Spectacular Spot in Indonesia

At the moment, there are several destinations worth to visit in Indonesia, since it is diverse and wide with 17,000 islands. Among these wonderful site, there are a few must visit places here that you should know about. From the largest volcanic lake in the world in Sumatra, Paradise Island Bali, the best diving spot in Raja Ampat, World Heritage Site in Komodo Island and many more.

Singkarak Lake, dramatic volcanic lake with a legend behind

Posted at 29 Sep 2014

The mind-blowing Lake Singkarak (Danau Singkarak) is an enormous crater lake set within a dramatic volcanic landscape. Situated over two districts; Solok and Tanah Datar, the lake has an area of 107.8 km2 with approximately 21 km long and 7 km wide. It is the widest lake in Sumatra and the second biggest lake on the island, after Lake Toba. Part of the water in the lake is streamed to power the hydroelectricity for West Sumatera and Riau province.

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Raja Ampat : the beauty at its finest

Posted at 29 Sep 2014

Raja Ampat casts a spell on all who visit – scientists, photographers, novice divers and crusty sea-salts alike. This group of majestic islands, located in the northwestern tip of Indonesia’s Papuan “Bird’s Head Seascape,” lies in the heart of the coral triangle, the most bio-diverse marine region on earth.

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Borobudur : A Magnificent Ancient Wonder

Posted at 29 Sep 2014

The magnificent Borobudur temple is the world’s biggest Buddhist monument, an ancient site widely considered to be one of the world’s seven wonders. Built in the 9th century during the reign of the Syailendra dynasty, the temple’s design in Gupta architecture reflects India's influence on the region, yet there are enough indigenous scenes and elements incorporated to make Borobudur uniquely Indonesian.

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The National Monument : Discovers The Story Behind Indonesia

Posted at 29 Sep 2014

National Monument of Indonesia whom also called as Monas is a monument built to remember the struggle of Indonesian heroes fighting the colonial domination. Monas was built based on the idea of the first president of Indonesia, Ir. Soekarno, with the help of Sudarsono and F. Silaban as the architect, and Ir. Rooseno as the consultant. It was built in 1959, on an area with a width of 80 hectares. Monas was officially open on 17th August 1961 by President Soekarno, and publicly open on 12th July 1971.

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Bunaken : An Underwater Wonder

Posted at 29 Sep 2014

The Bunaken National Marine Park was formally established in 1991 and is among the first of Indonesia's growing system of marine parks. Situated in the north of the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, Bunaken is an island in the Bay of Manado, it covers a total surface area of 89,065 hectares, 97% of which is overlain by sparkling clear, warm tropical water. Bunaken forms part of the administrative city of Manado, capital of North Sulawesi. The marine Park around Bunaken is part of the National Park that also includes the ocean around the island of Manado Tua – or Old Manado, Siladen and Mantehage.

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