For the first time since 1962, the Asian Games are being held in Indonesia. Thousands of athletes from nations across Asia have traveled to Jakarta and Palembang to compete. Local Guides like you are sharing your excitement about the Asian Games on Connect, so here are more ways you can get in on the action using Google Maps.
Caption: An image that shows Atung navigating a route on Google Maps.Navigate with Atung
Atung, one of the friendly Asian Games mascots, will help you find the best route on Maps when you search for directions in Jakarta and Palembang. Just start navigation and opt into this special feature by tapping GO FOR GOLD when the notification pops up. Then, Atung will lead the way!
Use indoor maps to find your seat in the stadium
Spend less time trying to find your way and more time enjoying the competition by usingindoor mapsof event venues throughout the games. Simply zoom in on a venue to see the indoor floor plan. You’ll also be able to search within the venue once you’re fully zoomed in.
Caption: An image of the Explore tab on Google Maps showcasing foodie lists in Jakarta.
Explore Jakarta with lists from Local Guides
Jakarta now hasfoodie lists in theExploretabof the Google Maps app. Just open the app and swipe up. These lists are curated by our editors and individual Local Guides like you.Yours could be next! Show us the best places to go in Jakarta and Palembang by creating a list usingthese tipsand adding #LetsGuide in theDescription.
For more info about how to stay up to speed with the 2018 Asian Games, check out Google’s official blog, The Keyword.