Top reasons to visit:

  • Shopping (2173)
  • Food (777)
  • Business (487)
  • Shopping for clothes (429)
  • Nightlife (404)
  • Shopping for food (281)
  • Culturally Diverse Food (216)
  • City Trip (201)
  • Friendly People (182)
  • Luxury Brand Shopping (146)

Jakarta was highly rated for shopping by 41 guests from the United Kingdom!

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Describe what other people like you would like about shopping in Jakarta.

Nicole
Nicole, Australia

2 days ago Report

Jakarta does not have many tourist attractions and the locals spend many hours at the shopping malls. There are shopping malls everywhere, they are very clean, have a great range of shops and are well air conditioned.
  • Shopping for clothes 429 endorsements
  • 11 answers

Is there more to shopping in Jakarta than main street stores?

Roziah
Roziah, Malaysia

22 days ago Report

Yes.Jakarta has good massage centres like in Grand and Plaza Indonesia.I dont shop for branded items items its expensive

Why would you recommend Jakarta for food?

Asri Kusetianingrum
Asri Kusetianingrum, Malaysia

21 days ago Report

plenty types of food, thanks to the diversity of culture.A plate of fried rice from the street and fine dining restaurant is about the same.Eating by the street and you will be able to see people from all walk of life.

What should you avoid to make the most of the nightlife in Jakarta?

Mohd
Mohd, Malaysia

16 days ago Report

Beware of white colour taxi or taxi without meter. It can charge u triple of the normal rate.
  • Culturally Diverse Food 216 endorsements
  • 5 answers

What's the secret to sampling all the diverse food Jakarta has to offer?

Christopher
Christopher, USA

28 days ago Report

by going to different parts and areas of Jakarta

How can you fit in some sightseeing when you're in Jakarta on business?

Jeewaka
Jeewaka, Sri Lanka

13 hours ago Report

Crowded city,that can attract lots of customers to your business
  • Luxury Brand Shopping 146 endorsements
  • 4 answers

What makes Jakarta the best place to max out your credit cards?

Ria
Ria, Netherlands

5 days ago Report

Alles luxurious merken zijn besckhibaar in de Centrum, grote shoppen voor winkelen.

How can you enjoy the sights in Jakarta while avoiding the crowds?

ChiaraMag
ChiaraMag, United Kingdom

27 days ago Report

You cannot really enjoy the sights avoiding the crowds if you come from Europe-America, everyone wanted to take a picture with me as they do not see a lot of European tourists there so I have spent 1 hour taking pictures with Indonesian people in front of the national monument but I liked it, it was very strange but I could see it made them very very happy! :)

What makes the people from Jakarta so friendly? Tell us your story.

Frank7
Frank7, United Kingdom

19 days ago Report

From staff in hotel or malls to the street sellers I have never found
More friendly people . You only had to give a sincere smile and they
were eager to chat , so warm and open people.

What makes Jakarta one of those classic city trip experiences?

Anonymous, Location unknown

27 days ago Report

A lot of museums and national monuments.
Free city tours start from the national museum.

What's your best bargaining tactic at the market in Jakarta?

Cecilia
Cecilia, Canada

24 days ago Report

Tell them you found better prices at the other stand for the same item (actually have the price the other vendor told you)
  • Stargazing 88 endorsements

How did you find the best spot for stargazing in Jakarta?

Maskufah
Maskufah, Brunei Darussalam

11 days ago Report

near shopping centre location
  • Old Town 87 endorsements

Where were the best places to wander in the old town of Jakarta?

Adyth
Adyth, Indonesia

14 days ago Report

old city
  • Culture 83 endorsements

How can you get the most authentic cultural experience in Jakarta?

anita
anita, Philippines

13 days ago Report

hotel should provide tourist information including transport, guide and eating places. our time was not spent fully because the staff simply do not know about the needs of tourists..
  • Golf 74 endorsements

What can you do to get the most out of a golfing vacation in Jakarta?

Ibrahim
Ibrahim, Malaysia

17 days ago Report

play good golf, enjoy the beauty of the golf courses in and around Jakarta and the food at the golf clubs!
  • Health Spas 58 endorsements

Which spa or what treatment is worth pampering yourself with in Jakarta?

Azian
Azian, Malaysia

20 days ago Report

Martha Tilaar
  • Atmosphere 17 endorsements

Why is the atmosphere in Jakarta something people rave about?

maria
maria, Indonesia

28 days ago Report

Is very different way to lives the life compare where I use to live,to me Holiday is about being in the different 'kind' of routines too
  • Bars 26 endorsements

What did you enjoy the most about Jakarta pub crawls?

eliza
eliza, Indonesia

20 days ago Report

Nice if not too many prostitute women.
  • Traditional Food 26 endorsements

What did you eat in Jakarta that made you smile?

Alena
Alena, Indonesia

1 day ago Report

OTAK-OTAK,KETOPRAK,SIOMAY,SOTO BETAWI

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