Beras Basah Island - Things to Know Before Visiting
Bontang Lestari, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
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About Beras Basah Island
Beras Basah Island is a small island located in the Straits of Makassar and approximately 10 km east off the coast of Borneo. Administratively, this island is under the City of Bontang government and Province of East Kalimantan. The island is known to be a tourist destination as a dive site that provides tropical underwater life.
Attractions Near Beras Basah Island
Samarinda Islamic Center Mosque, also known as Baitul Muttaqien Mosque, is a mosque located in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, which is one of the largest mosques in Southeast Asia. It situates at the foreground of Mahakam River, and it has seven minarets and a huge dome. The mosque has seven minarets, and the main tower reaches 99 meters, which is a reference to the Asmaul Husna, or the 99 names of Allah. The main tower consists of building with 15 floors and each floor has height of an average of
Mahakam Bridge is a bridge that crosses the Mahakam River in Samarinda, East Kalimantan province, Indonesia. Mahakam Bridge was built in 1987 and inaugurated by the President of Indonesia, Soeharto. It is one of the notable architecture in this area.
The Mulawarman Museum is a museum in Tenggarong, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is located near the Mahakam River, in a former palace, constructed by the Dutch during the 1930s that was once the power base where 19 sultans reigned. The museum contains historical statues and antiquities, period furnishings, a richly adorned bedroom with hand-woven 'doyo' fabric, and items from the Ming, Qing and Yuan dynasties.The museum contains the Balinese puppet theatre, which was donated by the Sultan of Yog
The Kutai Kartanegara Bridge (also known as the Mahakam II Bridge) was an Indonesian suspension bridge that was located on the island of Borneo in Kalimantan Timur, crossing the Mahakam River and connecting Tenggarong and Samarinda. The 710-meter-long bridge, which featured a 270-meter-long suspended section, was intended to resemble San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. Construction on the bridge commenced in 1995 and was completed in 2001. It was the longest suspension bridge in Indonesia.
The Soeharto Forest Park 1 is a large forest park in the regency of Kutai Kartanegara and Penajam Paser Utara , in the province of East Kalimantan in Indonesia . It has an area of 61,850 hectares. The park's ecosystem is made up of mixed lowland dipterocarp forests, keranga forests, coastal forests, shrubs and weeds.
Balikpapan is a seaport city in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Located on the east coast of the island of Borneo, the city is the financial centre of Kalimantan and the main gateway to the new capital of Indonesia. Balikpapan was originally a fishing village built by Buginese people in the 19th century. The first oil drilling began in Balikpapan on 10 February 1897, which was later set as the anniversary of the city. In 1899, the Dutch East Indies colonial administration granted a township status t
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East Kalimantan is a province of Indonesia. Its territory comprises the eastern portion of Borneo. East Kalimantan has a unique natural site, Labuan Cermin Lake at Biduk-biduk district which features freshwater on top with about 2 meters thickness and seawater underneath it.