Destination guide

Travel to culturally rich Central Jakarta

Enjoy the area's monuments, culture and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Central Jakarta. This city's island views, coffeehouses and shopping draw many visitors. National Monument and Jakarta Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Central Jakarta

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Central Jakarta a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SeaWorld Ancol (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Jakarta Golf Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Kidzania (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Jakarta International Equestrian Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Ancol Dreamland (3.7 mi / 6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Central Jakarta

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Central Jakarta is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Taman Suropati (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Danau Sunter (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Pulau Ayer (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Scientia Square Park (16 mi / 25.7 km)

How to get to and around Central Jakarta

The nearest airport is in Jakarta (HLP-Halim Perdanakusuma Intl.), located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Jakarta (CGK-Soekarno-Hatta Intl.), which is 13.1 mi (21 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Jakarta Gambir Station, Jakarta Gondangdia Station and Jakarta Senen Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Central Jakarta?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 188 holiday lettings near Central Jakarta. From 19 Houses to 154 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Central Jakarta area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Central Jakarta?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Central Jakarta. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Tanah Abang: 184 holiday homes
  • Kemayoran: 148 holiday homes
  • Gambir: 182 holiday homes
  • Menteng: 181 holiday homes
  • Bendungan Hilir: 169 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Central Jakarta! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Central Jakarta?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Central Jakarta with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Gambir: 182 holiday lettings
  • Menteng: 181 holiday lettings
  • Bendungan Hilir: 169 holiday lettings
  • Senen: 179 holiday lettings
  • Slipi: 178 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Central Jakarta?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Central Jakarta. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 216 holiday rentals
  • Jakarta Gambir Station: 216 holiday rentals
  • Taman Suropati: 219 holiday rentals
  • Gelora Bung Karno Stadium: 216 holiday rentals
  • Tanah Abang Market: 216 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central Jakarta listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.