- Mon-Sun: 10:00am-11:00pm
“Taman Ismail Marzuki or popularly known as TIM, or sometimes in English as the Jakarta Cultural Centre, is an art, cultural, and science center located in Central Jakarta, Indonesia. The complex of Taman Ismail Marzuki comprises numerous facilities including six performing arts theatres, cinemas, an exhibition hall, a gallery and an archive building.”
3. Graha Bhakti Budaya (Theater)
Two theaters are better than one.
5. Taman Menteng
City park! Unwind in Taman Menteng.
6. Museum Perumusan Naskah Proklamasi
- Tue-Thur: 8:00am-4:00pm
- Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm
“Museum Perumusan Naskah Proklamasi (translated as Museum of the Declaration of Independence, also translated as Formulation of Proclamation Text Museum) is a history museum in Jakarta, Indonesia. The building is where the Proclamation of Indonesian Independence was formulated.”
7. Jalan Surabaya – Menteng
Not to be confused with Surabaya, Indonesia, the city, this market is an AMAZING place for photography.
8. Museum Satria Mandala
- Tue-Sun: 9:00am-5:00pm
“The Satriamandala Museum (also spelled Satria Mandala Museum) is the main museum for the Indonesian Armed Forces. Opened on 5 October 1972, it is located on 5.6 hectares (14 acres) of land in South Jakarta and holds numerous artefacts, weapons, and vehicles.”
9. Ciputra Artpreneur
“Ciputra Artpreneur is the only multi-arts center in Indonesia, including a 1,200-seat international standard theater, multi-purpose galleries/exhibition halls, and Dr. (HC) Ir. Ciputra’s private museum displaying his collection of contemporary and modern art. It is a place for inspiration, creativity, and innovation and to discover and experience Indonesian and international art. Ciputra Artpreneur hosts a variety of programs from Broadway musicals, local theater productions, and art exhibitions to trade fairs, corporate events, and weddings.”
10. Gudang Sarinah-Jakarta Biennale 2015
Amazing modern art gallery.
11. Rasuna Epicentrum Complex
City park! Enjoy some downtime in Rasuna Epicentrum Complex.
12. Studio 18 Guntur
13. Gondola Art Gallery
14. Menteng Pulo
This cemetery has a complicated history, as it is reserved for Dutch military officers who died during the Indonesian War of Independence.
15. Gallery Taman Rasuna
16. Taman Honda Tebet
Fun and colorful park!
17. Q-tha photography
- Mon: 10:00am-9:00pm
- Tue: 10:00am-11:00am
- Wed: 11:00am-1:00pm
- Thur: 2:00pm-3:00pm
- Fri: 1:00pm-5:00pm
- Sat: 9:00am-9:00pm
- Sun: 10:00am-12:00pm
Bonus Day: East Jakarta
18. Lubang Buaya
It is important to learn about Indonesia’s difficult recent past. “Lubang Buaya (literally “crocodile’s pit”) is … the site of the murder of seven Indonesian army officers during the 1 October coup attempt of the 30 September Movement.”
19. Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
“Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII) or “Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park” (literally translated) … is a synopsis of Indonesian culture, with virtually all aspects of daily life in Indonesia’s 26 (in 1975) provinces encapsulated in separate pavilions with … Indonesian vernacular architecture, clothing, dances and traditions … depicted impeccably. … There is a lake with a miniature of the archipelago in the middle of it, cable cars, museums, Keong Emas Imax cinema, a theater …and other recreational facilities.”
20. SnowBay Waterpark
Is it rich in culture? Not at all. Is it ridiculously fun? Absolutely!
*Anything in quotes is from Wikipedia.
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