Handicrafts shopping

Jakarta has great buys if you're looking for traditional handcrafted arts. Sarinah and Pasaraya Grande department stores, both conveniently located, remain the best one-stop shopping places for Indonesian arts and crafts. Several floors of each store are dedicated to the sale of locally crafted items including textiles, weaving, carvings, paintings, silver, jewelry, basketry, puppetry, leather goods and a range of interior design items.

Jalan Surabaya
Situated in Menteng, this is a colourful, open-air antiques market half a kilometre in length. Popular with tourists, locals and antique hunters for its unique atmosphere and wide range of produce, it is considered something of a must-visit when in Jakarta.
Opening Hours: 09:00-17:00 daily.
Address: Jalan Surabaya, Jakarta Pusat 10310 Indonesia
Contact: +62 21 315 4094

Pasar Seni

At this arts and handicraft market, you can watch Indonesian artists creating their labours of love. Both traditional and modern art and crafts are on display, and available for purchase. Hundreds of artists from all over the country gather here to exhibit and sell their work and it's a great place to get your portrait done as a reminder of your time in Jakarta.
Address: Taman Ria Ancol, Jakarta Utara 14430 Indonesia
Contact: +62 21 520 5455

Jalan Kebon Sirih Timur
Just one street away from Jalan Jaksa, this is a popular spot for antique collectors and connoisseurs. The street runs for about 200 metres and is packed with porcelain, batiks, ceramics, teak furniture and antiques. Here, you will find Djody Antiques, one of the biggest and most reputable dealers in the area. All these products are testament to Indonesia's rich cultural legacy and buyers should bargain hard.
Opening Hours: 09:00-17:00
Address: Jalan Kebon Sirih Timur, Jakarta Pusat 10340 Indonesia
Contact: +62 21 520 5455