New to Indonesia and looking for a spot for your shopping spree? Here is our list of the biggest, most hippest malls in the capital city of Jakarta. All of these malls have something special to it, such as special performances or such. Fill your shopping spree with these experiences, and you will find yourself mesmerized in your Jakarta experience!
Here are the malls you should visit while in Jakarta:
Compared to other malls in Jakarta, this building that is opened in 2010 presents a unique concept compared to other malls in Jakarta. When visiting Central Park, visitors will be surrounded by some amazing and extraordinary open spaces and parks. Thanks to its efforts, it has even won the Green Era Award in the sustainability category.
Central Park provides various shopping stores from various well-known brands such as Sogo, Mango, Zara, Topman Topshop, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Tommy Hilfiger. Those who love watching movies will also be spoiled by the presence of the Blitzmegaplex cinema which consists of 10 theaters with a total seat capacity reaching 1,905. The choice of films screened are usually very diverse and are newly released.
This mall carries the concept of Family Friendly Lifestyle Mall, so it is ideal to be visited with family. Its location, being in one building complex with Menara BCA office building and Kempinski Residence apartment ensures that there will always be visitors coming to the mall.
Grand Indonesia Mall is divided into three areas, namely East Mall, West Mall and Skybridge five floors that connect the two areas. Interestingly, Skybridge has a food court on the 3rd floor with the Food Louver tagline. The mall can also be a satisfying culinary destination. In it, there are many culinary places that offer a variety of foods, both local and international. You can also watch a variety of favorite films at the CGV Blitz cinema available at Grand Indonesia. Visitors can also enjoy dancing and singing fountains from the Magic Fountain Show. Every day the fountains look amazing with colorful lights and charming dances accompanied by music.
Pondok Indah Mall
Pondok Indah Mall is known as one of the luxury malls in Jakarta because of its location in the elite residential area of Pondok Indah. This is also supported by an interior design that looks modern. Not only famous for its location, it is also one of Jakarta’s largest Malls as PIM is actually a complex of three malls. With a famous location and a large variety of shopping choices, it is no wonder that PIM is popular among locals and even tourists.
Although some are shops with affordable brands like Banana Republic and Giordano, PIM has a wide selection of luxurious brands like Braun Buffel and Karen Millen. The tenants provided in it are very diverse, ranging from for babies and children, beauty and health, fashion, electronics, to the fitness center.
Not to forget, various services that will make the experience of traveling in Pondok Indah Mall more enjoyable. You can use many of its services from family rooms, wheelchairs, nursery room, strollers, playground, to the guest service lounge. Pondok Indah Mall even has a busway shelter on the 1st floor which is directly connected to the mall.
This 8 story Jakarta mall is a popular shopping center with the abbreviation Senci. The complex comprises a seven-floor high end shopping mall, an office tower (mainly occupied by SCTV), an apartment tower, and a five-star hotel operated by Sofitel.
There are various well-known outlets, such as Zara, Debenhams, and Best Denki. Culinary tourism can also add to the experience of visiting Senci by offering a variety of tenant restaurants and cafes in the mall. Amusement rides are also available, ranging from Fun World, Timezone, to watching movies on XXI. Even more, the mall which was founded in 2006 is also quite often a host of various cool events, such as Jakarta Fashion Week and a creative bazaar named Brightspot Market.
The shopping center is one of the oldest malls in Jakarta because it has been established since 1990. The location of Plaza Indonesia is also very strategic in the Hotel Indonesia Roundabout area and flanked by the Grand Hyatt Jakarta Hotel, Keraton Apartment, and The Plaza office building. Because of its strategic location and popular products, this mall is never empty of visitors for sure.
The mall in Jakarta is popular as a luxury shopping center for the upper class. Not surprisingly, visitors will find world-class brands, such as Versace, Gucci, Celine, Louis Vuitton, and Bottega Veneta here.
Not only a mall, Kota Kasablanka also provides apartments and office buildings that are located side by side. From the outside, the building looks so modern and majestic because the architecture is inspired by the design of mosaics in Moroccan palaces. Standing on a land of around 11.5 hectares, the shopping center building itself has six floors.
Shops in Kota Kasablanka are also very diverse. Some of the stores includes Sogo, Ace Hardware, Informa, Electronic Solution, and Celebrity Fitness. The various shops are equipped with adequate services and facilities, such as prayer rooms, wheelchairs, nursery rooms, car call services, to the driver’s waiting room.
Pacific Place is a building that functions as an apartment and office building. Located in one of Jakarta’s Sudirman Central Business District (SCBD), Pacific Place Jakarta is a great destination for your shopping spree. This modern and stylish shopping complex caters to both shoppers and families seeking for entertainment.
This luxurious shopping mall has about 200 tenants and is attached to famous establishments such as Hard Rock Cafe Jakarta and hotel Ritz-Carlton Hotel. From fashion needs to technology, you can find them at Pacific Place. For food, you can try both local and international cuisines at Sop Buntut Bogor Cafe, Genki Sushi, Carl’s Junior and Fish & Co. Otherwise, you can also head over to other luxurious brands such as Prada, MiuMiu, The Body Shop and Hermes.
Whether you are in the mood of international food, local food or in the mood for shopping spree, many of these malls will be suitable for it. Choose and pick your mood or instincts for today, and find yourself satisfied with all that the malls have to offer.
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