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Pulau Umang
Jumat, 12 Maret 2010 09:13:40
Nestled in the south of Ujung Kulon National park, in Bay Sumur, Padenglang regency, Umang Island is a small beautiful island. It has beautiful West Java sea and mountain scenery. The location is also very strategic for nature trekkers as it's near the UNESCO heritage site Ujung Kulon National Park. Umang Island is also well-protected from the West Java sea storms as there's Tanjung Lesung beach to the north and Panaitan Island to the west. Its named, Umang Island, as local peoples believed related to klomang or umang, .the crustacean which have she...
Tanjung Kelian Old Lighthouse
Kamis, 11 Maret 2010 06:45:38
Mercusuar Tanjung Kelian or the old lighthouse Tanjung Kelian was built in 1826, dating back to Dutch colonial era. It is located about 9 km of Muntok district, arround 10 minutes from Muntok port. The red white-lighthouse guides ships entering the Bangka Strait between Sumatera island and the smaller island, Bangka. Not only that, this lighthouse is an eyewitness of Muntok history. So while visiting Tanjung Kelian beach, take time to climb up 199 steps to reach the top of the lighthouse and enjoy the spectacular view from the height of approximately 60 M above...
Galang Island
Rabu, 10 Maret 2010 17:27:24
Another destination in Riau islands province is Galang Island, an island with 80 km2 located 350 m southeast of Batam. Galang Island belonging to a group of three islands called Barelang (abbreviation of Batam-Rempang-Galang). In the past, Galang Island is home for hundreds of thousands Vietnam, Lao, and Cambodia refugees. In Sijantung village, 50 km from its city center, there was a UNHCR's main administration office to run Galang Refugee Camp during the period of 1979-1996. At that time, due Vietname war, many Vietnamese left their country and floated in the S...
Masjid Agung Baiturrahman
Senin, 08 Maret 2010 15:43:58
Masjid Agung Baiturrahman (Baiturrahman Great Mosque) is a masterpiece of Islamic architecture and main feature of Banda Aceh, Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam province's capital. This mosque is of great symbolic significance to the Acehnese people as a symbol of Acehnese religion and culture, especially since it survived the devastating 2004 tsunami intact. This magnificent mosque was designed by an Italian architect and built by the Dutch colonial administration as a token of reconciliation following their destruction of an older mosque during the Aceh wars. Construction...
Pura Besakih
Senin, 08 Maret 2010 09:56:59
Pura Besakih, pura terbesar dan paling suci di Bali, merupakan pusat dari semua pura yang ada di Bali. Kompleks pura di Desa Besakih, Kecamatan Rendang, Kabupaten Karangasem, ini memiliki 1 pura utama --Pura Penataran Agung-- dan 18 pura lainnya. Di Pura Penataran Agung terdapat 3 arca dewa utama Tri Murti: Brahma, Wisnu dan Siwa. Pura warisan abad ke-14 ini berdiri di perbukitan, di lereng Gunung Agung, dan berbentuk terasering: berteras-teras hingga ke puncak. Di setiap tingkatan teras terdapat beberapa pura yang punya fungsi tersendiri. Dalam setahun, berlangsung...
Pura Luhur Uluwatu
Sabtu, 06 Maret 2010 08:02:06
Located 25 kilometers south of Denpasar, its province capital, exactly in Pecatu village, Kuta South district of Badung regency, Pura Luhur Uluwatu (Uluatu temple) is a Balinese sea temple. Its location on the south westernmost precinct of this magical island guards the Balinese from the evil spirit of the ocean. It was built in the 11th century and regarded as one of the six most important temples in Bali, sad kahyangan or six great santuaries, along with Besakih. Built from dark greay coral stone (which is much harder and more durable than the volcanic tu...
Kebun Raya Bogor, Bogor Botanical Gardens
Senin, 01 Maret 2010 20:32:25
Kebun Raya Bogor or Bogor Botanical Gardens. It is a beautiful 87 hectares garden that worth for visit. Situated in Bogor city, 60 km south of Jakarta, its country-capital, Bogor Botanical Gardens is Indonesia's first and foremost botanical gardens. Bogor Botanical Gardens, today is one of the important destination, together with Bogor Palace. The garden is an important part of Bogor city providing not only employment but a large recreational area for local residents, visitors from Jakarta and many passing tourists. Dating back to Dutch colonial era, Bogor Bota...
Taman Impian Jaya Ancol
Sabtu, 13 Februari 2010 22:40:22
Built on a reclaimed land in 1962, Taman Impian Jaya Ancol or Jaya Ancol Dreamland become a Jakarta's, largest and most popular recreation park. It has all the adventures people crave for, Sea World, Fantasy World, Atlantis Water Adventure and Marina Beach. Taman Impian Jaya Ancol who stands on an area of 552 hectares, also have sea and freshwater aquariums, swimming pools, an artificial lagoon for fishing, boating, bowling, an assortment of nightclubs, restaurants, a steam-bath and massage parlors. The Ancol complex includes a Marina, Dunia Fantasi (Dufan) or Fant...
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah - TMII
Sabtu, 13 Februari 2010 13:17:26
One of spectacular Jakarta's recreation and educational place is Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII) or Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park (literally translated) or popular as Indonesia in a miniature. So the park is an ideal spot for week-end family outing and also international tourist who did not have enough time to explore Indonesia. Located in Pondok Gede village, East Jakarta municipality, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah covers 120 hectares and have play a role as a synopsis of Indonesian culture, with virtually all aspects of daily life in Indonesia's 26 (in 197...
Penataran Temple
Jumat, 25 Desember 2009 00:01:10
Located in Panataran village, Nglegok district, arround 10 km north of Blitar regency, candi Penataran or Penataran temple is the larges Hindhu temple complex in East Java province. Believed to have been under construction from the 12th Century to the 15th Century, its played a significant role in the Majapahit Kingdom, especially in its golden periods under King Hayam Wuruk. Dedicated to the god Siva, Penataran temple was in use for at least three hundred years, from the 14th to 16th centuries. Nagarakrtagama clearly indicate that Penataran temple has importance ro...
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Bandung Permai Hotel, Kabupaten Jember
Jumat, 21 Juli 2017 07:11:20
Bandung Permai Hotel hadir sejak 1982 di pinggiran kota Jember. Tapi itu dulu. Meski jaraknya ke alun-alun Kabupaten Jember sekitar 4,5 kilometer, lokasi hotel bintang 3 ini sekarang sudah terhitung sebagai pusat keramaian kota Jember. Setidaknya kar...
Asri Hotel, Kabupaten Jember
Jumat, 21 Juli 2017 05:56:56
Ingin menonton film di cineplex tanpa perlu naik eskalator ataupun lift, alias bukan di mall atau plaza? Di Jember masih bisa. Di New Star Cineplex Jember. Gedung bioskop ini masih bergaya tempo dulu. Bioskopnya masih menapak ke bumi. Film-filmnya te...
Gajah Mada Hotel, Kabupaten Lumajang
Kamis, 20 Juli 2017 04:09:05
Gajah Mada Hotel. Graha Mulia Hotel. Atau GM Hotel. Semua nama ini merujuk hotel berbintang dua yang sama, yang ada di Jalan Pangeran Besar Sudirman, Kabupaten Lumajang. Sedari awal, ketika buka pada 1985, namanya adalah Gajah Mada Hotel. Hotel ini a...
Palm Hotel, Kabupaten Bondowoso
Jumat, 14 Juli 2017 23:13:03
Siang tadi, Jumat 14 Juli 2017, Hotel Palm dipadati amat banyak orang. Ada pesta pernikahan di hari Jumat? Bukan. Ratusan pria dan wanita yang memadati aula atau ballroom Hotel Palem itu tak lain adalah 699 orang calon jemaah haji Kabupaten Bondowoso...
Ijen View Hotel & Resort, Kabupaten Bondowoso
Jumat, 14 Juli 2017 07:33:30
Ijen View Hotel & Resort merupakan satu-satunya hotel bintang 3 Kabupaten Bondowoso. Dibangun mulai 2003, rampung pada 2004, hotel ini melakukan soft opening pada 9 April 2005. Meski memiliki lahan seluas 25.000 meter persegi, atau 2,5 hektar,...
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