Jakarta for All
The Capital of Indonesia, a Megacity famous for its traffic jams. Jakarta is not very accessible and it is difficult to obtain services from transport to mobility equipment. However, travel with a wheelchair in Jakarta is possible, and visitors with disabilities can certainly explore the many sides of this crazy city. We offer you support!
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Travel with a wheelchair in Jakarta – Where to Go
Jakarta has 10 Million inhabitants; in the wider metropolitan area of Jabodetabek live over 30 million people. For sightseeing, the north of Jakarta is most interesting with its remains of Dutch colonialism in the Old Town and the traditional harbour Sunda Kelapa. The city center offers skyscrapers and hypermalls, slum areas and congested streets. In the south, Taman Mini is a huge recreation and museum areal, while further south the cities of Bogor and Bandung offer a large botanic garden, active volcanoes and tea planations.
We bring you to the best places in Jakarta and make sure, you can get there when you are having a disability or travel with a wheelchair.
Fatahilla Square is the historical center of the old Batavia, what is now called Old Town. The large square is surrounded by colonial buildings, housing the Jakarta History Museum, the Wayang Museum, the Fine Art and Ceramics Museum and the famous Cafe Batavia.
If you travel with a wheelchair in Jakarta or have a disability, we make access easier for you!
Cafe Batavia is a restaurant with great interior design inside a 19th-century colonial building at Fatahilla Square.
The Wayang museum in another colonial building at Fatahilla Square displays an extensive collection of Javanese wayang puppetry.
Sunda Kelapa is the traditional harbour crowded with wooden sailing (motor) ships for inter-island trade.
An old Dutch warehouse hosts the Maritime Museum with model boats and a variety of objects from Indonesia’s long maritime history.
Down Town. Street canyons with luxury cars and clattering motor taxis, street vendor, fancy restaurants; cars, people, motorbikes everywhere.
The National Monument ‘Monas‘ at Freedom Square, close to the President’s Palace, symbolizes Indonesia’s independence struggle.
Taman Mini is a large recreational park displaying the local customs of all the many different ethincs and cultures in Indonesia.
The Botanical Gardens in Bogor, two hours from town, were founded in 1817, are the oldest of their kind in Southeast Asia.