32 destinations you should visit in Indonesia - With photos, details & attractions in each destination

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32 destinations to explore in Indonesia

World's largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands.

Aceh13 attractions

Aceh is the westernmost province of Indonesia. It is located on the northern end of Sumatra, with Banda Aceh being its capital and largest city. There are ten indigenous ethnic groups in this region, the largest being the Acehnese people, accounting for approximately 80% to 90% of the region's population.

Bali48 attractions

The only Hindu-majority province in Indonesia, with 83.5% of the population adhering to Balinese Hinduism. Bali is part of the Coral Triangle, the area with the highest biodiversity of marine species especially fish and turtles.

The name "Bangka" is derived from the word wangka meaning "tin" in Sanskrit, because this region is indeed rich in tin mining. The name "Belitung" is derived from "Billitonite" meaning the Black Meteorite in Dutch, which is commonly found on the island of Belitung.

Banten10 attractions

Located on the western tip of Java makes Banten as the gateway to Java and Sumatra and the adjacent areas of Jakarta.The Bantenese people are the largest group in the province, forming 47% of the total population. The Bantenese are a subgroup of the Sundanese people, with distinct culture from the Sundanese living in West Java.

Bengkulu8 attractions

One of the provinces of Indonesia, Bengkulu is located on the southwest coast of Sumatra. The western part of Bengkulu province, bordering the Indian Ocean coast, is about 576 km long, and the eastern part of the condition is hilly with a plateau.

Central Java21 attractions

The province has been inhabited by humans since the prehistoric-era. Remains of a "Homo erectus", known as "Java Man", were found along the banks of the Bengawan Solo River, and date back to 1.7 million years ago.

Central Kalimantan6 attractions

It is one of five provinces in Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of Borneo. Central Kalimantan is the third largest Indonesian province by area with a size of 153,564.5 square kilometer, about 1.5 times the size of the island of Java.

Central Sulawesi10 attractions

Central Sulawesi is a province of Indonesia located at the center of the island of Sulawesi. The geographical location of Central Sulawesi makes it has a variety of natural attractions, from sea tourism, river tourism, mountain tourism, forest tourism.

East Java23 attractions

The land of mountain ranges and volcanoes.

East Kalimantan10 attractions

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.

East Nusa Tenggara11 attractions

The southernmost province of Indonesia, East Nusa Tenggara houses the most well-known attractions including Labuan Bajo, Komodo National Park, and Mount Kelimutu.

Gorontalo1 attractions

Gorontalo province of Indonesia located on the island of Sulawesi. The provincial capital as well as the main gateway and the most populated city is Gorontalo City which is also famous for the nickname "Porch of Medina" .

Jakarta34 attractions

Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. It is the centre of economy, culture and politics of Indonesia.

Jambi3 attractions

Jambi is another province settled in Sumatra Island. The capital of this province is Jambi city. Mount and Lake Kerinci is a common tourist place in Jambi.

Lampung8 attractions

It is located on the southern tip of the island of Sumatra. It is the original home of the Lampung people, who speak their own language and possess their own written script. The province is famous for snorkeling and diving as it has many wonderful beaches.

Maluku15 attractions

Maluku is a province of Indonesia. It comprises the central and southern regions of the Maluku Islands. The main city and the capital city is Ambon. Maluku is culturally and geographically associated with Melanesian.

North Kalimantan5 attractions

It is located on the northernmost of Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo. It borders directly with our neighboring countries, are the State of Sabah and Sarawak, East Malaysia.

North Sulawesi14 attractions

One of the province of Indonesia North Sulawesi is located on the Minahasa Peninsula of Sulawesi, south of the Philippines, and southeast of Sabah, Malaysia. The province's area is 13,851.64 square kilometers, and its official estimate of population is 2,512,900.

North Sumatra18 attractions

North Sumatra is the fourth most-populous province after West Java, East Java and Central Java . it covers an area of 72,981 sq.km, and at the Census of 2015 it had a population of 13,923,262.

Papua5 attractions

Papua is the largest and easternmost province of Indonesia, comprising most of Western New Guinea. Puncak Jaya is the province's highest mountain as well as the highest point of Indonesia. Papua is also a home to many ethnic groups and religion.

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