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Top Choice Books in South Jakarta

Aksara

A wide selection of books (many in English) plus fine stationery and writing accessories make this hip hang-out a must-stop for anyone interested in words on paper. There's a small cafe serving coffee and cakes, plu…
Top Choice Market in South Jakarta

Pasar Santa

On the 2nd floor of a rundown old school mall you'll find Jakarta's hipster entrepreneurs. Dozens of individual booths sell everything from retro psychedelic clothing and vinyl to handmade jewellery, cakes, skateboa…
Top Choice Art in South Jakarta

dia.lo.gue artspace

Contemporary art exhibitions, stylish designer goods, books, old travel posters and good coffee all come together in this chic space. Bare concrete and glass are an ideal backdrop for the captivating variety here. T…
Top Choice Maps in Cikini & Menteng

Bartele Gallery

On the 1st floor of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, a treasure trove of antique maps awaits at this compact shop. Prints, some dating back 500 years, are also displayed. Look for originals drawn by explorers to documen…
Mall in Cikini & Menteng

Plaza Indonesia

This high-end mall is centrally located and offers a wide selection of stores, including leading Indonesian boutiques and the likes of Cartier and Louis Vuitton. In the basement there’s an excellent, inexpensive foo…
Mall in Cikini & Menteng

Grand Indonesia

This luxury mall contains a plethora of upscale fashion outlets, plus high street favourites like Uniqlo and Zara. There are also a number of good local and international restaurants, and a multiscreen cinema. It sp…
Vintage in South Jakarta

Past Future Sense

Retro wear in all its glorious forms, from pre-owned Dr Martens and trainers to patterned shirts, caps, sew-on badges and jackets. Items are displayed on industrial metal railings, and there's a vintage arcade conso…
Market in Cikini & Menteng

Pasar Jl Surabaya

Jakarta’s famous street market is in Menteng. It has woodcarvings, furniture, textiles, jewellery, old vinyl records and many (dubious) antiques from nautical memorabilia to vintage kitchen items. Bargain like crazy…
Mall in South Jakarta

Colony

In a city splashed with flashy malls, this unusual, tall mall stands out – it's understated with a modest-sized collection of shops. There's a Periplus bookshop and a cool cafe called Liberica – attracting hipsters …
Mall in South Jakarta

Pacific Place

This huge midrange to high-end mall is anchored by the Parisian department store Galleries Lafayette. The complex includes luxury hotels and condos, upscale nightspots and more than 100 stores including internationa…