Jakarta, originally named Sunda Kelapa during the Sunda Kingdom era. After the defeat of Sunda Kingdom to Sultanate of Demak, Fatahillah, changed the name of the area to become Jayakarta. After the Dutch succesfully defeated Banten Prince Jayawikarta and his British ally troops, Jayakarta then changed to become Batavia in 1619. Batavia is the name of the city and become the de facto capital of Dutch East Indies. Batavia become the name of the city since begininning of 1619 until the arrival of Japanese in Indonesia during the World War II when the Indonesian independence movement leaders changed its name to become Jakarta.
Jakarta officially known as the Special Capital Territory of Jakarta is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. Located on the northwest coast of Java, Jakarta is the country’s economic, cultural and political centre. With a population of 10,187,595 as of November 2011, Jakarta is the most populous city in Indonesia and in Southeast Asia, and is the twelveth-largest city in the world. Jakarta is listed as a global city in the 2008 Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network (GaWC) research and has an area of 661 square kilometres (255 sq mi).
The city is the seat of the ASEAN Secretariat. Jakarta is served by the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport, and Tanjung Priok Harbour; it is connected by several intercity and commuter railways, and served by several bus lines running on reserved busways.
We designed 4 city tour route options to help you discover Jakarta, its history, heritage and present. The tour itinerary of each options is follows:
1. Islam Heritage:
Among other civilisations that that made up the history of Jakarta, Islam heritage is one of the strongest and lasting influence until today. Routes for this tour are: Old Sunda Kelapa port, Al Azhar Mosque, Istiqlal Mosque, Fatahillah Museum; National Museum, Mosque of Gold Dome Depok & Taman Mini Indonesia Indah;
2. Chinese heritage:
Kim Tek Ie Chinese temple, Jakarta China Town, Old Town, Fatahillah Museum, National museum, National Monument, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah;
3. Colonial heritage:
Fatahillah Museum, National Museum, Old Town, Cathedral Church, Immanuel Church, Tugu Potuguese Church, Presidential Palace, National Archive Building; Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
4. National heritage:
Fatahillah museum, National Monument, Istiqlal Mosque, Cathedral Church, Kim Tek Ie temple, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, National Archive Building, Presidential Palace, University of Indonesia.
The city tour cost US$ 50 per pax, min 4 pax to go, depart daily.
Cost inclusive of lunch, entrance to tour objects, mineral water and bilingual guide.
Duration of the tour 9 hours; depart 9 am and finished 6 pm.
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