Taman Impian Jaya Ancol (Ancol Dreamland) has been known since 1966 as the largest outdoor tourist attraction venues and beach activity in Indonesia with the various events, both nationally and internationally in the beach of North Jakarta.
Serving entertainment with elements of art, culture and knowledge, such as beaches and parks, Dunia Fantasi, Atlantis Water Adventure, Gelanggang Samudra (Ocean Venues), Sea World, Putri Duyung Cottages, Marina Ancol, Pasar Seni (Market Art), Culinary Tour and other.
They complement the extensive park with recreation area of more than 200 hectares to anticipate the tourists excursions that never stopped and continued to increase throughout the year.
On the 484th anniversary of Jakarta, June 22, 2011, this park has a new theme park, Ocean Ecopark, an eco-tourist area of 33.6 ha. Travellers arriving soon from various cities and countries.
Ocean Ecopark (Ecopark) became one of the tourist magnets as a stage celebration of community and family gathering with a green lifestyle content.
Ecopark have the concept of blue, green, and red Ancol, the blue concept of carrying the mission to expand the waters around Ancol beach, the Ancol green concept expand green areas by planting millions of trees and rare animals like brown deer with white spotted, and the red concept by building an edutainment facilities for tourists.
Travelers are satisfied with the new ride, "Fantastique Multimedia Show," which mix with the technological sophistication of the cultural elements of Indonesia, accompanied by music and dance show entitled Ancol Paradis, in collaboration with the artist N. Riantiarno as a director and Djaduk Ferianto as a creator of musical illustration, which raised the Javanese legend, ‘Timun Mas and Buto Ijo’ (Gold Cucumber and The Green Giant).
It was getting dark and visitors ignored it, they cheered the show of about 50 dancer and theater players, the 3D Mapping of animation spotlights, lasers and the effect can anesthetize the visitors all the night long.
Ancol Dreamland did not stop beating with the presence of eco-tourism theme park recently, with many eco-lifestyle based event.
(Sources Taman Impian Jaya Ancol /Images R Falih and Triyanto)