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About East Jakarta

East Jakarta is the home of the city's second airport, Bandar Udara Internasional Halim Perdanakusuma. It also hosts a one-of-a-kind theme park, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII). Standing on 250 acres of land, TMII is a vast recreational complex with plenty of museums, gardens, and theaters. The site also boasts traditional houses from across the archipelago, as well as handicrafts from every province in Indonesia. Thus, travelers who wish to get a glimpse of the cultural diversity of Indonesia can simply visit this park. After a day of exploration at TMII, beat the heat at the SnowBay Waterpark, a family-friendly attraction located within...
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About East Jakarta

East Jakarta is one of the administrative cities under the auspices of DKI Jakarta. The city began to operate in 1966, led by a major. Directly bordered by Bekasi and Depok, this large city is known for its tourist attractions. There are many tourist attractions in East Jakarta, ranging from shopping to culture and entertainment. Even though known as shopping and office areas, East Jakarta is very prone to flooding. Floods occur quite badly almost every year. Floods occur due to high rainfall and close to some large rivers, such as Ciliwung River. Besides, the annual air temperature is quite high, with an average temperature above 27 degrees Celsius. East Jakarta has more than two million population. Moreover, there will be a significant increase every year. Although the population is large, the region’s per capita income is quite high, reaching five million rupiahs.


Top Things to Do in East Jakarta

East Jakarta has many exciting places to visit. Here some attractive locations for a vacation in East Jakarta that does not require you to go far from the city


Museum Serangga dan Taman Kupu

Museum Serangga dan Taman Kupu was built in 1993. The museum, displaying an extensive collection of butterflies and insects in Indonesia, is inside the TMII complex. The museum presents about 600 types of preserved insects and several remarkable dioramas. Besides presenting a collection of preserved insects, this museum also has a butterfly garden where you will find live butterflies. The garden becomes a breeding place (from eggs to butterflies) of various unique and rare species that exist in Indonesia. Museum Serangga dan Taman Kupu is at Jl. Taman Mini, East Jakarta.


Snowbay Waterpark

Snowbay Waterpark is also within the vast area of TMII. This waterpark offers a variety of thrilling facilities and water rides to enjoy. While being here, tourists can use tires for free. They can also get around lazy river pool areas, try challenging slides, and enjoy various pools with a giant bucket. The tourists who want to have East Jakarta tours in a relaxing way can use all rides and facilities. They need to get the Snowbay Waterpark entrance ticket for Rp75,000. The ticket is valid from 09.00-18.00 every day. Try to avoid visiting on weekends so you won’t get in line.


TMII

Taman Mini Indonesia Indah or TMII is one of the tourist attractions with a vast area and a lot of fascinating attractions. You will find an area presenting Indonesian regions and customs as well as several museums to visit here. One of the interesting places is the magnificent icon of this area, Teater Keong Mas. There are also cable cars to take the tourists to explore various locations, such as the miniature islands of Indonesia. The entrance ticket of TMII is about Rp10,000. To remind you, each attraction has its entrance fee.


Taman Agrowisata Cilangkap

Local tourists always crowd Taman Agrowisata Cilangkap in East Jakarta on weekends. This 25-hectare garden is well-known for its cool breeze, a perfect place to relax. Moreover, it has many remarkable facilities to pamper visitors.The tourist attraction in East Jakarta offers some exciting facilities, such as running tracks, a large children playground, fishing pond for those who love fishing, and areas for eating. The best time to visit Taman Agrowisata Cilangkap is in the morning.


Museum Fauna Indonesia

You will also find Museum Fauna Indonesia inside the TMII area. This museum has an extensive collection of preserved animals from numerous regions in Indonesia. The museum has a unique building which looks like a komodo head. The entrance fee to visit this museum is about Rp25,000.


Top Culinary in East Jakarta

When having a vacation in East Jakarta, don’t forget to take a culinary tour. You cannot miss many interesting places to eat in East Jakarta. Here are some of the best culinary recommendations to visit


Steak 21

You can find steaks with friendly prices and attractive presentation at Steak 21. This restaurant has several branches in East Jakarta, such as in Buaran Plaza. The price is quite affordable. The price starts from Rp75,000 for one serving of steaks with some side dishes.


Penyetan Cok

Finding traditional cuisine in East Jakarta is not easy. However, you can come to Penyetan Cok on Jalan Jenderal Basuki Rahmat, East Jakarta (Mall @Basura City) to find this kind of cuisine. A variety of dishes with several types of chilli sauces are ready for you to eat. The price of a single serving here is less than Rp75,000.


Ayam Kriwil

Located at Jalan Balai Pustaka No. 28, Ayam Kriwil is known for its crispy chicken wrapped by flour. You will also find rice, spicy chilli sauce, and fresh pickled cucumber and carrot for one serving. With such an exquisite taste, the food price is quite affordable, starting at Rp30,000 only.


Where to Stay in East Jakarta

Exploring East Jakarta for one day will not satisfy you. Stay in East Jakarta at least for a day, then explore the other places the next day. For hotel recommendations, here are the lists


Best Western Premier The Hive

Best Western Premier The Hive is a five-star hotel which has modern facilities, and it is quite affordable. The rates for staying overnight start from Rp500,000. The hotel location is on Jalan DI Panjaitan, Cawang, Kramat Jati, Jakarta.  


Park Hotel Jakarta

As one of the luxurious hotels in Jakarta, Park Hotel offers many facilities, such as jogging tracks, outdoor swimming pools, and a gym. This three-star hotel with minimalist modern design is located on Jalan DI Panjaitan, Cawang, Kramat Jati, Jakarta.


Teraskita Hotel Jakarta

Teraskita Hotel Jakarta offers a modern and elegant concept. All rooms have complete facilities. Besides, the hotel also provides a hall and meeting room facilities to support business needs. You can find this hotel at Jalan MT Haryono Kav 10A.

So, there you have it, the review of exciting tourist attractions in East Jakarta along with the culinary and hotel recommendations. If you are interested in staying and planning a trip, don’t forget to use Traveloka application which provides full features for tourism.