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Quiet Jakarta slowly waking from brief holiday slumber

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta Post   /   Wed, June 12 2019   /  01:14 am
Zero activity: Stores located outside the Block A complex in the Tanah Abang Market in Central Jakarta were all closed on Tuesday. The market is to resume business on Thursday. (JP/Robert Yota)(JP/Robert Yota)

Zero activity: Stores located outside the Block A complex in the Tanah Abang Market in Central Jakarta were all closed on Tuesday. The market is to resume business on Thursday. (JP/Robert Yota)Monday marked the official end of the Idul Fitri holidays. However, no hustle and bustle yet as the city slowly returns to its daily routine. Jakarta currently still sports a festive holiday atmosphere, as people with extended holidays are still flocking to popular tourist attractions and the majority of the roads remain uncongested. Popular attractions such as the National Monument (Monas) in Central Jakarta were still filled with tourists enjoying a day out with their families. Daniel Toligi, 24, an employee at a consulting firm is still on leave this week.“The traffic has been nice, though I noticed there are slightly more cars and motorcycles since people have started going back to work,” D...