Jakarta/EastJakarta, and the location of Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, where you can see parts of Indonesia's multi-ethnic community in one park; several golf courses; Cibubur campground; and Jakarta's second airport, Halim Perdanakusuma airport.
Halim Perdana Kusuma International AirportThe airport is used by military, private jets, and pilots in training, and increasingly also by scheduled domestic flights by low-cost airline Citilink and full-service carrier Batik Air. Most major Indonesian cities can be reached by direct flights from Halim. Bus services are operated by DAMRI to Rawamangun Bus Terminal for Rp 20,000; to Pulogebang, Gambir station, and Bekasi for Rp 25,000; and to Depok, Bogor's Botany Square, and Soekarno-Hatta Airport for Rp 30,000. There are also taxi services. There are half-hourly bus services to Pulo Gadung, Rawamangun, and Kampung Rambutan bus terminals in East Jakarta (see also 'by bus' below).
The much larger Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, which serves many domestic and international flights, is on the other side of the city.
There are seven railway stations in East Jakarta, all served by Jakarta's commuter rail network (KA Commuter Jabodetabek). The main station in East Jakarta is , which serves the yellow (to Depok/Bogor) and blue (to Bekasi) commuter lines, as well as a range of economy, business, and executive class trains to destinations throughout the island of Java, including Bandung, Yogyakarta, and Surabaya.
By busThere are several large bus terminals in East Jakarta. serves many city bus and minibus lines, as well as DAMRI buses to and from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. In addition, it is the point of departure for a wide range of intercity buses to cities throughout Java, as well as some destinations in Sumatra and Bali. Other bus terminals include Pulo Gadung and Rawamangun, but in 2016 the government has started to move (intercity) bus lines from these terminals to the new integrated in the east, near the border with Bekasi.
Several Transjakarta bus rapid transit lines connect East Jakarta to other parts of Jakarta. Transjakarta bus line
HeroesThis statue commemorates the heroic struggle for Indonesian independence by Jatinegara residents in 1945.
PancasilaThis statue commemorates the declaration of the five basic principles (pancasila) of Indonesia on June 1, 1945.
Gajah Madaaddress: Telecommunication Museum at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah ComplexYou might wonder what the 14th-century military leader Gajah Mada has to do with telecommunications. He swore to unite the Indonesian archipelago, an oath which came true in the 1970s with the launch of a satellite named Palapa, enabling broadcast and phone connectivity within all parts of the country.
Lubang Buayaaddress: Jl. Lubang BuayaMarks the site where an alleged failed coup d'état by the Partai Komunis Indonesia (Indonesian Communist Party) met its end in 1965, alongside the bodies of several high-ranking generals who are believed to have been tortured to death.
- Telecommunication Museum, from telegraph to satellite.
- Science Museum.
- Military Museum (Museum Keprajuritan).
- Stamp Museum.
- Transportation Museum — cars, trains, cart.
- Energy Museum, electrical equipment, oil drilling, etc.
- Sports Museum.
- Insect Museum.
- Asmat Museum — Asmat is a tribe from Irian Jaya/Papua.
- Museum Purna Bhakti Pertiwi, houses gifts that former president Suharto received from domestic conglomerates and world leaders.
In addition to museums, there are several other attractions within the compound. They include:
- Golden Snail Theater
- Indonesia Archipelago Miniature
address: Taman Mini Indonesia IndahA concept of playing with water in the Arctic (no, the water is not even close to frigid). Highlights include the infamous Hurricane funnel: sit on a flotation device and be swirled several times before being emptied to the water below.
GolfThe area hosts some of the best golf courses in Jakarta.
phone: +62 21 4754739address: Jl. Rawamangun Muka Raya no. 1The oldest course in Jakarta (1872). Thoughtful and precise approach to the putt.
phone: +62 21 8005762, +62 21 8090729address: Jl. Skadron Halim Perdana KusumaVery close to the airport. Started as the Air Force’s first golf course, now known for its low fees, yet challenging course (high trees, tricky greens). 36 holes (divided into 2 parts).
phone: +62 21 80 888 999address: Jl. Raya Halim Tiga, Halim Perdanakusuma27 golf holes (North, West, South have 9 holes each). Most require long shots. The restaurant and bar overlook the court. The most complete facility.
AEON Malladdress: Jakarta Garden City, RT.1/RW.6, East Cakung, Cakung, East Jakarta 13910One of the AEON's chain mall across Jabodetabek region with dominant Japanese nuances on its decorations, numerous shopping brands, and its own food-court. It has a Ferris Wheel above its building as the main attraction to its visitors.
Arion Plazaphone: +62 21 471 1652address: Jl. Pemuda Kav. 3-4, Rawamangun, Jakarta
Bassura Cityaddress: Jl. Basuki Rahmat No. 1A, RT08/RW10, Jakarta 13420
Cibubur Junctionaddress: Pusdika St. Cibubur, Ciracas, Jakarta 13720
Cipinang Indah Malladdress: Jl. Raya Kalimalang No.kav. 88, RT.18/RW.3, Pondok Bambu, Duren Sawit, Jakarta 13420
Grha Cijantungaddress: Jl. Pendidikan No. 1, Jl. Raya Bogor Km 24. Cijantung, Jakarta 13770
Mall Klenderaddress: Jl. I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Klender, Jakarta 13470
Plaza Jatinegaraaddress: Jl. Matraman Raya No. 173-175, Jakarta
Plaza Kramat Jati Indahaddress: Jl. Raya Bogor Km. 1, Jatinegara, Jakarta 13510
Taman Mini Plazaaddress: Taman Mini Raya St. No. 15,Pinang Ranti Village, Makasar, Jakarta 13560
- Taman Kuring, Jl Raya Jatinegara Tmr 85 Jakarta. Tel :. +62 21 851-6966. Seafood restaurant. Menu: fish, crab, prawn, salad. Price: approx. US$ 6/person.
Sea Food 99phone: +62 21 8497 4446address: Jl. Pondok Gede Raya 30, JakartaMenu: fish, scallops, crab, salad.
Ayam Goreng Ibu Djagatphone: +62 857-8282-4202address: Jl. Balai Pustaka Timur Blok C No.5, Rawamangun, 13220, East JakartaTraditional Fried Chicken. Popular among locals in Rawamangun.
Handayani Primaphone: +62 21 8583912address: Jl. Matraman Raya No. 45East Javanese restaurant. Menu: fried chicken, chicken satay, oxtail soup, kol nenek, oseng-oseng lorjuk, lemburi, kerapu fish.
Martabak Favouriteaddress: Jl. Balai Pustaka Timur No. 24, RT.01 / RW.09, Rawamangun, 13220, East JakartaPopular martabak place among locals. They sell only the sweet martabak variant and for the savoury ones just across the street near Dunkin' Donuts.
Ny Soehartiphone: +62 21 489-1105address: Jl. Pemuda 3A, Rawamangun, East JakartaTraditional fried chicken chain. Menu: fried chicken, gudeg, fried rice.
Wong Solophone: +62 21 86902830address: Jl. Raya Kalimalang Blok A2 No. 8/9 Pondok KelapaTraditional grilled chicken chain. Menu: grilled chicken, fried fish, prawn, tom yam, salad.
Pagi Sorephone: +62 21 47860000address: Jl. Rawamangun Muka Timur No.1A, RT.4/RW.12, Rawamangun, 13220, East JakartaPadangnese Food, one of the notable restaurant chain as 'Sederhana'.
Restoran Sederhanaphone: +62 21 4716944address: Jl. Balai Pustaka No.1, RT.7/RW.15, Rawamangun, 13220, East JakartaPadangnese Food, you can either 'pesan' (take away) or 'hidang' (dine-in).
Quiznos Subphone: +62 21 29834017address: Jl. Pemuda No.30, Rawamangun, Pulogadung, RT.2/RW.7, Rawamangun, 13220, East JakartaSubway equivalent in Jakarta. Sells dishes from breakfast to dinner. Popular amongst students for its wi-fi connectivity and its spacious and cozy place.
The Grill Fatheraddress: Jalan Pahlawan Revolusi No.10, RT.4/RW.3, Pondok Bambu, 13430A semi-outdoor restaurant with a bunch of various menus as well from ramen to steak.
Rawamangun district is known for its notorious food and beverage scene in East Jakarta. Coffee shops are also abundant here, although East Jakarta just starts picking up its pace to be an exciting place and the main options to hang out.
De Facto Coffee and Eateryphone: +62 878-8370-7327address: Jl. Balai Pustaka Tim. Blok B05 No.39, RT.4 RW.9,, Rawamangun, 13220, East JakartaCoffee place and restaurant with dishes mainly ranging from Indonesian to western.
Hegemony Coffee and Eateryaddress: Jalan Sunan Sedayu No.7, RT.1/RW.6, Rawamangun, 13220Industrial-themed decorated coffee shop with a combination of traditional and modern concept. Sells mostly light bites such as Churros, Sandwich, and Pancakes besides Coffee.
phone: +62 21 4892640address: Jalan Balai Pustaka No.C-6, RT.5/RW.10, Rawamangun, 13220A local coffee shop that sells mostly Indonesian coffee. Offers meals ranging from light bites to heavy ones such as Nasi Goreng.
phone: +62 881-8191-890address: Jalan Paus Nomor 91 Blok D-E Rawamangun, 13220
Rumah Kongkowphone: +62 21 47866131address: Jalan Alu-Alu No.1, Rawamangun, RT.12/RW.7, 13220
Sanderson Coffeephone: +62 21 22473216address: Jalan Balai Pustaka No.2A, Rawamangun, 13220
phone: +62 21 22474879address: Jl. Paus No.88, RT.1/RW.8, Jati, 13220, East JakartaPopular coffeehouse chain.
phone: +62 21 840 0418A backpacker-style hotel provided by the government. Half price for students.
phone: +62 21 8088 4545address: Jl. Mayjen Sutoyo No.76,One of the best budget options for staying in the region. Boutique-style hotel and rooms. Limited breakfast options but satisfactory.
phone: +62 21 2925 7777address: Jl. M.T. Haryono no. 9Probably the best hotel in East Jakarta. The local brand has already made you safe staying here. Good rooms, good options for breakfast.
phone: +62 21 856 6344address: Jl. Matraman Raya No. 115,On the main street of East Jakarta. The hotel looks grim on the outside, slightly better on the inside. Small coffee shop and noisy lounge for a night out downstairs.
phone: +62 21 2998 2000address: Jl DI Pandjaitan Kav 5-7One of the best hotel options in East Jakarta. Right next to the toll road. Room size may be small. Terrace Café for breakfast, Skyy rooftop bar for a night cocktail.
Hotel Sentra Jakartaaddress: Jalan Pramuka Raya Kav. 63-64A simple hotel in East Jakarta. Modest rooms.
- Ambulance: 118.
- Police: 110.
- East Jakarta Police station: Jl. Matraman Raya No. 224, Tel.: +62 21 819 1476, +62 21 8191478.
List of hospitals with 24-hour emergency rooms (ER):
- RSU Pusat Persahabatan, Jl. Persahabatan Raya, Rawamangun Jakarta Timur, Tel. +62 21 489 1708, Fax: +62 21 471 1222.
- RSU Daerah Pasar Rebo, Jl. Raya Condet No. 30, Jakarta Timur, Tel.: +62 21 840 0109, +62 21 8401127, +62 21 84011049, +62 21 8411159.
- RSU Daerah Budhi Asih, Jl . Dewi Sartika Cawang 111/200 Jakarta Timur, Tel. +62 21 8092482, +62 21 8090282, +62 21 8009157, Fax.: +62 21 8009157.
- RS Mitra Keluarga, Jl . Raya Jatinegara Timur No. 87 Jakarta 13310, Tel. +62 21 2800666, +62 21 2800888, +62 21 2800999, Fax.: +62 21 280075.
- RS Kartika Pulo Mas, Jl. Pulo Mas Timur K, Blok G-H C/I, Pulo Mas, Tel. +62 21 471 4793, Fax.: +62 21 470 3333.