Special Capital Region of Jakarta, is the capital and most populous city of Indonesia. Located on the northwest coast of the world’s most populous island of Java, the city is the center of economics, culture and politics of Indonesia. Established in the fourth century as Sunda Kelapa, the city became an important trading port for the Kingdom of Sunda. It was the de facto capital of the Dutch East Indies, which was known as Batavia at that time. There are priceless wayang puppets and archeological treasures on display. Spend time in a colonially themed café right at Taman Fatahillah, the heart of the former colonial Jakarta. This dynamic metropolis, with its 15,000,000 inhabitants, is the financial and political heart of Indonesia.