Mount Bromo, Malang, Java

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The Mount Bromo is an active somma volcano and part of the Tengger mountains, in East Java, Indonesia. The volcano has a total height of 2,329 meters. The area is one of the most visited tourist destinations in East Java, and the volcano is included in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park.

The Bromo is extremely popular for a number of reasons, including otherworldly view, breathtaking sunrise, and overall majestic mountain top view. The Mount Bromo hike is one of the easiest active volcano hikes in Indonesia.

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Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta, Java

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Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and the third largest Sunni mosque in term of capacity, as it can accommodate congregations of up to 120,000 people.

Located at Jalan Taman Wijaya Kusuma in Central Jakarta, on the north eastern corner of the Merdeka Square, the Istiqlal Mosque stands out with its 45m diameter dome and tall minarets. Standing almost right across the old Catholic Church at the corner of Jalan Lapangan Banteng, the Istiqlal mosque was designed in 1954 by Frederich Silaban, a Christian architect from North Sumatra.

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Borobudur Temple, Magelang, Java

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Borobudur, also transcribed Barabudur is a 7th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang Regency, located northwest of Jogyakarta (Indonesia). This temple complex is one of the largest Buddhist monuments in the world and was built in the eighth and ninth centuries AD. It consists of 72 stupas, each with a statue of Buddha. Wonderful to walk through, but certainly also to be seen from a distance.

Borobudur has since been preserved through several restorations. The largest restoration project was undertaken between 1975 and 1982 by the Indonesian government and UNESCO, followed by the monument’s listing as a UNESCO World Heritage.

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Jakarta, Java*

About Jakarta

Jakarta is the capital city of the Republic of Indonesia. Jakarta is a huge, sprawling metropolis, home to over 10 million people with diverse ethnic group background from all over Indonesia. A historic mix of cultures – Javanese, Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and European – has influenced its architecture, language and cuisine. The old town, Kota Tua, is home to Dutch colonial buildings, Glodok (Jakarta’s Chinatown) and the old port of Sunda Kelapa, where traditional wooden schooners dock.

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