Indonesia in a glimpse and its famous places
The beautiful archipelago of Indonesia consists of many islands and is one of the heavenly places to tour. While, hearing the name of Indonesia does give an impression of a far away land, the country is totally appealing and divine given the stunning scenic locations and temples. Also considered as a great place for yoga, meditation and relaxation, Indonesia boasts of some of irresistible cities and places. Below are glimpse of some of those beautiful places.
Exotic gateways are everyone’s favorite and while most of us are aware of many such places and islands, very few actually know about this extremely beautiful paradise, Bali. Far away from any city crowd, this Indonesian island is a simply an amazement with stunning beaches, coral reefs, and something that you don’t get to see in exotic places, forested volcanic mountains. Discovering and exploring Bali is like venturing into a spectacular natural wonder land which is also complemented by ancient divine temples. As far as the must-visit temple list goes, the Besakih Temple, Tanah Lot Temple and Uluwatu Temple are totally majestic temples worth touring. Now, the jaw dropping places Bali is famous for includes the Seminyak, Pura Luhur, Sanur and Mount Batur. Apart from these totally splendid places, you can also enjoy the mouth-watering Indonesian delicacies of sea food here.
Very different from the calm Bali, Jakarta is capital and the happening city of Indonesia. So, in case you are looking for something different and active with the backdrop of beauty, then Jakarta is the town for you. Quoted to be one of the world’s most populous urban agglomerations, the city is a very interesting place to visit. The cuisine here is influenced by the taste of neighboring countries and promises exquisite dinning and food. Even the skyscrapers of the city and architecture will leave you impressed. And yes, if you are looking for resort life here then near the city is the alluring and gorgeous Pulau Macan which also goes by the name of Tiger Island. And, for shopping both exclusive and local things, Jakarta has many stores and shops that will instantly catch your attention. Main tourist places here are National Monument, Ancol Dreamland, Dunia Fantasi, Jakarta Cathedral and Taman Mini Indonesia Indah.
How about an island formed out of volcanic eruptions millions of years ago? Sounds interesting, right? Well, the Indonesian island, Java is the island in discussion and along with being a totally awesome place for tourist, Java is also said to be the most populous island of the world. The Indonesian culture and cuisine is at its best in this island. In the ancient time, Java was a significant place for both Hindu and Buddhist empires, whose reflection can still be witnessed today in the ancient magnificent architectures. Java is home to some of the truly spectacular places and ruins which includes the Borobudur, Prambana, Baluran National Park and many more tourist places. And, in case you are looking for something adventurous, then Java has a lot to offer including an active volcano, Mount Bromo on the eastern side of the island.