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Best Places to Watch Sunset in Jakarta You (Beautiful View Ever!)

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Rooftop and Parking Area of PGC

Are you in Jakarta? Then you should visit these places to enjoy sunset in Jakarta.

  1. Lagoon Ancol Beach
    Ancol Lagoon Beach

    Ancol Lagoon Beach

    Lagoon Ancol Beach is one of the places to watch sunset in Jakarta. This beach is located inside the Ancol recreation place area in North Jakarta.

    Other than enjoying the sunset, you can also enjoy the beach, the food in the restaurant at the edge of beach, and play sand. You can sit and enjoy the sunset while you are eating your food or chatting with friends. You can take pictures when the sunset comes. The beach is sometimes rented for the events such as New Year Eve event or concert event.

    The beach opens from 8 a.m to 9 p.m. It will be different if the beach rolls out the events, the open hours can be 24 hours, especially if the event is New Years’ Eve.

    If you want to visit this beach, you can pay for the Ancol Recreation Place’s ticket for about Rp 25.000-Rp 30.000.- If you bring your own vehicle, you can pay the parking fee for about Rp 20.000.- for motorcycles and Rp 25.000.- for cars. You can also take Trans Jakarta Bus and you will arrive at the Ancol Shelter and you can go by Shuttle bus which the place provides. Here’s more enchanting spots Things to Do in Bidadari Island Jakarta

  2. Rooftop Parking Area (Pusat Grosir Cililitan) PGC
    Rooftop and Parking Area of PGC

    Rooftop and Parking Area of PGC

    PGC or Pusat Grosir Cililitan is a mall in East Jakarta. This mall was established in 2002 – 2004. The mall has its best rooftop to enjoy the sunset in Jakarta.

    You just have to go to the A floor and find the great spot before the sunset comes. This mall also provides many restaurants or fast food restaurants so that you can buy the food and enjoy the sunset at the rooftop because the rooftop hasn’t had restaurant area. Here’s more enchanting spots Best Islands in Thousand Islands Jakarta

    The rooftop is only provided for Mosque and parking area. You can also see lots of houses from the rooftop which give the best view when you see the sunset in the middle of city life.

    This second place to watch the sunset open from 9 a.m to 10 p.m. This place is located in Jl. Dewi Sartika, one of the busiest roads in East Jakarta. If you decide to visit this place, you can go by Trans Jakarta bus and arrive at the PGC 2 Shelter. There are two different Shelters in this mall. There is no ticket price for this place. Here’s more enchanting spots Things to Do in Pahawang Island

    If you want to watch and enjoy the sunset, you just have to use the elevator and go to the A level floor. A level floor is the rooftop of PGC mall. This place also provides a hotel, so that it will make you easy to see the sunset of enjoy the mall and the business of the road. 

  3. National Monument Park and Parking Area
    National Monument's Park and Parking Area

    National Monument’s Park and Parking Area

    Monas or National Monument is one of the famous places in Jakarta. That is the symbol of Jakarta and it is located exactly in the center of the Jakarta city. Monas has become one of a-must-visit place for everyone who comes to Jakarta.

    On the top of the Monument, you can see all around Jakarta, from north to south or from east to west. Monas also offer the view when the sunset comes. You can see the sunset from the top of the National Monument which has 132 m height. Here’s more enchanting spots Good and Bad Things About Bali Island Indonesia

    You can also enjoy the sunset from its wide park. While you are enjoying the sunset, you can also rest your body and sit on the green grass which is applied at the park.

    National Monument opens from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. The open hours will be different on the weekend which can be open until midnight. The ticket price for entering the National Monument is Rp 5000.- The parking fee is about Rp 5000 to Rp 20.000.- depending on how long you put your own vehicle in the parking lot. You can also take Trans Jakarta Bus and arrive at Monas Shelter. National Monument is located in Gambir, Central Jakarta City, DKI Jakarta. The place is near from Gambir Train Station.

  4. Sunda Kelapa Beach and Port
    Sunda Kelapa Beach and Port

    Sunda Kelapa Beach and Port

    Beach or the port indeed is the place for enjoying sunset, especially when you want to watch sunset in Jakarta.

  5. Sunda Kelapa Beach or Port can be your choice. This place is located in Jl. Matrim Raya North Jakarta. This is the old Port of Jakarta. For its old story, this port became one of the important port in The Dutch Conquered era.

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    Some people say that this port is one of the places to enjoy sunset in Jakarta. Other than enjoying the sunset, you can also rent the boat to surround the beach or port. 

    If you want to visit this port, the port opens all the time. The ticket price is Rp 5000.- and you can go here by Trans Jakarta Bus or your own motorcycles or cars. The parking lot fee is about Rp 5000.- to Rp 15.000.- depending on the vehicle you bring here. If you come here by Trans Jakarta you can transit in Ancol Shelter and continue to the Sunda Kelapa Shelter. If you come from Old City, you have to arrive at Sunda Kelapa Shelter too.

  6. Jakarta’s Office Buildings and Rooftops
    Jakarta's Office Buildings

    Jakarta’s Office Buildings

    As the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta is one of the important business places in Indonesia. Lots of companies and government offices build in this city.

    Lots of building build and make Jakarta shows the view of the skyline. Therefore, the Jakarta’s office buildings give the advantage for everyone who works inside those buildings to watch the sunset in Jakarta. The higher the building, the better people can watch the sunset.

    There is no ticket price for coming to this building. If you just visit one of the buildings in Jakarta, you can permit to the building’s owners or the officers who are in charge for securing the building.

    There are some restaurant which are built at the rooftop of the building and offers you the look of the sunset in Jakarta. All the buildings area usually are located in the nearest Trans Jakarta Bus Shelter or KRL Train Station, so that you don’t have to worry to get the transportation here.

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