Places worth to visit at Jakarta in Chinese New Year holiday

February 16, 2018, 11.37 AM | Source:
Places worth to visit at Jakarta in Chinese New Year holiday


CHINESE NEW YEAR - JAKARTA. Long weekend comes to celebrate the Chinese New Year. For you who just spend the holiday in the city, do not have to worry! There are fun activities to spend the time with family. Visiting the temple or watching the Barongsai entertainment at the tourist spots are the options as compiled by KompasTravel:

1. Go to the temples

Visitors can see ceremonial activities at the temple to celebrate the New Year. The building itself is a magical view with a lot of praying materials in every corner and the particular Chinese architecture which is very interesting to discover. There are some temples in Jakarta such as Dharma Bhakti Vihara in China Town. 

2. Visit Petak Sembilan China Town, Glodok

As an evidence of Chinese historical culture in Indonesia, Petak Sembilan is a must place to visit. In this place visitors can see temple complex and shopping souvenirs in the stores such as lantern and angpao. Visitors can taste the delicious Imlek foods and snacks. 

3. Ancol

Tourist spot as Ancol usually offers Imlek entertainment to attract visitors. In the festival, Ancol has events such as barongsai, liong and lanterns attraction that will be held in 16-18 February 2018. 

Management will share 2.560 angpao to Dunia Fantasi's visitors in Imlek Special Parade in the afternoon. So, do not miss it.

4. To the malls

To celebrate the Chinese New Year, some shopping centers also offers Imlek entertainment to attract consumers. It is the simple way to enjoy the Imlek New Year and feels the ambience. Gong Xi Fa Chai!   

This article is translated from article in with the title: Liburan Imlek di Jakarta Bisa Kunjungi Tempat Ini


Editor: Rizki Caturini

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