TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Known as the largest metropolitan city in Indonesia and the center of economy and government, finding natural tourist attractions in Jakarta is relatively easy.
Quoting jakarta-tourism.shko.idHere are recommendations for 15 must-see nature attractions in Jakarta:
1. Lake Sunter
Sunter Lake is a man-made lake located in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta. This lake can be an alternative for families who want water tourism without leaving Jakarta.
2. Cijantung City Forest
The City Forest stands on an area of 17,000 square meters on Jl. RA Fadillah, East Jakarta. Cijantung City Forest is open from Monday to Friday at 07:00 AM to 17:00 PM local time.
3. GBK City Forest
This green oasis is located right in the heart of Jakarta within the GBK sports complex. This city forest is suitable for light activities such as jogging, walking or picnicking.
4. Srengseng City Forest
Standing on 15 hectares of land, Srengseng City Forest in West Jakarta can be an option to escape for a moment from the hustle and bustle of the capital city.
5. Sangga Buana City Forest Guest House
Pesanggrahan Sangga Buna conservative, educational and natural tourism site of the city in Jakarta, especially Lebak Bulus. Several types of plants grow in the forest, such as coffee and red ginger.
6. A thousand islands
Seribu Islands are often an alternative for residents of Greater Jakarta to leave behind the busy city for a while. ‘Seribu’ means ‘one thousand’ in Indonesian. Many islands are included in the Seribu Islands; Tidung Island, Pramuka Island, Pari Island, Perak Island, Harapan Island and Bidadari Island, hence the name.
7. Ancol Beach
Ancol Beach is one of Jakarta’s iconic and affordable natural tourist attractions. To enter the beach you pay only Rp 15,000 to enjoy the coastal view of Ancol and the windy beach.
8. Beautiful Kapuk Beach (PIK)
IPK offers white sand and various facilities such as cafes, swimming pools and restaurants. The beach area is open until 19:00 local time.
9. Setu Babakan
Setu Babakan is a lake in Srengseng Sawah, South Jakarta. This lake is part of Betawi’s cultural heritage. Setu Babakan offers various water sports that attract tourists, such as canoeing and jet skiing.
10. Cattleya Park
Located in Tomang, West Jakarta, the 31,000 square meter park directly faces the Taman Anggrek shopping mall. The park houses about 948 species of plants.
11. Salix Park
This park is located on Jl. Mufakat, South Jakarta. Opened in 2011, this park offers various facilities such as volleyball court, toilet, trail, running track, outdoor fitness, children’s playground and square.
12. Suropati Park
Located in Menten, Central Jakarta, this park is open all day and offers many facilities including free internet.
13. Tabebuya Park
Tabebuya Park is located on Jl. No. Kahfi I, Ciganjur, Jagakarsa, South Jakarta. The park, which stands on an area of 9,626 square meters, is decorated with Tabebuya trees originating from Brazil. Visitors can do light exercise in the park, such as walking, badminton and yoga.
14. Mangrove Park
The Mangrove Nature Tourism Park is part of the Angke Kapuk Forest Area on 99.82 hectares of land. The park is also a conservation area for the mangrove ecosystem to protect the coastal areas, including the habitat of various waterfowl species.
15. Tebet Eco Park
This nature-based retreat is a reference to depressing oneself in South Jakarta. The green area of 7.3 hectares follows three main concepts; ecological function, a place to socialize and a recreational and educational platform. This park is suitable for people of all ages.
MELYNDA DWI PUSPITA
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