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Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple in the world that stands like a giant puzzle. Composed of 2 million blocks of volcanic stone, sculpted in such a way so as to interlock with each other. Borobudur temple-like building the pyramid of Cheops in Egypt Gizeh, the difference, Borobu...
Bali is a well loved vacation destination in Indonesia. "International Travel Magazine" has named it "the world's best island." There is a variety of locations in Bali where travelers can create lovely memories, and there are Bali hotels to cater to all lifestyles and budgets.
This is some of my Asian travels, in particular my visit to Indonesia's capital Jakarta and its museum hub - Kota Tua
It is not surprising that in an archipelagic country with 17,508 islands and 90 percent of its territorial area being sea, seafood meals are so popular. Just how popular is seafood in Indonesia? To give you a clue, not including the almost countless number of food stalls and roadside ...
Largest Sleeping Buddha Statue to The 3rd World is in Indonesia
Besides the unique Sundanese culture and scattered remnants of Dutch colonialism, back-to-nature tourism has made Indonesia's West Java Province an increasingly popular destination. Among the many scenic attractions of this mountainous province are its vast tea plantations. A relaxing...
A Javanese nobleman, Prince Diponegoro (1785-1855) fought against Dutch colonial rule in Indonesia and played a leading role in the Java War (1825-1830). Created by Italian sculptor Cobertaldo, a statue of Prince Diponegoro stands close to Indonesia's National Monument in Jakarta.
Built to commemorate the nation's struggle for independence, Indonesia's 132 metres tall National Monument stands at the centre of the 80 hectare Independence Square in Central Jakarta.
It was 18 years ago when Cokelat Monggo was first produced in Yogyakarta by a Belgian named Thierry Detournay. Today, the chocolate, originally named Kulit Cokelat, has become one of the most popular snack gifts from Yogyakarta.
Held in Indonesia annually, Cap Go Meh is a Chinese traditional celebration that marks the final part of the Chinese New Year (Imlek) festivities. Cap Go Meh is observed when the first full moon appears 15 days after Imlek. In Indonesia, Chinese New Year is of the country's many natio...
As anyone who has ever visited Indonesia knows, this beautiful country has much more to offer than simply sand, sea and sun. The rich cultural heritage, historic landmarks, back-to-nature travel and adventure sports are also very popular tourist attractions.
At Tanah Lot Temple, there is a fresh water spring can be seen when the sea water was receding. The presence of spring has become one of considerations when Tanah lot was chosen as the location of Temple. This temple building is set on the main temple area of Tanah Lot Temple. T...
Still served by a fleet of traditional wooden schooners that have changed very little over the centuries, Sunda Kelapa has been in operation for 500 years. Although no longer a major international seaport, the tiny harbour still plays an important role in inter-island shipping in Indo...
Jatiluhur Reservoir, Indonesia's biggest man-made lake, is set in the heartland of West Java Province. One of the most impressive attractions of this huge lake is the unique Ir. H. Djuanda Dam, a 1,220 metres long and 100 metres high rock-filled construction that is the only one in t...
I’m sure everyone ever using economic train for transportation. But you have to think twice if you want using economic train in Jakarta. I hope this information can be use for the tourist who want try to use economic train to travel inside city, so they will know what they will see ...
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