Mega Kuningan

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Mega Kuningan
Mega Kuningan skyline, seen from the junction of Gatot Subroto Avenue & Rasuna Said Road
The view Mega Kuningan seen from Transjakarta Corridor 13.
Coordinates: 6°13′51″S 106°49′32″E / 6.230730°S 106.825680°E / -6.230730; 106.825680
Country Indonesia
CityJakarta
MetroJakarta
Named forKuningan Regency
Area
 • Total0.54 km2 (0.21 sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialIndonesian & English
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (WIB)

Mega Kuningan is a business district with an integrated mixed use development concept, located at Setiabudi sub-district in Jakarta, Indonesia.[1] The CBD is surrounded by some of the main roads in Jakarta (Jalan Sudirman, Jalan Gatot Subroto, Jalan Rasuna Said, Jalan Satrio), and is located within the Golden Triangle of Jakarta.[2]

Mega Kuningan was developed as an integrated diplomatic and business area equipped with international standard infrastructure and utility networks. In addition to commercial property, there are also embassies of six countries. Mega Kuningan is divided into eight large blocks, which are subdivided into 44 sub-blocks.[3]

History[edit]

This area began its history in 1990, when Rajawali Nusantara Indonesia (RNI) received a fund from the government in the form of an area of 311,930 square meters in East Kuningan, Setiabudi, South Jakarta, which was previously managed by the Indonesian Ministry of Finance. RNI then established a joint venture company with PT Abadi Guna Papan to develop the land into this area. The cattle farm located on the land was also moved to another land in Pondok Ranggon, Cipayung, East Jakarta which was also handed over by the government to RNI.

Important buildings[edit]

The embassies of China, Kuwait, Mongolia, Pakistan, Qatar, and Thailand are located in Mega Kuningan. The area and its surrounding also hosts many other embassies, diplomatic missions, and official residence of ambassadors. Mega Kuningan area is also the location of Ciputra World Jakarta, a mixed development complex consists of an upscale shopping mall, apartments, office tower, and a five star property of Raffles Hotels & Resorts. There are offices of many local and multinational companies within Mega Kuningan. Those Important buildings in the area include:[4]

Access[edit]

The Mega Kuningan can be accessed from the main gate on Jalan Professor Dr. Satrio in the north and from Jalan HR Rasuna Said in the east.

Transportation[edit]

Bus Routes[edit]

Transjakarta[edit]

Kuningan Timur.jpg
The Kuningan Timur (above) and Patra Kuningan (below) TransJakarta bus shelters on the HR Rasuna Said Street on the east side of Mega Kuningan

The Mega Kuningan can be reached by various modes of transportation, such as Transjakarta which passes through Jalan HR Rasuna Said and Jalan Professor Dr. Satrio. The following list is the Transjakarta route that passes through the area around Mega Kuningan:

  • Corridor Koridor 4 Transjakarta TU Gas–Patra Kuningan
  • Corridor 4H Pulo Gadung–Ragunan
  • Corridor Koridor 6 Transjakarta Ragunan–Dukuh Atas 2
  • Corridor Koridor 6 Transjakarta Ragunan–Monas via Kuningan
  • Corridor 9K Kampung Rambutan–Halimun
  • Corridor 13E Halimun–Puri Beta 1
  • Corridor 6C Tebet Station - Patra Kuningan - Karet
  • Corridor 6E Tebet Station- Mega Kuningan - Karet
  • Corridor 6F Manggarai Station–Ragunan
  • Corridor 6H Lebak Bulus - Senen
  • Corridor 6M Manggarai StationBlok M
  • Royaltrans 6P Cibubur Junction - Kuningan
  • Royaltrans B13 Summarecon Bekasi - Kuningan
  • Royaltrans D31 South City Cinere - Kuningan

Other buses[edit]

  • Sinar Jaya AC149 Tanah Abang-Bekasi (via KH Mas Mansyur - Prof. dr. Satrio - Kp. Melayu - UKI - Bulak Kapal)
  • Mikrolet M44 Kampung Melayu-Karet (via Tebet - Casablanca - Prof. dr. Satrio)

Train Lines[edit]

The construction of the Kuningan LRT Station

The area is also served by the Cibubur Jakarta LRT CB.svg and the Bekasi Line Jakarta LRT BK.svg of the Greater Jakarta LRT with one station.

Incidents[edit]

Mega Kuningan was affected by 2003 JW Marriott hotel bombing and the 2009 JW Marriott - Ritz-Carlton bombings .[6][7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Condoms, underwear clog sewer in embassy district". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Foreign developers eye local prospects". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Pengembang Jepang Incar Mega Kuningan". Kompas. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Persaingan Superblok di Mega Kuningan Makin Sengit". Kompas. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Jelang 2019, Tokyu Land Rilis Proyek Rp 2,2 Triliun di Mega Kuningan". Kompas. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  6. ^ "FACTBOX: Five facts about Islamic militant Noordin Top | International". Reuters. 2008-12-05. Retrieved 2019-06-10.
  7. ^ "Sydney Morning Herald". Smh.com.au. 2009-09-18. Retrieved 2019-06-10.