Once the official residence of the Governor-general of Dutch East Indies, the building was named Merdeka Palace (Freedom Palace) in 1949 after Indonesia regained its independence. Today, it is the official residence of the President of Indonesia. The building had been designed in a neo-classical style with Doric columns and it has not changed since it was renovated in 1873. Along with the neighbouring buildings, Merdeka Palace is part of the presidential palace complex, and it is currently used as the official venue for state events.
- Skyrink Skating
One of the largest ice skating rinks in Southeast Asia (1,248m2) and one of the most beautiful in Asia, is no doubt the right choice for you and your family for recreation in an environment that is fun and wholesomely healthy.
- Taman Impian Jaya Ancol
Ancol Dreamland or Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, is Jakarta’s largest and complete multi-themes park. A vast beach resort in the North of Jakarta facing the Java Sea, Ancol Dreamland covers
a wide 80 hectares swathe of shoreline. This is an integrated park that offers everything from beach and water sports to fun rides, swimming pools to Eco-Park and spectacular shows where international stars perform.
- Ragunan Zoo
Located at Pasar Minggu in South Jakarta, the Ragunan Zoo is a favorite attraction for the entire family especially during weekends and school holidays. Covering an area of 140 hectares, the Ragunan Zoo has a collection of 295 species of animals, including Indonesia’s own famous Komodo dragons.