Jakarta is steeped in rich cultural heritage of Dutch period and features plenty of traditional relics and interesting architectures. Known to be the haven of world’s famous and beloved attractions, it grabs the attention of many people and forces them to take cheap flights to Jakarta to spend an amazing and memorable time. Taman Mini Indah Indonesia theme park is one of its amazing settlements that is beautifully set over the land area of about 100 hectares and serves as the magnificent emblem of Indonesia’s 27 provinces and their outstanding characteristics.
Local delicacies, events, cultural performances are organized here on daily basis. It also features its own orchid garden-very famous for hundreds of Indonesian orchid varieties, a fauna museum, swimming pool, recreational grounds and a bird park with a walk-in aviary.
This park offers a dizzying selection of things to explore and enjoy, all on the theme of Indonesian diversity and culture. If you really want to see, ‘Indonesia in miniature’, you must hit the spectacular site of this beautiful park. There is a constantly growing array of attractions and allurements that appeals to the visitors. 26 provincial pavilions surround the lake and represent pre-2000s provincial division of the country.
The East Timor pavilion has now been transformed to a museum and many new museums are still being constructed. The entire feature the architectural buildings with exhibits, handicrafts, arte-facts and eye catchy landscapes. There is a beautiful lake that juts resembles the Indonesian archipelago and you can opt for cable car that travels above the encircling areas. (The most amazing and jaw dropping photos can be captured). It also houses almost 10 parks and gardens that include a reptile park (famous for Komodo dragon up close), a medicinal herb garden, a freshwater aquarium and a bird park. A Chinese Indonesian culture park is still under construction.
You can also visit museums-there are 14 in total and display a wide agglomeration of tempting and artistic objects. The common ones are the Asmat museum (showcases the Asmat people in their traditions and Papua), the oil and gas museum, and the heirloom museum. There lies 6 different houses of worship that include a Hindu temple, a Buddhist temple, a mosque and two churches. They all represent distinctive religions of Indonesia and another Confucian temple is under construction.
You can also see movies as there are 3 theatres, one of them is IMAX. The park boasts of several enjoyable and entertaining activities for children and families like a kiddy rides park, a handicrafts market, a fishing pond, swan boats on the Indonesian Archipelago Lake and the Snow Bay Water Park. You will love to tickle your taste buds with an excellent variety of food at various restaurants and eateries of Taman Mini (the popular ones are Tiban Market, Pecel Madiun, Pondok and the Puri Caping Gunung restaurant). Feel free and enjoy without any worries, so get ready and pack up your belongings for an amazing trip towards Jakarta.