The Catholic Cathedral has twin spires and was built in 1901 to replace an earlier church.
Just east of Merdeka Sq, Lapangan Banteng has some of Jakarta’s best colonial architecture The Catholic cathedral has twin spires and...
Gedung Pancasila is an imposing neoclassical building built in 1830 as the Dutch army commander’s residence. It later became the...
Gedung Kesenian Jakarta
Hosts traditional dance and theatre, as well as European classical music and dance.
Sate Khas Senayan
Upmarket air-conditioned restaurant at the northern end of Jl Jaksa. It is renowned for its superb sate – sticked-up in chicken, beef...
Mesjid Istiqlal information
Lonely Planet review
Facing the Catholic Cathedral is Jakarta's principal place of Muslim worship, the modernistic Mesjid Istiqlal, which was constructed under Soekarno and is reputedly the largest mosque in Southeast Asia.