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Jakarta hotels – Search for discount hotels in Jakarta with lowest rates guaranteed.

Jalan Jaksa – The backpacker budget accommodation street in Jakarta

Travel Guides

jakarta-tourism.go.id – Official tourism website.

Jakarta.go.id – Official Jakarta city government website has some tourist information.

Now Jakarta – Guide to restaurants, bars and nightlife as well as news on music, sport and theatre events.

What’s New Jakarta – Has travel information and restaurants, bars, clubs, things to do, sporting events, art, culture and music events.

Jakarta By Train – Despite lacking a decent public transport system for a city of this size you can still see lots of points of interest in Jakarta with the commuter line trains.

The Jakarta Globe – Jakarta’s English newspaper.

Beat Mag – Nightlife in Jakarta.

Now Jakarta – Comprehensive guide to the best restaurants, dining events, bars and nightlife as well as news on upcoming events.


We Love Jakarta – A blog by two expat sisters from Australia who are living in (and love) Jakarta.

Blog Posts

The Big Durian: Why first-timers to Durians and Jakarta should be with supervision – My take on visiting Jakarta.

Transjakarta – The express bus system of Jakarta

Go and travel to Jakarta! – By gotravelyourway.com.

Jakarta City Guide – By nomadicsamuel.com.

9 fun and weird things to do in Jakarta – By travel-lush.com.

Things to do in Jakarta – By passportandtoothbrush.com.


My Fun Food Diary – Jakarta based food and travel blog.

Eat Drink Macet – A Jakarta food blog by two Australians living and working in South Jakarta who love eating.

Guide Books

Wallpaper* City Guide Jakarta


Jakarta Photo Gallery – Nomadic Notes photo gallery of Jakarta.

In Pictures: Kota (Old Jakarta)

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  1. Sometimes, you still need some information from local people. so, communication in local languages would come in handy.

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