This tour is created especially for those who have never been to Indonesia. It provides a glance of Indonesia, the history, traditions, ethnic, and cultures. This tour is featuring the following objects and attractions:
Monumen Nasional (Monas)
This 132-meters-high column towering over Merdeka Square is Jakarta’s principal landmark. Topped by a glittering flame symbolizes the nation’s independence. The flame is gilded with 50 kg of gold leaf.
The basement of the monument houses an exhibit of 50 dramatic dioramas depicting the history of Indonesia from prehistoric times to the present.
Istiqlal Mosque and Cathedral Church (Passing By)
Inaugurated in 1978, Istiqlal Mosque (id: Masjid Istiqlal) owned by Indonesian State Secretary with Ministry of Religious Affairs of Indonesian Republic.
Istiqlal meaning ‘Independence’, is a reminder of Indonesia’s struggle for national independence. Its 17 years construction was personally supervised by the first President of Indonesian Republic, Soekarno. The largest mosque in Southeast Asia both in structure and capacity, as it can accommodate congregation of up to 120,000 people, has 4 levels of balcony
Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park
An extensive theme park set in over 180 hectares on the outskirts of Jakarta. Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park) is Indonesia’s answer to visitor’s will to see the magnificent archipelago in just one day. All of the Indonesian islands are realistically reproduced in miniature inside a central lake.
Surrounding the lake are pavilions to represent the 33 provinces in Indonesia. Each of them is a house of the province with the traditional architectural style. The houses here were built in real size.
Inside of Taman Mini Indonesia Indah is Museum Indonesia, a three-story edifice in traditional Balinese architecture.
The museum houses a vast collection of Indonesian traditional costumes, puppets, musical instruments, masks, and daily life utensils as well as contemporary arts and crafts from the various regions.
It stands on an area of 10,120 m² with a building area of 1,500 m². When it’s possible you can take foto with huge tame snakes or other reptiles even with friendly komodo.
Stop and visit to one of the Batik shops in Jakarta to find high quality selection of BATIK, traditional cloth of Indonesia, in classic and modern designs.