Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
TAMAN MINI INDONESIA INDAH | JAKARTA, INDONESIA TOURIST ATTRACTION
A Place of Learning and Fun: Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
If you are visiting Indonesia for a short time, this is a place that you must go to. Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII) or literally “Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park,” is a place where you can learn and enjoy the whole of Indonesia. This recreational area of 150 hectares holds a lot of attractions that you would not be able to resist visiting.
How to Get to Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII)
The park is located in Jalan Raya Taman Mini, East Jakarta in Jakarta, Indonesia. If you are coming from Halim Perdana Kusuma airport, you can get to TMII by using public transportation or hire a taxi for a convenient choice.
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah Entrance Fees
The TMII is open every day from 7 am to 10 pm. Their entrance fee only costs Rp 15,000. The park charges Rp 20,000 for special or school holidays. They also charge a fee if you decided to bring a vehicle: Rp 15,000 for the car; Rp 10,000 for motorbike; and Rp 1,000 for bicycles.
Getting Around Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Considering the vast area of the park, it would be best to bring along with you umbrellas to protect you from the heat of the sun (during summer) or rain during the wet season.
You can ride the tourist car for only Rp 10,000. The terminal can be found near the Pancasila Fire Park.
The cable car can carry up to four people. There are three terminals located within the park. The terminal A and C are located near the Pancasila Fire Park. On weekdays, the ride costs Rp 40,000 while on weekends, it costs Rp 50,000. From the height of the cable car, you can enjoy a different view of the whole park.
You can also enjoy a picture of the park from a higher height with the park’s monorail. You can enjoy a ride in this one-way train track for Rp 40,000 during weekdays and Rp 50,000 on weekends.
Bicycle or Motorbike Rental
Going around the park on your own can be tiring. The park has a bike and motorbike rentals available for the price: Rp 15,000 per hour for the bicycle; Rp 25,000 per hour for two pillion ride; Rp 35,000 per hour for three pillion ride; and Rp 50,000 for the motorbike rent. You need to leave behind an ID to rent their bicycles or motorbikes.
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Indonesia in Pavillions
There are a total of 32 regional pavilions that showcase the beauty, architecture, tradition, and culture of Indonesia. These are all based on the local provinces of Indonesia. This is an amazing experience you should not miss because it would make you feel like you have visited the whole country of Indonesia in just one day.
Religious Buildings at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
The religious buildings in the park are a variety of religions since Indonesia is a country that stipulates freedom in religion. These buildings are as follows:
- Pangeran Diponegoro (Mosque)
- Santa Catharina (Catholic Church)
- Haleluya (Protestant church)
- Penataran Agung Kertabhumi Balinese (Hindu Temple)
- Arya Dwipa Arama (Buddhist Temple)
- Sasana Adirasa Pangeran Samber Nyawa
- Kong Miao (Confucian temple)
Gardens and Parks at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
The TMII has a lot of gardens that you can thoroughly enjoy. They have Flower Garden, APEC Memorial Monument and Park, Archive Lake, Cactus Park, Living Pharmacy Park, Taman Melati (Jasmine Garden), Bekisar Park, Bird Park, Bird Conservation Park, Chinese Cultural Park, Keong Mas Legend Park, and Borobudur Park.
Bird Park and Bird Conservation Park, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
You just need to pay Rp 20,000 to access both of these parks. If you want to take pictures of the birds within the bird parks, you need to pay an additional price of Rp 5,000.
Keong Mas Legend Park, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
The entrance fee for the park costs Rp 30,000. This is an amusement park that has seventeen rides in it. Three of the rides, which are Meet Dino, Flower Garden, and Legend Theater, are free. The nine main rides have a variety of costs ranging from Rp 20,000 to Rp 30,000. If you wish to enjoy all of the nine main rides, you can avail a package ticket for the price of Rp 120,000 during weekdays or Rp 150,000 during weekends.
Technological Center in Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
With the coordination of the Research and Technology Ministry, the park has built up the Pusat Peragaan Iptek or Science and Technology Display Center. The center has different sites that mainly cater to Robotics, Electric and Magnet, Mechanics, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and many more.
The Author in front of Indonesia Museum
Inside Indonesia Museum
Museums in Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
You can gain a lot of knowledge by merely visiting all of the museums available in TMII. There are 16 Museums within Taman Mini Indonesia Indah as follows:
- Indonesia Museum
- Purna Bhakti Pertiwi Museum
- Soldier Museum
- Indonesian stamps Museum
- Pusaka (Heirloom) Museum
- Transportation Museum
- Museum Electricity & New Energy Museum
- Telecommunication Museum
- Penerangan Museum
- Sports Museum
- Asmat Museum
- Komodo Indonesian Fauna Museum and Reptile Park
- Insects Museum
- Research & Technology Information Centre
- Oil & Gas Museum
- East Timor Museum (former East Timor province pavilion)
Please be careful with some unauthorize guides that are staying in most of the museums. These people are not in any way related to TMII. The moment they spot some guests they would immediately start guiding these people and in the end, they would ask money from them. You can simply ignore them or tell them that you don’t need a guide. If they insist to ask for money, report them at any authorities or to the entrance where you paid for your entrance.
You can buy food from the food stalls that are commonly found along the lakeside and park grounds. Some of the pavilions that depict different provinces have food stalls where you can try some of the local cuisines.
Please take note that TMII is so huge, it would be best to bring along with you some bottled water or some food to take any time you go hungry.
Other Attractions in Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
There are several attractions that can be enjoyed in TMII. They also have recreation facilities and theaters inside the park. The number of places you can visit inside is immensely vast that you really need to hire a bike to get around quickly.
Keong Mas IMAX Theater at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
You can learn about the culture of Indonesia from their IMAX theater. The film runs for one hour to two and a half hours. You can watch it for Rp 40,000 or Rp 75,000 if you want to avail of their VIP (balcony) seats.
Swim and play in the water in this 3 hectares water area. The waterpark has a lot of activities that both adults and kids can have a great time. Access to the waterpark costs Rp 140,000 on weekdays and Rp 180,000 on weekends.
Tugu Api Pancasila / Pancasila Fire Monument at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
This is the main monument of the park where you can have picnics in the vast field that are surrounded by trees.
This is a must-see place for everyone who visits Indonesia. The area is like a package deal of attractions that you will have a lot of fun throughout your visit. You have the option to choose to go to a learning site or a real entertainment location in the park. It all depends on your destination’s taste.
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
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