Home » attraction » Jakarta » Underrated Places in Jakarta : Great Ones You’ve Never Seen Before

Underrated Places in Jakarta : Great Ones You’ve Never Seen Before

by riyoga

In the previous articles, we mostly talked about the location named Komodo island located on the eastern side of Indonesia. With so many wonderful things such as best diving sites in Gili Islands Lombok Indonesia, no wonder that the location seems promising to be the best natural places for anyone’s vacation.

But we should remember that even in the capital city like Jakarta, there are also some things that you can actually enjoy. Things like best ecotourism experiences and destinations near Jakarta Indonesia can also be used as an alternative to chilling in the city. But there are the underrated places in Jakarta, locations that not known by many, but they still have their own unique specialties. What are they? Let’s see them on the list below.

1 – Pinisi Science and Edutainment Park

The first location on the list of the underrated places in Jakarta is this park called Pinisi Science and Edutainment Park. This is the place where your children can learn about anything from science, technology, and even the Indonesian cultural aspects like traditional dance and music.

Location: Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta

Opening Hours: 10 am to 5 pm

Average Cost: Rp135.000,-

Activities to Do: Learning about science, technology, and culture

Best time to Visit: Morning, Day

2 – The Cat Cabin

The second one that looks as beautiful as the weekend gateway destinations from Jakarta you never thought possible is The Cat Cabin. This is actually the first cat cafe in Indonesia. Aside from enjoying the f and b, you can also interact with those cute cats. The place is really clean and comfy, and all the cats have been vaccinated. So you don’t need to worry about the cat diseases or anything.

Location: Mampang Prapatan, South Jakarta

Opening Hours:10 am to 9 pm

Average Cost: Rp100.000,-

Activities to Do: Interacting and playing with cats, enjoying FnB

Best time to Visit: Morning, Day, Evening

3 – The Museum of Kites

The next one in underrated places in Jakarta is Museum of Kites. Back in our childhood, kids used to play kites during their free time. They even created the unique ones that never existed before. And you can see the collections of the kite in here. Also, you can join in the process of making a kite from scratch.

Location: South Jakarta

Opening Hours: 9 am to 4 pm

Average Cost: Rp15.000,-

Activities to Do: Learning about traditional kites

Best time to Visit: Morning, Day

4 – Bunker Board Game Cafe

Aside from the Cat Cabin that we mentioned earlier on the underrated places in Jakarta, there’s also a cafe named Bunker Board Game Cafe. As the name implies, this is a suitable place for hangout with your best friends while having those entertaining board games. It’s always fun to be here.

Location: Serpong, Tangerang

Opening Hours: 9 am to 10 pm

Average Cost: Ro15.000,- per hour

Activities to Do: Playing all kinds of boardgame

Best time to Visit: Evening, Night

5 – Ismail Marzuki Planetarium

As we mentioned earlier on the places to visit in Central Jakarta, Ismail Marzuki Park is one of the best parks that you should visit around the city of Jakarta. Inside it, there’s a Planetarium to study about astronomy. Seeing the starts and planets is the real thing to do here. The kids can learn so much from this place alone.

Location: Menteng, Central Jakarta

Opening Hours: 8 am to 3 pm

Average Cost: Rp10.000,-

Activities to Do: Learning about astronomy

Best time to Visit: Morning, Afternoon

6 – Kidzania Jakarta

Make your kids dream into a real-life activity in Kidzania Jakarta. This place that should be included inside the underrated places in Jakarta is the location where your kids can be anything they want. Starting from the firefighter or even a cook, they can do the “real job” that they like.

Location: Senayan, South Jakarta

Opening Hours: 9 am to 4 pm

Average Cost: Rp200.000,-

Activities to Do: Trying all the professions

Best time to Visit: Morning, Evening

7 – Laser Game Indonesia

These days, the games are so popular, especially the shooting games. If you want to do a real thing without harming anyone, then you should try to come to Laser Game Indonesia. You will have a war with the other “competitors”. Using a laser gun, which is safe even for kids, make sure that your team is the winning team.

Location: West Kelapa Gading

Opening Hours: 10 am to 9 pm

Average Cost: Rp100.000,-

Activities to Do: Defeating your opponent team with laser guns

Best time to Visit: Morning and Evening

8 – Escape Game

Aside from the instagram worthy restaurants and cafe in Jakarta, there’s also another location called the Escape Game. Other than the Laser Game above, the Escape Game only requires one group to solve all the puzzles. The game requires a lot of logical thinking and teamwork in order to pass to the next room. Are you able to conquer it?

Location: Pantai Indah Kapuk, North Jakarta

Opening Hours: 10 am to 10 pm

Average Cost: Rp236.000,-

Activities to Do: Solving the puzzles and continue your adventure

Best time to Visit: Morning, Evening

9 – Bricks4Kidz

The world of Lego is really interesting. We can create anything from the Lego bricks like building, vehicles, iconic characters, or even our own lego character. In the Brickz4Kidz, the children can create their favorite thing with Lego bricks. By using creativity, the kids can make their imagination into reality.

Location: Kemang

Opening Hours: 9 am to 6 pm

Average Cost: Rp100.000,-

Activities to Do: Having fun with Lego bricks

Best time to Visit: Morning until Evening

10 – Antique Market

A mall is a fun place, but those antique markets always give another atmosphere. In Jakarta, you can also find one antique market on Surabaya street. Usually, people come here for looking at the house decorations. Many said that those antique stuff are really unique and valuable. Some people also use the location as a background for their pre-wed photos.

Location: Surabaya street, Menteng

Opening Hours: 8 am to 5 pm

Average Cost: No entrance fee

Activities to Do: Hunting antique goods

Best time to Visit: Morning

11 – Le Bridge

Then for the last one, there’s the Le Bridge, the icon of romance in Ancol. The location is basically a long wooden bridge that usually really crowded during the evening. Many people would come here in order to enjoy the sunset with their loved one. There’s also a cafe nearby that looks so beautiful in the middle of the ocean.

Location: Taman Impian Jaya Ancol

Opening Hours: 7 am to 11 pm

Average Cost: Rp75.000,-

Activities to Do: Trying the culinary, sunset viewing

Best time to Visit: Evening, Night

Vacation in Jakarta

You may also like