Taman Mini is a beautifully planned and well maintained theme park in which the varied cultural and artistic traditions of indonesia's people are depicted in all their colour and diversity. Each of the country's 27 provinces is represented by its own pavillion. and area. There, the handicrafts and food of that province can be purchased. There are regular performances of traditional dance -- and splendid wedding ceremonies are also held. Within the 100-hectare Taman Mini complex, you'll also find botanical gardens, a bird's park, an Aquarium, a Komodo Dragon museum, A great collection of marriage regalia, a stamp exhibit, an elaborate telecommunications display, an aerial tramway and a giant-screen IMAX movie theatre, along with rides & amusements. New attractions are being added all the time. This is a family-oriented spot, so it's specially crowded on weekends. Try to spend a whole day just wandering around, if you can. Dont Forget to bring your Camera with you! ---You can get to "Taman Mini" along the tollway by taking a taxi from any mid-city hotel. Many local tour companies also include it as a stop on their itineraries. For more information and full schedule of activities, call 840-9270.
Along the East Side of Fatahillah square is the city's Museum of Fine Arts. It contains a fairly comprehensive collection of works by such well-know Indonesian artists as: Raden Saleh, Affandi, Basuki, Abdullah, Dullah, Srihadi and Jeihan. The array of ceramics (both local & Foreign) on display is also quiet varied.
West of the square is the Wayang Museum, housing a diverse collection of traditional puppets from across the archipelago. Housed in a very old dutch mansion.
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