Tuesday, April 16, 2024 | 15:29 WIB


Ramadan community iftar at the Grand Mosque of Istiqlal

A number of Muslims were seen preparing for the first iftar (break of the fast) at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta on March 12, 2024. As the grand mosque, Masjid Istiqlal provides free iftar meals and drinks for the public. Around 4,000 meal boxes were provided, with 1,000 boxes donated from the Saudi Arabian government and 500 boxes from the Jakarta Provincial Government. The remainder of the meal boxes were contributed by various donors. 

Pampering Your Pets at Gajah Mada Plaza

A number of pet salon employees provide care for cats and dogs at Gajah Mada Plaza, Central Jakarta. Here, pets are pampered more than their owners.

A visit to Bung Hatta’s Photo Exhibition and Archives

Visitors flock to a photo exhibition and archives of Bung Hatta's legacy at Bung Hatta's grave in Tanah Kusir Cemetery, Jakarta, Thursday (14/3).

Mayestik Market, Textile and Tailor Center that Has Existed since the 70s

Mayestik Market is the largest clothing market in Jakarta after Tanah Abang.

The Brisk Activity of Loafers Home Industry in Jakarta

Workers producing loafers at the shoe-making home industry center in Penggilingan, Cakung, East Jakarta. In the midst of the threat of competition caused by the influx of foreign-made products, there are still enthusiasts who love shoes made by local home industries. In the 7x3 meter house, workers can complete dozens of pairs of shoes with various models to fulfill orders and can reap tens of millions of rupiah in turnover.

Torch parade marks the start of Ramadan in Jakarta

A number of residents took part in a festive Ramadan parade in Tanah Abang district, Jakarta (10/3). The parade was participated in by hundreds of residents of Kampung Bali to welcome the holy month of Ramadan 1445 Hijriah.

Residents of Bekelir village perform hair washing ritual on Cisadane River to welcome Ramadan

Residents of Bekelir village follow a long-standing hair washing tradition on the banks of the Cisadane River, Tangerang City, Banten (10/3).

Small farming and playground under the Becakayu Toll

The DKI Jakarta Provincial Government has been vigorously organizing green areas with ornamental plants and urban farming systems along the Becakayu toll underpass (Bekasi Cawang Kampung Melayu) for the past few years. The urban farming implemented by the Provincial Government has managed to grow 10,200 plants at this location, which also serves to maintain PAM water quality. 

Residents Make a Pilgrimage to Submerged Cemetery Ahead of Ramadhan

Residents go on a pilgrimage ahead of the holy month of Ramadan at the Semper Public Cemetery, North Jakarta (8/3). According to the tradition, it is customary to visit loved ones’ graves before the month of Ramadan starts.

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2024 in Jakarta

Crowd of women holding posters voicing women’s rights to commemorate the International Women’s Day 2024 in M.H. Thamrin street, Jakarta, Friday (8/3). International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

Night Market, Affordable Entertainment Option in Downtown Jakarta

A number of residents enjoy rides at a night market in Kuningan, Jakarta (6/2).  Night markets are an economical entertainment for Jakartans as they offer rides at affordable rates for everyone, from children to adults.

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