Jakarta is one of Asia’s most vibrant cities, so don’t be fooled into thinking Jakarta is just another city, because the adventures you can have in this city are truly epic. From spicy Malay infused cuisine to interesting museums and state of the art shopping malls, Jakarta has it all.
Here we list some interesting places for you to explore when you visit Jakarta.
Getting around Here’s what you need to know
Airport facts - All international and nearly all domestic flights land at the Soekarno Hatta International Airport at Tangerang, Banten, 20 km (12 miles) to the northwest of the city.
Getting around - Taxis can be found in pangkalan (taxi queues) at malls and hotels, or flagged down off the street with a wave of your hand. Alternatively, you can phone the taxi company and they’ll send a taxi to your home at a normal extra cost.
Language - The official language is Bahasa Indonesia. And English is the most spoken and understood foreign language.
Currency & Changing - Rupiah (Rp) is the official currency used in Jakarta.
Food - Each Indonesian province has its own unique traditional foods.Nasi Goreng, Gado Gado, Roti Buaya, Lalapan, and Nasi Timbel are some of the signature traditional foods that Indonesia is famous for.