Top 5 natural attractions in East Java

Top 5 natural attractions in East Java

Among the many attractive features of East Java province the churches, the pristine beaches, stunning volcanoes, unique highland lakes, the beautiful marine parks and the fantastic wild reserves are the most spectacular. We would like to present you the top 5  natural attractions in East Java that makes worth to visit this marvelous country. Good roads, regular trains and flights connect the province with the rest of the island of Java, the provincial capital of Surabaya with other citie... [ read more ]

Best cultural attractions in East Java

Best cultural attractions in East Java

The East Javanese Majapahit dynasty started to lay the foundations of an empire that later dominated the entire Indonesian archipelago, the Malay Peninsula, and also a part of the Philippines for centuries. At this time were built the beneficial trade relations with China, Cambodia, Siam, Burma and Vietnam. As the Central Javanese empire began to decline in the 10th century, the east Javanese kingdoms started to develop to fill the void of power.   In the years of the reign... [ read more ]

Top 7 natural destinations in Central Java

Top 7 natural destinations in Central Java

Central Java or Jawa Tengah in Indonesia is located in the tropics, at about seven degrees south of the equator. It lies in the center of the Island of Java between the provinces of Jawa Barat (West Java) and Jawa Timur (East Java). On the south coast it surrounds Yogyakarta, one of the historical and cultural centers of Java. It lies to the Karimunjawa Islands in the Java Sea in the north and to the Kambangan Island in the Indian Ocean to the south. Central Java has a natural environment... [ read more ]

Top 5 temples in Central Java

Top 5 temples in Central Java

The history left its traces everywhere in Central Java, this culturally and traditionally rich region, that experienced and still experiences Islamic influences after the Hindu and Buddhist past. The Javanese Hindu culture floureished between the 8th and the 10th century during the Sailendra dynasty and the rule of the ancient matarami kings. The famous religious shrines were built in this time period. Borobudur is one of the top 5 temples in Central Java and the finest example of the Mah... [ read more ]

Top famous cities in Central Java

Top famous cities in Central Java

Central Java is located in the heart of the Java Island and is known as the most "Indonesian" part of the country. This part of the island was the center of the Indonesian civilization and there are the origins of the Javanese culture. In Central Java good roads and an complex rail network is linking the major towns and villages. Solo and Semarang have airport. The internal and international waterway connection is ensured by the great Tanjung Emas seaport in Semarang and the Cilacap port.... [ read more ]

Top 5 beautiful tourist destinations in West Java

Top 5 beautiful tourist destinations in West Java

The magical scenery of the Sunda region is bordered by the Sunda Strait in the west and by Central Java in the east. The landscape is mostly mountainous with rich fertile green valleys and majestic volcanic peaks. The history of West Java is a story of trade, spices and the splendor and the fall of strong kingdoms. In the late 1500s the region was ruled by the city of Cirebon that today is still a sultanate, although it is only a shadow of its former glory. West Java in the place of the firs... [ read more ]

Top 2 biggest cities of West Java

Top 2 biggest cities of West Java

West Java is a province on the Island of Java, Indonesia. It is bordered on the east by the province of Central Java and on the west by the city of Jakarta and the Banten province. West Java has a high density of population which is composed mostly of Javanese people with Islamic religion. West Java is a heavily industrialized region focusing especially on oil and textile industry. Tourism also plays an important role in the province. Today we are going to present the top 2 biggest cit... [ read more ]

The most beautiful natural tourist attractions in Banten

The most beautiful natural tourist attractions in Banten

Banten is one of the newest provinces of Indonesia located near West Java. It is very close to the city of Jakarta so it can be reached easily, but it is completely different from it. Banten is a peaceful and beautiful place, a real refreshment after the bustle of the big city. The main arrival point is the Soekarno-Hatt international airport. The province can also be reached by car or by motorbike on the Jakarta-Serang road.     Banten is mainly famous for its r... [ read more ]

Famous historical and cultural tourist attractions in Banten

Famous historical and cultural tourist attractions in Banten

Banten was once an important seaport center, its power was similar to the Mataram Empire of Central Java, but today is only a fishing village with a bright past. Serang is the capital of the Banten Province. Old Banten is one of the most famous historical sites and lies at only 10 kilometers from Serang. Many archaeological remains keep the memories of the Islamic Banten Kingdom of the 16th-18th century. We are going to present some famous historical and cultural tourist attractions in Ba... [ read more ]

Java Island - the Indonesian Island of Volcanoes

Java Island – the Indonesian Island of Volcanoes

The island of Java is part of the Malaysian archipelago and is the most populous of the approximately 13,000 islands of Indonesia. Over half of the local population (about 130 million people) lives on the volcanic island of Java. The island is occupied by mountains with heights up to 3700 m and the landscape is defined by extinct and active volcanoes. Along the southern coast lie plateaus and on the north coast we find fertile alluvial plains, with wonderful beaches. Java is also known... [ read more ]