Things To Do in Kemang

Things To Do in Kemang

Jakarta is surely packed and crowded. With all of the hassle and traffic all over the city, it might be quite stressful for people living in this capital city of Indonesia. So how about fresh air in the middle of your heavy thoughts? Well, worry not, we’ve listed some of the activities that are essential if you want to kill your time from daily routines in Kemang. It’s one of the night hubs that is filled with some of the best restaurants, bars, or cafes that you can visit with your friends or colleagues. So, we’ve listed what are the best things to do in Kemang, might be helpful for you Jakartans!

1. Visiting the Como Park

view of Como Park
Como Park

Como Park is located in Kemang Timur, A place with a lot of mindfulness training or green-living cafes. As a park, Como Park allows the visitors to come with their furry four legs companion. Yes, this is a dog-friendly park, something that might be rare to find and a hidden gem for a pet lover living in Jakarta.

Como park might also be a hub to meet dogs if you don’t have one. Another interesting part of this park is Como park also has a building filled with a lot of cafes and restaurants that you can try out. Do you want to treat yourself with something sweet and refreshing? you can try out the famous natural gelato in town from Gelato Secrets. Another cute place located on the side of the Como park backyard called The Roots might also be an option to fill out your hungry stomach. A lot of people use this place for a different purpose. So this place might be an option that you can choose from when you want to search for fresh air in the morning or evening.

Phone Number: +6221 7197308

Social Media: @comopark998 on instagram

Address: Jl. Kemang Timur No.998, RT.1/RW.3, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

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2. Doing Some Yoga in Gudang Gudang Yoga

doing some yoga in Gudang Gudang Yoga
Gudang Gudang Yoga

Gudang Gudang Yoga, a sanctuary that was born in 2008, is a go-to place for people that are searching for the best wellness center in Jakarta. Also located in the Kemang Timur that is known for their mindfulness training area, Gudang Gudang Yoga takes a part in succeeding the healthy lifestyle that might opt for a lot of Indonesian People Right now. As a healthy lifestyle slowly grew up in Indonesia, people started to take care more about their health. This issue especially affects the citizens of Jakarta, with polluted air that fills up our lungs every day, intoxicated our mind and body once or twice a week might be the best option to live more happily. 

One of the Gudang Gudang Yoga founders is the famous Indonesia artist, Anjasmara. Besides the quality that is offered by this place, Anjasmara might also be the starter of why this place can be so famous until now. Gudang Gudang Yoga also provides its members with the best Yoga instructors that you can find in Jakarta. Once a month, this place also called out an International instructor to teach in their studio. A lot of yoga classes such as Hatha, Vinyasa, Jivamukti are offered here. For a starter in the world of yoga, Gudang Gudang Yoga also offers a class that is suitable for beginners. Other than the good things that Gudang Gudang Yoga might offer, this place also has an Art Gallery that you can look out before your class is started.

Find out more fun fitness classes in Kemang here!

Phone Number: +6221 7180173

Social Media: @gudanggudangyogastudio on instagram

Address:  Jl. Kemang Timur No. 88 Bangka, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

3. Enjoying the Art Exhibitions in Dia.Lo.Gue

view of Dia.Lo.Gue
Dia.Lo.Gue

After enjoying the fresh air and freshening up your body with mindfulness training, how about we move on to something that is also interesting for yourself?. Let’s move to the area of Kemang Selatan, Here, we can find the famous artspace in Jakarta Called Dia.Lo.Gue, You can start your day by exploring this place. As an artspace, Dia.Lo.Gue usually offers weekly exhibitions that can entertain not only your eyes but also your other senses. With a minimalistic interior but also picturesque, The atmosphere that is offered by this artspace is surely unbelievable. This might be the effect of the famous architect, Andra Martin, that offers the concept of the empty space. Besides the exhibitions that are regularly exhibited, Dia.Lo.Gue also held Talks and workshops that use arts as their topics. 

 After looking through the exhibitions and installments in Dia.Lo.Gue. You can rest and freshen up yourself in this place with a glass of juices or tea in the cafe inside Dia.Lo.Gue. Or do you want to treat yourself with an all-day breakfast? you can also try it out here if you want to fill up your hungry belly.

Phone Number: +6221 7199671

Social Media: @dialogue_arts on instagram

Address: Jl. Kemang Sel. No.99A, RT.1/RW.2, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

Price Range:

drinks starting from Rp 28.000,00 to 50.000,00

Mains starting from Rp 45.000,00 to 95.000,00

Opening Hours: 

09.30 – 16.00 (Monday – Thursday)

09.00 – 21.00 (Friday-Sunday)

4. Looking for Books in Ak.’sa.ra

view of Ak.’sa.ra
Ak.’sa.ra

Ak.’sa.ra might be more well known because of their bookstore, which is one of the most famous places for the lover of indie pieces of literature in Jakarta. Aksara might be the best one in the town. After they renovated their iconic bookstores in 2018, Ak.’sa.ra opened up with a new place for people to gather more and more. Located in the busy street of Kemang Raya, might treat you with several things that you can choose from. The literature reader might be happy because the famous cafe Ruang Seduh inside the aksara has been upgraded. 

You can also do several things other than buying and looking for books. You can check out the Ganara Art Venter, this art school has been upgraded and this reputable art school also holds workshops monthly that you can check out furthermore on their Instagram. For the lover of photography, you can head out to (lab)rana, one of the most famous developing labs for the analog camera in South Jakarta. This independent developing lab also enthusiastically welcomes their fellow students that want to develop their films so it creates such a community in a petite space.

Phone Number: +6282246840012

Social Media: @aksarakemang on instagram

Address: Jl. Kemang Raya No.8B, RT.9/RW.1, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

Opening Hours: 

07.00 – 21.00 (Monday – Friday)

07.00 – 22.00 (Saturday-Sunday)

5. Watching some Movies in Kinosaurus

view of Kinosaurus
Kinosaurus

Are you done strolling around the artspace? or do you want another thing that might be different from your usual taste?. For moviegoers, you can also check out Ak.’sa.ra that is located in the street of Kemang Raya. In the crowded street of Kemang Selatan, there is a place that the fans of festival movies and indie movies might be excited for inside the Ak.’sa.ra. We should be grateful that a place called Kinosaurus exist. Kinosaurus is another place that you can try out when you want to spend the rest of the day watching old movies or movies that are not aired in the regular cinemas. 

This microcinema will treat you with their wooden interior that is rarely seen in the microcinema and it will absolutely give you another experience in watching movies in the cinema. The chair might also be different because there are bean bags that you can use when you’re watching the movies here. Kinosaurus is open from Friday until Sunday. So this place might be the best one to fill out your weekends.

Social Media: @kinosaurusjakarta on instagram

Address: Jl. Kemang Raya No.8B, RT.9/RW.1, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730

So, we’ve listed some of the interesting things that you can do and places you can visit in Kemang while enjoying your free time on the weekend. If you happen to live nearby, or work nearby, this list might be helpful for you- or if you just have some interest in killing times in Jakarta. Go give it a try and leave some honest reviews!

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