Spend the Weekend in Ancol, North Jakarta

Spend the Weekend in Ancol, North Jakarta

My best friend this time I will discuss what is good about Ancol or known as the Ancol Dream Park. Come see the following:

Ancol is a kelurahan in Pademangan sub-district, North Jakarta. This village has a postal code 14430. The Ancol village has a population of 18,055 people and an area of ​​577.28 Ha km2.

This village is bordered by the Java Sea in the north, the Java Sea in the east, Sunda Kelapa in the west, and the Tiram River in the south.

Ancol means rich boiling soil. In the past, when the sea was tide brackish water the time Ancol turned to land flooded the surrounding land so that it felt salty. Naturally, when Dutch VOCs referred to the area as Zoutelande. The salty land that was also given to the fort was built there in 1656 (De Haan 1935: 103 – 104).

To connect the city of Batavia, which at that time was fortified with these strongholds, it was previously made a canal, the Ancol Canal, which until now can still be navigated by boat. Then a road that was parallel to the canal was built.

Making canals, roads and fortifications there, because they are considered strategic within the framework of the defense of the city of Batavia. The strategic nature of the Ancol area seems to have been felt at a time when Islam began to spread in the coastal areas of the Kingdom of Sunda. In Koropak 406, Carita Parahiyangan, Ancol was mentioned as one of the battlefields in addition to Kalapa Tanjung Wahanten (Banten) and other places during the reign of Syria (1521-1535).

Many things you need to know about in Ancol, there is a vehicle called Dufan or known as Dunia Fantasi, not only visited by children but teenagers and even adults also join Dufan’s excitement. Well this time we discuss about the outside of Dufan aka Ancol, friend.

Who is not familiar with Ancol, Ancol is a tourist place that is often visited by local and non-local tourists and even abroad. Not only made a family weekend tourist destination, a gathering place with friends, coworkers or a grand reunion of true singers. But Ancol was also visited for Praweeding, a friend like yesterday’s artist, just call Mas Vicky Prasetyo. But don’t be insecure ordinary people can also celebrate praweeding here.

In Ancol, if a friend goes by a private vehicle, either a motorbike or a car to park, friends will surely meet first this time here. Yup dinosaur sculptures made through woven from dried coconut leaves are best friends. Pretty creative and interesting to visit.

Arriving at the parking lot, friends will all board the bus area and it is free, all friends, in Ancol there are many interesting and good places to be used as photo spots using backgrounds such as beaches, buildings etc.

Still in the Ancol Zone outside the context of Dufan’s review, all friends can also ride Cabel Park, all of which are exciting.

Ancol Gate Entrance Ticket Price
Ancol Gate

Monday – Friday

Individual

Rp. 25,000, –

Car

Rp. 20,000, –

Motorcycle

Rp. 15,000, –
Ancol Gate

Saturday – Sunday / Holiday

Individual

Rp. 25,000, –

Car

Rp. 20,000, –

Motorcycle

Rp. 15,000, –

Lombok, Bali, Jogja, Taste of Tourism Is Different

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Traveling is a way for many people to unwind from a routine that is enough to drain their mind and energy. But for me, traveling is not just a walk. Traveling is my way to explore a new world, with a variety of diversity that continues to make me want to continue to explore other tours. Here I will tell you how diverse Tourism is in the land of Mother Earth, with various differences that we will continue to respect.

I started from my birthplace, Yogyakarta Special Region. The province is known for its thick culture and friendly people and full of manners. Even in terms of tourism, this province cannot be underestimated. Starting from mountain tourism, sea, forest, to modern tourism, everything is here. I started from the north side we could find Mount Merapi which stood firm. For those who like to climb the mountain this is a fun challenge but still have to maintain the manners and cleanliness of the environment during the climb. Then if we go down to the city center we can find the Yogyakarta Palace which still stands firm.

Where we know Yogyakarta is a province where the governor’s position is still filled with royal families, the Sultan. Here we can see the history of the Kraton and its role for the NKRI. Then we move up to the east there are many beautiful beaches in Gunungkidul Regency. There are many beaches with white sand and even some offer services in the form of snorkeling, but still need to be careful because we know the sea on the south side has strong waves.

Along the way from the city center to the coastal area we have also been presented with various sights ranging from cliffs, mountains and traditional markets. Then we jump on the west side of the Kulonprogo area where the area still looks natural. There are mangrove forests that are ready to be traced, there are also many shrimp ponds around the forest that we can learn about how the process works. The district also provides various beaches, tea gardens to reservoirs. The last one we go to the south with a variety of culinary and tourism.

Available cuisines are from klathak satay with sweet soy sauce to savory ingkung chicken. We have also provided the tourists with Parangtritis beach which is so famous for its Queen of South myths, the Parangkusumo sandbank which is the only sandbank in Indonesia.

Then in 2018 I had lived for three months in Bali, an area known for its tourism which is already well-known internationally. Although only for three months, but I tried to use that time to enjoy the tourism there. Starting from the famous southern side of Kutanya beach, we can find a variety of local crafts with tours that are still thick with their customs.

In this area we can find a lot of foreign tourists on vacation in Bali. Turning to the east there is a Bali Zoo that offers tours of fauna and flora in different ways, very suitable for children’s tours. Spinning again to the north side there is Lovina beach which provides attractions so that we can see dolphins at close range, but still have to be careful because we are in the ocean. Lastly on the west side we can find traditional villages that contain a mixture of customs between Islam, Hinduism and others that are mutually tolerant. Not to forget also Mount Agung which still stands firm until now.

Besides that I have worked on the island of Lombok for 6 months in the field of tourism, a field that has definitely become my passion. This island also has different tourist characteristics with the two previous regions. On this island the touch of Islam is very strong, seen from several mosques ranging from the Bayan Beleq Ancient Mosque to the modern ones, the Islamic Center Mosque in Lombok.

The island also has Mount Rinjani which stands as an icon of this island. For animal lovers, this island has Lombok Elephant Park which is suitable for family tourism. As for the beach, Lombok also has a beautiful Kuta beach. As well as some unique beaches such as the Pink beach with its pink sand and Batu Payung beach with its icon Batu Payung. For those who want to play water but do not want to go to the beach, we can go to Gunung Kelambu waterfall which offers views during the trip. Not to forget, Lombok also has a variety of beautiful woven fabrics.

That is a bit of my article that contains some of the tours that are on the emerald equator, I’m sure there are more tours that are far more beautiful. But as good tourists we must take care of cleanliness and not damage what already exists. Thank you to the reader, greetings from me.