Tanjung Priok, Indonesia
Tanjung Priok is a subdistrict of North Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia. It hosts the western part of the city's main harbour, the Port of Tanjung Priok. North Jakarta hosts many historic sites and artefacts of Jakarta. It also contains some of Jakarta's original mangrove forest.
North Jakarta is a gateway to Indonesia's Thousand Islands. It is also home to Ancol Jakarta Bay City; which includes a theme park, beach, swimming pool, giant aquarium etc. Other attractions include the Canna Gallery, the Presidential Palace and numerous museums.
Things to See & Do
* Ancol Jakarta Bay City - theme park, beach, aquarium, swimming pool etc.
* Sarabaya Street - shopping
* Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
* Jakarta Art Theater
Cruise Season - Jan - Dec
Currency - Rupiah (IDR)
Language - Indonesian
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Population - 1,800,000 approx. (North Jakarta)
Land Area - 146.6 km2 (North Jakarta)
Time - GMT plus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code - +62
Port Location - The port of Tanjung Priok is located in Tanjung Priok Subdistrict and Koja Subdistrict which is in the north of the city of Jakarta.
Travel Links - Soekarno Hatta International Airport at Tangerang, Banten. All international and nearly all domestic flights land here 20 km (12 miles) to the northwest of the city.
The current main station for long distance passengers in Jakarta is the Gambir station, located in Central Jakarta, just east of the Monas. Eksekutif (AC) and some bisnis (non-AC) class trains arrive at this station.
Passengers from other cities arrive in bus terminals such as Rawamangun (East Jakarta) Kampung Rambutan (Southeast Jakarta), Pulo Gadung (East Jakarta), Kali Deres (West Jakarta) or Lebak Bulus (South Jakarta).
The national ferry company, PELNI, and other sealines, operate passenger services to destinations across the archipelago from Tanjung Priok port in the North of the city. Some smaller speedboats, particularly to the Thousand Islands (Pulau Seribu), depart from Ancol also on Jakarta's north shore.