One of spectacular Jakarta's recreation and educational place is Taman Mini Indonesia Indah. The area covers 120 hectares in east Jakarta municipality. The concept of Mini Indonesia Indah is collecting and communicating the diversity of treasures of Indonesia. During the construction of this park Indonesia was still consisting of 27 provinces, so it was supposed to represent at least 27 highlight of Indonesian culture, more detail, each province would have it's typical traditional architecture, nature, arts and other specific life. Beside cultural aspects, the Mini Indonesia Indah also present natural treasures of Indonesia such as bird park, orchid garden, flower garden, Keong Mas theatre insect park and others. In cultural aspect various museums are constructed in Mini Indonesia Indah to exhibit the specific arts such as Indonesia museum, sport museum, relic museum, Asmat tribe museum, army museum, stamp museum, Komodo museum transportation museum, telecommunication museum, information museum, technology museum, Islamic museum( Istiqlal museum ) and the monument of Non Alignment Friendship.
Recreation facilities are also various such as sky lift, monorail cart, children playground, Indonesia children palace, and Goose pool, and the theatre of Imax Keong Mas with gigantic screen player. At not regular schedule a drama of traditional Indonesia and an opera at Tanah Airku Theatre with spectacular creation and stage decoration. The most interesting sight at Mini Indonesia Indah is the traditional pavilions of each ethnic or specific area of Indonesia. The pavilion is the representative of ethnic art in architecture. So they are not representing province. The pictures below are the pavilion that shows the rich architectural elements in Indonesia.
|Pavilion of Aceh, Sumatra island||Pavilion of Maluku ( The Maluccas )|
|Pavilion of Bali||Pavilion of North Sulawesi|
|Pavilion of Bengkulu, Sumatra Island|| Pavilion of North Sumatra|
( The Batak )
|Pavilion of Central Java|| Pavilion of Riau Sumatra Island|
( Malay )
| Pavilion of Central Kalimantan
(The Dayak )
|Pavilion of South Sulawesi (The Bugis )|
|Pavilion of Central Sulawesi||Pavilion of South Kalimantan|
|Pavilion of East Java|| Pavilion of South Sulawesi|
|Pavilion of East Kalimantan||Pavilion of South Sumatra|
|Pavilion of East Nusa Tenggara|| Pavilion of West Java|
( The Sunda )
|Pavilion of Jakarta||Pavilion of West Nusa Tenggara (the Sasak )|
|Pavilion of Jambi, Sumatra Island|| Pavilion of West Sumatra|
|Pavilion of Central Kalimantan||Pavilion of West Papua|
|Pavilion of Lampung, Sumatra Island||Pavilion of Yogyakarta|
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