Neighbourhood Guide: Mampang

Neighbourhood Guide: Mampang

Jakarta is so diverse because one of the reasons might be because of how humongous this city is. As one of the biggest cities in the world, a lot of its neighborhoods can be explored by travelers or even by its citizen. With a lot of streets that are connected, it might be confusing but it also leads to hidden gems that might be fun to be explored. 

One of the neighborhoods in Mampang. This is a location with a lot of housing or kost, and it is caused by the strategic location of this area. Not just that, Mampang is also located near the Setiabudi area. Well, this might be your housing neighborhood too! Because of that, we want to provide you with a guide for you to travel the area of Mampang

History

Mampang is surely a common kost neighborhood for a lot of workers, not only that, but Mampang also has a long history. the brief history of Mampang Is said in a book, It is said that since December 1695, Mampang is a place that is owned by Hendrik Lucaasz Cardeel or maybe more well-known as Pangeran Wiraguna. Pangeran Wiraguna is also said to have the bloodline from the Kingdom of Majapahit. 

Transportation

It might be confusing which type of transportation to choose from when you’re deciding to use it. You might have the thought of ‘Is it better to use public transportation? Or should I use my vehicle?’. Do not worry too much about it, because we’re going to give you an insight into the best transportation that you can choose from in this place. Because of how enormous the size of Jakarta as a city, The government try to provide a lot of transportation to fulfill the needs of its citizens. This is also because Jakarta is populated and the government tries to lower the traffic jam. 

To encourage citizens to use public transport, the Governments tried to provide its citizen with comfortable public transportation. Mass Rapid Train or more well-known by the citizens as MRT, is one of the most modern public transportation that is available in Jakarta right now. With this train, you can travel from the are of Central Jakarta until South Jakarta just in a blink of an eye. With MRT, you can reach or go from the area of Bendungan Hilir so you don’t have to worry that you’ll get caught in a traffic jam while you’re traveling. 

Another way to travel to or from the area of Bendungan Hilir is by using the Transjakarta, Jakarta’s Bus Rapid Transit. Unlike MRT that can only reach several areas, Transjakarta has a lot of bus stops in the entire Jakarta. Transjakarta has its line in the street of Jakarta and not only that, but Transjakarta also has the longest line in the entire world even though Bus Rapid Transit is not originated from Indonesia. 

If you’re looking for something more practical for your journey, we also have something for you. You can use the uber-like apps that are famous in Indonesia called Gojek or Grab. With Gojek or Grab apps, you can order a motorcycle or car like the uber apps. We recommend you to use the motorcycle because with a motorcycle, you can travel to many places in no time and you don’t have to worry to get caught in traffic jams in a long time.

Nightclubs and Bars

To fulfill the needs of the Jakartans citizens, you might want to try out several bars and Nightclubs that is provided in the area of Mampang. Down below, we have listed several bars and nightclubs that you can try out

Queens Head Jakarta

With their mysterious exterior from outside, you might wonder what kind of place, it looks like a modern pub with the influence of the British.

Jl. Kemang Raya No.18C, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

Beer brother 

If you’re looking for a fun bar, this might be a good option for you. Beer brother is filled with young adults that are chilling with their friends here.

Jl. Taman Kemang II No.28, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

PARC 19

Are you looking for a cozy place to sip a glass of cocktail of your choice? Well you can surely try out PARC19 with its cozy and relaxing atmosphere that is great for exchanging conversation with your friend

14, Jl. Taman Kemang No.19, RT.14/RW.1, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 11180

Murphy’s Irish Pub & Restaurant 

Irish bar in the area of Jakarta and it is pretty famous among expats

Jl. Kemang Raya No.11A, RT.4/RW.1, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

Amigos Restaurant & Bar

One of the best bar in Kemang, this is not only serve as a bar but this place also serve 

Kemang Club Villas Apartment, Jl. Kemang Selatan I No.8, RW.3, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

Restaurants

Because Mampang is known as one of the strategic areas in Jakarta, Mampang also provides its citizens with different types of restaurants that you can try out. Down below, we have listed several restaurants that you can try out.

Fez-Kinara Dining & Lounge

One of the most famous Indian restaurants, this place also serve buffet-style dishes

Jl. Kemang Raya No.78B, RT.4/RW.2, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Jakarta, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

The Edge Bistro

Do you want to have a romantic dinner with your loved one? You can try out The Edge Bistro for sure

Jl. Kemang Raya No.1, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

Mamma Rosy

Serve varieties of food, this place also serves a private room if you want to celebrate your unforgettable event with your friends or loved one.

Jl. Kemang Raya No.58, RW.2, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

Coffee shop

Under the hot weather of Jakarta, it might be a good idea to sip a glass of coffee. In the area of Mampang itself, there are several places that we have listed and can try out by you:

Goni Coffee

The first home of Goni Coffee. You can use your bike and try out the coffee here

Jl. Kemang Timur Raya No. 78 CD, Jakarta 12730

1/15 Coffee

One of the best coffee shop in Jakarta. You can try out their new home in kemang for a different vibe. Jl. Kemang Raya No.37, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

Chief Coffee

Another recommended coffee shop that you can try out this weekend. This place also suitable if you want to do you work or college assignments. Jl. Kemang Raya No.27 D, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

3K Coffee

One of the best coffee shops in the area of Mampang. From this coffee shop, you can look out Jakarta’s sunset that might mesmerize you.

Jalan Kemang Utara No.33 Ruko No, Jl. Nasional 1 No.4, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., 12720

Now, you already know the neighborhood in Mampang. We hope this article will help you move to Mampang and don’t forget to prepare everything before exploring Mampang. Have fun and don’t forget to check out more recommendations on our blog, a lot of choices start from restaurants, pubs, and others. 

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