Since Branz Simatupang is located near several shopping centers, it’s easy to shop around here. 7 minutes from the tower, you can visit Cilandak Town Square or usually called Citos. Citos is a popular shopping and dining spot in South Jakarta. There are several affordable fashion tenants you can choose. Pondok Indah Mall, or usually called PIM, is also an excellent choice for you, shopaholics. From elite fashion brands like Tommy Hilfiger to affordable fast-fashion such as Zara or Uniqlo, you can find everything here.
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Looking for food but don’t want to stick too long in the traffic jam? Worry not cause in Citos, just a 7-minute drive from the apartment, you can find a bunch of great spots to get lunch or dinner. Citos is home to several famous restaurants in Jakarta. It’s more suitable to call Citos as a restaurant gallery rather than a shopping mall due to its extensive dining options. Looking for authentic Japanese food? Come to Ramen 38 Sanpachi and try some of their fabulous ramen menus. Other than their signature rame, you can also try their sushi and dim sum. Can’t choose between Asian, Indonesian, or Chinese food? Worry not, head to Eaton, and try them all in one bill. Their deep-fried shrimp ball is to die for.
TB Simatupang is surrounded by several great spots to party or grab some drinks. Located in Cilandak Town Square, Jenja has attracted so many party-goers since 2016 from expats to young Jakartans. It’s a great place to dance the night away with your friends or coworkers. Another alternative is De Hooi, which is one of the well-known expat bars in South Jakarta with daily live music and girls night every Friday. You can also try bars in Pondok Indah Mall 3, Kemang for various nightclubs, or Blok M for Japanese karaoke.
Various transportation choices in TB Simatupang can ease your transport to reach any places in the city. There is a TransJakarta shelter called “Astra,” which can be reached with a 5-minute walk. To ease the convenience of the residents, there’s Fatmawati MRT Station located just 9 minutes away from the apartment. With MRT, you can reach some of the central business districts in Jakarta, such as Sudirman, Thamrin, Kuningan, in less than 20 minutes. For a more comfortable way to travel around the town, online-based transportation such as Grab or Go-Jek is perfect for you. With a mere Rp30.000, you can easily access some of Jakarta's shopping centers, business districts, and hospitals.