Christmas and New Year Holiday; Jakarta Closes 41 Destinations, Public Places



Laila Afifa

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  • TEMPO.CO, JakartaJakarta 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:

    Public Spaces:

    Jalan MH Thamrin-Jalan Jenderal Sudirman

    Monas or National Monument

    Kota Tua (Jakarta Old Town)

    Gelora Bung Karno (GBK stadium)

    Lapangan Banteng

    Pantai Indah Kapuk

    Kemayoran Pekan Raya Jakarta

    West Jakarta CNI

    Jakarta East Flood Canal and West Flood Canal.

    Blok M

    Public and social facilities at housing complexes

    City park, open green spaces (RTH), and Child-Friendly Public Space (RPTRA)

    Pedestrian path

    Lay Bay/Drop-off

    Main roads

    Lakes, reservoirs, beaches, fishing ponds

    Pedestrian bridges, fly-over, and underpass.

    Destinations and cultural centers:

    Taman Impian Jaya Ancol

    Ragunan Zoo



    Taman Ismail Marzuki

    Betawi cultural village in Setu Babakan

    House of Si Pitung

    Condet Karawitan and Dance Lab

    Cipir Island

    Kelor Island

    Onrust Island

    Proclamation of Independence Monument

    Benyamin Suaeb Park

    Wayang Orang Bharata

    Miss Tjitjih

    Jakarta Art Building (GKJ)

    Jakarta History Museum

    Taman Prasasti Museum

    MH. Thamrin Museum

    Art and Ceramic Museum

    Textile Museum

    Wayang (Puppet) Museum

    Marine 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.