Jakarta is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. It is the centre of economy, finance, culture and Indonesian politics. Jakarta is the world’s second most populous urban area. Jakarta is a huge, sprawling metropolis, home to over 10 million people. With rapid urbanization and growth, gridlocked traffic and congestion are now part and parcel of every day life. Sadly, it is also one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world
Merdeka Square is considered one of the largest squares in the world. It is five times the size of Tiananmen Square in China and 12 times the size of Place de la Concorde in France. At the centre of Merdeka Square is the National Monument of the Republic of Indonesia. The 132 metre tower was built to commemorate the struggle of Indonesian independence movement from the Dutch East Indies during the colonial rule.
The Merdeka Square is a popular destination among locals and tourist. The surrounding consist of many important government buildings such as the Merdeka Palace, the National Museum, the National Library, Jakarta City Hall, Istiqlal Mosque and the Supreme Court.
The Metropolitan City. The climate of Indonesia is almost entirely tropical. Average year-round temperature of 86°F (30°C). Public transportation in Indonesia is hard to come by. Arrange a city tour or airport transfer at your convenience and have fun with Jakarta tourism
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