Kanto’s Guest House: A Super Budget Hotel

If you need a nice and clean place to stay, Kanto’s Guest House should be one of your choices. Built in 2014, Kantos Guest House is a smart choice and save your cost while visiting Jakarta. Located near the center of the city, Kanto’s is offers an enjoyable facilities to enrich your experience while in…

Elang Bondol and Salak Condet: The Forgotten Mascot of Jakarta

The mascot of Jakarta is not the National Monument or Ondel – Ondel as is commonly known by the citizens of Jakarta, but in fact the mascot is the Elang Bondol and Salak Condet. Nothing wrong also if the citizens of Jakarta incorrectly think about the mascot of their city, because the flag and the…

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…

Runners, Prepare for the Biggest Running Event in Indonesia

If you like to run, do not escape this important event – The Jakarta Marathon 2014. Following the last year success, The Jakarta Marathon, will happening again for thousands of runners on 26th October 2014. The event is initiated by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, and organized by Inspiro in collaboration with Amaury Sports…

Jakarta Folk Fair 2014: Lively but Lack of Information

Tonight, finally I have a chance to visit the first ever Jakarta Folk Fair (Pekan Rakyat Jakarta) 2014 or popularly known as PRJ Monas, located at the Medan Merdeka Square. Walking for almost 10 minutes from Gondangdia Station, I have greeted by the long tent when entering the Medan Merdeka Square gate. For sure, there…

Jakarta to Host 50 Events to Celebrate its Anniversary

50 events will be held throughout the city to celebrate the anniversary of Jakarta. The highlight of the anniversary would be the Jakarta Night Festival that will be held from the Bunderan Hotel Indonesia to National Monument on 21 June. At least nine stages will offer entertainment along the road The celebrations will also feature…

Jakarta to Host Pekan Rakyat Jakarta at Monas

Jakarta administration is ready to hold the first Pekan Rakyat Jakarta 2014 (Jakarta Folk Fair 2014) at the National Monument (Monas) from 10 tp 15 June. The event will have 3,600 stands, mainly consisting of small enterprises, small industries and street vendors, 400 state-owned companies, as well as 70 sponsorship companies. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, Deputy…

Rise for Justice: A Dance from @OBR_Indonesia

One Billion Rising Indonesia, a global movement to end rape and violence against women, once again hold a flash mob dance to show support and solidarity for violence victim. The event will be held at West part of the Medan Merdeka Square (across the National Museum) on Friday, 14 February 2014 from 14.00 – 17.00….

Jakarta Night Festival 2013 to welcome 2014 New Year Celebration

Jakarta Administration will hold the second celebration of the Jakara Night Festival along Jl. MH Thamrin – Jl. Sudirman in order to enliven the 2014 New Year’s Eve 2014. A variety of cultural performances and entertainment will be displayed on the 12 stages ranging from City Hall to Jl. Sudirman On the main stage located…

Exhibition of Royal Houses at the National Monument

Jakarta, once again, will host an event called the World Royal Heritage Festival 2013. The festival takes place from 5 to 8 December 2013 and will be held at the Icon of Jakarta – The National Monument. The World Royal Heritage Festival is presented by Jakarta administration in cooperation with the Archipelago’s Royal Palaces Forum…

JiFFest to have Open Air Cinema at Monas

Jakarta International Film Festival (JiFFest) will be back again after absence for two years. JiFFest will be held from 15 to 30 November 2013 and held in four different venues. The first week, JiFFest will take place at Gallery Indonesia Kaya and Blitzmegaplex, Grand Indonesia and will be held at Epicentrum in the second week….

Monas is under maintenance

National Monument (Monas), the landmark of Jakarta, is closed to the public from 18 October to to Dec. 15 to replace the 10-year-old elevator. The elevator is used by visitor to reach the top of the monument to have a sky high view of the city Rini Handayani, Director of Monas Management said the elevator…