Jakarta continues to make changes by giving a new look, this is done in an effort to prevent boredom for tourists who come. New tourist destinations are multiplied, diverse and unique so that there are many choices for tourists and are not saturated with old tourist destinations.
Here are 5 new tourist attractions in Jakarta that are recommended for tourists in 2019, where these new tourist attractions are very popular and unique and instagramable to visit.
1. Kali Besar Kota TuaAfter experiencing the revitalization of the Old Town Area is now more beautiful. Especially the condition of Kali Besar, which is now very noticeable, changes to look cleaner and more beautiful.Since April 2019, tourists have been able to access Fatahillah Park via the Kali Besar path, where there are now lane arrangements for entrances and exits.
Location: Kota Tua, Jalan Kali Besar Timur Number 21, West Jakarta
Opening hours: 24 hours
2. TeamLab Future Park Jakarta
TeamLab Future Park is very popular among tourists today, both children and adults. This place just opened in June 2019 where there is a very futuristic art gallery. In addition to the art gallery, this place also has a modern museum and a variety of beautiful installations. Tourists can paint and display the results in digital form. This art of international quality has several zones, namely Symbiotic Lives, Animals of Flowers, Light Ball Orchestra, Sketch Aquarium, Sliding Through the Fruit Field and Graffiti Nature: Lost, Immersed and Reborn. Tourists are given 90 minutes to explore all the zones, while the price of admission is IDR 200,000 (weekdays) and IDR 250,000 (weekend).
Location: Gandaria City 2nd Floor, Jalan Sultan Iskandar Muda, Kebayoran Lama, South Jakarta.
Opening hours: Every day (only until December 20, 2019) between 10:00 and 22:00.
3. Jembatan Penyebrangan Orang (JPO)
In addition to the Old City area, several pedestrian bridges along the Sudirman protocol also undergo revitalization, including those in the Senayan Roundabout, Gelora Bung Karno, Metro Jaya Regional Police and Dukuh Atas, all of which now look modern and Instagramable. No wonder so many people come here deliberately just to take pictures. Morning is the right time to capture the moment in this place because the atmosphere is not too crowded. This crossing bridge facility feels more comfortable for pedestrians, that is because it has been connected directly to the TransJakarta bus stop, its condition is clean and well-maintained and is equipped with elevators and CCTV.
Location: Along Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, South Jakarta.
Opening hours: 24 hours
4. GBK City Forest
Jakarta has become even more comfortable and beautiful with the presence of the City Forest in the Bung Karno (GBK) area of Senayan, South Jakarta. With an area of approximately four hectares which was once a driving range golf course. In addition to sports, this one public room is also equipped with various other supporting facilities such as plazas, parks, amphitheater, changing rooms, toilets, tamarind pools and security posts.
Location: Gelora Bung Karno, Tanah Abang, Jakarta Pusat.
Opening hours: Every day, 6am to 10pm
5. Sail With The Ship Pinisi “De Sartika”
Now tourists can experience the first Pinisi boat ride in Jakarta. This pinisi ship named “De Sartika” which was brought from its place of origin namely Makassar. This ship was made by the Bugis Tribe using ironwood and teak wood. “De Sartika” has a capacity of up to 150 people, inside it has four areas where the lowest floor is used as a bed for the crew, the first floor has a function as a place for ship operations such as to release anchors, operate machinery and also to stretch sails. While the wheelhouse is on the second floor that can be visited by tourists if you want to meet and talk with the captain of the ship or just for photographs. The last area at the top is the fourth floor is also the most favorite spot because from this place tourists can see the scenery while relaxing during the trip. Tourists who want to board this pinisi ship can first come to the pier of the Baywalk Mall Pluit, North Jakarta, then transfer using a small boat to “De Sartika”. The fee for a Sunset Point package is around Rp. 749,000.
Location: Baywalk Mall Pluit, Jalan Pluit Karang Ayu 1, North Jakarta.
Opening hours: depart every day at 14.30