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Jakarta has succeeded in becoming a prime shopping haven for purchasing almost anything. Imported luxury items are sold at prices competitive with Asia’s other major shopping centers. For many products, especially textiles and garments, prices are far cheaper. English is widely spoken and attentive service guaranteed. Major mega-shopping and entertainment centers are located throughout the city, from the elite Plaza Indonesia (adjacent to Grand Hyatt), Plaza Senayan and Mal Taman Anggrek in central Jakarta, to the vast Mal Pondok Indah in a nearby southern suburb. Traditional hand – crafted arts can be found at Sarinah and Pasaraya Blok-M department stores. Both are conveniently located in south Jakarta, and remain the best one – stop shopping places for Indonesian arts and crafts from throughout the archipelago. Antique and curio collectors enjoy bargaining for almost anything – including every from of brassware, Chinese porcelains and a vast array of wayang puppets – at the colorful Jalan Surabaya flea market. Real bargains can be gotten at many of the city’s street markets, some open by day and others by night. These traditional markets provide a lively glimpse into the city’s grassroots life. Among the major traditional markets are Pasar Cikini, Pasar Tanah Abang, Pasar Senen, Pasar Baru and Pasar Mayestic. For electronic items, computers, and clothing the best range of stock with absolute bargain prices is in the Mangga Dua area of west Jakarta.

Plaza Indonesia

It’s the Fashion Avenue

Even though it has strategic position, the shopping centre which is placed right under Grand Hyatt Hotel is still giving us comfortness to shop. Never stop you steps into Plaza Indonesia so we still catch up with the world’s fashion trend.Just scratch your credit card or just give away your money to bring home men and women wardrobe from famous designers in our fancy boutiques like Debenhams or Versace. Define retails facilities provide jewelry shops, books, souvenirs, drugs, flowers, until travel agents and restaurants of the finest selection. We still can have fun while doing the window shopping in here by its unique and sophisticated design from each shop.
Jl.MH Thamrin Kav, 28 – 30
Ph.: 62-21 310 7272

EX Plaza

Entertainment X’enter, better known as eX, positions itself as an entertainment center – fX is ut younger sister. Free live music lights up eX in the evening – on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

As an urban hangout, eX offers and interesting mix of trendy shops. Cosmetic brands that are quite difficult to find Jakarta, such as NYX from U.S, Korean face shop and Skin Food, have opened outlets at eX. Fashionista should pop into Axara, the chic boutique from Paris. Gadget lovers can amuse themselves with the latest electronic gadgetry at Sony Centre.

Unlike other malls in Jakarta that usually house at least one food court, you can not find any at eX, however, it does offer various cafes and restaurants, like Fish&Co, En Dining, Shabu-Shabu house, Sandwich Time, Bread Papa and Starbucks.

Note: eX has undergone a minor facelit and looks hipper-however, I prefer the previous design when I could go to eX directly from Plaza Indonesia’s Kinokuniya bookstore (especially when I’m in a hurry) without having to stroll around the shops that connect Plaza Indonesia and eX. However, surely it would not be a problem if you have plenty of time to window-shop.

Highlight: Spin City bowling, Celebrity

Cinema: 4 Theatres

Visitors: Yuppies, fashionistas and teenagers

Anchor tenants: Studio XXI, Spin City (Bowling), Celebrity Fitness and Hard Rock Café

Ladies parking: Yes

Valet service: Yes

Jl.MH Thamrin Kav. 28 – 30
Ph.: 62-21 310 7272

Grand Indonesia


Definitely one of the poshest and biggest malls in Jakarta in terms of number shops and area covered (it consists of 8 levels). Actually, Grand Indonesia is two separate buildings (East mall abd West mall) linked by sky bridge.

Chanel, Aigner, Loewe, Salvatore Freeagamo, Burberry, Giorgio Armani and Bottega Veneta to name a few, are the luxury brands available where you can shop to your heart’s content. Speaking of luxury, Harvey Nichols is one of its anchor tenants.

Movie buffs shoul drop by Blitz Megaplex – thus massive cinema complex offer 13 theatres in total. Besides Hollywood films, Blitz plays non –Hollywood (including Asian and European) moviews not shown in any other cinemas in Jakarta.

GDon;t miss the Dancing Fountain at “crossroads of the World’ zone. On weekdays, the fountain dances and sings two songs accompanied by spectacular lighting effects every hour from 12 noon to 10 p.m. and from 11 a.m. to 12 midnight on weekends.

As for souvebirs, Alun-aAlun Indonesia ( is highly recommended – it stocks a wide variety of high-quality Indonesia handicrafts, from wooden statues and silverware to beautiful fabrics and clothes.

Highlights: Bridal weat, dental service, and two large English bookstores (Gramedia and Kinokuniya).

Cinemas: 13 theatres at blitz Megaplex

Visitors: yuppies, teenagers, fashionistas, families

Anchor tenants: East Mall: Harvey Nichols, gramedia bookstores and Best denki. West Mall: Seibu, The Food Hall supermarket, Alun-alun Indonesia, Blitz Megaplex.

Atmosphere: Upscale and trendy

Ladies Parking: Yes (for Grand Indonesia’s Gold cardholders only)

Valet parking: Yes

Jl.MH Thamrin No. I Central jakarta
Ph.: 62-21 235 86152

Plaza Senayan

Great of Shopaholics


Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Montblanc, Louis Vuitton, Diane Von Furstenberg, Mango and Zara are the some of  the inernatioanl brands available at Plaza Senyaan – chic fashionistas with money to burn will spoilt by the choices at this posh mall.

The Time Place , a luxury watch boutique offers prestigious Swiss brands, including Rolex, Audermans Piguet and Vacheron constantin.

Don’t forget to dance the night away at 2 the hip club where people chill out in style

Highlights: Bowling lounge, billiard lounge, X2 club

Cinema: 10 theatres

Visitors: Yuppies, teenagers, fashionistas, families

Anchor tenants: Metro and Sogo department stores

Atmosphere: upscale and trendy

Ladies parking: yes

Valet parking: yes
Jl.Asia Afrika No. 8
Ph.: 62-21 572 5555

Senayan City


Definitely one of the biggest and poshests malls in Jakarta, fashionistas must include visiting Senayan City on their Bebe, Zara, Bottega Veneta, Gucci, AX Armani Exchange, Celio, Ted Baker, Massimo Dutti – you name it (after al, this mall’s tagline is “The world class shopping destination”)

The 4th floor has many cool stores which specialize in children’s merchandise, such as Mother care, The Children’s store, Cool kids, Hunny Bunny, Et Cetera Kids. Let your kids have fun at My Play Mall and Lollipop Playland while you cruise around the mall.

If you like hanging out late, drop by Crystal lagoon, a cozy open-air area which is open until 2 a.m. daily (however, the restaurants close at 12 p.m.). Thumbing through the menus, you will find Indonesian, Malaysian, Italian, and Japanese food on offer.

Highlights: Fitness First Plus, Hocus Focus kids Photography, XKTV Karaoke, Q Billiard and Kiddy Cuts hair salon.

Cinema: 5 Theatres

Visitors: Yuppies, fashionistas, teenagers, families

Anchor tenants: Debenhams department Store, Best Denki electronic store, Cinema XXI, Fitness First Platinum.

Atmosphere: Upscale, trendy and kid friendly

Ladies Parking: Yes

Valet parking: Yes

Jl. Asia Afrika Lot. I9
Ph.: 62-21 723 7979

Pacific Place

One of the new luxurious shopping, dining and entertainment centers, which is located at Sudirman Central Business District is Pacific Place. Consisting of an 8 floor shopping mall, complete with city view apartments. office building and a proposed five star hotel, this development is a fine addition to leisure facilities in jakarta. One of the new luxurious shopping, dining and entertainment center located at Sudirman Central Business District, Jakarta.This area had also The Multifunction Grand Hall which able to use for concert, performance of opera and other event.The mall is offered world famous boutique brand, Louis Vuitton, Bvlgari and even up to Etro. Moreover the mall supplemented with Kem – Chicks supermarket and Electronic City. The Cuisine Touring were pampered the place with various choices, Begun with typical Indonesia Food, Chinese, and japanese ended with Pacific Bay culinary. Children amusement is also available, Kidzania, an interactive replica of a small city provide playing and function area, compress with educative vision. Nevertheless, Blitz Megaplex offering 8 luxurious studios with finest movie selection.
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. S2
Ph.: 62-21 515 2299

Pondok Indah Mall I and II

Pondok Indah Mall II is more spacious and looks posher than its older sister – the two buildings are linked by two bridges.

Their latest fashion collection from international brands, like Versace, Aigner, Hugo boss, RAOUL, Massimo Dutti and Zara will keep you in vogue. There is also a big Batik keris Shop, where you can find everything Batik.

Children are definitely most welcome at these malls – you can find playhouses, swings and climbers placed strategically at both PIM I and PIM II. There are four entertainment centers for children: Fun worls, Play land, Time Zone and Circuz Playground. When I dropped by recently, many visitors had come wiyh their little ones.

As far as I know, PIM is the only mall in Jakarta with a Water Park. This ,-sqm park offers six swimming pools, including an Olympic size pool ( 25 x 50 meters), two surfing pools with 15-meters high waves, and two pools for toddlers

Highligjhts: Karaoke, celebrity Fitness, dental service

Cinema: PIM 1 6 theatres, PIM II 4 theatres

Anchor tenants: PIM I: Metro department store, Ace Hardware, Agis Electronocs Superstore, Gramedia bookstore, Planet Sports, 21 Cineplex, Timezone, Toys city

PIM II : Sogo Department Store, the Food hall supermarket, XXI Cineplex

Atmosphere: Upscale, trendy, and kid-friendly

Ladies parking: yes

Valet parking: Yes

Jl. Metro Pondok lndah Blok. 3B
Ph.: 62-21 750 6750

Kelapa Gading Mall

Shopping Solution for Different Tastes

We can say that here is the heaven of clothes and food. More than 600 tenants are ready to spoil the costumers with fashion, food, and entertainment.There are so many choices, make us walk around first to decide which the best for us to buy is or went by. Want to taste Indonesian food, Chinese food, or japanese food? just try to walk to the Kelapa Gading Mall 3 Food Court. No need to worry there are more than 300 chairs for us to enjoy special food. Or we want to be more relaxed while talking to our colleagues, friends, or family? So choose Food Temptation, the biggest indoor food court in Indonesia. Special for the youngsters, there is Fashion Hub. a teenage shopping area with clothes, shoes, and unique accessories. For adults and kids, there are many tenants that provide local product in fashion and from international designers.There is always the latest model in there. The mall also provides entertainment facilities, including Gading XXI Theatre Cinema.
Kelapa Gading Boulevard Blok. M No. 3
Ph.: 62-21 453 11O1

WTC Mangga Dua

Low Budget, So Much Outfit Can Be Bought

Between the crowds of business centre in Ancol area, this mall is so cool to be visited.You can shop for local clothing products and also international just like from Thailand, Singapore, or Hong Kong. just choose,The aisle seems petite but we can find so many interesting shops, like sport wean bags, accessories, and cosmetic. Their prices are f|exib|e.With our budget it’s certainly affordable. Want to hear something cooler? just named the theme of clothing we want to buy along with the budget, the seller will suggests us the model and the kind of fabric pattern that appropriate and match.
Jl. Mangga Dua Raya No. 8
Ph.: 62-21 300 18833

Mangga Dua Square

Feel The Crazy Shopping

Since Asian fashion style became a phenomena, fashionista never complain if they have to at close quarters, and shopping centre that provide cheap and complete goods like Mangga Dua Square become more popular these days. Clothes from Indonesia, Hong Kong,Thailand, Singapore, and japan are sold in here.We can also find Eccentric clothing style from Europe. The quality is fairly good and the price can be bargained,There are various cute things that tempting us to purchase them. At the office hour; we can more relax to look around and choose the goods.Tired of sight seeing and do the shopping? We can rest while enjoying traditional food.
Jl. Gunung Sahari No.21
Ph.:62-21 628 6000

Taman Anggrek Mall

Heaven of Shopping in The West of Jakarta


If you like crowded family malls, Taman Anggrek (especially on weekends) is the place to go. Fahionnistas will be spoiled by choices at this seven-storey mall (one of the largest mall in Jakarta) as it houses many foreign brands, including mangi, Zara, Aigner, Guess, and Next.

One thing that sets this mall apart is the international-standard ice skating rink. In fact, Taman Anggrek is the only mall in Indonesia that has one. The cost between Rp. 38,000 (weekdays) and Rp. 42,000 (weekends) and it is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. it’s a day care centre in disguise, so moms before you go shopping, just drop the kids off here.

Highlights: Fitness First, ice skating, game centre, bridal

Cinema: 4 theatres

Visitors: Teenagers, fashionistas, families

Anchor tenants: Metro and Matahari department stores

Ladies Parking: No

Valet Parking: Yes
Jl. S. Parman Kav.21
Ph.: 62-21 564 3777

Citraland Mall

Spoil The Family

One of shopping centre in West Jakarta that grows really fast is Citraland Mall or Mall Ciputra. It can be because of the place that near some campuses and elite houses.The Trans jakarta is now passing the Citraland Mall also. It makes the way much easier to reach. Doesn’t make us feel surprised that there are so many restaurants, boutiques. beauty salon and playground along the ground floor and upper floor

J|. Arteri S. Parman Grogol
Ph.: 62-21 566 2121

FX-lifestyle x’nter


fx(formerly Sudirman Place) located in Jakarta’s bussines district, was built to accomodate proffesionals in fulfillinf their business needs and their entertainment needs. it is not a shopping centre, so shops are limited in terms of quantitiy and there are no posh, luxury brand stores in this nine story building. Instead, most shops offer cute goods suitable for teenagers and the young at heart, such as groovy T-shirts and accesssories.

All business needs can be done from FPpod; FX has 11 transparent pods equipped with internet connection, teleconference, printing and fax facilities.

After a tiring meeting, pop into IndoChine, one of the most happening spots in Jakarta, where people come to seeand be seen. Alternatively enjoy the free jazz live music that lights up fx from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. from Thursday through Saturday.

Get your pulse rate up by sliding down iconic, transparent slider Atmosfear (28.5 m height and 72 m in length) from 7 to 1 floor.

Instead of endless rows of branded boutiquestores, this entertainment center is filled with restaurants, cafes, bar and lounge, fitnes centre, yoga&spa, beauty centre, hair salon, music and gadget centre, hobbies stores, tour&travel, cinema and an urban street market at MAZEE.

Highlight: I found many cosy sofas to rest me weary legs –greatly appreciated (most malls only provide not-so-comfy wooden seats).

Cinema: 4 theatres (these theatres are crowded than in other malls)

Visitors: Yuppies and teenagers

Anchor tenants: Indochine, The Only One Club, Anatha Wellness Centre, VIP Celebrity fitness, Trio Gadge Centre, fx Music, Platinum XXI, fPOD

Atmosphere: Trendy

Ladies parking: Yes

Valet service: Yes



Its tagline is “ The pride on indonesia” so Natural, in Pasaraya you will find high-quality, Indonesian handicrafts that come in various sizes and shapes from tribal wooden statues and silverware to chic batik clothes. Unlike others malls, you won’t find clothes or bags from foreign luxury brands, however, beautiful clothes from distinguished Indonesian designers, like Ghea S. Pangabean are available.

The Pasaraya Batik collection is the largest in Jakarta, with over thann 100 brands, including Ken Dedes, Raja Batik, Ladies Fashion Batik, Danar Hdi, batik Keris, Sida Mukti and Parang Kencana.

For those who love buying branded items that won’t burn a hole in their wallet, just drop by “Branded for Less” and be tempted by the colorful toys, shoes, T-Shirts and Children’s clothes to name a few goods on display. Nike, Adidas, Reebok, and Converse are among the brands that you can buy at discounted prices.

Highlights: Bowling, karaoke

Cinema: 6 theatres

Visitors: Tourists, Expatriates and Indonesians

Anchor Tenants: hero Supermarket, Ace Hardware

Atmosphere: Trendy

Ladies parking: Yes

Valet parking: Yes

Pejaten Village Mall

Pejaten Village Mall is one shopping and family entertainment area in the heart of South Jakarta. The mall is newly built in 2008 and opened on the 19th of  December 2008.
Pejaten Village located in Warung Jati Barat No. 39, Jati Padang, Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta. It is located close to Kemang and Pejaten Area and accessible from many parts of areas in South Jakarta. It is surrounded by Local and International housing/residential area, international school and other private national/International companies.
Anchored by Matahari Department Store, Hypermart, XXI Cinema, Toko Buku Gramedia and Electronic Solution, Pejaten Village is also completed by branded stores like J.CO Donuts & Coffee, Breadlife, Toys City, Sour Sally, Crocs and many others.

ELokasari Plaza

Ekalokasari Plaza is one of the largest modern shopping centres in Bogor, providing a range of both convenience and comparison shopping.

It’s the perfect place to spend time together with your family. Anchored by Matahari Department Store, 21 Cinema, Toko Buku Gramedia, and Foodmart, Ekalokasari Plaza is also completed by branded stores like Giordano, J.CO Donuts & Coffee, Breadtalk, Inul Vizta, Sports Station & Golf House, and many others.

Jl. Sliwangi 123 Bogor
Ph.: 62-251 83 18 788

Cibubur Junction

Known as CJ, Cibubur Junction is well-known as the leading lease mall in Cibubur Area which surrounded by middle to middle upper residential estates
Strengthened by big names such as Matahari Department Store, Hypermart, Cinema 21, Electronic Solution, Super Home, Sport Warehouse, and Fitness First, Cibubur Junction is the best place to get everything you need for your daily life in Cibubur. And the presence of Karisma, J.Co Donuts & Coffee, Breadtalk, Secret Recipe, Giordano, Pizza Hut, and incoming Inul Vizta karaoke, mean that Cibubur Junction is your place to have some fun with your family.
Alamat                     : Jl. Jambore Raya No. 1, Cibubur – Kec. Ciracas
JakartaTimur 13720
Telepone                : 021 – 877 55 678
Fax                           : 021 – 873 3339

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