The city is also known as a center of art and culture bubbling with many intriguing and historical sights spanning from museums, theaters, cemeteries, churches, the Bogor Palace and other historical sites dating back to the Dutch colonial era. The history of Bogor dates back to the 7th Century when it was once the capital of the Sunda Kingdom and it was known as “The City of Rivers.”
One of the main attractions in Bogor is the Botanical Gardens. This charming garden boasts rich beauty with its immaculately cared-for gardens, calming ponds, and gushing fountains. A glasshouse also contains many of the garden’s flowers. One can take a stroll around this beautiful park and if one is lucky, one may also spot the rare Bunga Raksasa (giant flower) in full bloom.
Bogor has attracted many locals from Jakarta who are looking for a quiet getaway, and today it is also being eyed by many international travelers. Bogor is a great place for all who love the outdoors and wish to spend some peaceful time in the scenic beauty of Indonesia.
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