• Menara Batavia, an office tower with its distinctive dome roof which glows at night as shown here.
  • Shangri-La Residences, an exclusive residential apartments adjacent to the Shangri-La Hotel, which is available for sale.
  • Mayfair Marriott Apartments, a new apartment-styled hotel under Marriott's aggressively expanded service apartment style chain.
  • Da Vinci Tower. This is a case of you either love it or loathe it. For contemporary architects, this is a disgrace: building an imitation of classic building in a skyscrapers genre in the 21st century!. My fellow architecture student once was given a FAIL when he designed such thing.
  • CityLofts. An exciting new concept for modern loft living in Jakarta where each unit is Loft (double storey) with office space below and living space above.
  • Ritz Carlton Pacific Place, one of Jakarta's most luxurious and exclusive hotel with only 62 rooms, where the smallest is 75m2, a suite for typical hotels already.
  • Wisma 46
  • Shangri-La Hotel
  • Economy and social gap here. Not so nice buying nice apartment such as Ritz Carlton while most of the people here are still living in poverty and unemployment rate is high. - rwangsa
  • Actually, you are quite wrong here. Most of the population in this area are living on a gold mine. Do you know how expensive the land rate / m2 here?

Jakarta Skyline Part 2

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Lining up Jakarta's skyscrapers. I took similar picture before with my Leica. This time, I tried it with my E-500 when the setting is blue, unlike previously in magenta. I'm also trying the 'golden rule' where the most prominent object is slightly off the center. Well, it's obvious: the Wisma 46, my favourite building, by Zeidler Partnership.

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  1. BlatantWorld.com 43 months ago | reply

    We have used this image within this article>
    The Current Most Populous Countries In Oceania
    Thanks so much for sharing it with the World!

  2. tono.sumartmobile 41 months ago | reply

    Jakarta kota harapan dan impian sumart.cjb.net

  3. Abumessi 37 months ago | reply

    Fotonya cakep banget... berbanding terbalik dengan "Kehidupannya" Jakarta... 5stars.

  4. cdn17 30 months ago | reply

    Aweshot skyline! Do you mind sharing from where you took this photo? Thanks!

  5. GUIDEPACKER 28 months ago | reply

    Thank you for choosing creative commons license. This photo has been selected to be featured on www.guidepacker.com soon. The image will appear with a link to this Flickr page and you will be given credit for taking such a great picture.
    If you do not want your photo to be used on our travel website, please let us know!

  6. RumpledElf 25 months ago | reply

    Hi, I used this photo here: photographicdictionary.com/j/jakarta

    Thanks for sharing with a CC license!

  7. Dedi miller tea 21 months ago | reply

    Beautiful light n bulding ..I like it

  8. mehmehyimei 19 months ago | reply

    Hello! Would like to request for permission to use this splendid shot of yours in a Singaporean travel agency website. I will link the photo to your photo stream and include credits wherever it's due. Hope to hear from you soon!

  9. ivanpw 19 months ago | reply

    Pretty cool - I am using your photo for my blog post about outsourcing to Indonesia - with attribution.

    Thanks for releasing this on CC!

  10. mehmehyimei 18 months ago | reply

    Hello. This is the link to where I used your image, with all credits given. Thank
    you for the wonderful image once again! :)

    www.giamso.com.sg/TourIndo-Jakarta.html

  11. mario_vau 17 months ago | reply

    This is an absolutely beautiful picture of the modern Jakarta. Compliments !

  12. MO.be 17 months ago | reply

    We used this picture to illustrate an article about the possible BRICS-membership of Indonesia (in Dutch). Thank you for the CC license.

  13. The Diary of a Hotel Addict 17 months ago | reply

    Thanks everyone for the comments. Feel free to use the image with credit. Have a nice day!

  14. WorldSkillssg 17 months ago | reply

    Hi, I would like to use your picture for a video of the recent 9th ASEAN Skills Competition in Jakarta fron 11 to 20 Nov 2012.

  15. The Diary of a Hotel Addict 17 months ago | reply

    : Hi, not a problem. Feel free to use this picture for the competition.

  16. A.Monoang 16 months ago | reply

    Applause for your wonderful shots!

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