24 Hours in Jakarta

Getting to know Indonesia’s capital.

International travelers on their way to remote islands in Indonesia often have to make a stopover for a connecting flight in the capital Jakarta. This dynamic, bustling metropolis offers an eclectic mix of culture, soaring skyscrapers, and mouthwatering food.

While it’s definitely worth spending a longer time, for those who only have a day to spare, here’s an easy 24-hour itinerary of what you can do in the Indonesian capital.

 

Bike around the old downtown area

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Kara Santos

Kara Santos

Kara Santos is a freelance writer and photographer. When not on the road or motorcycling off somewhere for the weekend, she’s leveling up her experience points in the latest PlayStation RPG. Read about her real-life and virtual adventures on her blog Travel Up.