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Exciting Things to Do on a Budget Honeymoon in Jakarta 

Jakarta offers a perfect blend of excitement and romance for honeymooners on a budget. Here are some affordable and memorable activities to enjoy in Indonesia’s vibrant capital city.

Explore Kota Tua (Old Town)

Kota-tua-jakarta | Image via Wikimedia Commons

Step back in time by visiting Kota Tua, Jakarta’s historic heart. Wander through the cobblestone streets, admire the Dutch colonial architecture, and visit the Jakarta History Museum. Don’t miss the charming Café Batavia for a romantic coffee break.

Relax at Ancol Dreamland

Ancol Dreamland is a great spot for couples looking to relax by the beach without leaving the city. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shoreline, visit the art market, or take a budget-friendly boat ride. The entrance fees are affordable, and you can spend a whole day enjoying the seaside atmosphere. For a truly immersive experience, consider booking one of the short-stay apartments in Jakarta the likes of PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Jakarta. This will allow you to explore the area at your own pace and discover hidden gems off the beaten path.

Savour Local Street Food

Jakarta’s street food scene is vibrant and diverse. Head to Jalan Sabang or Jalan Jaksa for an array of delicious and inexpensive eats. Try local favourites like nasi goreng (fried rice), sate (skewered meat), and es cendol (sweet dessert). Exploring the food stalls together makes for a fun and tasty date.

Visit the National Monument (Monas)

The National Monument, or Monas, is an iconic symbol of Jakarta. For a small entrance fee, you can take an elevator to the top for panoramic views of the city. The surrounding park is perfect for a romantic picnic, and the monument is especially beautiful when lit up at night.