Central Java Province Travel Guide

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Borobudur

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Solo

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Semarang

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Bogor

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Magelang

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Salatiga

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Wonosobo

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Pegunungan Dieng

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Purworejo

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Surakarta

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Pekalongan

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Kudus

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Pati

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Cilacap

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Tegal

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Purwokerto

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Rembang

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Purwodadi

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Baturaden

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Blora

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Demak

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Batang

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Borobudur

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  • Sunrise at Candi Borobudur

    Borobudur Things to Do

    The heart of the visit to Borobudur is the Borobudur Temple. It is the biggest Buddhist structure in the world and lies in the the Kedu Plain - a very fertile volcanic plain between the twin volcanoes of Mount Sumbing and Mount Sundoro to the west, and Mount Merbabu and Mount Merapi to the east.Manohara Sunrise Tour cost IDR230,000/pax and it's...

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  • Amanjiwo Borobudur

    Borobudur Hotels

    I did not stay in this hotel. We visited this hotel and were given a guided tour by one of the...

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  • Waisak Festival

    Borobudur Things to Do

    Waisak Festival (That also Known as Vessak in English), it’s the Biggest Buddhist Festivals that always be Held in Every Years. The Main purpose of the Waisak Festival In Borobudur, is to celebrate the birth, enlightenment and the death of Lord Buddha.This Festival is being held from morning start from Mendut temple then they will walk until to...

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Solo

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  • 'MAN 2' or 'Eks Pengadilan Tinggi Agama'...

    Solo Things to Do

    Browsing the internet in search of colonial buildings to visit in Solo, we encountered the Gedung Eks Pengadilan Tinggi Agama (Former Religious High Court Building). So it seems to be known, although originally it was not a religious court, nor is it nowadays.According to our source, the buildings were originally the residence of a rich merchant...

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  • The Sunan Hotel Solo

    Solo Hotels

    Ji Ahmad Yani 40, (Formerly "Quality Hotel"), Solo, Java, 57143, Indonesia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • The Kraton Surakarta Hadiningrat

    Solo Things to Do

    Our Lonely Planet guide states that the Mangkunegaran Palace is in better condition and more rewarding to visit than the Surakarta Kraton. That may be so, but the kraton is historically and culturally of much more interest. This is where the susuhunan or sunan resided and resides, from Pakubuwono II who had the palace built to the present...

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Semarang

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  • Bus from Yogyakarta to Semarang v.v.

    Semarang Transportation

    For a comfortable bus ride between Yogyakarta and Semarang, you may opt for the Joglosemar bus. As of July 2010 there is an hourly service in both directions from 5 am to 9 pm.The fare of IDR 50,000 is higher than that of the regular PATAS (airconditioned) buses, but the seats are more comfortable and the price includes a snack and a bottle of...

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  • Gumaya Tower Hotel Semarang

    Semarang Hotels

    Pictures in this tip: 1. The tower, 2. Hotel Front Gate 3. Room One of a nice Hotel located at the...

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  • Tanjung Mas lighthouse

    Semarang Off The Beaten Path

    The lighthouse of Tanjung Mas harbour has guided ships for more than a century and is still operative. It was manufactured in 1883 by the Royal Dutch Blacksmith Factory in Leiden, which is to say that the whole tower is made of iron. It was assembled on the spot in 1884 by order of King William III of the Netherlands as a “revolving light of the...

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Bogor

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Magelang

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Salatiga

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  • WILLEM II FORTRESS

    Salatiga Things to Do

    Located near the main road from Semarang to Yogyakarta, just outside the village of Ambarawa is the old Dutch fortress 'Willem II'. However since Indonesian independence it has become a military complex and prison, it has a past of serving as a fortress during the Dutch coloial time and a prison during the Japanese occupation and revolution...

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  • Laras Asri Resort & Spa

    Salatiga Hotels

    The place actually is a resort with swimming pool, dining area. I stayed here for a short Business...

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  • WILLIAM II FORTRES

    Salatiga Things to Do

    Located near the main road from Semarang to Yogyakarta, just outside the village of Ambarawa is the old Dutch fortress 'Willem II'. However since Indonesian independence it has become a military complex and prison, it has a past of serving as a fortress during the Dutch coloial time and a prison during the Japanese occupation and revolution...

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Wonosobo

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  • OtoBuses in Wonosobo, Indonesia

    Wonosobo Transportation

    Wonosobo is one of the popular towns in Indonesia, Central Java especially. Because there are lot of interesting panorama tourism objects. If you would like to visit to Wonosobo, you can take by bus/car only. Bus is available come from Jakarta, Semarang, Bandung, Magelang, Purwokerto, Purworejo, Jogjakarta, Solo, even Malang at East Java. Usually...

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  • Gallery Hotel Kresna Wonosobo

    Wonosobo Hotels

    The hotel provides four-star standard facilities, such as 24-channels-TV, minibar, safety box, and...

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  • Jakarta - Wonosobo

    Wonosobo Transportation

    Bus from Jakarta can take from Pulo Gadung station, Lebak Bulus station, and Grogol Station (beware while in the jakarta bus station....)And also can take a flight from Jakarta to Yogya then from Yogyakarta to Wonosobo by travel bus.

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Pegunungan Dieng

  • Good Meals and Information Service

    Pegunungan Dieng Restaurants

    when i sat on this Restaurant, i thought only me a local tourist who hang around and the others are foreign tourists, they come and go and make hospitable to restaurant staffs. i tried to get to know and i knew this restaurant not only as place where to eat but also an appropriate place to get information or tour package services. The humble staffs...

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  • Dieng your Greengrocer

    Pegunungan Dieng Shopping

    Dieng Plateau is in the highland with almost part of the landscape used as Gardens and plantations.Here you can get fresh vegetables, fruits and flowers with good quality. Tea Plantations are lies in surrounding.Cold climate is the reason why all the plants grow well.What special in Dieng is Carica, a kind of fruit which is only grow in Dieng....

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  • Sikidang 'Active' Crater

    Pegunungan Dieng Things to Do

    Dieng Plateau is where there lies some active craters. one of them is Sikidang Crater. only 10minutes reached by Motorcycle from Dieng Plateu center.there is a markert in Sikidang Crater area, where i met with the dread kids.

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Purworejo

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  • The regent's tiger.

    Purworejo Things to Do

    The regent's residence or kabupaten is an example of the Javanese concept of government. Meant to impress and to entertain guests.Yet it is also open and accessable. Just walk into the porch, greet the watchman, and you are free to walk the grounds.It is the privilege of a king to keep a caged tiger, even today when the Sumatran tiger is an...

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  • Spot some old Dutch buildings!

    Purworejo Off The Beaten Path

    Get some amusement of finding withstood centuries Dutch buildings which can be found around the town.

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  • Yogya-Purworejo v.v by Damri bus

    Purworejo Transportation

    The Damri bus company offers an executive class bus service from Yogya airport to Purworejo. The bus shelter is conveniently located at the parking across the railway, where all passengers arriving at Yogya have to proceed through the tunnel, in order to catch a train, bus, taxi or private car.The Damri bus station of Purworejo lies at Jalan Gajah...

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Surakarta

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  • STSI - Academy Of Indonesian Performing...

    Surakarta Things to Do

    History of STSI Surakarta can not be separated with the existence since July 15, 1964 of ASKI (Academy of Conservatory). The STSI (Sekolah Tinggi Seni Indonesia = Academy of Indonesian Performing Arts) Surakarta is the prestigious Art Academy in Surakarta. You may watch here some rehearsal of the students free of charge, an very interesting...

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  • Colorful Market

    Surakarta Shopping

    The Pasar Klewer ("Hanging Market", a 2-storey department) is the best place to get original batik and, Pasar Klewer doesn't have as much rubbish as Yogya's big Pasar Beringhardjo. Children's clothes are unbeliavably cheap, although bargaining is obligatory here and if you're buying cap/imprint batik look over carefully for holes! Wanna buy the...

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  • BEDHAYA KETAWANG

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    Maybe the today court-dance Bedhaya Ketawang is the upmost legendary dance with ancient traditions of the Far East, performed at Central Java. Legendary because of its creator, better the Panembahan Senapati ing-Galogo (Founder and first King of the Mataram Empire, 1585-1601) to whom this court-dance got dedicated.It is told the Southern...

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Pekalongan

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  • Batik Museum

    Pekalongan Things to Do

    Indonesia counts 33 provinces, 19 of which produce batik, each with characteristic colours and designs. Indonesian batik was inscribed in 2009 on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. For those interested in batik art the Batik Museum in Pekalongan is a must.The museum was inaugurated on July 12, 2006, and...

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  • Depok beach

    Pekalongan Things to Do

    One thing one can say for the beaches on Java's north coast: they are safe - even if they want you to believe otherwise. The Java sea is shallow, like at Lovina in Bali one can walk quite a distance before the water is too deep to stand. Pekalongan has three recreational beaches: Pantai Pasir Kencana in town near the harbour fish auction, Pantai...

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  • Watu Ireng or Black Rock

    Pekalongan Off The Beaten Path

    It's a local wonder, a big bare black rock. It reminded us of the Voltzberg in Suriname, but smaller and more accessible. The drive there by a good but not much used road through the western foothills of Dieng plateau was part of the fun. It was easy to climb the rock, once we had found the right spot to start. A group of youngsters was just coming...

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Kudus

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  • Fossils at Patiayam

    Kudus Things to Do

    The Patiayam site is a recent addition to the fossil discovery sites in Java. Older and better known sites are at Sangiran and at Trinil. Serious excavation at Patiayam hill has begun only in 2006, but already over 3000 kg of fossils have been excavated, among them remains of primitive man, Pithecanthropus Erectus. But actually most fossils are of...

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  • MENARA KUDUS

    Kudus Things to Do

    Menara Kudus or Kudus Minaret is an old building which constructed in 16th century by red bricks, it architecture was a mixing culture between Hindu-Java and Islam in line with the transition time from Majapahit Hindu's culture to the beginning of Demak Sultanate Islamic's culture.Menara Kudus was established by Sunan Kudus as a symbol of harmony...

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  • HINDU AND ISLAM ARCHITECT

    Kudus Things to Do

    The main building, Menara Kudus or minaret, are ancient red brick structures, whose design, clearly derive from the Majapahit period, making this mosque unique in Java. The most remarkable of these is the tall minaret, whose base is in the shape of a candi or funerary monument.Set atop it in an open pavilion is a bedug (large drum) that is used to...

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Pati

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  • A road accident

    Pati Off The Beaten Path

    It happened on the winding road through the limestone hills between Pati and Purwodadi. We had to stop because they were trying to pull a bus on the road. Trying to, because the last we saw of it one of the front wheels was still stuck in the gutter.How did the bus get there? It must have missed the bend coming downhill, plunging one-and-a-half...

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  • Favourite cave: Goa Pancur (I)

    Pati Things to Do

    Goa Pancur is one of many caves in the Northern Limestone Hills. See also our Blora and Purowodadi pages. If you cannot visit them all, make sure you don't miss Goa Pancur. We found Goa Pancur more interesting as well as easier than Purworejo's Seplawan cave. With the aid of a guide it is not too difficult wading over 700 m through the underground...

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  • Favourite cave: Goa Pancur (II)

    Pati Things to Do

    Water is scarce in these limestone hills, therefore the underground rivers are a lifeline considered sacred. This particular river irrigates surrounding ricefields, and where the water surfaces there is a bathing place with a simple shrine.While you are here, find the bathing place 1 km west of the cave entrance. Take the unpaved road from the last...

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Cilacap

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  • Old Dutch fort 'Benteng Pendem'

    Cilacap Things to Do

    The main and only tourist attraction of Cilacap is a Dutch fort. It goes by the name 'Benteng Pendhem', meaning 'Buried Fort'. This is aptly named because the fort is dug into the sand. It is not as old as one might suppose, having been built between 1861 and 1877. Efforts are being made to make it more accessable and attractive. This includes a...

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  • Wijayakusuma Hotel

    Cilacap Hotels

    Jl. Jend A. Yani 12A, Cilacap, Indonesia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

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