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Top Tourist Places To Visit in Indonesia

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Here are the 36 top places to visit in Indonesia

1. Bali

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With its beautiful coastline, coral reefs, waterfalls and retreats, Bali is indeed, a place of leisure and idyll, and simultaneously, a place for the adventurous and the explorers. A province of Indonesia, Bali is the best place for any tourist who needs a week of absolute relaxation.

2. Jakarta

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The capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta is its cultural, economic and political centre. Established in the 14th century, it has a rich, varied history, and is a city of exciting metamorphosis- with its bustling traffic, its strong affiliations to its own historical roots.

3. Ubud

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Ubud is a central town in Bali and is completely opposite of what you think of when you hear the word 'Bali'. It is a quaint, little town of artists and is regarded as the arts and craft hub with all the the galleries and artists' workshops in the town and nearby villages. There is a lot of culture

4. Medan

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The fourth largest city in Indonesia, Medan is one of the most diverse areas in the country, with people from almost all kinds of Asian ethnicities, including Chinese, Javanese, different Indonesian tribes, Southern Indians, and Northern Indians.

5. Gili Trawangan

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Gili Trawangan is a part of the Gili Island archipelago comprising Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air. It is also the most developed and tourist-friendly among them. Gili Trawangan is an ideal place to go for freediving, strolling along the beach and soaking up the sun.

6. Semarang

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Being the most populated city and the main port of the Central Java province, Semarang is known to be a famous tourist destination with its culturally rich temples, colonial buildings, Chinese festivals and carnivals and of course, the splendid Indonesian cuisine.

7. Borobudur

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Built in the 8th Century, Borobudur Temple Complex is among the most astounding wonders of the historic world. The UNESCO World Heritage site is often credited as being an unforgettable sight to behold.

8. Yogyakarta

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Yogyakarta is a Javanese city with a rich historical and cultural background. A cosmopolitan city, it is home to various ethnicities with the majority of its population being Muslim. Apart from this, the stunning temples of Borobudur and Prambanan are reflective of Hindu and Buddhist influence

9. Komodo Island

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Komodo island is one of the three main islands of Komodo National Park, located in Indonesia. It is the home for about 5,000 Komodo dragons i.e. the world’s largest lizard. Komodo island is a perfect destination for a family vacation, couple's romantic getaway, and even for a solo trip.

10. Dieng Plateau

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The volcanic complex in Central Java, known as the Dieng plateau, which comes from Di Hyang that literally translates to “Abode of the Gods”. The name is highly fitting as the region is a scenic delight and is littered with beautiful Hindu and Javanese temples.

11. Surabaya

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The centre of the Indonesian freedom movement, Surabaya is the second largest city in Indonesia. With mixed Islamic, Chinese, Dutch and Indonesian culture surrounded by traffic and high buildings, this city is another unique mix of traditional and modern.

12. Gili Air Island

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Gili Air Island is the closest to the Lombok Mainland but yet it’s the most overlooked out of the three Gili Islands. All of them are a part of Indonesia and are famous for their stark beaches and beautiful coral reefs.

13. Batam

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The island of Batam is one of the most picturesque islands in the Riau Archipelago, and also one of the most modernised areas in Indonesia. Tourists from usually flock here for a retreat, and some fresh ocean air.

14. Lombok

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Lombok is an island in the Indian Ocean which is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands. Promoted as "an unspoiled Bali", Lombok is what people expected Bali to be before it became crowded and a mainstream travel destination.

15. Bandung

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A city with interesting contrasts, Bandung has developing cities, along with rippling rice fields and volcanic mountains. It is one of the cooler cities in Indonesia, perfect for a day-trip from Jakarta or Bali.

16. Makassar

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A bustling port, Makassar is the largest city in East Indonesia. Its cosmopolitan nature and urban attractions make it a must-visit city in Indonesia.

17. Nusa Penida

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Nusa Penida - the largest of three Nusa Islands off the coast of Bali, is a fascinating combination of baby blue waters, golden sands and rugged beauty.

18. Banten

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Banten, a province in Indonesia is the perfect example of rapid and globalised development. People often visit this place for around a week between October to April to explore its coastal towns and sandy beaches.

19. Nusa Lembongan

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Off the southeast coast of Bali, there lies a group of islands among which one is Nusa Lembongan. The island is a happening tourist place with a mellow and relaxed vibe. There are a number of exciting places on the island like the pristine white sand beaches, cliff-top views and many more.

20. Padar Island

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Padar Island is the third largest land mass of Komodo National Park, located in between the two sibling islands- Komodo Island and Rinca island. Padar is surrounded by beautiful rugged hills that offer a splendid panoramic views.

21. Manado

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The capital city of North Sulawesi in Indonesia, Manado is the second largest city in the region best known for being home to the Ban Hin Kiong temple which is most visited during the Chinese New Year celebrations.

22. Depok

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Depok is located to the south of Jakarta, between Jakarta-Bogor. The city’s name is actually an acronym for De Eerste Protestantse Organisatie van Christenen. It is one main and developed cities in the West Java Province.

23. Bandar Lampung

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Bandar Lampung is the capital and the largest city of the Indonesian province of Lampung, located on the southern tip of Sumatra Island. It is a mesmerizing place for the sand and beach lovers, an adventurous spot for all the wildlife enthusiasts and thrilling for all hikers and climbers.

24. Kintamani

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A picturesque town located near the caldera of Mt. Batur, Kintamani is mostly well-known for being a part of the five villages that surround it. It is a common spot on tourist itineraries and consists of a number of natural as well as architectural sights.

25. Padang

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Best known for the rocky outcrops of its beaches and its culture revolving around gastronomy, Padang located near Bali, Indonesia is among the most stunning trips that one can take in the country.

26. Palembang

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The capital of South Sumatra Province, Palembang has a strong cultural and historical significance which draws the offbeat travellers or backpackers. It was once called the Venice of East and at present, several attractions have also been developed in the suburbs to promote eco-tourism.

27. Gili Gede

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A fishing village off the coast of Indonesia, Gili Gede is quite unlike other islands of its namesake. It's quiet, laidback, and even lazy at times. It is off the beaten track but rewards travellers with gorgeous views!

28. Komodo National Park

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Encompassing within its reaches the two major islands of Rinca and Padar, Komodo National Park is among the richest in terms of biodiversity and wildlife. Located on the seashores of Indonesia, Komodo National Park is stunning in its wildlife and other beautiful sights.

29. Rinca Island

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The only natural habitat for the gigantic Komodo Dragons, Rinca Island is located in the eastern Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia. It is one of the three major islands of the Komodo National Park along with Komodo island and Padar island and holds the UNESCO World Heritage status .

30. Cirebon

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Cirebon city is located in the West Java Province, by the northern coast in Indonesia. The city is also fondly called City of Shrimps (Kota Udang) and Amsterdam of Java (Amsterdam van Java).

31. Bogor

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Bogor is a beautiful little town that is located on a highland and is just an hour away from the capital city of Jakarta. Bogor is the perfect place for a weekend getaway with its cool charm of magnificent mountains and abundance of lovely fresh flowers.

32. Flores

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Flores is a beautiful and awe-inspiring island which had been overshadowed for a long period under its famous neighbour- Bali. Today, Flores Island is slowly emerging as a unique destination of its own.

33. Banyuwangi

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Banyuwangi is one of the most underrated yet beautiful places in Indonesia which is soon blossoming into an amazing destination to explore especially on your way to the famous island of Bali.

34. Bintan

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Bintan Island, which is also known as Negeri Segantang Lada, is an island situated in the Riau Archipelago, Indonesia. Bintan Island also holds some of the important historical sites and tourists prefer visiting them during their stay at the island.

35. Sumba

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Sumba is a beautiful and untouched island which is situated to the East of the country; however, it amazingly distinguishes itself from the Northern volcanic part of Indonesia. The visitors that do make it to Sumba are usually surfers as Sumba has an amazing surf scene that remains under the radar.

36. Belitung

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Belitung is a beautiful island off the eastern coast of Indonesia which is an untouched beauty with its white-sand beaches, clear waters, and blue skies to make for an amazing getaway from the hustle of the city life.

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