Java

Pekalongan: a Paradise for Nature and Batik

Explore the beauty of Pekalongan with its majestic mountains and rejuvenating waterfalls. Located in Central Java, this area is bounded by the majestic Java Sea, extensive shallow seawater on the Sunda Shelf. The beauty of its magnificent mountains and picturesque landscapes will leave you at bliss! Pekalongan is definitely the …

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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

The Land of Sand and Fire Your browser does not support the video tag. Video by Merrwatson Being the largest volcanic region in the province, Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park covers a massive area of 800 square km in the center of East Java. Visitors who have an eager interest …

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Ijen Crater

Ijen plateau or known as ‘Kawah Ijen’ is highly recommended to mountain buffs and hikers. The Plateau was at one time a huge active crater, 134 sq km in area. Ijen is a quiet but active volcano, and the landscape is dominated by the volcanic cones of Ijen (2,368 asl) …

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Meru Betiri National Park

Traveling to East Java will bring you to many unspoiled natural charms. Meru Betiri National Park is located in Pesanggaran District, within the Banyuwangi and Jember Region, East Java Province. It is nature conservation with amazing natural wonders, bound in its 580 km square territory. Geographically located on 8°21’-8°34’ South Latitude, 113°37’-113°58’ …

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Ujung Kulon

Situated about 300 km from the capital city of Jakarta, or about 140 km from Serang, the capital city of Banten Province, Ujung Kulon National Park encompasses a total area of 122,955 hectares consisting of 78,619 hectares land area and 44,337 hectares of seas. The national park stretches across the …

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Bandung

The highland city of Bandung is only a short 2.5 hours’ drive southeast of Jakarta via a toll road and is the overwhelming destination of choice for Jakarta residents to get away for weekends and long holidays. Lately, it has also become a favorite holiday resort for tourists from Singapore …

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Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta, together with its twin city Surakarta (Solo), is the cradle of civilization on Java. This city was the seat of power that produced the magnificent temples of Borobudur and Prambanan in the 8th and 9th centuries and the new powerful Mataram kingdom of the 16th and 17th century. Yogyakarta was known with …

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Solo Surakarta

The Remnants of Ancient Kingdom Absorb yourself in history with a becak ride through the old city. Historically, Solo has been a center of power in Central Java. In 1745 the Mataram court was transferred here from Kota Gede, and, since then, the city has built on its reputation as …

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Serang

Serang is the capital of Banten Province which formerly the administrative center of the broader Serang Regency, when Banten was still part of West Java. Serang is the center of the provincial government and business activities, and also the gate to some of the most spellbinding wonders of Banten that …

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