√ National Monument
The National Monument, Jakarta is one of the remarkable structures in the city. Among all other Tourist Destinations in Jakarta, originally known as Sunda Kelapa, National Monument (Monas) in Jakarta is a famous one. National Monument (Monas) in Jakarta is located in Lapangan Monas or Merdeka Square in Gambir. The National Monument in Jakarta stands tall with a height of about 132 meters. The topmost part is done with 35 kilograms of gold. National Monument (Monas) in Jakarta was designed by the architects, Soedarsono and F. Silaban with inputs from Ir. Rooseno. It was earlier known by several other names like Lapangan Gambir, Lapangan Ikada, Lapangan Merdeka, Lapangan Monas and Taman Monas.
√ Sea World
Sea World, Jakarta is an important amusement park in Jakarta where you will come across countless variety of marine animals in their natural habitat. The Jakarta Amusement Parks has been a popular tourist site in Indonesia. They have not only been the favorite among the children, but the thrill-seeking adults also like to frequent them. Placed inside the Ancol Dreamland, Sea World, Jakarta is one of the most advanced amusement parks of the world. You will find a gigantic oceanium in which there are over 4000 species of fishes and 300 species of sharks. Jakarta Amusement Parks offers a plethora of games, rides and shows like bumper cars, flying chairs and monkey puppet theaters and provides visitors endless fun and excitement.
√ Sea World in Jakarta - Fast Facts
- Address of Sea World in Jakarta: Taman Ria Ancol, Jakarta 14430, Indonesia
- Contact no. of Sea World in Jakarta: +62 21 641 0080
- Neighborhood of Sea World in Jakarta: North Jakarta
√ Ragunan Zoo
Ragunan zoo may not be as grand as zoos in other capital cities, but it may still be a worthile excursion. Visitors will find the Ragunan Zoo appealing because of its convenient location in South Jakarta and its impressive breadth of animals on display. The zoo is home to over 3,000 of animals, including over 60 endangered or threatened species. Here you will have the opportunity to see several species of birds, schmutzerreptiles, fish, and mammals. The zoo was initially a wildlife reserve set up voluntarily by a group of flora and fauna lovers in 1864. The zoo originally was located at Cikini till 1964. After the zoo premises were shifted to a different location for expansion, it was reopened again in 1966. Ragunan zoo is open every day between 7 am and 5 pm. Feeding time is around 11.00 am, every Wednesday for komodos, every Wednesday and Saturday for crocodiles, and everyday for most birds and other animals.