Jakarta is popular for
its various temples, museums as well as numerous events and
festivals, which are organized over here. One of the most famous
events and festivals of Jakarta is Jakarta Fair.
Jakarta Fair is organized every year in the city of Jakarta. It is
basically held to mark the anniversary of the Jakarta city. Locals
as well as tourists wait for the whole year to take part in this
prestigious event. Jakarta Fair goes on for seven week.
During this period
people travel from far off places to Jakarta. This fair is
basically a cultural and tourism fair of Indonesia. During the
Jakarta Fair the visitors get an opportunity to see the
traditional arts and crafts of Indonesia. Most of the traditional
items, which are put on display, are usually prepared by the local
Some of the traditional
items include Puppets namely Wayang Kulit which is a leather or
shadow puppet of Central Java and the most popular Wayang Golek
which is wooden puppets of West Java.
Indonesian textiles like batik are also put on display out here.
Traditional games like the congklak or dakon board are also
available in this fair. The visitors can also come across many
ornaments or gift items made of sea shell out here. Many antiques
furniture are also exclusively put on display in this Jakarta
In this extremely
popular Jakarta Fair many ASEAN countries, different regions or
states of Indonesia as well as many international firms also
participate in it. The fair begins with kaleidoscope of
traditional dances and costumes. Moreover some heart throbbing
cultural performances are also organized in these fair. Many
locals as well as international artists take part with full
enthusiasm. Moreover, some government stalls are also set up in
the Jakarta Fair. These shops moreover charge reasonable price
from its customers.
If you visit the Jakarta Fair you will get to know about the
traditional arts and crafts of the country.
The quickest and comfortable way to get to
Jakarta is by air and there are flights connect to Jakarta from
Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok as well as all the major cities
in Indonesia. Jakarta are serve by two airports,
International Airport and
International Airport is the main airport serving the Greater
Jakarta area. Halim Perdanakusuma
International Airport serves domestic flight of low cost
airline, private and VIP / presidential flights.
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