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Travel to the whole Indonesia in One or Two days? What if we say, “Can!”
Being the world’s largest archipelago, Indonesia is a truly wonderful country with vast numbers of beautiful destinations. Spanning the equator for nearly 5000 km, expect to spend few years to explore each and every corner of Indonesia. Don’t have that much time? You’re in luck for Taman Mini Indonesia Indah summed it up for you.
Cultural enlightenment at its best, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, or TMII for short, is an impressive site that showcases miniatures of this exotic country and highlights the richness and diversity of the many different cultures in Indonesia. Bundled with adventure and entertainment, this amazing park is sure to delight both kids and adults.
Literally translated as Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park, this exquisite park presents no less than 33 pavilions, each representing the uniqueness of all 33 provinces in Indonesia. Easily slip into the life of various Indonesian tribes as you explore real-size model of traditional houses along with elements of traditional environment and culture like costumes, crafts, ethnography artifacts, ceremonies and even remarkable performances of dance and music.
This 250-acres-wide park also houses 3 theaters including Asia’s very first IMAX theater, Keong Emas. This golden snail shaped theater was featured 7 times in Guiness Book of Records for biggest number of audience and its enormous screen that will surely give you enjoyable experience. Take the wind powered monorail and visit any of the 16 different museums or take pictures of you and your loved ones in dozens of distinctive monuments.
Recharge your energy with delightful snacks and drinks that are available throughout the park. Various restaurants can also easily be spotted for a delectable meal.
For outdoor lovers, there’s every manner of action. Stretch your legs and enjoy splendour of greens as you ride your bike around the park. Leisurely paddle the swan boats as you enjoy the stunning scenery. Or get your adreline pumping as you ride the hurricane, tornado, and many other water attractions in snowy waterpark. Otherwise, soar above and see the miniature of Indonesia archipelago that sits impressively on the central lake as you ride the cable car.
Next, grab the wonderful opportunity to see, pet and even take pictures with majestic Komodo dragon for a truly unforgettable experience. Majestic castle, science center and many more attractions awaits.
There are just so much to see, experience and do in TMII. Too short a visit? Hotels in park ground are for you stay in. It’s not unusual that visitors prolong their tour to get the whole experience of this beautiful park. With everything for everyone, this amazing park is truly the best introduction of what Indonesia has to offer.
Music is the rhythm of urban life. Being one of the most populous cities in the world, Jakarta appears as an emerging market for music industry. In conjunction with the spread of globalization wave, Jakarta citizens become more familiar with various music genres over and above music performers across the world. International singers, groups, or bands consider themselves to visit Jakarta due to immense public demand for performances. Along with the escalating number of concerts and music festivals, Jakarta turns out to be one of international music performers’ main destinations in Asia.
Many reputable international singers and musicians shortlist Jakarta as a destination city within their world tours in recent years. Katy Perry, Jessie J, Justin Bieber, Elton John, Roxette, New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, Jason Mraz, Maroon 5, and David Guetta are some big names in music industry that came to Jakarta in 2012. Those artists favor to perform in Jakarta because great numbers of urbanites are loyal fans of theirs. Jakarta also flourishes as the home of international music festivals. JakJazz Festival, Java Rockin’ Land, Java Soulnation, Jakarta Blues Festivaland Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival are the instances of large-scale music festivals held annually in Jakarta. During several days of the events, renowned musicians gather and perform in noteworthy feasts that enable people to enjoy the breezy music atmosphere. Besides the concerts, the music festivals do not merely attract citizens of Jakarta and other cities in Indonesia, but it also allures guests from neighboring countries and relatively distant countries to some extent.
Almost all music venues are situated in Senayan quarter. Plenary Hall Jakarta Convention Center, Istora Senayan, and Tennis Indoor Senayan are allegedly international entertainers’ most favorite venues for performances. Recently a lot of concerts are stood in Ancol Bay City Recreational Park, specifically at Mata Elang International Stadium and Ocean Ecopark. A larger venue than the aforementioned ones is Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran where the Java Jazz Festival has been regularly conducted per annum since 2010. Another popular venue for concerts is Sentul International Convention Center; a newly-established venue located about 30 km southward Jakarta. Additionally, some indie acts bring about their performances in cultural centers, hotel ballrooms, even cafés or clubs in downtown Jakarta.
The massive numbers of concerts and music festivals in Jakarta indicate that Jakarta has been regarded as a major city of music shows in Asia. People don’t have to fly abroad for watching concerts or attending music festivals because many world’s prominent singers, groups, or bands stop by in Jakarta. The frequent visits of international artists, great concerts, plus dazzling festivals imply that Jakarta is a favorable host city for world-scale music events. In the past years, Jakarta has been sprucing and straightening up to be a more benign city for residents and visitors. Moreover, the governments of Jakarta Special Capital Region and private developers cooperatively improve supporting infrastructures as well as manage the safety in order to magnetize both artists and fans. In such a way, the advancements brace the eminence of Jakarta on global entertainers.
Jakarta develops as the rising target for international music market alongside the city development. Stay updated, mark your calendars, get the tickets, and see your idols in Jakarta.