Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Indonesia Sights

Sarinah Department Store

  • Jalan MH Thamrin 11, corner of Jalan Wahid Hasyim
  • Menteng
  • Store/Shop/Mall

Updated 12/13/2012

Fodor's Review

In a city bursting with new malls, the first is still worth a look. The brainchild of Indonesian founding father President Sukarno, Sarinah began doing business in 1962 and was Jakarta's first department store with escalators. But don't visit this state-owned retailer for nostalgia. Centrally located Sarinah specializes in Indonesian products and is the best place in town to shop for souvenirs. Find three floors devoted to the archipelago's handicrafts and textiles, including its famed batik and woven ikat in dark, rich colors. Variety here is second to none and at a range of reasonable prices. Throughout the store, bargains abound on men's and women's fashions, cosmetics, CDs, and perfume, plus anything you forgot you to pack.

Sight Information

Address:

Jalan MH Thamrin 11, corner of Jalan Wahid Hasyim, Central Jakarta, 10350, Indonesia

Phone:

021-3192–3008

Sight Details:

  • Daily 10–10

Updated 12/13/2012

Advertisement

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Indonesia

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

Advertisement

X

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.