Pusat Perbelanjaan Sarinah: The First Indonesian Shopping Mall

Sarinah shopping center is 74 meters tall and 15 floors located in Jl. MH Thamrin, Jakarta Pusat/Central Jakarta. This building was built on August 17, 1962, opened on August 15, 1966 and inaugurated in 1967 by the first President of Indonesia, Soekarno. Sarinah building actually built at a cost of war reparations from the Japanese…