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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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  • Thay Hin Bio, the oldest Chinese Temple in Teluk Betung, Lampung

    Bandar Lampung is a pleasant and quiet city, priding itself in picturesque bay views, tasty, authentic dishes and good-natured inhabitants of an amiable culture. It is the capital city of Lampung, the most densely populated province in Sumatera with about 7.5 million people calling the place home. Although those of Chinese ancestry represent just a small portion of its population, Lampung is sprinkled with numerous Chinese temples, the most...

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    Location: Sumatra » Lampung » Kota Bandar Lampung

     

    Barus port : Once Main Source of World’s Camphor

    The small port of Barus, located on the north west coast of the province of North Sumatra facing the wide Indian Ocean, was once the main exporter of the world’s  camphor and camphorwood. So much so that even until today the word camphor in bahasa Indonesia is known as Kapur Barus, meaning the chalk from Barus. Today, though Barus is a sleepy inter-island port serving traditional boats carrying goods and merchandise, plying the seas...

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    Location: Sumatra » North Sumatra » Kab. Tapanuli Tengah

     
    The Adityawarman Museum: Most Comprehensive collection on the Minangkabau History and Culture

    The Adityawarman Museum: Most Comprehensive collection on the Minangkabau History and Culture

    The Adityawarmna Museum in Padang, capital of West Sumatra, is a “must visit” when you plan to spend your holidays in this beautiful province, since the Museum has on display the most comprehensive collection on the history and culture of the Minangkabau, the ethnic group that inhabits this region.   Located in the heart of the city at Jalan Diponegoro, the Museum is also a center for research and has on hand educators,...

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    Location: Sumatra » West Sumatra » Kota Padang

     
    Kencana Lepus

    Kencana Lepus

      At a glance, one may not notice anything special about the house at Jalan Diponegoro No 56, in the Sukadana Village, of East Lampung Regency,  Lampung province. However, the black painted house is actually one of Lampung’s authentic traditional houses which has been designated as a cultural reserve featuring collections and information on the cultural history of the province.   The 24 x 20 meter traditional house was...

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    Location: Sumatra » Lampung » Kab. Lampung Timur

     
  • Tanjung Pinang

    Tanjung Pinang

    On ce the former capital of Bintan island only, today, the town of Tanjung Pinang has grown into the capital city of the entire Province of the Riau Archipelago – or Kepulauan Riau, better known as Keppri for short.  And since 21 June 2001 Tanjung Pinang was also designated an autonomous Municipality.   Tanjung Pinang is located at the south western coast of the island of Bintan and faces the historic little island of Penyengat,...

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    Location: Sumatra » Riau Archipelago » Kota Tanjung Pinang

     
    Kailasa Museum

    Kailasa Museum

    If you like religious objects, you should visit the Kailasa Dieng Museum. In this museum, you could trace the ancient Javanese Hindu civilization of the 7th and 8th centuries. The Kailasa Museum is situated in Gedung Arca Compound and belongs to the Central Java Conservation Agency in Dieng, Batur sub-district, Banjarnegara district, Central Java. Since it is situated within the Dieng area, you could also see a beautiful and cold environment...

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    Location: Java » Central Java » Kab. Banjarnegara

     

    Imogiri

     Imogiri, the official cemetery of the royal descendents from Yogyakarta and Surakarta, is about 17 kms southeast of Yogyakarta and easily accessible by the bus or car. The tombs lie within three main courtyards perched on a hilltop. Entry into the smaller courtyards housing the tombs of the princes is allowed only by visitors wearing traditional Javanese dress. Open on Monday 09.00 am to 12.00 pm and Friday 13.00 pm to 16.00 pm The cemetery...

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    Location: Java » DI Yogyakarta » Kab. Bantul

     
    The National Museum

    The National Museum

    Located on Medan Merdeka Barat, the National Museum is the pride of Jakarta, providing visitors an insight into Indonesia’s long history in cultural heritage from prehistoric days up to today.   Having recently been expanded, the Museum houses an impressive collection of no less than 109,342 objects covering Indonesia’s Prehistory, Archaeology, Ethnography, Numismatics-Heraldic, Geography and Historical Relics. Here are...

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    Location: Java » DKI Jakarta » Jakarta Pusat

     
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