Jakarta Cityscape

7/16/2012

 
As the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta is a bustling modern metropolis with over 12 million people. Strategically located on the northwest coast of Java, Jakarta is also a dynamic international financial centre as well as the seat of Indonesia’s central government.
 

Jakarta has something for everyone; here you will find towering skyscrapers for offices and residential, sophisticated shopping malls with the biggest names in fashion, jewelry, electronic, etc. For history lovers and explorers, Jakarta’s historical Jakarta Kota district will bring you on an exciting journey to the past. Many bustling markets, wet markets as well as handy crafts will keep you enthralled all day long. 
WELCOME STATUE  The Welcome Monument was built in a swampy area at the meeting point of the capital’s two main boulevards, General Sudirman and. M.H. Thamrin Boulevard in 1960. Now, in the first decade of the 21st century, this statue is surrounded by some of the tallest, most luxurious and modern buildings in Indonesia.