Jakarta shopping is one of the things that travelers in Indonesia must try. It is considered the shopping paradise of this country with busy commercial centers and exciting markets … Here are 5 ideal shopping address for any tourist.
– Plaza Indonesia
One of the most famous centers when talking about Jakarta shopping is Palaza Indonesia, which locates below the Grand Hyatt hotel, having hundreds of stores of clothings, cosmetics, jewelry, souvenirs, books, flowers, drugs and furnishing…
You can find so many famous fashion brands such as Milano, Guuci or Versace here. Especially, Plaza Indonesia also provides tourism and restaurant service.
Address: 28-30 Jalan M.H. Thamrin, Jakarta Pusat 10350.
Opening hours: 10:00 to 21:00.
– Shopping Block M
If you do not know where to shop reasonably, look for Block M, a good destination for Jakarta shopping. This is the shopping mall which lots of people visit. Not only 3 major trading centers, Block M also has hundreds of shops from reasonable to high-end of the price.
A special feature of the Block M is that after sightseeing and shopping are done, you can look at Cinema 21 to watch movies or go to the restaurants to enjoy Jakarta cuisine, or snack with cheap prices. In the evening you can also visit the bar or coffee shop to enjoy the nightlife here.
Address: Jl. Bulungan No. 76, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12130, Indonesia.
Opening hours: 10: 00-22: 00.
– Mall Plaza Senayan
One more interesting shopping address to go – Plaza Senayan. It is the luxury mall , located in the center of Jakarta. You can easily move to here by car or public transport.
This shopping mall is divided into three distinct stories, each floor has various commodity groups: Level 1 is the place of diverse types of stores, from budget to luxury; Level 2 is the place dedicated to the fashion shops and Level 3 is the sanctuary of restaurants and entertainment.
Plaza Senayan also addresses one of the great shopping and favorite mall in Jakarta for the foreign community living here, because of the utility that it brings.
Address: 8 Jalan Asia Afrikaz, Trikarya Sempama PT Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270.
Opening hours: 10:00 to 21:00.
– Mall Artha Gading
Designed in the image of the “Silk Road”, Artha Gading mall is very popular in Indonesia. This center is large and divided into several areas: Nusantara Atrium, Atrium Paris, Italy Atrium, China Atrium, India Atrium, Persia Atrium and the biggest Millenium Atrium,… each area is designed with its own goods.
Here you can buy goods such as clothes, shoes, cosmetics, electronics … Especially, you can admire the famous world wonders . For example, while in Italy Atrium area you will see Roman arena and Greek statues of gods; India Atrium with Tai Mahal Palace; Millenium Atrium with Renaissance period… Very interesting, right? Jakarta shopping, where to purchase the best? The answer is Artha Gading.
Address: 1 Jl. Artha Gading Selatan, Jakarta Utara, DKI Jakarta 14240.
Opening hours: 10: 00- 22:00
– Other markets in Jakarta
Besides popular shopping centers, tourists can go to Chinatown or center Sarinah, Mangga Dua complex, the center Pondok Indah Mall, …
In addition to the shopping center, Jakarta has many markets, and this is the ideal shopping address with cheap prices.
The famous bazaars attracting many locals as well as tourists are Pasar Rawa Belong flower market, Jalan Surabaya antique market, Pasar Seni art market and crafts fair or Pasar Baru fashion,…
Each market has a specific commodity groups. Don’t forget to bargain and keep your objects carefully. It’s usual to pay the price down more than 1/2 or slightly compared to the price that the sellers give you.