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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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  • Jakarta's Inspiring Istiqlal Mosque

    Jakarta's Inspiring Istiqlal Mosque

    First opened to the public by Indonesia’s first President, Soekarno, on 22 February 1978, the grand Istiqlal Mosque of Jakarta is the largest mosque in South East Asia both in structure and capacity, as it can accommodate congregations of up to 120,000 people.Located at Jalan Taman Wijaya Kusuma in Central Jakarta, on the north eastern corner of the Merdeka Square, the Istiqlal Mosque stands out with its 45m diameter dome and tall minarets....

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    Location: Java » DKI Jakarta » Jakarta Pusat

     
    The Ampel Mosque and the tomb of Sunan Ampel, East Java

    The Ampel Mosque and the tomb of Sunan Ampel, East Java

    Among the grand mosques in East Java, the mosque of Sunan Ampel in Surabaya is the most significant after the Great Mosque of Surabaya. Right next to the Ampel mosque is the tomb of one of Java’s early missionaries, the holy Sunan Ampel who passed away in 1481. Surrounding the mosque is Surabaya’s Arab town where the largest part is inhabited by Arabs from Yemen and Chinese who have lived and traded here for hundreds of years. The...

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    Location: Java » East Java » Kota Surabaya

     
    The Cirebon Kasepuhan Palace, Keraton Kanoman and other royal heritage

    The Cirebon Kasepuhan Palace, Keraton Kanoman and other royal heritage

    In  the 14th century,  the  port of Cirebon , then called Muara Jati, was the  harbor town of the Sunda Pajajaran Hindu kingdom whose seat was in the interior highlands of West Java. This port was  then already a busy trading center where ships from India, China and Arabia and other boats from throughout the Indonesian islands found shelter and merchants continued trading  here  during the monsoon season when...

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    Location: Java » West Java » Kota Cirebon

     
    Lawang Sewu

    Lawang Sewu

    Abandoned and antique buildings have a tendency to inspire stories. Legends, Myths, Haunted tales of the building's origin, its owners and builders. Indonesia as a whole is home to numerous historical and mystical buildings, many antique and dating back hundreds of years. One such building is Lawang Sewu which was built by the Dutch between the years 1904 and 1907 and functioned as head office for The Dutch East Indies Railway Company...

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    Location: Java » Central Java » Kota Semarang

     
  • The unique Ullen Sentalu Museum of Yogyakarta: History of the Mataram Dynasty

    The unique Ullen Sentalu Museum of Yogyakarta: History of the Mataram Dynasty

    Tucked away in the panoramic mountain region of Kaliurang on the slopes of Mount Merapi is a one-of-a-kind museum that houses the history of the modern Mataram Dynasty,  comprising the royal houses of the Sunan of Solo , Prince Mangkunegaran, and the Sultan of Yogya and the Prince of Paku Alam. Located at Jalan Boyong in Kaliurang, a small distance from the city of Yogyakarta, the Ullen Sentalu Museum lies in the Kaswargan Park, covering an...

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    Location: Java » DI Yogyakarta

     
    The Sam Poo Kong Temple of Semarang

    The Sam Poo Kong Temple of Semarang

    The Sam Poo Kong Temple, also known as Gedung Batu (the Stone Building) is the oldest Chinese temple in Semarang, capital of the province of Central Java. Unlike most temples, the building does not belong to any specific religion, but rather functions as a place of worship for people of various ethnicities and religious groups including Buddhists, Taoists and Muslims. The temple is located on Jalan Simongan, West Semarang.Sam Poo Kong is the...

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    Location: Java » Central Java » Kota Semarang

     
    Bandung’s Impressive Museum of Geology

    Bandung’s Impressive Museum of Geology

    Indonesia is blessed with bountiful nature, not only above the ground with its amazing mountains and fertile soil, or under the sea with wonderful and colorful underwater life, but also in the earth’s belly with numerous mineral resources such as oil, tin, coal, copper to silver and gold ore and precious stones.    Punctuated by numerous active volcanoes that form part of thePacific  Ring of Fire, the Indonesian archipelago...

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    Location: Java » West Java » Kota Bandung

     
    AMBARAWA

    AMBARAWA

    The hinterland of Semarang, capital of the province of Central Java is lush green:  a beautiful scenic landscape of rising volcanoes, green valleys and fertile rice fields.  Cruise lines call on Semarang to allow passengers to visit the nearby 9th century Borobudur Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site.   One and a half hour’s driving from Semarang on a smooth road towards Salatiga, one enjoys the true Javanese rural life...

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    Location: Java » Central Java » Kota Semarang, Kab. Semarang

     
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