Indonesia Things to Do

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Indonesia Things to Do

  • Old Batavia - Kota

    Jakarta Things to Do

    The old kota Batavia is not as busy as in the 17th century any more. There are less business activities. There are only hawkers selling local food on their moving vehicles. The old bridge is across the canal.

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  • Monkey Forest

    Ubud Things to Do

    The Sacred Monkey Forest is a good example of humans co-existing with the forest and some of its inhabitants, troops of long-tailed macques. The monkey forest is a cool refuge from the heat of the streets. Along with the mischievous monkeys, there are some magnificent trees to be amazed by. A terrific environment for a relaxing afternoon.

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  • Monkey Forest

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bali Things to Do

    Bali Zoo is home to more than 350 creatures. Situated in the cultural heart of Bali, the zoo is only a ten minute drive from Ubud. About forty five minutes from the tourist areas of Kuta, Tuban, Legian and Seminyak. Bali Zoo open daily from 9.00 am – 9.00 pm. The ticket fee : Adult US$ 15.00, Child (2-14 years old) US$ 7.00 Family (2 Adults + 2...

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  • Volcano

    Bandung Things to Do

    Visited Bandung in early March 2008. The weather in this town is cooling which sits about 700m above sea level. Went on a day trip to Gunung Tangkuban Perahu(also known as the Mountain of the Overturned Boat). If you are into volcanoes and trekking then this is closest you can get to a live volcano. When you are here, do visit the hot springs(a...

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  • Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

    4 out of 5 stars

    Jakarta Things to Do

    Bali is no doubt one of our dreamland. In 2009, we visited Bali in TMII, touched the buldings and the crafts, looked at the architecture by close, and of course had some photos. Our friends thought we have been to Bali island. Later, we made it twice, in 2011 and 2013, travelled to Bali, more are coming as we love Bali.

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  • Kecak Dance

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Ubud Things to Do

    the Monkey Dance or the Kecak is a fairly recent addition to the balinese dance as it was only made in 1930. the monkey dance was lifted from the Ramayana wherein more than 100 half-naked male performers shout ka chak in unison and there are no accompanying instruments here, only the voices of the Kecak dancers and the voices of the characters like...

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  • Beaches

    Bali Things to Do

    Located just south of Denpassar Airport and a short Taxi ride is Kuta Beach..I arrived at my accomodation..and after the flight and settling things at the hotel, I was ready for some relaxing time at the beach that was just a short walk from where I was staying. Kuta is a long beach and can get quite crowded with surfers ..The main attraction of...

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  • Hot Springs

    Bandung Things to Do

    It's actually a resort...u can choose to stay here or just take a one day trip since it's also at the same area as Tangkuban Parahu. There's a few ponds here where u can swim or just dip in your feet into the hot water. The place is is quite busy on weekends. The place is really well kept. Entrance is fee is about Rp14,000 each.

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  • National Monument - Monas

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Jakarta Things to Do

    We visited MONAS one evening in DEC 2009. This is a must visit place I suggest while you travel to Jakarta. It is a big park with hugh car park and a hawker centre attached to it. There are hawkers selling Indonesian food, you can buy your souvenirs at this centre too.. People in the park are mostly local residents and they are in family. They...

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  • Palace

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Ubud Things to Do

    Ubud Palace is one of the main places to see traditionial Balinese dances performed on a nightly basis. Most performances begin at 7:30 p.m. & last a few hours. Get there early for the best seats. Drinks & Autan (Balinese bug repellant) are sold right there! Admission apparently used to be Rp. 50,000, but now it's Rp. 80,000. In addition to buying...

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  • Day Trip

    Bali Things to Do

    On doing the day trip, Mr. Norman drove us to Puncak Bagus at Jl. Raya Pancasari where from the top of the hill, the big Danau Buyan is on our left and the smaller lake, the Danau Tamblingan is at the right. There are a few coffee shops where the tourists can have a rest and have a cup of Kopi Luwak. It is cool at the Puncak Bagus. Joining pictures...

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  • Shopping

    Bandung Things to Do

    upstairs there's a books shop. it's smaller than normal bookshop but the collection is not bad. mostly fiction. most of the books are indonesian. the price is the same as in other bookshop i think but here you sometimes can still find old books that are not sale anymore in bookshops.

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  • Thousand Islands

    4 out of 5 stars

    Jakarta Things to Do

    Pulau Macan in the Thousand Island chain is a gem. The scene is totally mellow geared towards conscious fun. Snorkeling trips on living reefs, paddle out to their deserted island, get a traditional javanese massage, chill on the sundeck, or dive off the dock. There is plenty to do in this fabulous place run by a great guy eco focused with a solar...

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  • Wood Carvings

    Ubud Things to Do

    wherever you go around the wood carving village of mas in Ubud, all the wood carving stores have an open and transparent woodcarving working area where you can see the skilled craftsmen making assorted wood products like masks, tables, chairs, statues and more and are made from assorted wood like banyan, palm, kapok, narra and more. you can take...

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  • Temples

    Bali Things to Do

    Ulun Danau Beratan has twin temples on the Danau Beratan Lake. This site is a huge park with temples on the land and temples on the water. The Bedugul Botanical Garden with souvenir sales centre is nearby too. As this tourist spot is on a lake, visitors can play water sports such as the parasailing, swan boat cycling, motoskying and speed boat...

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  • Kawah Putih

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bandung Things to Do

    On the way to the White Crater (Kawah PUtih) you will pass by Ciwidey, a strawberry town. More or less like Cameron Highland in Malaysia. Pluck your own strawberry here... it is about rp35,000 per kg. They have packed strawberries at Kawah Putih... but it's fresher if you pluck your own.

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  • Taman Impian Jaya Ancol

    4 out of 5 stars

    Jakarta Things to Do

    Lots of things go on down at Ancol. We used to come here to check out the art and craft souvenir shops and to find something to eat. It was a pretty long bus trip when we could not con someone into driving us down. A few time we caught sight of a traditional Kuda Lumping troupe. This is a Javanese dance where the performers depict horsemen....

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  • Antonio Blanco Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Ubud Things to Do

    Catalonian by way of the Philippines, Antonio Blanco studied at the National Academy of Art in New York, after which he traveled the world, landing in Bali in 1952. He married a famous Balinese dancer, Ni Ronji, & fathered four children - three daughters & one son. His artwork is mainly abstract & colorful oil paintings of Balinese women. There are...

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  • Parks

    Bali Things to Do

    Great place for kids, rich collection of wild animals from Indonesia, India and Africa. Very good facility and staff are organized. There are also a lot of performance, e.g., elephant ride and elephant show, animal show, Bali Theater, etc. Better book online in advance for the elephant ride and to get discount. The tickets are quite expensive,...

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  • Art Deco

    Bandung Things to Do

    I have just finished my small research about old streets and buildings in Bandung. I found that Bandung is one of the richest collection of Art Deco buildings in the world. The Dutch started to build these buildings in early 1900s and they are still there in Bandung. The Oldest house I found in the story of Bandung is on Jalan Cihampelas. The...

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  • Sunda Kelapa

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Jakarta Things to Do

    North of the historic heart of Jakarta, known as 'Kota' lies the original port area of the city, known as Sunda Kelapa. The port is at the mouth of the grimy Ciliwung River. The major activities of trade were long ago moved to Tanjung Priok, 9 km to the east, but the port area is a busy and colourful place, still used by the magnificent and...

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  • Terraced Paddy Field

    Ubud Things to Do

    this rice terraces of the village of Tegellalang, located about 9 kilometers north of Ubud via JL Raya Ubud is the most touristy and the most photograph rice terraces of Bali. However if you are an asian, this rice terraces is a common occurence in Asia as China has Rice Terraces in Yunnan Province, Vietnam has Rice Terraces in Sapa, The...

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  • Tanah

    Bali Things to Do

    Tanah Lot is famous for its sunset atmosphere and photo shootings. While I was there August 2013, the sunset time is at about 6.05pm. We reached there at about 5.30pm, have a quick move towards the beach together with the moving crowd which is totally dirrefent compared to morning visitors in the morning which I experienced in 2011.

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  • Gunung Tangkuban Parahu

    Bandung Things to Do

    Visit Tengkuban Perahu located at Lembang abt 45 mins drive from Bandung city. Enterance abt RP10,000. In this area u'll find the famous Kawah Ratu and Kawah Domas. BEWARE: Salesman selling necklace and etc which is 5x more expensive than Bandung city. Unless ure good at bargaining, pls buy at other places.

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  • Central Jakarta

    Jakarta Things to Do

    The selamat Datang within Central Jakarta is well known- but if you look for an good photo motif is recommended see it from Hyatt side- and here together with second greeting Monument - symbol of the seas maybe...see the Photo!

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  • Pura Besakih Temple

    Ubud Things to Do

    The Mother Temple of Besakih was built around the 8th century, and s the biggest temple in Bali. It includes 18 temples situated in seven terraces. The highest point of the area is the Pura Gulap, where you can have a great view of the complex, famous for it´s towers. There´s an entrance fee of 1,000 rp (1.oo $)

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  • Sunset

    Bali Things to Do

    Perched high on Bali's southernmost cliff, Banyan Tree Ungasan's signature restaurant serves a gourmet feast of delectable fresh seafood with an Asian twist. Ju-Ma-Na is a unique addition to Bali's culinary scene, with its novel cuisine, impeccable service and dramatic views of the Indian Ocean. The bar is ideal for drinks at sunset or a...

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  • Parks

    Bandung Things to Do

    Juanda Forest Park or Dago Pakar. The official name is Taman Hutan Raya ir. H. Juanda. It is a forest park, serves as a water reservoir for the city. There are some interesting parks for children or to have a picnic there. There are also some old World War II caves during the Japanese era. We take a ride by motorcycle to the caves since it was like...

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  • Taman Safari

    Jakarta Things to Do

    Being from South Africa why would I wanted to go on Safari here. Anyway I decided to see what Taman Safari was really about and I have to say I really enjoyed myself. You can buy carrots before you enter and feed the animals as you drive through the park. There are many animals to see and also the animals are so use to getting fed that when you...

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  • Puri Lukisan Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Ubud Things to Do

    The museum´s collection includes: -The Wayang Painting ( a traditional Balinese carving and painting) -The Pita Maha (an association founded by Rudolf Bonnet togheter with Tjokoda Gde Agung, the former prince of Ubud) -The Gusti Nyoman Leapad (a famous Balinese painter) -The New Balinese art.

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  • Water Palace

    Bali Things to Do

    Taman Tirta Gangga water palace is a place of beautiful gardans and serene water-scapes. Located in the village of Tirta Gangga high on a hill overlooking amazing terraced rice fields, Taman Tirtta Gangga is a great place to escape the heat and hustle and bustle of south Bali for a day. It is possible to swim in one of the pools - many locals do so...

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  • Kampung Daun

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bandung Things to Do

    Kampung Daun is located up higher from Bandung downtown. It's an eating place designed as a 'kampung' or small village beside a stream. You can choose to sit in one of the booths for 'lesehan' where you sit down without chairs (more or less like Japanese traditional way), or sit on chairs, while enjoying the cool air and the sound of the streaming...

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  • Istiqlal Mosque

    4 out of 5 stars

    Jakarta Things to Do

    Masjid Istiqlal is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. This mosque was built to commemorate Indonesian Independence, as nation’s gratitude for God’s blessings. Hence, it was named as Istiqlal (Arabic) meaning Independence. The mosque is located near the Merdeka Square. We didn't have the chance though to get a look inside. We arrived in the...

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  • ARMA - Agung Rai Museum of Art

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Ubud Things to Do

    The Pengosekan entrance (from the restaurant) is my favorite entrance. The beautiful landscape welcomes you with abstract sculptures here and there makes me want to just sit on the ground and enjoy the beauty of the garden. But be strong, you're in the museum and you must see what's inside the museum. Oh, they have a great collection of paintings...

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  • Markets

    Bali Things to Do

    After a visit to Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, stop off at Candikuning market for some fresh food and gifts. The market is very much a 'tourist' market but with a few bargaining skills, you can pick up some gifts for friends at home. There is a great range of spices and impressive wood boxes and ornaments. There is also a great variety of fresh sweet and...

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  • Geologi Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bandung Things to Do

    The Bandung Geological Museum is one of many famous museums in Indonesia, which exhibits a collection of natural history artifacts discovered in Indonesia. It is without a doubt, an impressive structure that immediately reminds you of colonial splendor

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  • Wayang Museum

    Jakarta Things to Do

    Wayang Goleks are wooden doll puppets that are used in imitating humans for their expressiveness. The puppets are operated by rods connected to the hands and central rod all over the body to the head. Wayang Golek Purwa- The most popular among wayang goleks. The puppets describe Batara Satrugna , Rama Wijaya, Goddess of Shinta and Lesmana after a...

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  • Neka Art Museum

    Ubud Things to Do

    Suteja Neka is the founder of this museum. He collected various artwork, thus the Neka Art Museum was born in 1976. It is in a beautiful garden setting overlooking the river valley. There are 7 separate buildings showcasing the artwork of Balinese, other Indonesian & foreign-born artists. Some of the artwork of Walter Spies can be found here. The...

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  • Spa

    Bali Things to Do

    I went here because a foot massage sounded great and I figured $15 wasn't a bad deal for an hour. I heard about places like this before and knew they usually worked on your shoulders, neck and arms as well, but I didn't expect what I got. It was like a whole massage and after the foot massage the chair reclined into a massage table for a regular...

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  • Architecture

    Bandung Things to Do

    Bandung is a town full of odd buildings with lots of interesting architectural details. This building for instance has a pink bay window. A pity we had to rush out after dark and couldn't spend more time here!

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  • Sea World Ancol

    Jakarta Things to Do

    Sea World is one of the attraction in ANCOL theme park situated in Teluk Jakarta. During our visit in Dec 2009, we visited the cultural hand craft site, children park, 4D show and the Sea World. There are sealion, dolphines and white whale performance. The visitors queue up for their turns to watch the show and all seats are full during the show.

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  • Market

    Ubud Things to Do

    Ubud and all of bali is extremely horrible!! People just empty their trash bins into the street I have been to more then 40 other countries and bali is by far the most dirty and disgusting place I have ever seen! I understand they are poor but that does not mean you have to live like a pig. DO NOT GO HERE YOU WILL REGRET IT! On the other hand...

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  • Rice Terrace

    Bali Things to Do

    Water is the main factor to successfully grow glutinous rice in Jati Luwih Terrace Rice Field. We were so lucky to meet with the early stage of planting the rice during our visit in August 2013. The rice seedlings were already planted, the natural water from the high hill is flow into the field. We walked along the drainage, we stepped the soil, we...

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  • Ragunan Zoo

    3 out of 5 stars

    Jakarta Things to Do

    Pusat Primata Schmutzer is designed as an example for the world how to keep primates. A lady , miss Schmutzer , was facinated what John Aspinall did for the big apes and the way he interacted with these animals. Her motto is 'they never let you down'. With her legacy this primate center was build. The largest in the world. All of the...

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  • Massage

    Bali Things to Do

    A friend recommended Reflexology Bali last year, and it's true like she said, the service are good. Nice place and staff. I had a great foot massage for 60 mins and it's not so expensive like other places. It's better make an appointment first before you came.

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