Jakarta has some popular shopping centres selling everything from designer goods to local artefacts. Jalan Surabaya Menteng is famous for selling many things like ornaments, antique and a wide collection of bags.
The Mangga Dua (‘Two Mangoes’) multiplex is the place to look for local products at wholesale prices. Plaza Indonesia houses some of the big names like Zegna, Cartier and YSL.
Local Indonesian designer, Biyan’s boutique is a popular shopping spot among women. Senayan City, across the road from Plaza Senayan has shops of fashion brands like Armani Exchange and Banana Republic.
Jakarta also has big air-conditioned malls like Jalan Thamrin, Plaza Indonesia and Plaza Seneyan. Most of the shops in the city are open from 8:00 am till 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
Other popular shopping areas of Jakarta area are Glodok Plaza, which sells consumer electronic goods; Plaza Senayan, which sells clothing, fashion accessories and shoes; Batik Semar, which sells Batiks and Sarinah and Pasaraya is known for selling handicrafts and art pieces.
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