Top 10 attractions to explore in East Kalimantan
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.
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
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.
The Derawan Islands are in the province of East Kalimantan in Indonesia. They consist of 31 islands, most well known among these are the islands of Derawan, Maratua, Sangalaki and Kakaban. There are also numerous submerged reefs and islets. They are located in the Sulawesi Sea, on the coastal shelf of East Kalimantan. The islands are part of the Berau Regency.
Skull Hill is an archaeological site hill located at Tampi Tampi Road, about 10 kilometres south of Semporna town. The hill is a volcanic rock-shelter site and a part of volcano mouth of 2 kilometres in diameter. It is surrounded by numerous isolated hills and mountains with most representing the sites of extinct volcanoes ranging from Pliocene to Quaternary in age. It is now one of the tourist attractions 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.
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 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
Sadurengas Museum is a museum located in Paser Balengkong Subdistrict, Paser Regency, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The museum showcases artifacts of the Paser Sultanate of East Kalimantan. The museum building is located side by side with the wooden Jami Mosque of Nurul Ibadah, also part of the museum complex. The complex also contains the tombs of the kings of Paser Sultanate.
Map of attractions in East Kalimantan