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Many of the world's most ancient wonders can be found in Indonesia. From sacred temples to palace ruins, from prehistoric remains to living traditions, visitors from around the world come to Indonesia, attracted by its unique and diverse cultures and vibrant heritage.

Whether you take the opportunity to see traditional batik cloths being made, experience centuries old customs and festivities with a visit to a traditional village, or soak up some history in one of Indonesia's many museums – the list of heritage attractions appears endless.

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  • Royal Cemetery of Banggae Kings and Hadat of the Mandar at Majene

    Royal Cemetery of Banggae Kings and Hadat of the Mandar at Majene

    Located on the Ondongan Hill overlooking the beautiful Bay of Majene,West Sulawesi, the ancestors of the Mandar ethnic group in the Banggae Kingdom of Majene could not have picked a better place to bury their Kings and royal families than at this Royal Cemetery of Banggae Kings and Hadat.     Located within Pang Ali-ali Village, Banggae sub district, Majene Regency,in the province of West Sulawesi, this where the ancestors of the...

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    Location: Sulawesi » West Sulawesi

     
    Sangiran

    Sangiran

    Have you ever wondered what humans looked like millions of years ago? Take a trip back in time and make the journey to Sangiran, home of the Java man to find out. The story of Java Man begins over a century ago. In 1890, a Dutch military physician and paleontologist Eugene Dubois discovered a fossilized primate jawbone at Trinil further east down the Solo river. This jawbone possessed distinctly human characteristics. Dubois was convinced that...

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    Location: Java » Central Java » Kab. Karanganyar, Kota Surakarta

     
    SAWAHLUNTO: Historic Coal Mining Town, and Silungkang Gold Songket Sarongs

    SAWAHLUNTO: Historic Coal Mining Town, and Silungkang Gold Songket Sarongs

    After an hour’s drive from the city of Padang to its northeastern outskirts, the road splits. Lake Singkarak lies to the left and Sawahlunto to the right, some 95 kilometers from Padang.  Sawahlunto is known as the town of the ‘black pearl’ harking back to the once-abundant coal which was the town’s prominent product. Today, approaching the town one finds deserted rail roads, stepped rice fields, and the familiar...

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    Location: Sumatra » West Sumatra » Kota Sawahlunto

     
    Seeking Outstanding Lasem Batik pieces in

    Seeking Outstanding Lasem Batik pieces in "Little China", Central Java

    If you are looking for fine batik pieces that are infused with both Chinese and Javanese cultural traits,  then head to Lasem, a small town in the district of Rembang by the north coast of Central Java. Dubbed as "Little China", Lasem was where the first Chinese are believed to have set foot on Java.  The assimilation of Chinese and Javanese cultures has blended harmoniously, as evident from the excellent batik materials produced here...

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    Location: Java » Central Java » Kota Semarang

     
  • SEMARANG

    SEMARANG

    The city of Semarang, capital of the province of Central Java, sits precisely in the center of the northern seaboard of the fertile and densely populated island of Java. In the 15th century the Chinese emperor’s emissary Zheng He , otherwise known here  as Admiral Cheng Ho, set foot  here on Java , its auspicious occasion commemorated in the temple of Gedung Batu.  From the 17th century onwards, Semarang became a busy...

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    Location: Java » Central Java » Kota Semarang

     
    Siak Sri Indrapura, seat of once great Malay maritime kingdom

    Siak Sri Indrapura, seat of once great Malay maritime kingdom

    The town of Siak Sri Indrapura at the mouth of the Siak river was once the seat of a great Malay kingdom that from 1723 to 1946 held sway over the seas around the entrance of the Malacca Straits all the way to Sambas in present-day West Kalimantan   The Siak Sri Indrapura kingdom was founded in 1723 by Raja Kecil Sultan Abdul Jalil, after he failed to gain the succession to the Johor-Riau throne. Nevertheless, he soon succeeded in...

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    Location: Sumatra » Riau

     

    Sibolga : North Sumatra’s west coast Gateway from the Indian Ocean

    The town of Sibolga is the main sea port on the west coast of the province of North Sumatra. Ever since the early centuries AD , Indian and Arab merchants used to sail across the Indian Ocean to Sumatra using this western gateway.  The main attraction here then was the high quality camphor exported from the nearby port of Barus. Until today, the Indonesian word for camphor is kapur barus, or chalk from Barus, a region that still exists until...

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    Location: Sumatra » North Sumatra » Kab. Tapanuli Tengah

     
    Singkawang, City of a Thousand Chinese Temples

    Singkawang, City of a Thousand Chinese Temples

    Located 145 km north of Pontianak , capital of  West Kalimantan, Singkawang is the second largest city in the province, bordering the State of Sarawak, Malaysia.   Unlike other towns in Indonesia, Singkawang has a distinct oriental atmosphere with hundreds of Chinese temples found around almost every corner of town. This is because over 70% of Singkawang’s population is of Chinese descent, predominantly of the Hakka tribe...

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    Location: Kalimantan » West Kalimantan » Kota Pontianak

     
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