Things To Do In Bandung

Things To Do In Bandung

If you are in a holiday in Java Island, Indonesia, make sure you also come to Bandung city. Bandung has a colder weather since it is located in the uphill area. Visiting Bandung will surely get you a different experience. You can go to the famous Kawah Putih or even Mount Tangkuban Perahu. And still, there are lots of Bandung tourist attractions to be explored. Now below is the list of several Bandung things to do.

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Things To Do in Bandung

Tangkuban Perahu

17 Things To Do In Bandung

  1. Mount Tangkuban Perahu

Mount Tangkuban perahu is one of the famous sites in Indonesia. It is situated in Bandung precisely in lembang, north of Bandung downtown. The shape of the mountain is like upside down boat. It has two craters; the biggest is given name Kawah Ratu (Queen Crater) and the second is Kawah Domas. You can boil egg in the sulfur water in the crater.

2. Kawah Putih (White Crater)

After Mount Tangkuban Perahu, White Crater or called Kawah Putih in Indonesia is the next Bandung things to do. If you are a nature lover, the Ciwidey White Crater should be visited. The crater is filled with water with bright color like soft green or soft blue. This is the volcanic crater, so be careful when you visit the site.

3. Rancabali Tea Field

You want to see the amazing Bandung tea field? Rancabali is one of the wonderful tea fields you can visit. You can walk around the field while enjoying the fresh air of Rancabali. Don’t forget to bring back photos with a background of the mountains.

4. Farmhouse Lembang

If you bring your child with you, you can invite them to go to Farmhouse Lembang. There are so many good spots for photos, and strolling around the area is a good choice too. Farmhouse Lembang is like the mini France of Indonesia.

5. Glamping Lakeside and Pinisi Resto

Why we include this glamping site and resto is because the unique concept of this Bandung places to go where you cannot only do glamping or eating. You can explore this place, looking at the Pinisi ship of Indonesia in the form of a resto ans stay overnight at Lembang in the Glamping Lakeside Rancabali.

6. Tilu Leuwi Opat Waterfall

Light trekking is an activity you can do in Tilu Waterfall. It needs 30 minutes to go until you reach the waterfall. Lush green panorama and cold breeze of Bandung will make you not tired when you trek down here.

Things To Do In Bandung

Kawah Putih

7. Situ Patenggang Lake

Want to see a lake that surrounds with valley and tea farm? Situ Patenggang Lake is the best place to relax and admire the nature of Bandung. You can also use boat to explore the lake and visit the legendary site of Batu Cinta (Love Stone) located in the small island in the middle of the lake.

8. Highway Forest Park Ir. H. Juanda

For adventurers going to Taman Hutan Raya Ir. H. Juanda will be the greatest experience in Bandung. You will see approximately 2500 kind of plants in this first highway forest park in Indonesia. Except for that you can visit Ir. H. Juanda Monument, admire the Japanese cave and Dutch cave, and also visit other attractions like Dago Waterfall, Omas Waterfall, Lalay Waterfall, and many more.

9. Saung Angklung Udjo

This place is very famous among tourists since it performs the art and traditional custom of Bandung city. The show of Angklung (Bandung traditional instruments made of Bamboo) is what the tourists waiting for. Except for the Angklung, mask dance, helaran, and wayang golek.

10. Bambu Hamlet Lembang

Bambu Hamlet is perfect for those who seek calmer area. It also suitable for family holiday since the Bambu Hamlet has restaurant with various kind of culinary, café, flower garden, villa, glamping site, and etc. You can always rent the boat to explore the lake in the middle.

11. Floating Market Lembang

Lembang Bandung is indeed the place for all kind of tourist attractions. If you are interested to see Floating Market in the city, you can go to Floating Market Lembang. You can find various culinary and rides. Visit also the Rainbow Garden and Kyoto Village.

12. The Lodge Maribaya Bandung

So, what’s next what to do in Bandung 2018? The Lodge Maribaya is a favorite place for domestic tourist even foreign tourist, so you can maybe visit this place. People like to visit this place because they can see beautiful pine forest and there are so many spots for selfie or photos. The most famous spot is swing and hot air balloon.

13. Begonia Park Lembang

Bandung is popular for the flower garden. One of them is Begonia Flower Garden. The landscape is awesome with colorful flower of Begonia, look very suitable with the characteristic panorama of Bandung.

14. De Ranch Lembang

If you want to entertain yourself by riding a horse, De Ranch Lembang is the best place to do that. The concept here is cowboy style and family holiday. Don’t worry if this is the first time you ride horse, because there will be instructors that are ready to help you.

15. Ranca Upas Ciwidey

If you want to get the anti-mainstream experience while staying in Bandung, why don’t you try to camp in the camping ground of Ranca Upas? This one is so popular because in the area you will see also deer, hot spring, and the backdrop of mountains, and also the fresh air of the city.

16. Orchid Forest Cikole Lembang

Orchid Forest Cikole is a home for beautiful orchids. Not only the garden of orchids, this place also decorated with rope and wooden bridge. If you think one day to enjoy the panorama is not enough, you can spend more time by staying in the Graffika Cikole lodge which is situated in the middle of the forest.

17. Braga Street

Braga Street is usually famous for Indonesian tourist. But if you want to explore it, then just come and see the antique classic old building situated on the street.

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Jakarta Old Town

Jakarta Old Town

Jakarta Old Town: The Wealth Traces of Batavia City

Jakarta Old Town is one of must visit places in Jakarta. At the mouth of Ciliwung River in Java, is where it is located. The old town was established by the VOC in 1619, when VOC was in the golden era. In 17th and 18th century Batavia became the best as a port city, where trade and government grown up. Until now you can see the remains of Jakarta Old Town in the site. Many buildings, bank, and café are still in vintage architecture. Some of them switch function into a museum.

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Jakarta Old Town

Jakarta Old Town, Town Planning and Architecture

Jakarta Old Town or Batavia is an excellent example of Dutch colonial city town planning during the 17th to 18th century. Because this was the golden era of VOC in Indonesia, many building with Dutch architecture can be found easily and this is the best town planning made by the Dutch so far in Indonesia. The property included in this old town is major areas on Ciliwung River sides; former Jayakarta and two 18th century houses in the west side, west warehouse, floating warehouse, VOC shipyard, Luar Batang Mosque, and old town wall in the north west side, East warehouse, town square, and town hall in the east side, China Town and Kalibesar Canal with traditional boats wharf in the south east side, plus several smaller islands: Kelor, Cipir, Onrust, and Bidadari.

Batavia or Jakarta Old Town was made into multi-layer grid of canals not only to dry the swamplands but also to provide transport the best for commodities coming from hinterlands by shop which made trade far more efficient and easier. The architecture and technology was the best of its time. The town filled with blocks of the required elements of military, government, and urban landscape (houses and building of various religions). The island Onrust and Batavia has a unique technology of windmill and watermill from Dutch.

If you come to Jakarta Old Town, you will see that this site is not far different than in the past. It kept the same style and square shape at the river mouth. Ciliwung is in the centre and separate the city into west and east. Several important buildings remain are the Town Hall, Portuguese Church, Governor general Van Imhoff’s house (Toko Merah), Radermacher’s House, VOC shipyard, Floating Warehouse, West Warehouse, remains of the city wall (Maritime Museum), remains of bastion, and Lookout Tower (Syahbandar Tower).

The old town of Jakarta was built in a multi grid and canals so that the Dutch could measure the land, arrange the building in an effective way, and count the density. It also separated the main town and suburban, where in this case Jakarta Old Town is the centre and Glodok or Chinatown is the suburb area.

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Cultural Heritage of Jakarta Old Town

The old town was built to match the grandeur and completeness of Dutch town planning and being the best city at the time. Especially to advance the world of VOC trading where the port in Batavia become the trading network that connect Middle East, Indian, China, Japan, and South Africa to Batavia. It is not surprising then that Batavia is filled with multicultural heritage until today. It caused the creation of Indonesian culture. European, Chinese, Indian, and Arabian culture met with the local culture and created a unique mixture that called ‘Peranakan’ culture.

It cannot be avoided that a mix of Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, Indian, Arabic traditions and the local culture occurred during this time. It can be proved by cuisine that influenced by the Dutch that is Rijstaffel and nasi kebuli from the Arabic influence. Many foreign loan words also in the Indonesian language, while in the music, Keroncong has the same roots as Portuguese fado, Tanjidor is influenced by the Dutch, and Gambang Kromong is the combination of Javanese Gamelan with Chinese traditional musical instruments. Other than that, they share rites of passage ceremonies, costumes, furniture, and architecture.

Jakarta Old Town Maritime Culture

The sea use in Batavia is one of the best examples that reflect unique maritime culture. In the traditional boat wharf of Jakarta Old Town is where vernacular boats come from all over Indonesia bring trade commodities. Indonesia is well known as the largest fleet of merchant sailing boats in the world. The boats of various islands in Indonesia show their different characteristics. The maritime culture still exists until today. Batavia port was the most important port in Asia for inter-island, inter-Asia, and Asia-Europe trading route. Nowadays it is still important as an inter-island port. They bring trade items around Indonesia Archipelago such as clothes, rice, spices, and many more.

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Nearest Jakarta Old Town Attraction

When you confuse where to go around the Old Town Jakarta Batavia, we have some places to visit below.

Jakarta History Museum (Fatahillah Museum)

Jakarta History Museum or Fatahillah Museum is in the former City Hall of Old Town, exhibits about the history of the city from colonization period to independence of Indonesia. It is a grand public building that always attract people’s eyes. But of course, visit Kota Tua only to see Jakarta History Museum is always not enough.

Wayang Museum

Wayang is the pride of Indonesia. It is a puppet original from Indonesia that usually performs in traditional form of theatre. Some of Wayang are shadow puppet, while some others are not, like the one from Betawi.  In Kota Tua, they are taken care very well. Wayang from around Indonesia become collection in Wayang Museum.

Fine Art and Ceramic Museum

Yes, Kota Tua Jakarta is indeed become the center of many museums in Jakarta. The next museum you can see around the old town Batavia is Fine Art and Ceramic Museum. The former Court of Justice build by the Dutch in 1870 is now replaced by this museum. With and impressive architectural building, the old Court of Justice is changed into a museum that keep collection of art and ceramic from across the archipelago and also outside country.

Maritime Museum

Just 10 minute walk from the main square of Old Town, Maritime Museum will be the next places to go. The building was once a warehouse of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). Now the museum showcases some examples of the history of Batavia.

Bank Indonesia Museum

A little bit different than any subject interesting for travelling, Bank Indonesia Museum stands as the only one museum that showcases all about banking. In fact going to this museum can be so much interesting. The Bank Indonesia Museum takes modern multimedia and interactive approach to the visitors to telling the real story of banks in Indonesia.

Toko Merah Jakarta (Red Shop)

Toko Merah or The Red Shop is an interesting place though not so many people will visit this. Red Shop is a quiet place with no English speaking tour guide, no history dioramas, no printed story, and even slide show. But, it is not bad at all, really. You can enter Red Shop by paying only 10.000 rupiahs. The keeper will kindly escort you to walk around inside Toko Merah. There are many remains of furniture and decoration from the colonial era. This building was once used as residence of Governor General of the Dutch East Indies Company. After that the building changed into hotel, bank, hospital, and warehouse. In 1851, a Chinese captain owned the building and made it into shop and private residence. That’s why the brick walls in front painted in red color. Chinese decoration then blends perfectly with the Dutch style.

Batavia Café

This time you can rest and relax while enjoying some drinks and beverages. Batavia café, an authentic place around Kota Tua is on the main square with the view across to the old City Hall. The building of Batavia Café is very classic, taking the theme of colonial style. Once you enter the café you can enjoy all the interior and furniture which will bring back the mood of Dutch City Batavia.

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Best Culinary in Jakarta

Best Culinary in Jakarta You Should At Least Try

Jakarta has its own style of culinary. Identical with other West Java cuisine, Jakarta culinary has a more savory or salty taste. Some of the best culinary in Jakarta is still available, and not surprising that become the icon of the city. Here are some recommendations of Jakarta iconic food that you should at least try while you are here.

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Top 10 Best Culinary in Jakarta

Best Culinary in Jakarta

Nasi Uduk

1. Kerak Telor

Kerak telor is a culinary in Jakarta that has savory taste. This is the Jakartan favorite food. It made of white glutinous rice, chicken or duck egg, ebi, and added with fried onion. The unique thing about this food is that the egg mixture will be half-cooked before finally the pan is pulled and facing the heat of the charcoal from the traditional stove, anglo, and left to ripen until it becomes like a crust.

2. Nasi Uduk

Nasi uduk is a salty rice Betawi version. Rice will be cooked with coconut milk, bay leaves, orange leaves, galangal, and lemongrass and steamed until it fully cooked. It feels so tasty. Nasi Uduk will be served with fried chicken, boiled egg, and chili pepper and other complementary ingredients.

3. Semur Jengkol

Jengkol is the iconic item in Jakarta. People of Betawi like to make jengkol into food. Jengkol smell is a bit stinging, but after being cooked into semur it tastes good. By the way semur is dark brown soup added with soy sauce and brown sugar in the sauce. Semur jengkol will be served with plain rice or uduk rice.

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Bir Pletok

4. Soto Betawi

Almost in all area in Indonesia has its own kind of soto. Soto Betawi uses many of coconut milk to make the thick sauce. Usually also filled with beef and beef or chicken offal. It’s certainly tastier than other types of soup.

5. Roti Buaya

Wedding in Betawi is always enlivened by the presence of roti buaya or crocodile bread. This is a custom of Betawi. Over time this crocodile bread is not only found in weddings as well. This delicious bread is actually a symbol of the bride’s loyalty to the woman.

6. Asinan Betawi

Asinan Betawi is almost like a vegetable salad but given additives such as crackers and peanut sauce. Vinegar and chili is added so the taste becomes fresher. The contents of the vegetables consist of mustard, cabbage, bean sprouts, lettuce, and tofu. Usually also sprinkled with fried peanuts.

7. Bir Pletok

Bir Pletok or Pletok Beer is an original drink from Jakarta. This beer has no alcohol, but instead it has good health benefits for the body. This beer is made of special spices from Indonesia and added with ginger, pandan leaves, and serai. Secang wood in the drink makes it red.

Best Food Culinary in Jakarta

Lontong Sayur

8. Es Doger

Es Doger is not only famous throughout Jakarta but also throughout Indonesia. This savory sweet drink is famous for its unique taste. There is a sweet taste of milk and savory taste from coconut milk. The contents of the drinks themselves are coconut shavings, tape, black sticky rice, avocado, and bread slices.

9. Es Selendang Mayang

Selendang mayang Mayang shawl, a batik cloth commonly used by ancient women to hold their babies or even be used for decoration in dressing. Then this ice is present in the colors of the shawl which later became the origin of the name of this one drink. Rice flour dough that adorns the ice has bright red or green color. It is then added with coconut milk. Also contains talam cake that has red color at top and white in bottom.

10. Lontong Sayur

This staple food is usually found in the morning as a breakfast menu. One portion of lontong sayur consist of sliced ​​ketupat or lontong (steamed rice), soy beans, boiled egg, crackers, and watered by savory coconut milk.

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Best Beach in Lombok

Best Beach in Lombok

It is not surprising if Lombok has so many beaches. There are enough of them to visit during your holiday in the island. Pristine waters, fresh breeze of the sea, clear sky, and white sand; all about those tropical feeling will make you wander and not stop to admire the beauty. To make your visit more perfect we suggest you to explore Lombok beaches by private transportation. And for the recommendation, Pamitran Tours is the best place to rent the private transportation and also provide Lombok tour packages which you can take for the best option. Okay, so here are short descriptions on the best beaches in Lombok.

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Nipah Beach, North Lombok

1. Penyisok Beach

Nothing is more fun than seeing a stretch of beach that looks strange and seems impossible in Indonesia. Penyisok Beach is one of a kind that offers beautiful views with the form of stone and pristine waters. The expanse of the savanna in the hills combined with the blue sea is unlimited scenery. And the best of all is this place still relatively new. Location: Sekaroh Village, Kec. Jerowaru, East Lombok.

2. Setangi Beach and Ghost Villa

Setangi Beach is a hidden Lombok Island tourist attractions because it is still empty of visitors. Even so, this beach turned out to be very beautiful. There is a unique spot that you can try to visit on this beach which is called as Ghost Villa. This is an abandoned hotel building. This place is sometimes used as a photo booth.

3. Semeti Beach

Remember the Krypton rocks in the Superman movie? Now, a place like that exists in Indonesia. Don’t believe? Just come to Semeti Lombok Beach. The hills form a layered and tapered formation like those in Krypton rocks. Some rocks even emerge from the sea and resemble pyramids. Location: Mekar Sari Village, West Jaya District, Central Lombok.

4. Nambung Beach

Many people say that Nambung Beach has a waterfall on the beach. Actually, this is not a waterfall, but the big waves that hit the rocks, that then accommodated before finally going back down to the sea. The scenery is worth to see. Location: Pengusun Hamlet, Buwun Emas Village, Kec. Sekotong, West Lombok.

5. Tebing Beach

Not least with the strangeness of Semeti Beach is Tebing Beach, which is a Lombok Indonesia tourist attraction, has a unique squiggly hill wall. The wall even formed from the unique process of cloud deposits that meet the cold sea water that comes ashore. The latest 2018 Lombok tourism is located in Luk Hamlet, Sambiq Bangkol Village, Kec. Gangga, North Lombok.

6. Tanjung Bongo

Tanjung Bongo is the hidden paradise behind green hills of Bukit Merese south of Lombok. Most travellers will come to see Tanjung Bongo to discover the pristine beaches where they can swim and snorkel. Trek the endless green hills or enjoyed walking in the really white sand beach.

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Tanjung Aan Beach

7. Tanjung Aan Beach

The Tanjung Aan is close to Kuta Beach. Both are charming but offer different views. At Tanjung Aan, there is a stone umbrella spot that is the target of photo hunter because of its strange shape. See the sunset in Tanjung Aan is also recommended. The view will give you different sensation than in morning or afternoon.

8. Senggigi Beach

This is the most famous beach in Lombok, which is always the target of tourists who come to Lombok. It’s called as Senggigi Beach. The sea on this beach is very clean and the gradations from green to dark blue can be seen. The sand also graded from black to white sand. In order not to get bored, you can do snorkeling.

9. Tanjung Bloam Beach

Taking photos in Tanung Bloam Beach is a must. Tanjung Bloam is still new, but the panorama is not inferior to other beaches on Lombok. The unique hills that stretch will always be a place to relax or take pictures in the beach.

10. Selong Belanak Beach

Selong Belanak Beach is the only one that displays a half circle form of beach. It is amazing and is a tourist attraction in Lombok that must be visited. The expanse of other islands around Lombok can be seen from above the hills in Selong Belanak. Very beautiful and magical at the same time.

11. Pink Beach

You can’t miss Pink Beach however. This beach, which real name is Tangsi, now has the name of Pink Beach because there was a unique phenomenon that happened. White sand turns into pink because of coral and the shell fragments of the marine organisms, Foraminifera, that usually come into the seashore. Their red color blends perfectly with the white sand and makes it turn into pink. This Pink Beach is quite similar with the one in Komodo Island. To get this spectacular view, come at the right time from 08.00 – 16.00 WITA.

12. Sekotong Beach

Sekotong Beach is a virgin beach that began to introduce itself to tourists. The air here is very clean. The hills are also charming.

Best Beach in Lombok

Senggigi Beach

13. Mawun Beach

This beautiful beach is still relatively new. The shape of the beach lip is concave like the letter U. The sea has a gradation of light to dark blue. But even though it’s still new, some guides suggest Mawun Beach as a Lombok tourist spot that must be visited.

14. Seger Beach

The fresh and very natural color gradation of water as well as the combination of hills and rocks is an extraordinary attraction at Seger Beach, one of the exotic beaches in Lombok that is a suitable place to look for sunrise in the morning.

15. Paradise Beach

As the name suggests, Paradise Beach can truly reflect the stunning views of the paradise garden. The natural stretch is a shame if you just miss it. And this place would certainly be a tourist spot for Lombok to visit.

16. Mangsit Beach

Just 5 minutes from the Senggigi, Mangsit will take place to attract your eyes. Mangsit is a quiet place with hotels and restaurants along. The unique phenomena you can see here is the black sparkling sand in the beach which comes from the volcanic process. Swimming, sunbathing while grabbing drinks, or even learning surfing can be a good choice to spend the time in Mangsit Beach.

17. Nipah Beach

Gorgeous blue turquoise water in Nipah Beach always succeeded to bewitch visitors. Though tourists hardly ever visit Nipah, the experience is good enough. You can swim in the calm water and when you get hungry you can visit one of the many bamboo shacks where you can choose your own fresh fish which is then grilled and served with some assorted side dishes.

18. Sire / Sira Beach

Sire Beach or usually also called as Sira is a must-see destination where the views of Mount Rinjani rising up in the background. The water is calm make it ideal for swimming, snorkeling, canoeing, and even fishing.

19. Kaliantan Beach

If you go to Kaliantan, it means that you will have the beach on your own. Not many people visit the beach, but that’s maybe one of the reasons you should visit Kaliantan Beach. Pure of the human footprints, this place can be enjoyed by trying kitesurfing. Pssst, this is the only place in Lombok that has a licensed kitesurfing school.

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Those are best beaches to visit in Lombok. You can choose whichever you want, but we suggest try that has unique panorama or activities to do such as best surfing beaches in Lombok. But if your days are longer in Lombok, why don’t you try to visit them one by one right?

Best Waterfalls in Lombok

Best Waterfalls in Lombok

Best Waterfalls in Lombok

There is the highest waterfall in Lombok and there is also the most beautiful one that will make you amazed by its beauty. Watching the best of Lombok waterfalls will be a different experience. Surely Lombok is not only charming because of its beach or gili (small island). If you don’t want to lose to see the beautiful waterfall in Lombok, we will give you list of popular waterfalls in Lombok Indonesia. Some of them are still hidden and waiting to be rediscovered.

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Best Waterfalls in Lombok

Sendang Gile Waterfall

1. Kerta Gangga Waterfall

This multilevel waterfall in Lombok is very exotic. Three waterfalls are divided into two upper and lower levels. Exotic Kerta Gangga Waterfall even popular for foreign tourists.

2. Tiu Bombong

Tiu or waterfalls are many found in Lombok. One of them is Tiu Bombong. At a glance the water that falls slowly is similar to a weaving thread that dangles down. But when there is a large water discharge, Tiu Bombong will have two waterfalls.

3. Tiu Teja

Tiu Teja is still located in one location with Tiu Bombong, precisely below it. Teja which means rainbow is taken as its name because in this waterfall there are often rainbow reflections in the water. Tiu Teja is two waterfalls side by side showing the beauty of North Lombok.

4. Sendang Gile Waterfall

Sendang Gile Waterfall is one of the most popular waterfalls Lombok Indonesia. To be able to find it requires a struggle down 315 steps. But when you see it, all tired would pay off. There is a magical story here, that anyone who bathes or cleanses his face with Sendang Gile waterfall will be forever young.

5. Tiu Kelep

The most beautiful waterfall in Lombok is Tiu Kelep. The trip here will be very memorable. Visitors must pass through a water tunnel to see Tiu Kelep. Uniquely, the shape of Tiu Kelep is the same as Sendang Gile Waterfall.

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6. Segenter Waterfall

This waterfall flows profusely down. Segenter Waterfall is included in the Nuraksa Sesaotini Forest Park Area. To be able to come here, you have to walk for about 45 minutes. Most of waterfalls in Lombok are indeed still hidden behind forest or even mountain.

7. Timponan Waterfall

The only waterfall that is the most difficult to reach but beautiful is the Timponan Waterfall. Visitors must walk 2 to 3 hours, so bathing in cold water from this waterfall after long trekking will be something recommended.

8. Benang Kelambu Waterfall

Not means to stop, Lombok has the prettiest waterfall named Benang Kelambu Waterfall that shows skill by displaying soft elegance panorama. Benang Kelambu in English means yarn of mosquito net. This waterfall is divided into several parts and descends like a curtain of mosquito net yarn between the trees that stick with shade on the walls of the waterfall. This non-heavy water has pool under it suitable for swimming.

9. Benang Setokel Waterfall

In contrast to Benang Kelambu, Benang Setokel Waterfall has 3 waterfalls lined up. Benang Setokel means Stokel yarn. The water that goes down is not heavy and slowly falls similar to a thread of stokel yarn that tied together.

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10. Jeruk Manis Waterfall

Jeruk Manis Waterfall or means Sweet Orange Waterfall is located in the Mount Rinjani National Park Conservation Area. The fresh water in this place is said to cure various diseases. But the main attraction is of course the beautiful waterfall that can be seen from any angle.

11. Mangku Sakti Waterfall

The height of Mangku Sakti Waterfall is 30 meters. This waterfall has a unique view of whitish gray grooved rocks. Water that is rather cloudy because it contains sulfur is believed to cure skin diseases and other diseases. Mangku Sakti waterfall is the newest popular destination now in Lombok Island.

12. Mangku Kodeq Waterfall

Not far from Mangku Sakti, there is Mangku Kodeq Waterfall which is not high but has a pond with turquoise green water color. Mangku Kodeq is also the beautiful waterfall Lombok.

13. Otak Kokoq Waterfall

Otak Kokoq Waterfall is quite popular among the people because of its uniqueness. This waterfall comes out from the root of a Banjur tree that is hundreds of years old, so it is believed to be efficacious for various things.

14. Semporonan Waterfall

Semporonan Waterfall is the highest waterfall in Lombok. The height is 30 meters and the water is heavy. The walls are overgrown with trees whose roots creep up to the waterfall pool.

15. Ulem-Ulem Waterfall

Tete Batu Village is famous as a beautiful tourist village. The famous waterfall here is Ulem-Ulem Waterfall. To arrive to the site visitors must be willing to pass the edge of a protected forest inhabited by black monkeys. Then you can see the magical Ulem-Ulem Waterfall.

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There are lots of top waterfalls in Lombok. Can’t wait to get there soon, right? So let’s pack your goods and contact Pamitran Tours, a reliable tour agent, for those who want to go on a perfect vacation of Lombok waterfalls tour. Visit the waterfall in Lombok with us.


Top 24 Things To Do In Lombok

Things To Do in Lombok

Things To Do in Lombok

Want to go to Lombok? Make sure you write the best Lombok Island things to do on your list. Lombok Island is now one of the best destinations in Indonesia except for Bali and it is located near with Bali. Tourists usually visit Lombok Island after visit Bali or Java Island. We will give you the best recommendation for Lombok Island activities you can do on your holiday.

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1. Hiking Mount Rinjani

The second highest mountain in Indonesia is certainly an icon on Lombok, Mount Rinjani. The first to see is to hike this mountain. You can have the magical view of the rising sun and tropical nature of Indonesia from above Rinjani. Many tourists will do this hiking whether to prove Rinjani’s beauty or to seek the hidden paradise of Lombok.

2. See Segara Anak Lake

This lake is located in the caldera of Mount Rinjani and is given such a name because it is adapted to its color which is like blue sea (segara in Indonesia means ocean). Segara Anak should be visited when you are in Mount Rinjani.

3. Visit Kuta beach

Not only Bali has Kuta Beach. Lombok also has a beach that is named the same because it has a view equally beautiful with Kuta Beach Bali. Kuta Beach Lombok is the closest tour to the Lombok airport.

4. Playing Around at Tanjung Aan Beach

The Tanjung Aan is close to Kuta Beach. Both are charming but offer different views. At Tanjung Aan, there is a stone umbrella spot that is the target of photo hunter because of its strange shape. See the sunset in Tanjung Aan is also recommended. The view will give you different sensation than in morning or afternoon.

5. Snorkeling in Senggigi Beach

This is the most famous beach in Lombok, which is always the target of tourists who come to Lombok. It’s called as Senggigi Beach. The sea on this beach is very clean and the gradations from green to dark blue can be seen. The sand also graded from black to white sand. In order not to get bored, you can do snorkeling.

Read also : Top 19 Best Beach in Lombok

Things To Do in Lombok

6. Take Photos at Tanjung Bloam Beach

Next is to take photos in Tanjung Bloam Beach. Tanjung Bloam is still new, but the panorama is not inferior to other beaches on Lombok. The unique hills that stretch will always be a place to relax or take pictures in the beach.

7. Seek the Peace in Selong Belanak Beach

Selong Belanak Beach is the only one that displays a half circle form of beach. It is amazing and is a tourist attraction in Lombok that must be visited. The expanse of other islands around Lombok can be seen from above the hills in Selong Belanak. Very beautiful and magical at the same time.

8. Visit Pink Beach

You can’t miss Pink Beach however. This beach, which real name is Tangsi, now has the name of Pink Beach because there was a unique phenomenon that happened. White sand turns into pink because of coral and the shell fragments of the marine organisms, Foraminifera, that usually come into the seashore. Their red color blends perfectly with the white sand and makes it turn into pink. This Pink Beach is quite similar with the one in Komodo Island. To get this spectacular view, come at the right time from 08.00 – 16.00 WITA.

9. Surfing at Desert Point Bangko-Bangko Lombok

If you want to surf, come to Desert Point Lombok. The waves on the beach have been named the 10 ferocious in the world by the International Surfing Association. Do you feel challenged? Conquer the waves in Desert Point Bangko-Bangko Lombok.

10. Marvel at Sekotong Beach

Sekotong Beach is a virgin beach that began to introduce itself to tourists. The air here is very clean. The hills are also charming.

11. Walk Around at Mawun Beach

This beautiful beach is still relatively new. The shape of the beach lip is concave like the letter U. The sea has a gradation of light to dark blue. But even though it’s still new, some guides suggest Mawun Beach as a Lombok tourist spot that must be visited.

Things To Do in Lombok

Kuta Beach

12. Seekin the Sunrise in Seger Beach

The fresh and very natural color gradation of water as well as the combination of hills and rocks is an extraordinary attraction at Seger Beach, one of the exotic beaches in Lombok that is a suitable place to look for sunrise in the morning.

13. See the Paradise in Paradise Beach

As the name suggests, Paradise Beach can truly reflect the stunning views of the paradise garden. The natural stretch is a shame if you just miss it. And this place would certainly be a tourist spot for Lombok to visit.

14. Visit 3 Gili: Gili Air, Gili Meno, Gili Trawangan

3 gili island tourism in Lombok is always the target of Lombok what to do and see. Even though in Lombok there are many small islands, Gili Air, Gili Meno, and Gili Trawangan are the most visited by tourists. This favorite tour in Lombok can be used for snorkeling, swimming, diving and sunbathing. There are also complete facilities starting from hotels, restaurants, discos and cafes for you who want to stay longer in the islands.

15. Island Hopping to Gili Nanggu

Gili Nanggu is a small island with undersea beauties to explore. The recommended activities on Gili Nanggu are diving and snorkeling. Beautiful coral reefs and marine animals are ready to greet you. You can also enjoy the natural panorama and relax yourself in the beach.

16. Island Hopping to Gili Kedis

Other than the 3 gili island in Lombok, there is Gili Nanggu and now is Gili Kedis. Paradise on earth can be witnessed on Gili Kedis. The island is still quiet, similar to a private island. Gili Kedis is still natural and clean. It only takes 10 minutes to be able to surround this small island.

17. Strolling Around Sade Hamlet

If you have a tour in Lombok, this hamlet will probably on the must visited place. Cultural attractions are what foreign tourists want to see while in Indonesia, and Lombok will provide the best cultural attraction. You will see the traditions of local ancestors. The Sade tourist village is inhabited by the Sasak tribe which is an indigenous tribe in Lombok. Traditional houses are made of bamboo with alang-alang leaf roofs glued using cow dung.

18. Visit Batu Bolong

Batu Bolong Temple is often equated with Tanah Lot Temple in Bali. This temple is located on a rocky hill with a hole like the entrance. This temple was deliberately built facing the Lombok Strait and Mount Agung in Bali because it is considered sacred. Don’t forget to also visit Batu Layar near Batu Bolong.

Pink Beach

19. Enjoy the View at Narmada Park

Narmada Park is a large park built by the King of Mataram, Lombok. This park used to be a resting place for the royal family. Now restored and opened to the public as a beautiful park in Lombok that you can visit.

20. Enjoy the Panorama in Malimbu Hill

Malimbu Hill is actually located on Senggigi Beach. If you come here the hill is the most appropriate place to enjoy Senggigi Beach with a wide angle.

21. Marvel at Benang Kelambu Waterfall

Not only the beach and gili are offered on Lombok tour but also waterfalls. Benang Kelambu Waterfall is one of the most popular in Lombok. As the name implies, the water that falls in this place is very similar to a mosquito net thread (kelambu in Indonesia). The funny thing is that in the main waterfall, the water that goes down is not directly slammed into the bottom pool but through the cracks of vines that grow thickly in the cliff wall. Nearby are coffee and chocolate plantations that can also be visited.

22. Relax at Tiu Kelep Waterfall

Tiu Kelep Waterfall is also quite unique and very popular in Lombok. One waterfall at the top descends down below, while the other patiently descends the hill wall overgrown with thick plants.

Read also : Top 15 Best Waterfalls in Lombok

23. Soak in Aik Kalak Hot Springs

Aik Kalak maybe sounds new to you. But to several tourist and locals, Aik Kalak hot spring is a favorite. They, you, can soak in the hot water which is very useful to eliminate your tiredness and heal some diseases. Local residents like to take water here to make traditional medicinal herbs which are then mixed with thick coconut milk. The scenery is also very beautiful.

24. Explore Tanjung Ringgit

Remember Uluwatu in Bali? Lombok Island also has such sights on the exotic cliffs of Tanjung Ringgit. The hills face directly to the wide ocean in front. Such a marvelous scenery in Lombok. The last best thing to do in Lombok Island is to explore Tanjung Ringgit or take any pictures to bring back home.

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Top 21 Things To Do In Flores | Flores Travel Guide

Things To Do In Flores – Flores Travel Guide

The province consist over 550 islands, but its dominated by the three main islands Flores, Sumba, and Timor. The arid landscape of eastern and southeastern Nusa Tenggara is the result of hot, dry winds blasting in form the Australian continent. In fact, in many coastal areas not a drop of rain falls during the most of the year. Flores is a Pourtuguese name which means “flower”, and ideally described the beauty to be found here. You may check below things to do in flores.

Top 21 Things To Do In Flores

Things To Do In Flores

Komodo Dragon Island

1. Meet the Ancient Lizard

Komodo Island is a home to dozens of ancient lizard we call now as Komodo Dragons. Though have fearsome appearances, Komodo Dragons still can bewitch you with its distinct look and behavior. This animal can only be seen in this island. So don’t waste your time to see them with your own eyes.

2. Admire Kelimutu Lakes

One of the main attractions in Flores is Kelimutu Lake. The lake is located in Kelimutu volcano. Formed naturally in the mountain, Kelimutu Lake has three pools that have different color. The lakes are red, blue, and green. You can hike up to the lakes and it is possible to camp close the crater to watch sunrise in the morning.

3. Trekking on Padar Island

Padar Island near with Labuan Bajo Harbor is also an attraction to Flores. You can trek Padar hills on a variety of trails. It is better if you can go here in the morning to trek and then when the weather hotter you go down the hills and swim in the beach. There are three wonderful beaches with black, white, and pink sand.

4. Marvel the Spider Web Fields

This is a quite unique culture of Flores people, where they built paddy fields in lingko formation or spider web formation. Each part of the web assigned to a different family in the area. Depend on the wealth of the family, the larger their piece of the spider web. You can see them in Cancar.

5. Dive in Kanawa Island

Come across to Kanawa Island to feel the sensation of diving in Kanawa seas. The underwater paradise is something you need to explore if you like diving. Spot the turtles, rays, and sharks, and also colorful corals that teem in the coral gardens.

6. Take Picture at Blue Stone Beach

Penggajawa Beach is more famous to be called as Blue Stone Beach because it really has soft blue color stone along the seashore. While you are admiring this Flores’ strange and beautiful phenomena, take pictures as many as you like.

7. Snorkeling in Bidadari Island

Bidadari Island, a small one but with lovely reef and fish make snorkeling and diving possible to do. You can expect to see colorful fish, sea snakes, and octopus. Want to stay at this quiet island? A luxury resort ready to welcome you.

8. Watch Caci Dance

As usual, what makes travelling in Indonesia is a must is because they have thousands of cultural performances to watch. One of them can be seen in Flores Island that is Caci Dance. This is the dance where two men fight by hitting each other with whips while dressed as animals. As the background music some traditional drum will be played. This is of course only a ceremonial and has no intention for serious fight.

Things To Do in Flores

Wae Rebo Village

9. Trekking to Wae Rebo

Want to see Manggarai people and their traditional unique house? Visit Wae Rebo that is located above the hill. This village is inhabited by Manggarai, one of the tribe in Flores. You need to trek over 10 kilometers. Along the way to Wae Rebo you will see jungles, craggy cliff, and waterfalls. Stay overnight in the hut of Wae Rebo? If you can, why not?

10. Swim in Sano Nggoang Lake

Things to do in Flores Indonesia is to explore lake. Lake is everywhere in Flores. The deepest one is Sano Nggoang Lake that reaches the depth of 500 meters. You can swim in the lake or even take a section to trek the lush forest and find the hotsprings.

11. Visit the Hobbit Cave

People of Flores are known as the hobbit of Indonesia. You can find the proof when you visit Liang Bua or Hobbit Cave. The cave contained a range of small human skeletons which were thought to be around 18.000 years old.

12. Admire the Beauty of Seraya Island

One of the most famous islands in Flores is Seraya Island. The reef offshore invites you to explore them in snorkeling or diving. If you are lucky you can also see sharks and turtles. Not only snorkeling or diving, there is a fishing village where you can stop to taste some local food and drinks. Sounds good enough?

13. Explore Riung 17 Islands Marine Park

Riung 17 Islands marine Park is actually the first marine park in Flores. But not many know this, so unfortunately not many tourist that visit this marine park. Diving and snorkeling is a must thing to do in here.

14. Spend Time at Cunca Wulang Waterfall

Cunca Wulang is maybe the best spot for waterfall in Flores. You can jump off from one of the cliff into the water of Cunca Wulang, one of the best attractions in flores Indonesia. You can take picture of yourself jump from the cliff, or your friends, or even the local kids diving into the water.

15. Hike Love Hill to See Sunset

Love Hill is a sunset point near with Labuan Bajo. You need to hike the Love Hill and sit while waiting for the perfect sunset. Admire also the turquoise waters and the horizon of Flores. Be careful, this attraction in flores east nusa tenggara will bewitch you.

16. Swim in The Coolest Place Rangko Cave

Near Labuan Bajo you can go to Rangko Cave where you can swim in the cool water inside the cave. The four meter deep cave hides natural crystal clear water. The water in the pool contains a large amount of salt. So consider that you are actually take a healthy bath here.

17. Experience Penti Festival

Penti is a thanksgiving ceremonies held by the Wae Rebo people, Manggarai tribe. You can see their ancient culture and Caci Dance. You can stay at their huts and at night you can see breathtaking views of clear skies and stars above your head.

Things To Do In Flores

Kelimutu Lake

18. Watch Flying Foxes and the Sunset

In Kalong Island you can see the most beautiful sunset near Labuan Bajo. You will be accompanied by hundreds of bats that start to find their food at night. They come from behind the mangrove forest. The orange glow in the sky makes the view more magical than you expect.

19. See the Natural Mirrors in Batu Cermin Cave

Batu Cermin Cave or called as Mirror Cave is famous due to its magical phenomenon where sunlight passes through the cave and is reflected from one stone wall to another and creates a mirror effect. This is known to be happen because the wall stone contains bits of salt. To see the phenomena you need to go down to a depth of 20m.

20. Buy the Ikat Weaving at Sikka Village

Sikka Village is the most important weaving centres in Flores. The women here produce ikat weaving and they also like to wear it. You can learn how to make it and wear the ikat and take as many photos as you like. In Sikka village you can also see the influence of Catholicism brought by the Portuguese. In Christmas you can watch Toja Bobu Dance.

21. Taste Bajawa Coffee and Arak

Last but not least is to taste the Bajawa Coffee. Bajawa coffee is known for the strong flavor and fragrance so it is exported to many countries around the world. The interesting fact is the gigher the plantations are located, the higher the quality of the product would be. Enjoy a cup of original hot Bajawa coffee and buy some as souvenirs. While other drink product you should try is Arak in Aimere. Arak is traditional Indonesian spirit liquor. It is made of palm wine and distilled in almost everyone’s home in Aimere. They use the traditional bamboo distilling system in which you can learn how to make the Arak.

Things To do In Jakarta

10 Things To Do In Jakarta For Your Fun Trip

Things To Do In Jakarta for Your Fun Trip

If you go to Indonesia but yet not to come to Jakarta, then it is a wasteful trip. Jakarta is the capital city where the historical story of Indonesia freedom may still be heard of and witnessed in almost all area of the city. Yet, Jakarta is hectic, modern and metropolitan. Though the classic aura can be seen, the modern side of Jakarta is what shading it all time until it becomes famous as the busiest city in Indonesia. Jakarta never sleeps and that’s why you need to explore more about this place in 10 things to do in Jakarta for your fun trip below.

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Island Hopping Thousand Islands

First thing comes up in your mind is maybe the Thousand Islands. Though it is included as the area of Jakarta, the islands seem to be different from the hectic city. If you are looking for some beach, nature panorama, you don’t need to venture too far. Beautiful beach can be seen in Thousand Islands. Much better than the Ancol, since they are still natural. There is boat tour that will let you island hopping.

Visit Monas Tower

When you have arrived in the city, why don’t you visit the icon of Jakarta? Monas Tower is the most famous monument that stands proud as a symbol of independence in Indonesia. It is located in Merdeka Square, Jakarta. There is gallery where you can learn more about Indonesia’s history. The main attraction in the tower however is the observation deck at the top.

See Indonesia Animals in Ragunan Zoo

3.600 species are live in Ragunan Zoo Jakarta. You can even see Komodo Dragons and orangutans in the zoo. So you don’t need to go far to witness them. Plants and flowers are also cared well in Ragunan. Several animals and plants from around the world can also be seen in Ragunan Zoo.

Adventure in Mini Indonesia at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

Indonesia is made up of over 17.000 islands. As a result, you won’t be able to explore them all in your trip this time. But don’t worry, just come to Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (Beautiful Mini Indonesia). In here you will see one by one model of traditional homes, costumes, and local traditions. They are arranged according to province in Indonesia.

Enjoy Kota Tua

Kota Tua or Old Town Batavia is the most historical parts of Jakarta. When you walk around the area you will find classic architecture that dates from the Dutch colonial period. Many artists of Jakarta can be seen also in Kota Tua. That’s why photographers like to hanging out in this place. Many museums located near or even in Kota Tua like for example Fatahillah Museum.

Explore Chinatown of Jakarta, Glodok

Glodok is a well-known place for Jakarta’s Chinatown. It is located in Taman Sari. Even this Chinatown claimed to be the largest in the country and in the world. Glodok is an old area that has started out life here during colonial period. Temples, markets, street food, and shops are the main attraction in this area. So prepare budget when you include it on your list.

Admiring Sunda Kelapa Port

Sunda Kelapa Port is actually one of the most important icons in Jakarta. Unfortunately many people miss a trip to the port. Whereas this area is really-really famous in old days as the main port that made Jakarta grew so prosperous. Even you can see the wooden schooners which are powered by their graceful sails and they still look the same as they would have done in old days.

Watch Performances

Many performances held in Jakarta. Not mean to stop in the big stage, even in cafes or bar you will see Jakarta artists entertain you. Music performance whether classic or pop can be found here. If you are lucky you can also see theatrical show or traditional dances. You should ask or check the schedule and information with the locals.

Get to Know Indonesia in National Gallery

National Gallery of Indonesia is one of the best museums so far which has 2.000 pieces of Indonesian art work. This place is suitable for any art lovers or those who curious about Indonesian art. Indonesian paintings, ceramics, photographs, and sculpture are kept very well in each area and even some section is dedicated to foreign collections.

Have Fun in Dunia Fantasi

Want to see Disneyland in Jakarta? Dunia Fantasi is the key answer. Have fun in the park as there will be many rides such as Halilintar Twister and Niagara Flume, and take photos in the Puppet Castle and Main Street. Or, explore the Star Wars section and ride big Ferris wheel with kids. A joyful trip it is in Dunia Fantasi.

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Jakarta Trip Attraction

Jakarta Trip Attraction

Jakarta Trip AttractionJakarta Trip Attractions

As the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta must be visited. Jakarta is very modern, the center of trade, economy, politic, and government. The hectic nightlife to luxurious malls and resort can easily found out. On the other hand the classic Jakarta still remains in some part of the city. You will have memorable visit to Monas, Jakarta History Museum, Thousand Islands and many more. Here are top Jakarta trip attractions.

Jakarta Tourist Spot

Monas (National Monument)

Monas Tower or National Monument, or is called Monumen Nasional in Indonesia, is the most famous landmark in Jakarta city, stands proud as a symbol of independence in Indonesia. Monas is located in Merdeka Square. The square itself means ‘freedom’ and in this area you can find gallery to learn more about Indonesia’s history. The main attraction in Monas however is the observation deck at the top of the Monas tower. In here you can see panorama in all directions.

Ragunan Zoo

If you bring kids, invite them to visit Ragunan Zoo. The zoo keeps 3600 species inside. Distinct Indonesian animals that can be seen are Komodo Dragons, Orangutans, and birds. But of course there are still many more inhabitants in this zoo, some of them come from other parts of the world. In Ragunan you can also admire flowers and plants.

Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

Want to know all about Indonesia and its tribe and tradition? But how? Just go to Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (means Beautiful Mini Indonesia). In this place you will see traditional houses from many tribes and provinces, complete with the traditional costume and the traditional daily equipment. Strolling around TMII you will get highlights of Indonesia.

Thousand Islands

This place must be people favorites. Thousand Islands are part of Jakarta that is so exotic and beautiful. Many people believe that Thousand Islands is more beautiful than the Jakarta itself, since you would see many small islands, beach, sea, and all of them is very peaceful, clean, and charming. You can cross the sea by boat only few hours to get into Thousand Islands. Stay overnight in the islands is also recommended. If you seek upscale resort, Pulau Macan is the best.

Ancol Beach and Ancol Dreamland

Again and again this is the best place so far to spoil your children. You of course can also relax and having fun in Ancol Dreamland. Ancol Dreamland is the biggest theme park with complete rides and waterpark. The rides are very challenging, some are suitable only for adult. After you try all the rides inside, you can stroll around at Ancol Beach which in the same area. The beach is calm with golden sand that will be very beautiful in the sunset.

Kota Tua

Kota Tua or Old Town is one of the most historical places in Jakarta. Kota Tua is the relic of Batavia, the city that built by the Dutch. As you walk around the area, marvelous architecture in Dutch colonial style will be spotted. You can take photos, enter the museum, or cycling with the rented bicycle. Make sure you visit Fatahillah Museum, Toko Merah (Red Shop) which a unique European-Chinese style building, and Indonesia Bank Museum.

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Jakarta Trip AttractionNational Museum

National Museum is the next place to visit since it will show you Indonesian history, art, culture, ethnology of the country, and geography. The collections are separated into different galleries and include Indonesian ceramics and Hindu art in Indonesia.

Dunia Fantasi

Dunia Fantasi or usually abbreviated as Dufan is similar to Disneyland theme park. Main Street, Puppet Castle, and 30 rides will remind you the fantasy world of Disneyland. The theatre inside has range of shows about Indonesia.

Glodok Area

Glodok is the Chinatown in Jakarta, famous for the Buddhist temple Jin De Yuan which you can visit, market, shops, and many other. In Glodok you can see how the Chinese descendant live together peacefully with other native Indonesian people. You can witnessing how Indonesia is very rich in culture and tribe. Make sure you look out for the medicine shops with unusual remedies and drugs, and don’t forget to taste the snacks and food in this area.

Wayang Museum

Wayang is Javanese puppet. This is one of the most prized traditions in Indonesia. Wayang Museum keeps the collections of wayang from all parts of Indonesia. Different places have different kind of wayang too. You can also spot masks, wooden puppets, and a show held every Sunday at 10 in the morning.

Sunda Kelapa Port

Jakarta is actually famous as the port city. That’s why the Dutch conquered Jakarta because they knew many benefits would come from the Sunda Kelapa Port. So, a visit to Sunda Kelapa Port is worth to try. The wooden schooners interestingly still look much the same as in the ancient time. Unfortunately many tourists miss the trip to Sunda Kelapa Harbor.

Jakarta Cathedral

One of the Jakarta attractions 2018 is a cathedral. The mighty cathedral may draw your interest while you are in Jakarta. The ancient cathedral stands tall at the heart of the city with wonderful neo-gothic architecture. Many of the materials and furniture are sourced from Netherlands including the massive pipe organ and main altar.

Pasar Baru / New Market

Though the name is Pasar Baru or New Market, the fact is this place is the oldest market in Jakarta. Textiles, antique items, Indian spices, electronics, and food stalls have been stood for generations. Visit this place to feel the unique experience.

Jakarta Travel Attractions

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Jakarta Best Street Food

Jakarta Best Street Food

It is not only heavy meal from Jakarta that becomes famous. As a center of Indonesia, there are of course so many Jakarta best street food to try, starting from the traditional until some modern Indonesia snack available in Jakarta. So give time for yourself to relax and fill your stomach with these Jakarta street food snacks you should try.

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Martabak Terang Bulan

Martabak terang bulan or some say as martabak manis (sweet martabak) is a soft thick stuffed pancake with a various filling. This martabak manis is a king of street dessert that you can see it in many areas in Jakarta. Locals will like to have it at night while they are hanging out with some friends or family. Martabak manis will be added with condensed milk to make it sweet. Some modern martabak manis have toppings like cheese, nutella, strawberry jam, and even toblerone chocolate.

Martabak Telor

Martabak telor though has similar name actually refers to savoury egg martabak. If sweet martabak is made from dough like cake, egg martabak uses thin skin and inside it is mixed mixture of chicken or duck eggs, shallots, and small pieces of chicken. Then it is fried until it is brown. Martabak telor is more oily that martabak manis.

Putu Mayang

Putu Mayang is traditional snack and best street food in Jakarta. Originally from Betawi, Putu Mayang is made from starch or rice flour cooked using coconut milk and brown sugar. The dough is colored like red and green to make it interesting. If Putu Mayang is ready it will be consumed with brown sugar sauce and given a sprinkling of coconut.

Kue Cucur

Kue cucur is quite popular as Jakarta must buy snack. Usually it served as dessert. The texture is thick in the middle. The name of the cake is taken from the cooking process by pouring the cake mixture slowly over the baking sheet. Cucur means pouring.

Jakarta Famous Snacks

Jakarta Best Street FoodKue Pancong

The next unique snack in Jakarta is Kue Pancong or Pancong cake. Pancong has a semi-circular shape obtained because the dough is cooked in a semicircle mold. The top becomes white while the bottom is brown. This cake is made from ingredients that make it have savory flavors such as rice flour, salt, coconut milk, and grated coconut. The use of sugar is usually only for sprinkling at the top.

Kue Lupis

Lupis cake is a sweet Jakarta famous snacks made from sticky rice flour. The shape is triangular and cooked by using banana leaves formed into triangles and then steamed. Lupis will be cut into small pieces and served using brown sugar sauce.

Kue Lumpur

Kue lumpur is a snack made of coconut milk, potatoes, eggs, and wheat flour. The dough is also usually added vanilla fragrance so that it tastes more fragrant. At the top of the cake raisins and young coconut slices are added. This cake is a wet cake with a slightly chewy texture.

Kue Keranjang (Basket Cake)

The name of Kue Keranjang or basket cake is given because it looks like a basket. Made from flour and sugar, this cake has a sticky sweet taste. This cake is popular as a mixture acculturation of Betawi and Chinese.


Putu is a cake dish that is usually has white or light green color. Its contents are brown sugar to balance the savory taste of the outer mixture made of coarse grain rice flour. What makes it unique is how to cook putu. The putu mixture will be put into bamboo mold and left on a putu grill with a hole in it. When not used for cooking, sellers will usually clog holes that are given a small gap to produce a loud sound.

Es Goyang

In 90s there is popular Jakarta ice cream among the locals. It is called as Es Goyang. This ice cream looks like an ordinary piece of ice. What makes it different is because this ice is mixed with coconut milk, granulated sugar, flavorings, and hunkwe flour with various flavors.

Toge Goreng (Fried bean sprout)

Fried bean sprout or Toge Goreng may be the next unique food, where you will have a serving of fried bean sprouts and accompanied by yellow noodles and chives which are all fried without using oil. This food can be found easily in Jakarta street food.

Kue Talam

In the old days, traditional snack from glutinous rice flour is made a lot. This material is the basis of food in ancient times in almost all of Indonesia area. No exception for Talam cake from Jakarta. Glutinous rice flour dough is cooked with sugar then steamed. It is printed in a small shape so it’s easy to eat.

Pisang Coklat (Banana Pancakes with Chocolate)

Pisang cokelat is a banana rolled in pancakes that is added with chocolate sauce as the topping. It is always a sinful treat. Many who try cannot stop to eat this snack. The sweet taste of pisang cokelat will make you order it more and more.

Sate (Satay)

Satay is really-really famous throughout Indonesia. This meat skewer is indeed originated from Java island, so Jakarta is included on it. Satay is not only favorites to Indonesian but also many foreign tourists have been fall in love with this food. The meats used in sate are like chicken (the most popular), beef, and mutton. Each satay will be dipped into special seasoning and is grilled over wood or charcoal fire to make a familiar barbeque flavor. You can have satay with spicy peanut sauce, and it it’s the most popular version of satay.


Gorengan is the last most famous snacks in Jakarta. However you can actually found it in almost all area in Java Island. Gorengan means deep fried food. You can choose to have different bases from cassava to tofu, or banana, yam, and tempeh (fermented soy bean). Try the one served hot and dip it in hot chili sauce for the best taste.

Jakarta Street Food

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