A must try when visiting #Jakarta: Padang Food - These traditional dishes from West Sumatra region often uses chicken, beef or fish, prepared in a coconut curry, fried or with sambal (chilli paste) and served with cabbage and curried egg. As with most Indonesian food, sambal is essential in Padang cuisine. Padang has it’s own special type of sambal, sambal ijo (green spicy sauce).
Entering the church one sees that the cathedral is designed to form a cross. Its central aisle is 60 meters long and in front of the altars the aisle stretches 10 meters plus 5 meters to each side, Jakarta, Indonesia
Jalan Surabaya Jakarta is a long straight road that is famous for its antique stalls. There are stalls selling antiques, such as wood sculptures, wooden wayang puppets, masks, porcelain, ceramics, brass utensils, souvenirs, traditional antique guns, metal ornaments, antique lighting, vinyl and records to more modern goods like luggages, hand bags, golf stuffs.
Istiqlal Mosque is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and has the highest capacity. This national mosque of Indonesia was built to commemorate Indonesian independence and named "Istiqlal", an Arabic word for "independence".
Sunda Kelapa is the old port of Jakarta located on the estuarine of Ciliwung River. It was the main port of Sunda Kingdom of Pajajaran. The port is situated in Penjaringan sub-district, of North #Jakarta. Today the old port only accommodate pinisi, a traditional two masted wooden sailing ship serving inter-island freight service in the archipelago.