Marine Tourism in Central Java

Marine Tourism in Central Java

The province Central Java is famously known for its cultural aspects. The Javanese culture is what people are coming here for. You will notice polite and soft-spoken group of people as compared to the other parts of Indonesia. Here is also the home of Batik which is an exquisite textile made using a wax-resist dyeing technique. Places like Yogyakarta, Pekalongan and Surakarta are some examples of centres for Batik production. Karimun Jawa in Central Java In the Java Sea where the 27 islands ca... [ read more ]

Candi and Ancient Temples in Indonesia

Candi and Ancient Temples in Indonesia

Sanctuaries, Hindu and Buddhist temples in Indonesia are called candi. The were built as early as in the 8th century. Sometimes, candi may included urban ruins, non-religious gates, pool as well as bathing places. In Central Java, there are the Borobudur & Kedu Plain. They are regarded as the candi as well. Others like the Slopes of Gunung Merapi, some parts of Yogyakarta, the Dieng Plateau, Gedong Songo, the Klaten Regency, Mount Lawu, Prambanan Plain and the Ratu Boko & surrounding... [ read more ]