Most of the visitors attracted to Jakarta are domestic tourists from all over Indonesia. As the gateway of Indonesia, Jakarta often serves as the stop-over for foreign visitors on their way to Indonesian popular tourist destinations such as Bali and Yogyakarta. Other than attracted to monuments, landmarks, and museums around Merdeka square and Jakarta Old Town, tourist attractions include Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Ragunan Zoo, Sunda Kelapa old port and the Ancol Dreamland complex on Jakarta Bay, including Dunia Fantasi theme park, Sea World, Atlantis Water Adventure, and Gelanggang Samudra.
Jakarta is a shopping hub in the nation as well as in the region. The city has numerous shopping malls and traditional markets. The annual "Jakarta Great Sale" is held around June and July to celebrate Jakarta anniversary with 73 participating shopping centers in 2012. Major Jakarta malls include Grand Indonesia, Plaza Indonesia, Central Park Jakarta, Plaza Senayan and Mal Taman Anggrek. Traditional markets include Blok M, Tanah Abang, Senen, Pasar Baru, Glodok, Mangga Dua, Cempaka Mas, and Jatinegara. In Jakarta there are also markets that sells specified collectable items, such as antique goods in Surabaya Street and gemstones in Rawabening Market.
(Retrieved 10th August 2012 from Wikipedia)