On the northwest coast of the island of Java,
lies Jakarta. The capital of Indonesia is near the Straits of Sunda and has become an ideal location for a trading port allowing passage between the Indian Ocean and the Java Sea. In Old Jakarta there are many colonial buildings resulting from the Dutch presence in the country. Jakarta was called Batavia under Dutch rules. Do not miss the Armed Forces Museum, the Old Supreme Court, the Maritime Museum, the National Museum, the Pasar Ikan Fish Market and the Jakarta Museum. Hotels in Jakarta
What to visit in Jakarta: Monas; Presidential Palace; Bundaran HI; Gelangang Bung Karno Stadium; Dunia Fantasy; Kota Tua; Pasar Baru;
Transports in Jakarta
Soekarno Hatta International Airport (CGK): There are flights to/from several international destinations.
By bus: There are buses to/from many places in Java.