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Top 20 Things to Do in Bekasi, West Java Indonesia

by Yoga Adi

Bekasi, a place identical with the busy activities of business and trading. Many people tried to avoid this city, because like we all know, this city has “magnificent” traffic jam. But, they missing some points here. They missing some wonderful attractions available in this city! Sad, i know.

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Anyway, what are those attractions in here? What are those attractions included in the list of top 20 things to do in Bekasi West Java Indonesia? Lest check them below:

1. Crocodile Park (Taman Buaya Indonesia Jaya)

Crocodile Park is a crocodile breeding complex located in Serang, Cikarang, Bekasi. We can go there through the West Cikarang toll lane (Lippo Cikarang) to the right, to Jonggol, Bogor. The place is known as the  Crocodile Park Jaya (TBIJ) or Cikarang Crocodile Park. The number of crocodiles breeding approximately 500, Cikarang Crocodile Park is one of the largest breeding in Asia and even the world.

In addition to being a crocodile breeding, Taman Crocodile Jaya (TBIJ) is also an alternative recreational facility, as it provides a place for recreation. There is a playground for children, a spot to relax, entertainment stage even on certain days there’s human and crocodile shows. Unique spot to visit.

  • Entry Ticket : Rp12.000 for adults, and Rp6.000,- for children
  • Opening Hours : Everyday from 07.30 – 18.45

2. Gedung Joang 45

Museum Joang 45 or Gedung Joang ’45 is one of the museums located near Bekasi, in Jakarta area to be exact. Currently the management is implemented by the Department of Tourism and Culture of DKI Jakarta Province. The museum is located on Menteng Raya 31, Kebon Sirih Village, Menteng Sub-district, Central Jakarta. The museum was inaugurated in 1974 by President Soeharto, after being renovated.

In this museum can be seen traces of the struggle of independence of Indonesian with a collection of heritage objects of the Indonesian fighters. Among them are official car of First President and Vice President of RI known as car REP 1 and REP 2, and Car Event Bombing in Cikini.

In addition, there is also a collection of photographs of documentation and paintings depicting the struggle around the year 1945-1950s. Some of the struggle figures are displayed also in the form of chest statues. Perfect place to going on through histories.

  • Entry Ticket : Rp2.000,-
  • Opening Hours : Tuesday to Sunday from 09.00 – 15.00

3. Saung Ranggon

Saung Rangon tourism in Cikedokan Bekasi West Java is one of the tourist attractions located in the village of Saung Rangon, the district of bekasi, the province of West Java. Saung Rangon tourism in Cikedokan Bekasi West Java is a bustling tourist spot with tourists on weekdays and holidays. This place is very beautiful and can give a different sensation to our daily activities.

Saung Rangon tour in Cikedokan Bekasi West Java is very suitable to fill your holiday activities, especially during long holidays such as national holidays.

The beauty of Saung Rangon in Cikedokan Bekasi West Java is very good for all of you who are near or in the distance to come to visit Saung Rangon tourist spot in Cikedokan Bekasi West Java in the city of bekasi. Such a perfect place to relax.

  • Entry Ticket : Free!
  • Opening Hours : Everyday from 06.00 – 21.00

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4. Waterboom Lippo Cikarang

For you Bekasi people or other surrounding communities do not be confused to find a place to vacation because there is interesting attraction that can be an option for a vacation with family or relatives that is Waterboom Lippo Cikarang which is a water game place that provides various rides and facilities. Its a good place to release the fatigue after being tired of undergoing such many activities during the day.

Waterboom Lippo Cikarang presents interesting rides such as swimming pool, Hilly Forest, turtle corridor, eco friendly, and many more. Wonderful, that’s why it made its way to the list of Top 20 Things to Do in Bekasi West Java Indonesia.

  • Entry Ticket : Rp60.000,- on weekday, Rp 95.000,- on weekend
  • Opening Hours : Everyday from 09.00 – 17.00

5. Cibereum Lake

Although not as much as Depok, Bekasi also has an interesting lake or place used as a place of recreation. One of them is Situ Cibeureum. Part of this lake is located Lambang Sari Village and half of them in Lambang Jaya Village. Both are under the administrative area of ​​Tambun Selatan District, Bekasi Regency.

Situ Cibeureum is a lake that is formed naturally. The location of the lake is above the ground with a concave contour. The form causes a survis rotation that is the state where water is suspended on the surface due to the indentation.

The curve is caused by the erosion of rain water on clay soil but absorb and hold water. But anyway, this place is a good spot to hangout with friends or family.

  • Entry Ticket : Free!
  • Opening Hours : Opens every time

6. Muara Gembong Mangrove

If Jakarta has a Mangrove Nature Park Angke Kapuk, then Bekasi has Muara Gembong. This mangrove forest is very beautiful and still natural. This is the beautiful face of Bekasi whose citizens themselves may not know yet.

About the scenery, mangrove forests in Muara Gembong is like mangrove forests in Kalimantan. While riding a canoe boat, you will wade through the river with mangrove trees on the right and left.

Without pollution, passing other people up to the sound of the vehicle, you can really felt the wild. Muara Gembong is slowly known to tourists and the people there have started to realize the importance of the benefits of mangrove forests. So it must be a good place to visit.

  • Entry Ticket : Free!
  • Opening Hours : Opens 24 hours

7. Muara Beting Beach

Muara Beting Beach is arguably one of the beaches in Bekasi that has magnificent beauty. Who would have thought that Bekasi also has a beach? Though this city was previously known as a crowded city and even jammed. Because of the frequent traffic jams, the journey to Bekasi is like going to the end of the galaxy!

However, Muara Beting Beach Bekasi has a fresh sea air atmosphere as well as the surrounding scenery is very soothing. Away from the hustle and bustle of bustling city of Bekasi, it equipped with brownish sand sea plus waves crashing that breaks into a harmonious voice that reassures the soul. Such a great place.

  • Entry Ticket : Free!
  • Opening Hours : Opens 24 hours

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8. Muara Bendera Beach

Muara Bendera Beach, one of the tourist destinations in Muara Gembong Sub District offers a complete sea view with its animals. The beach is a shelter of migratory seabirds from the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The scene can be witnessed between September and February. If “lucky”, you can also find swamp crocodiles.

If you visit the Muara Bendera Beach, you will feel a different sensation than usual. Because of least visitors, lonely atmosphere around the beach gives the impression if you’re on vacation on your own island. Beaches in this island can be a tourist destination for those of you who do not really like the crowd but want to keep chatting with nature.

  • Entry Ticket : No admission ticket
  • Opening Hours : Opens every time

9. Mekar Beach

As the name implies, the beach on the north coast of Java Island is located in Muara Gembong District, precisely in the village of Mekar Beach. This beach is not professionally develop as a tourist attraction. However, the seaside area offers beautiful scenery that pamper the eyes.

Mekar Beach has a different panorama than other beaches. If most of the tourist beach has a straight coastline or concave, the tourist attraction in the village of Mekar is precisely convex shape. The water is also quite clear. In addition to the panorama of the sea, visitors can see the mouth of the Gembong River which is a tributary of the Citarum. Very beautiful. 

  • Entry Ticket : Free!
  • Opening Hours : Opens every time

10. Tree House Tourism Bekasi

You want to invite your child to play in a beautiful environment? Try this one attraction, on Tree House in Raya Parpostel, Jatiasih, Bekasi. For you drivers, no need to worry about traffic jam because of its location near from Jatiasih Toll Gate.

Once out of the toll you will find the Komsen Roundabout. Turn right then take the path to the entrance of TMII toll road. However, before the toll entrance, you do not turn right and take a straight road toward Villa Nusa Indah housing.

The concept of building in the Tree House is priority of natural beauty, whether it is a garden, the original lake (fishing ground) and non-smoking area. To be free from cigarettes, this Tree House provides a special place for smokers. Such a perfect place to enjoy with the whole family.

  • Entry Ticket : Rp10.000,-
  • Opening Hours : Opens everyday from 09.00 -17.00

11. Kemang Pratama Park

What more things to do in Bekasi Indonesia? Kemang Pratama Park is located in the center of residential complex. Housing developers deliberately build the park as an open space as well as a place of recreation for residents of housing and the public. Its location adjacent to the Bekasi River makes the trees that grow in green areas grow big and shady

Kemang Pratama is also known as mini zoo park. The name comes from the manager to bring some species of animals to the park area. The animal that attracts most visitors is the deer. The existence of these grass-eating animals make the park in the middle of the housing is also called Deer Park. There are 7 deer that can be observed while visiting the Deer Park. The whole is a kind of spotted deer. In addition to deer visitors can also see turkey and chicken kate. What a nice place, right?

  • Entry Ticket : Free!
  • Opening Hours : Opens everyday from 08.00 – 18.00

12. Curug (Waterfall) Parigi

The city of Bekasi is not only synonymous with an industrial City area, congestion and also a landfill area. But behind those impression , the city holds a potential of a very interesting natural attraction. Its Curug Parigi.

This waterfall has been known by the public since about 2.000 and has been opened to the public. However, this holiday place is only visited by several communities of nature lovers, gowes communities, photonic commonitiess and surrounding residents who know about the existence of Curug Parigi. So, if you don’t know it, come to explore!

  • Entry Ticket : Free!
  • Opening Hours : Opens every time

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13. Marakash Lake

Lake Marakash, one hidden place in Bekasi that presents indulgent natural splendor, located in the complex of Pesona Ungu, precisely behind the office of Marketing Enchantment Pesona Ungu You can directly visit it. Lake Marakash is an artificial lake built by the developer of Pesona Ungu housing for the purpose of water storage and recreation facilities for local residents. But in fact many also residents from other areas that come to Lake Marakash to hunting culinary, recreation to fishing.

There are several facilities that the manager provides in Lake Marakash in the form of swimming pools, parks, culinary stalls, and parking space. And n the evening, you who want to visit this lake with the baby can try a variety of children’s games such as delman, horse riding around the lake and ondel-ondel that only appear in the afternoon. What a great place.

  • Entry Ticket : Free!
  • Opening Hours : Opens 24 hours

14. Bekasi City Forest (Hutan Kota)

Bekasi is synonymous with industrial areas. But do not assume that the area of ​​this one city in West Java is only a factory and a concrete building. Bekasi also has green space to minimize air pollution. One of them is City Forest located in South Bekasi.

The forest of Bekasi City is precisely located at  Veteran Street, Margahayu, South Bekasi. Previously, the green space is a city square that can not be accessed by the public. Development of the lungs of this city is in accordance with Government Regulation Republic of Indonesia Number 63 Year 2002 About Forest City. Urban forests are important for ecological balance, maintaining air cleanliness, maintaining ground water availability, flooding, living animals and recreational facilities. That’s why many people like it.

  • Entry Ticket : Free!
  • Opening Hours : Everyday 24 hours

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Other Attractions in Bekasi

There other locations of course in the list of top 20 things to do in Bekasi West Java Indonesia. These are those places :

15. Karang Kitri Campground, great place to do camping with family or friends

16. Kartini Restaurant, really good restaurant with nice price and nice foods

17. Saung Wulan Restaurant, another great restaurant located in Bekasi

18. Harapan Indah Sport Club, perfect place for you who want to do some sports

19. Galaxy Tirta Mas Swimming Pool, want to swimming in Bekasi? this is the spot

20. Venetian Water Carnafal, take your children here and they will cherish all the moments with you

That’s it, the list of the top 20 things to do in Bekasi West Java Indonesia. Actually, there’s more things to do in there, you can explore it and i want you to find it yourself, and make a great experience of it, careful not to get lost though. Make a very nice memory of it, and please keep the environment clean, to make the beauty of those places still maintained. Enjoy your holiday in Indonesia and have a great day!

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