Welcome to Jakarta
Jakarta is a fascinating city. Steeped in centuries of history
not only of this cosmopolitan city itself but of Indonesia as
a whole, this city is strategically located and has, therefore,
been the center of government, trade and commerce of
the vast Indonesian archipelago, which it retains until today.
Jakarta is, moreover, the place where Indonesia declared
her Independence on 17 August 1945, after three centuries
of colonization. Jakarta is also where modern Indonesia
Today, Jakarta is the hub and catalyst of Modern Indonesia,
meeting the challenges of globalization, inspiring Indonesia’s
youth to create for the future to play a meaningful role for the
country in this global world.
As capital city, with more than 10 million population, Jakarta
is where Indonesia’s many ethnic groups converge, while
through trade and colonization Jakarta also has a meaningful
cosmopolitan heritage in buildings and artifacts to trace its
long history through our Heritage and Culture.
Meanwhile the indigenous Betawi population continue to
make their presence felt through language, music, dance
and cuisine, blending seamlessly into the modern Indonesian
For visitors and residents alike, Jakarta also offers an array of
facilities for business meetings and exhibitions. Festivals and
events are held almost daily to keep everyone busy not only
in serious negotiations or visits to our many museums and art
galleries, but also for leisure, shopping, recreation parks for the
family and no less than the Thousand Islands at our doorstep
for those who wish to escape to the sea, go diving, fishing,
sailing and more.
There are of course plenty of opportunities
to immerse oneself in the many fashion
events and best of all enjoy the wide array
of culinary delights and spa and wellness
opportunities presented across this huge
megapolitian city of Jakarta.
Come Visit Jakarta. We warmly welcome
you. ENJOY JAKARTA.