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 attractions of Yogyakarta

Top 7 natural attractions of Yogyakarta

Despite its modest dimensions, the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta is among the most important cultural centers of the region. It is a beautiful city due to its residents that provides warmth and love. It is the warm of the Javanese sunshine, the Javanese hospitality and it is the love of history and beauty that gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the events of distant centuries. A trip to the Pearl of Java is a journey into the mysteries of Eastern philosophy and life, an atte... [ read more ]

Top 8 cultural places in Yogyakarta

Top 8 cultural places in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta is an unparalleled cultural center of the Java Island. Gamelan orchestras keep alive the rhythms of history, the beauty and harmony apperas in the classical Javanese dances, shadows come to life in the wayang Kulik (shadow play) stories, and many other traditional art forms are enchanting both the locals and the visitors. The top 8 cultural places in Yogyakarta include markets, museums and a cemetery. Yogyakarta has an airport with internal and international flights as well. Tr... [ read more ]

Top 5 architectural tourist attractions in Yogyakarta

Top 5 architectural tourist attractions in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta was a territory of Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat, the huge Mataram Empire. The town of Yogyakarta is also known as Yogya, Jogjakarta, Jogja and was town founded in 1755, when the land split in the former Mataram Yogyakarta the Surakarta or Solo after a dispute of land ownership . Prince Mangkubumi built the kraton (palace) of Yogyakarta and he created the most powerful Javanese state ever. The Kraton is still the center of the city's traditional life. Despite of the 20th century de... [ 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 ]