Visiting Pluit Region in Jakarta City, DKI Province
Some tourists have a distinct preference than others when spending a vacation, no? For instance, they want to explore interesting rural areas. In Jakarta City, in this case, one of the most recommended areas to explore is called Pluit Region. This village is bordering with lots of famous villages including Angke, Pejagalan, Penjaringan, Kamal Muara, Kapuk Muara, and Teluk Jakarta! Not to mention lots of big malls reside in that location! In terms of tourism, people usually visit it for traditional foods, shopping, and exploration. Well, here is further information about the region.
As compared to before, the nuance in Pluit Region is way much better these days. The reservoir becomes cleaner and the government has planted more plants and trees in that area. Plus, more minimalist and modern buildings are seen on the site. In a nutshell, both the ambiance and environment look better there. As for the best atmosphere, tourists must visit Pluit either in the afternoon or evening. At the time, more tourists are seen on the site and many snack vendors operate. Thus, it feels more fun and better.
Exploring Pluit Region
Being a popular vacation area in Jakarta City, Pluit Region is indeed known both among locals and foreigners. So, what can tourists enjoy there? Usually, visitors want to visit the famous Waduk Pluit Park, especially in the afternoon. This reservoir is crowded by nearby villagers and those who come from nearby cities! These people want to relax and spend a comfy recreation with their family members, friends, or lover, after all. The nuance is so romantic, especially when the sun is setting! Thus, don’t miss the chance to watch the sunset there.
Aside from being a place for relaxation, Pluit Region also provides lots of facilities to those who love casual sports like jogging and yoga! In fact, tourists would find a basketball court in that area. Even an outdoor gym is available! What is more? Pluit is also suitable for those who love exploration. It is because they can explore big malls and elite housings in that location. One thing, it may take some money for shopping at those malls later. The prices of items are more expensive than other places, after all.
Is that all? Well, visitors can somehow learn both history and other related information regarding the region. For instance, it is about the name, which derives from “Fluitship”, which is a long and thin boat. In the past, a broken fluitship was placed in Kali Angke and was used as a defense by the Dutch. Have no worries. Tourists can learn further information from the locals later.
- Makam Keramat Habib Husein
- Penjaringan City Forest Park
- Wisata Sungai Kota Tua
How to Get There
The most recommended way to get to Jakarta City is indeed by airplane, especially for those living outside the region. Next, after arriving at Soekarno – Hatta International Airport, tourists only need to take Sedyatmo Highway and visit Pluit Region directly. This trip usually takes about 36 minutes, as the distance is 18.7 km.
For those coming by train, their checkpoint would be Jakarta Kota Station. Next, they can take Pluit Timur Raya Street and reach Pluit Region right away. This time, the trip only takes about 26 minutes, as the distance is 6.2 km.
For those coming by bus, their destination would be Grogol Bus Station. Later, after arriving at the terminal, they can use any available land transportation service and head to Pluit Region immediately. The distance is 9.2 km and the best route to take is Latumeten Street. The trip may take around 37 minutes, at least.
Where to Stay
- Airy Eco Hotel
- Aceh Besar Hotel
- Golden Sky Hotel
- Riverside Apartment
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