Things To Do in Jakarta
Whether you are visiting for a corporate meeting, traveling to seek finer things in life, or vacationing with family, Jakarta is an alluring city with many things to do and yearns to be explored in many ways. With more than 170 shopping malls, Jakarta is known as a shopping haven, however, the underlying historical attractions, stimulating cuisines, and modern luxury are equally inviting. Explore some of the best of Jakarta landmarks and attractions, all within easy access from the hotel. Let Keraton at the Plaza be your guide and take you to the most wondrous places in Jakarta.
According to one research, Jakarta is home to the most shopping malls in the world! Each of the city regions has at least 2 malls with approx. 100,000m² with hundreds of shops inside. However, Plaza Indonesia is the one that is directly connected to our hotel. Simply use the private access from the hotel and enjoy the exclusive shopping experience.
Back In Time
Dubbed as “The Jewel of Asia” and “Queen of the East”, the area was the reminiscent of the vicinity during colonial times in the 16th century and the heart of commercial activities due to its strategic location and abundant resources. Boasting unique architecture and sights, Jakarta’s Kota Tua should be the first stop on your list of where to go in the city.
The area was originally a walled compound while the surrounding areas were only kampung (villages), orchards and rice fields – hence it was often referred to just as Kota (Indonesian word for “city”).
Taman Ismail Marzuki
An art and cultural center located in Jalan Cikini Raya 73, Central Jakarta. Taman Ismail Marzuki is also home to the Jakarta Arts Institute and Jakarta Planetarium. TIM, as it is often abbreviated to, has 6 modern theaters for performing arts, exhibition, gallery, archive building and cinema. Various art performances, both traditional and contemporary from either Indonesian or foreign origin are often showcased here.
A part of the Altitude dining and lifestyle concept, Cloud occupies the 46th and 49th floor of The Plaza in the heart of Central Jakarta, revealing a magnificent 360 degree view of the city’s skyline.
Located in the heart of the city, on the 56th floor rooftop of BCA Tower - Grand Indonesia, Thamrin, SKYE is established to be a “Lifestyle Resort in The Sky” and an iconic landmark for the city, providing a unique atmosphere for a quick getaway for Jakartans from their daily hectic lives.
Nip & Dram
A Whisky and Fine Spirit bar located in Landmark Center near Jalan Sudirman. The prices for cocktails start at IDR165,000++ and the extensive list of alcohols includes bottles costing up to IDR50million per unit. They also sell cigars. The ambience is dark and intimate, with live music performances up to 4 times per week (Jazzy on Wednesday and Thursday, Top 40 on Friday and Saturday).
Paris bistro meets New York loft in the 1940s. The style of the interior is retro/classic with a modern interpretation. The original Thonet chairs, the leather banquet seats, the subway beveled tiles, the tin and copper ceiling panels and the white brick walls; It is then combined with a modern layout and concept, creating an overall ambience that is uncluttered, clean, understated, and timeless. Open 7 days a week – 7.30AM to 1AM.