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5 Places That You Must Visit In Indonesia

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Indonesia, a paradise located in Asia. Why? because Indonesia has a wealth of underwater up to thousands of beautiful islands. Islands and beaches that are scattered throughout Indonesia deserve to be visited by the traveler. Here are five places that must be visited if you are in Indonesia:

  1. Komodo Island

Komodo is one of the 17,508 islands that compose the Republic of Indonesia. The island is particularly notable as the habitat of the Komodo dragon, the largest lizard on Earth, which is named after the island. UNESCO made the island of Komodo as one of the world heritage site. The island is considered to be mandatory to be protected. If you traveled to the island, you can enjoy a wonderful view at the Pink Beach and can see the komodo dragons directly.

  1. Trio Gili

Gili Trio are three beautiful islands in Lombok. The trio gili consists of Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. All three are not only known by domestic tourists, but also has managed to invite many foreign tourists to come. Among the others, Gili Trawangan is the most popular because of its size that is larger than the two other islands. in addition, in the Gili trawangan have stood many entertainment venues such as bars and cafes. There are many activities you can do in these places like sunbathing, diving or snorkeling. Even more fun, you can also rent a bike or ride cidomo, a kind of wagon train horses, to get around the island.

  1. Bali

Who does not know Bali? Bali has many beautiful natural beauty such as beaches, mountains or the temples. The most popular is Kuta Beach, Legian Beach, Seminyak Beach, Pura Tanah Lot and the rural atmosphere of Ubud.

  1. Borobudur

Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple complex in the world. The temple was designated by UNESCO as a world heritage site in 1991. Borobudur was buried volcanic ash from the eruption of Mount Merapi, until it was discovered by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles in 1814.

There is a Myth, if you put your hand into the hole of stupa and managed to touch the statue that is in it, then your wish will come true. Here, you can also buy a variety of souvenirs ranging from T-shirts, key chains, fan until the miniature Borobudur. In Borobudur, you can watch a beautiful sunset or sunrise from the top of the temple

  1. Puncak Jayawijaya

Puncak Jayawijaya or commonly referred to as Carstensz is the only mountain peak in Indonesia, which has the eternal snow. High of Jayawijaya is more than 5,000 meters above sea level. Jayawijaya mountain is on the list of the Seven Summits, or seven mountains with the highest peak in the world.

Jayawijaya peak was first conquered by a Dutch explorer named Hendrik Albert Lorentz in 1909. Lorentz managed to climb the snowy peaks along with six Dayak Kenyah. After the successful ascent, starting many climbers who follow in the footsteps Lorentz to conquer Puncak Jayawijaya. At the top of Jayawijaya, you can enjoy The Beautiful Snow Scenery.

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Hanif Sulthoni
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