Sunter is a popular place to visit while you are in Jakarta as some of the city’s most popular attractions are nearby. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s list is the fabulous Mal Kelapa Gading and the iconic Jakarta International Expo. Also, well worth the effort are Pasar Baru and Ancol Dreamland.
There are many interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Sunter. Explore, admire and discover in the various museums such as the Adam Malik Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts and Ceramics and Puppet Museum. Visit the National Gallery of Indonesia, to get your fix of art.
Some popular Jakarta attractions are in the Sunter area, such as Farmer Statue, Mahabharata Monument and Proclamation Monument. For a relaxing change of pace, pay a visit to the area’s most important religious sites, such as Istiqlal Mosque.
Work on your backswing at the Jakarta Golf Club, amongst the most popular greens in the area.
Go to Mangga Dua, the Mangga Dua Square and Lokasari Plaza to scratch that shopping itch.
Discover Sunter’s sporting spirit at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium. This is home to Indonesia National Team soccer team and the Persija Jakarta. When the full-time hooter blows, follow the stream of local sports fans to a nearby pub to relive the match’s greatest moments.
When you’re ready to rest your weary head after enjoying the delights of Sunter, check in to one of the area's many accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks be sure to check out the Grand Mercure Jakarta Harmoni, the Hotel Borobudur Jakarta, and the Ibis Jakarta Arcadia.