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Bounded to the north by the Java Sea and the south by the low Bogor Hills, Indonesia's overwhelming capital, JAKARTA, has long been the focus of the country's changing political face, most dramatically with the student-led demonstrations against Suharto in 1998. Indonesia's most populous city, it has grown from a mere 900,000 inhabitants in 1945, to well over thirteen million (and over twenty million if you take into account the greater urban region known as Jabotabek). The capital sprawls over 661 square kilometres of northern Java. Unfortunately, few foreign visitors find the city as alluring …
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The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta Mega Kuningan

The 333-room hotel is set in the heart of the vibrant Mega Kuningan District. The hotel is an ideal choice for business or leisure travel. This prime location is situated south of the city center in the ...

Top Things to Do in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Taman Impian Jaya Ancol (Ancol Dreamland)

This colossal recreational resort faces the enchanting Jakarta Bay. Its prime attraction, the Fantasyland amusement park, keeps children of all ages entertained the ...

Top Restaurants in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Domus, The Italian Restaurant

Dine on the finest Italian cuisine in a wonderfully restored Dutch-era colonial building. With high ceilings and elegant furniture in the bright and spacious dining room, the scene ...