Taman Mini Indonesia Indah is another education-cum-recreation area. Initiated by Indonesia’s former First Lady IbuTien Soeharto, Taman Mini is a huge park which in addition here also have numbers of museums.
There is also the Fauna Museum in the shape of a large Komodo dragon, the Transportation museum, and a whole lot more, besides an Imax theatre and a Planetarium. Regular cultural performances in traditional and contemporary style from around the Indonesian archipelago in drama, dance and music are held regularly in the two main theatres.
In Taman Mini Indonesia Indah there is also a large Orchid Garden, where one can find a large variety of orchid species to admire and to buy. And, for fun and family recreation, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah has built a water sports area, called Snowbay. Here is also has student hostel. Displays life- sized traditional houses from throughout all of Indonesia’s 33 provinces. Here one can admire the beautifully carved Minangkabau Rumah Gadang, the Toraja Tongkonan to the Dayak longhouses from Kalimantan and the megalithic Nias house.
- 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.