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Tangerang

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Tangerang is a satellite city of Jakarta in Banten, Indonesia. The head of government in the city of Tangerang is a major ("walikota"). There are 5 districts ("kecamatan") in the city of Tangerang: Tangerang (postal code 1511X), Batuceper (15121, 15122, 15127-15129), Benda (15123-15126), Jatiuwung (1513X), Cipondoh (1514X), Ciledug (1515X).

The population of the city of Tangerang is 1,488,666 people. The area is 165 sq. km. The population density is 9047 people/sq. km.

Tangerang Regency/"Kabupaten Tangerang", is the suburbs of Tangerang. The head of government is a regent ("bupati"). There are 26 districts/"Kecamatan" on Tangerang regency.

The population of the Tangerang residency is 3,080,237 people. The area is 1,110 sq. km. The population density is 2775 people/sq. km.

Get in

By Air

Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Benda, Tangerang. Pondok Cabe airport is a small airport used by Police, small airplanes, skydiving, gliders and aerosport. If you charter helicopter or small plane, you can request (in advance) for permission to land on the Pondok Cabe airport. The small Budiarto airport at Curug, Tangerang Regency, is used for pilot training (Curug aviation school).

By Taxi

You can use metered taxi to reach Tangerang from Jakarta. The cost is approx. US$ 8. The trip will take up to 2 hours. It's better to order the taxi from the taxi companies because most taxi driver refused to go to Tangerang. The Taxi from Jakarta are not allowed to take any passenger from Tangerang to Jakarta.

Get around

See

Do

Tennis

  • Pondok Cabe Country Club, Jl. Cabe Raya, Pondok Cabe, Pamulang, Tangerang Tel.: (62)(21) 7405386. Website: Pondok Cabe. Price: approx. US$ 10/person.

Bowling

  • Lippo Supermal Karawaci, Karawaci, Tangerang.

Golf

  • Soewarna Golf Club, Taman Niaga Soewarna, Blok G, Tangerang. Tel.: (62)(21) 5591 1111. 18-hole course just next to the airport, famed for the miniskirted Tangerang Girls who go around offering refreshments, and with more of a focus on business schmoozing than playing. Open to the general public on weekdays only, when a green and caddy fee package will set you back Rp240,000. On weekends you'll need an invitation from a member and will still have to cough up a whopping Rp550,000.
  • Pondok Cabe Golf, Jl. Pondok Cabe Raya, Jakarta 15418, Tel.: (62)(21) 740 5386. Website: Pondok Cabe Golf.

Buy

Shopping Mall

  • Lippo Supermall Karawaci, Karawaci Tangerang. Facility: bowling, amusement park. One of the largest mall in Indonesia.

Duty Free Shops

  • Dewata Agung Wibawa, Bandara Internasional Soekarno Hatta Duty Free Shop Terminal D & E, Jakarta 15126, Tel.: (62)(21) 559 0338, (62)(21) 559 0916.
  • Dewita Indah Prima, Bandara Internasional Soekarno Hatta Terminal 2D Departure area, Jakarta 15126, Tel.: (62)(21) 550 0409, (62)(21) 550 3088.
  • Dian Suksestama, Bandara Internasional Soekarno Hatta Terminal D-E Transit Lounge, Jakarta 15125, Tel.: (62)(21) 550 2296.
  • Plaza Bali Duty Free, Bandara Internasional Soekarno Hatta Departure Terminal. Website: Plaza Bali Duty Free.
  • Rodamas Wirasakti, Bandara Internasional Soekarno Hatta Ged ACS, Jakarta 15125, Tel.: (62)(21) 550 1462.

Eat

Budget

Western:

  • Kentucky Fried Chicken, Serpong Town Square, Jl. M.H. Thamrin Km. 7 No. 2-3. Tel.: (62)(21) 55743592. Lippo Supermal, Lantai dasar. Tel.: (62)(21) 5462377. Mahkota Mas, Jl. M.H. Thamrin Kav 4, Tel.: (62)(21) 5543255. American fastfood. Menu: fried chicken, chicken burger, fries. Price: approx. US$ 4/person.
  • Tamani Kafe, BSD Plaza, Jl. Raya Serpong, Sektor 4. Tel.: (62)(21) 5315 1015. International restaurant. Menu: chicken cordon blue, egg and tofu, soup, salad, onion ring. Price: approx. US$ 8/person.

Japanese:

  • Goiza, Supermall Karawaci, Ground Floor, Lippo Karawaci, Tel.: (62)(21) 5421 1559. Japanese restaurant. Menu: teriyaki, shabu-shabu, katsu, udon. Price: approx. US$ 6/person.
  • Hoka Hoka Bento, Lippo Supermall Karawaci, Tel.: (62)(21) 546 2323. Giant Villa Melati Mas, Tel.: (62)(21) 538 4634. Menu: ekkado, chicken katsu, sukiyaki, soup, koori kon nyaku, yakiniku, shrimp roll, tori no teba. Price: approx. US$ 4/person.

Seafood:

  • Sari Kuring, BSD Ruko Sektor IV Block RG/1, Tangerang. Telp: (62(21) 537 2041, Fax.: (62)(21) 537 1150. Sundanese seafood restaurant. Menu: gurame fish, keong kaker, prawn, crab, salad, soup. Price: approx. US$ 7/person.
  • Lembur Kuring, Jl. Benda Raya 88, Tangerang. Tel.: 5503749. Fax: 550 3748. Sundanese seafood restaurant.Menu: fish, prawn, crab, soup, salad. Opening hours: 11.00 AM to 09.30 PM. Price: approx. US$ 7/person.

Moderate

Many restaurants are available at "Soekarno Hatta Airport" at Benda, Tangerang: McDonald, A&W, Dunkin Donuts, Hoka-Hoka Bento etc.

Ice Cream and Pastry

  • Baskin and Robbins, Lippo Karawaci Mall, 105 Boulevard Diponegoro Lippo Karawaci 1200, Tangerang 15811. Tel.: (62)(21) 546 2382. Website: Baskin and Robbins. Ice cream parlor.

Drink

Sleep

Budget

Moderate

  • Quality Inn, Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Tangerang, Banten, Terminal 2E, Tel.: (62)(21) 559 0008. Website: Quality Inn. Class: 3 Stars.

Splurge

  • Sheraton Bandara, Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Tangerang 19110, Tel: (62)(21) 559 7777, Fax: (62)(21) 559 7700. Website: Sheraton Bandara. Class: 4 Stars.

Get out

  • Anyer, beautiful beach and resort, west of Tangerang. Driving time: up to 3 hours.
  • Ujung Kulon, beautiful national park, southwest of Tangerang. Driving time: up to 5 hours.



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