Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, is one of the world’s mega-cities with close to 20,000,000 people. Jakarta is the gateway to some of the world’s best holiday destinations like the beaches of Bali and Lombok, Komodo Island to see the amazing Komodo Dragons, some of the best scuba diving in Bunaken National Marine Park in North Sulawesi, Pulau Weh and Raja Ampat Marine park and the jungles of Sumatra and Borneo.

Jakarta itself has plenty to see and do. With many historical sites in the city of Jakarta, massive, modern shopping malls selling all the top name luxury brands, some great world class restaurants and some of the wildest nightlife in South-East Asia. Check out the best travel articles about Jakarta: