Jakarta, the capital city, home
to over 10 million people. This effervescent city is always bustling with
the celebrations of life. Dotted with high rises, single story residential
houses, modern apartment complexes and survivalists shanties, the city space
tells a story of the vast diversities that exist in the city adding to its
multifarious character. So, why should you visit Jakarta? Well, for the same
reasons you would visit New York, or London, or Paris, or Singapore, or any
other big city.
Enjoy shopping in Jakarta
Shopping in Jakarta is definitely the most delightful exercise of the city.
Lately, Jakarta has been booming with super size, mega malls where you can
find everything, from a pair of sunglasses to protect the eyes from the
glare of tropical sunlight to a silk, batik tie for your important dinner
Whether you want to shop for
books, toys or leather products, fashion clothes or jewellery, electronics or handcrafts, you will find it
all here, sometimes under one roof. In fact, you might even stay there,
since, like Plaza Indonesia, it also connects to the luxurious Grand Hyatt
Relish the Gastronomical Delights of Jakarta
There are many restaurants in Jakarta where you can try some specialty
dishes, prepared innovatively using indigenous produce. Most of the shopping
places are lined with restaurants as well, so that you can fill your stomach
once your are through with your shopping spree. The food courts in most of
these shopping malls are a god option as well.
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