TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Jakarta provincial government closes a number of tourist destinations and public spaces during Christmas and New Year holidays, as a means to avoid crowds and contain the spread of Covid-19. Those places are closed on Christmas Day, December 25, December 31, 2020, and January 1, 2021.
Jakarta public order enforcers (Satpol PP) chief, Arifin, said the officers will stand by and patrol in a number of locations that are potential for crowds. “Everyone, businesses, and event organizers are banned to do activities that trigger a crowd of more than five people,” Arifin said in Jakarta, Thursday, December 24.
The following is the list of public spaces and destinations in the city that are closed during the year-end holiday:
Jalan MH Thamrin-Jalan Jenderal Sudirman
Monas or National Monument
Kota Tua (Jakarta Old Town)
Gelora Bung Karno (GBK stadium)
Pantai Indah Kapuk
Kemayoran Pekan Raya Jakarta
West Jakarta CNI
Jakarta East Flood Canal and West Flood Canal.
Public and social facilities at housing complexes
City park, open green spaces (RTH), and Child-Friendly Public Space (RPTRA)
Lakes, reservoirs, beaches, fishing ponds
Pedestrian bridges, fly-over, and underpass.
Destinations and cultural centers:
Taman Impian Jaya Ancol
Taman Ismail Marzuki
Betawi cultural village in Setu Babakan
House of Si Pitung
Condet Karawitan and Dance Lab
Proclamation of Independence Monument
Benyamin Suaeb Park
Wayang Orang Bharata
Jakarta Art Building (GKJ)
Jakarta History Museum
Taman Prasasti Museum
MH. Thamrin Museum
Art and Ceramic Museum
Wayang (Puppet) Museum
Joang '45 Museum
The Jakarta Administration calls on the people to abide by the health protocols and stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19 transmission.