Attraction in Indonesia
Bali is full of culture, beaches, shops, trails, wildlife park including monkeys that run around free and volcanic mountains that stretch from the east of Bali to the west. The Holy Mountain called Gunung Agung is must see soaring an enormous 3 170m high.
Puppet shows are staged throughout Java and performances can sometimes last all night. They are usually based on traditional wayang golak and wayang kulit marionettes act out stories based on well-known legends that surround the region.
Bali's Pura Besakih, is a temple that dates back originally to the 10th century and stands high on the volcanic slopes of Gunung Agung which is known as the Holy Mountain. Today it is an enormous complex of more than 30 temples.
The modern Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Java is one of the largest in the world.
Known as the ‘Land of the Heavenly Kings', on Sulawesi, and note the inhabitants' buffalo horn-shaped houses and custom of burying the dead in vertical cliffside tombs.
Prambanan temple complex
The Prambanan temple complex was built in honour of the Hindu gods Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu. Borobudur is the largest Buddhist sanctuary in the world, which contains more than 5km of relief carvings.
Travel to the Sea Temple of Tanah Lot on the west coast, one of the most magnificent sights of Bali.
An inhabited island in the middle of Lake Toba, Samosir was originally a volcanic crater, 900m above sea level in Sumatra. The island is home to the Batak people, an ancient traditional tribe.
Sultan's Palace in Yogyakarta, is a masterpiece of understated Javanese architecture, The palace continues to be the home of the sultan and his family.
The beautiful Sulawesi is a land of high mountains, misty valleys and lakes. In the south is Bantimurung Nature Reserve, which has thousands of a waterfall, and exotic butterflies and an the occasional hot spring.
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