Best Places to Visit in Indonesia

Best Places to Visit in Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world. This country is located in South East Asia continent with a tropical climate. Indonesia has more than thirteen thousands islands yet the five biggest islands are Sumatera, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi and New Guinea. Many beautiful places could be found all over the country as it has many beautiful natural places and cultural sites. Tourists and travelers from around the world have many destination choices in Indonesia. The fascinating diversity of landscapes, natures, cultures, and ethnic groups in Indonesia is the greatest attraction for tourists and travelers and what makes it a favourite destination for holidays.


The most famous place for tourism in Indonesia is Bali. Balis is small island between Java island and Lombok island. The majority of Bali population is Hindu population and therefore there are so many statues and temples around the island which is why Bali is also known as the Land of Gods. Both mountain and coastal areas are the main attraction for tourism. Its white beaches are the favourite places for most tourists especially family to spend their holidays. Bali is also famous destination for surfing, a variety of watersports such as parasailing, swimming, banana boats, jet skiing and many more. The most well known beach in Bali is Kuta. Restaurants, hotels, shops and cafes are easily found nearby tourism sites.


The capital city of Indonesia is Jakarta which is located in the northwest coast of Java island. Jakarta is the centre for economy, cultures and politics of the country. Destinations that you can visit national monument, Ancol, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Glodok, Fatahilah museum, Bidadari island, The Grand Istiqlal mosque, Vihara Dharma Bhakti, Catholic Cathedral, Merdeka Palace, Tidung island, old Batavia, and seribu archipelago. Jakarta is a populated, modern, and large city which has better infrastructure compared to other places in Indonesia.


Another most famous place for tourism that comes after Bali is Yogyakarta. The special region of Yogyakarta is famous for its thick cultural attractions. Yogyakarta is the only region in Indonesia that is governed by pre-colonial monarchy, The Sultan of Yogyakarta. The places you should not miss to visit in Yogyakarta are magnificent temples of Borobudur and Prambanan. Other fascinating places you could go to are Keraton (Sultan’s Palace), Kotagede where you can buy and watch how silvers jewelries are produced, Malioboro road where you can do shopping for handcrafts and souvenirs.

Komodo Island

Komodo Island is another famous destination for travelers as only in this island you can see komodos. Komodo dragon is a large species of lizard found only in Indonesia, in islands of Rinca, Komodo, Flores, Gili Motang and Padar. Komodo island has beautiful natural sites and sceneries, beaches and mangroves. You can dive and do snorkeling or have a cruise off shore. The highly recommended places for diving are Merah Beach, Batu Bolong and Tatawa islands. Komodo waters has a rich underwater sea biotica and is claimed to be the best diving sites in the world as it has a very fascinating underwater scenery as well.

You can visit many beautiful destinations in Indonesia by airplane. Many flights are available to Jakarta, Bali, Yogyakarta, Komodo island and other places in Indonesia. You do not have to worry about the prices of flights to visit these beautiful places because many Cheap Flight Tickets in Indonesia are easily found and could be booked online.