Tangerang vast development has turned this city into one of the booming commercial districts in Indonesia. Being surrounded by world-class supermalls and exhibition center, this city has also attracted people who wants to seek a higher living quality.
Vast Urban City
For the past few years, Tangerang has significantly grown into one of the biggest cities in Indonesia that almost rival the vibrancy of Jakarta. However, Tangerang has its own unique vibe making it a unique city with booming commercial superblocks and the hub of modern entertainment in Indonesia, while also pioneering a new urban settlement who seek for an alternative place to live outside Jakarta. So, what are the attractions you can find in Tangerang, Banten Indonesia?
The Froggy Floating Castle could be your starting point. This is unique 58-meter building was built by Fernando Iskandar with the purpose showcase a unique fantasy based building within the city. When viewed from a distance, the building inspired by the fairy tales of “Jack & the Beanstalk” looks as if it floating in the air. No wonder so many people are taking pictures with the background of this castle. Remarkably, MURI once noted this building as the first floating castle in the world.
Next to Froggy Floating Castle, you can find the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE BSD), a world-class venue for hosting a wide range of national and international scale of events. ICE is designed as the biggest and most spacious exhibition and convention center in Indonesia.
What if we told you that Tangerang has also a place that feels like Orchard Road Singapore? If you don’t believe it, then come to Karawaci and prove it by visiting Lippo Village, which is a one “one-stop” living concept and combines residential condominiums, office space, education and healthcare facilities as well as commercial and entertainment areas in a strategic location and a green environment. This superblock area is also home to Supermall Karawaci, which is one of the biggest mall in Tangerang. Other superblock worth to mention is Tangerang City (Tangcity) which is a commercial property construction that host shopping mall, residential as well as office area. Only 8 minutes drive from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and another 15 minutes drive from Jakarta, Tangcity is well-positioned to be the “heart-and-soul” for the city of Tangerang and its residents.
If you are looking for an Oasis within Tangerang, head down to Cisoka Blue Lake which has become a hidden gem to feast your eyes on the bluest water your eyes may have ever seen. Besides of being a good place for taking photos, you can also rent a wooden boat to enjoy a relaxing row around the lake. To reach this place, you can simply take the Merak Toll Road and exit at West Balaraja. From there, it will only take about 40 minutes to reach the beauty of the Cisoka Blue Lake.