The Best of Jakarta During Your DGTL LVE Experience
April 28, 2016
THE BEST OF JAKARTA DURING YOUR DGTL LVE EXPERIENCE
Heading over to Jakarta for the first time and don’t know what to do? Here’s a list of things we’ve curated for you to have an amazing experience out there in one of the world’s greatest megalopolises. We’ve gone down to pick the best flights to and from Malaysia and Singapore and explored the top 3 places of everything and anything which is a must do out there!
1.Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta – Kuala Lumpur (Airasia)
KUL – CGK 3rd May 10:20PM RM119
CGK – KUL 8th May 6:25AM RM132.08
2. Singapore – Jakarta – Singapore (Tiger Air)
SIN – CGK 3rd May 6:20PM SGD 49
CGK – SIN 8th May 11:50 AM SGD42
Can’t get enough music? Want more after DGTL LVE? Head on over to these amazing clubs in Jakarta for an experience you won’t regret!
Blowfish is known to be one of the most popular clubs among the Jakarta elite’s and a classic renowned hub of Jakarta’s nightlife you won’t want to miss. It is also home to many International DJ’s but they also host R&B nights during the weekdays. If you would like a place to go to before the dancing your night away, you can visit Puro, an Italian restaurant known for its modern twist.
City Plaza at Wisma Mulia. nJalan Jenderal Gatot Subroto No 42. Jakarta 12710
Colosseum is something you won’t want to miss while visiting Jakarta, it hosts the best sound system and layout one can’t forget. You will experience a night like never before in Jakarta’s well known nightlife establishment that hosts fashion shows, private rooms and amazing go go dancers.
Jn. Kunir No. 7 West Jakarta, Indonesia 11110
X2 unlike the other clubs is a local favorite for many clubbers in Jakarta. This club as 4 diferent dancing arenas: X2 as the main room, Equinox, Diagonale and Ego Ultra Lounge –each with a different theme and genre of music.
Plaza Senayan Lt 4-5, Jl. Asia Afrika No.8, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia
Top Food in Jakarta
1. Soto Mie (Indonesian Soup Noodles)
A must try while in Jakarta is most definietly Soto Mie, mie meaning noodles and Soto meaning Indonesian soup = a spicy noodle soup dish. Two of the most popular Sotos in Jakarta are the Soto Mie Bogor (beef tendon/cartilage) and Soto Mie Betawi (beef offal with milk)
Mie Kocok Bandung Soto Mie Urat: Jl. Pegangsaan, Kelapa Gading, Apartment Gading Nias Residence NL-20, Jakarta 14250,Indonesia
2. Nasi Padang (Padang-style Rice)
If you enjoy variety in your meals, Nasi Padang is just for you! It is basically an array of pre-cooked dishes served with steamed rice, originating from Padang City. Nasi Pandang is usually accompanied with Gulai Cubadak (jackfruit) and typical Indonesian dishes such as Ayam Bakar (grilled chicken), Gulai Ati (cow liver), Udang Balado (chili shrimp) and many more.
Rumah Makan Garuda: Jalan H. Agus Salim/ Sabang No. 59 Jakarta Pusat, Indonesia
3. Sate (Satay)
Never tried a Satay before? Oh you are missing out! This national dish is a must have while visiting Jakarta! It consists of meats such as chicken, beef and mutton and grilled over charcoal fire or wood for that barbeque flavor that keeps everyone coming back! You can find this on the streets and in expensive high class restaurants, so don’t worry about missing out on this delicious meat on a stick!
Sate Khas Senayan: Jl. Kebon Sirih No. 31A, Jakarta Pusat, DKI Jakarta 10250, Indonesia
1. Ancol Dreamland/Dream Park (Taman Impian Jaya Ancol)
Want a break from the big bad world? Need that addernaline rush? Ancol Dreamland has everything you need for the rest and relaxation one needs: A theme park, golf course, hotels, nightclubs and water attractions.
Jl. Lodan Timur No. 7, Ancol, Jakarta Utara, Indonesia
2. Monas – The National Monument
Known as a symbol of struggle, Monas was built as an icon to commemorate the battle for Indonesian Independence. Next to his historical monument is the National History Museum which is worth checking out, espcially during the evening – a little after sunset.
Jl. Silang Monas | New Jakarta, Jakarta,Indonesia
3. Miniature Park of Indonesia ( Taman Mini Indonesia Indah/TMII)
This miniature cultral tourist spot gives visitors a glimpse of the cultural diversity of those tribes who lived on the islands of Indonesia. An eye into a glimpse of platform custom homes, clothings, sacred objects to the arts and cultural performances from 33 provinces in Indonesia. Something you won’t want to miss if you’re all about learning.
East Jakarta, Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia
Shopping in Jakarta
If shopping is your forte, Jakarta offers a range of malls from high end to budget shopping malls- If shopping is your thing, Jakarta offers any array of high end to budget shopping areas from malls to markets.
1. fX Sudirman If you’re looking for some designer luxury goods and a huge variety of food, FX is the place for you. Boasting 8 floors high, this mall has a slide that brings you all the way down – now where can you find this on a regular basis?
Jl. Jenderal Sudirman, Pintu Satu Senayan, Senayan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia
2. Mangga Dua If expensive brands aren’t your forte, then maybe you can check out Mangga Dua Square. They sell cheaper items and it is a hotspot for bulk and bargain shopping which begins from Jakarta Kota to Jalan Gunung Shari by the Canal. During nightfall, the food court comes alive and it offers a vast variety of street foods you won’t want to miss out on.
Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 1, Pademangan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia
3. Pasar Baru If either of these aren’t for you, Pasar Baru might just be your perfect little shopping nook. This one stop shop for everything including textiles, art shoes, clothes, watches and even Indian spices.
Jl. Ps. Baru No.69, Jakarta Pusat, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10710