10 Things not to miss in Indonesia

 Indonesia is a country full of excitement, beauty and activities for everyone. It is rich in culture and full of spectacular natural views and landscapes that will stay with you forever. Here is a list of some of the many things you shouldn’t miss in this spectacular country.

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  1. Visit the Komodo Dragons

At the Komodo National Park you can see the world famous, last inhabiting dragons on earth – the Komodo Dragon. The park is on 3 islands, and you can visit it on a boat and see the spectacular sights for yourself.

  1. Visit the Tanah Lot temple in Bali

This Hindu temple is perched on top of an outcrop is famous for its spectacular sunsets and picturesque views. It can only be accessed during low tide and therefore you have to check the times before going there. Legend has it that couples should refrain from going there together as it could be unlucky!

  1. Hike an Active Volcano!

Soaring over 2300 meters above sea level, Mount Bromo is the only active volcano inside Java’s spectacular Tengger Caldera national park. Legend has it that a brave prince sacrificed his life for his family, so therefore the people here appease the Gods once a year during the annual Kasada festival where offerings of vegetables, chickens and money are thrown into the crater of the volcano.

  1. Be amazed at the Istiqlal Mosque

This spectacular Mosque can be found in the capital city of Jakarta. In Indonesia, the majority of the population is Muslim and therefore you find these spectacular mosques all around the country. The Istiqlal is the largest one with a magnificent dome that will take your breath away. It is open to everyone.

  1. Shake your body watching Balinese dance moves!

The Kecak and Fire dance is one of the most popular traditional Balinese dance and you can watch this in Pecatu. A must-see attraction or anyone visiting this area! It takes place at sunset and the dancers are beyond amazing!

  1. Learn how to cook a Spectacular Meal!

In Ubud you can find countless cooking classes, where you can learn how to cook with the traditional spices and flavours unique to this part of the world.

  1. Visit the Borobudur Temple

This famous Buddhist temple, dating from the 8th and 9th centuries, is located in central Java. It is a masterpiece, and it is a UNESCO heritage site. The spectacular carvings on the walls tell a beautiful story. If you can hire a guide, we totally recommend it.

  1. Stay on a private sandy beach

We highly recommend that all love birds visit Pulua Cinta (Love Island). You can find beautiful sandy beaches, small huts and a view that will stay in your heart forever. Legend has it that during a time of war, a young Prince of Gorontalo met the beautiful daughter of a Dutch trader. Among the bloodshed – their forbidden love bloomed in agony. Hidden in the night, under the stars, Pulo Cinta was their secret escape. There, they can be lovers, far from everything that separates them.

  1. Go on a water adventure!

There is a vast number of water adventures available – from canyoning to rafting. Canyoning, especially at Kalimudah in Bali, is a must do. You slide down natural water slides – fun for the whole family!

  1. Eat!

Indonesia is famous for its spectacular culinary delights. From fresh seafood, to intricate, flavourful curries, you can go on a gastronomic adventure you will never forget!

See the world the right way. Discover the hidden treasures. Immerse yourself in the true beauty of this country. Live. Learn. Explore. And visit www.tailorgo.com to start planning your trip to Indonesia!

 

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