Indonesia Rupiah (IDR)
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The Indonesian capital city sits on the northern shore of the western Java Island. It is a bustling megacity with over 30 million inhabitants living in several adjoining municipalities. The culture, cuisine, architecture and population have all been influenced by a long history of foreign rule including Indian, Arab, Chinese, Malay as well as European. The Old Town is concentrated with important museums and Dutch Colonial Batavia architecture. Not to be missed are the National Museum, Museum Bank and the massive modern Istiqlal Mosque. The National Monument is a tower representing a fight for Indonesia and should be visited by every visitor of the city. The landmarks of Indonesia can be all seen in one place at the Indonesia Miniature Park.
The city hosts numerous prestigious culture festivals and exhibitions including the Jakarta Fashion Week, Jakarta International Film Festival or the Jakarta Fair. The economy is driven by manufacturing, financial services and trading. The most important industries based in the city are automotive, biomedical, electronics and mechanical engineering. Luxury real estate market has been booming in the recent years in response to new investors and western immigrants.
Jakarta's wide selection of conference venues offers meeting planners a variety of possibilities when it comes to event and conference planning. Hotels and resorts have capacities to cater to your event with a range of room layouts for banquets, boardrooms, cocktails or classrooms. Larger hotels have spacious ballrooms and outdoor terraces to satisfy your event needs. The Jakarta Convention Center, also known as Balai Sidang Jakarta Convention Center, tops the list as the largest and the best-equipped venue in Indonesia for conferences, exhibitions, and concerts as well as sports events. It is conveniently located in the heart of the business district and has several exhibition halls, meeting rooms and lounges. The modern and flexible facility can accommodate small scale private business meetings to large regional conferences.
Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (IATA code: CGK), also known as Soetta Airport, is located 20 km outside of the city, in the west. It is Jakarta's main airport used for international and long-haul flights. Taxis are a reliable and convenient means of transportation. In favourable traffic, a taxi ride to town takes around 40 minutes. During peak traffic however, the same route may take even two or three hours. More reputable taxi companies are Bluebird and Silverbird. A taxi ride will cost around IDR 140'000, plus IDR 16'000 for tolls and airport tax (which is paid by the client).