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Top 10 Tourist Destinations in West Sumatra

West Sumatra is one of the most beautiful areas in Indonesia. It is mountainous and divided by three valleys. There are lovely lakes and spectacular volcanoes. This is the heartland of the matriarchal Minangkabau,...

Fabulous Bogor Botanical Gardens

The Bogor Botanical Gardens (Indonesian: Kebun Raya Bogor) is a botanical garden located in Bogor, Indonesia, 60 km south of Jakarta. At the heart of Bogor are the fabolous Bogor Botanical Gardens, known as the...

Surabaya, City of Heroes

Mostly visited on business trips, many overlook Surabaya’s soulfoul colonial charms and footprints of fierce heroism. While most Javanese are stereotypically bound by strict aristocratic protocols and etiquette, the second largest city in Indonesia...

History of Banten Kingdom

What do you think about Banten? Many think that Banten is an area within the province of West Java. While in fact, it is a province of its own with unique characteristics that set...

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Baduy Land As Culture Tourism Center

The Baduy is the indigenous tribe of Banten. They are divided into three groups, Tangtu, Panamping, and Dangka. Tangtu is known as the Inner Baduy. With a population of only around 400, the people...

Stunning Beaches in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta has at least 20 stunning beaches, each with its own enchantment. Two of beaches, Parangtritis and Parangkusumo are pretty famous and always crowded with visitors. Parangtritis is located 27 km south of Yogyakarta...