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Private Tour: Half-Day National Museum and Old Harbour Tour from Jakarta
"After pickup from your hotel in Jakarta make the trip to the the National Museum. It offers historical prehistoric archaeological and ethnographic aspects of Indonesia through its extensive collection of artifacts and relics. It also has one of the most complete collections in the country of bronzes and ceramics dating back lo the Han Tang and Ming Dynasties. The museum's collection of cultural instruments household utensils arts and crafts provide a good introduction to the life of Indonesia's various ethnic groups (National Museum closed on Monday).After your museum visit
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Private Tour: The Old Batavia Trail from Jakarta
"After hotel pickup start with a visit to the last remaining Dutch drawbridge in Jakarta known as Chicken Market Bridge. After the bridge visit you'll stop at Fatahillah Square. Walk along cobblestone paths through the historical Kali Besar Barat lined with Dutch architecture before visiting the Wayang Kulit shadow puppet museum. Once you are done checking out the displays in the museum continue to Toko Merah
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Private Tour: The Old Batavia Trail from Jakarta
"After hotel pickup start with a visit to the last remaining Dutch drawbridge in Jakarta known as Chicken Market Bridge. After the bridge visit you'll stop at Fatahillah Square. Walk along cobblestone paths through the historical Kali Besar Barat lined with Dutch architecture before visiting the Wayang Kulit shadow puppet museum. Once you are done checking out the displays in the museum continue to Toko Merah
From $74.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Indonesia

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Balinese People

The native people from Bali, called Balinese, have a population of about 4.2 million people, making up 89 percent of the island of Bali, but only 1.7 percent of Indonesia's total population. The...
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Balinese People

The native people from Bali, called Balinese, have a population of about 4.2 million people, making up 89 percent of the island of Bali, but only 1.7 percent of Indonesia's total population. The...
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Sunday in Raja Ampat

Sunday is a day without any activities in the Yenkoranu resort and most likely in most of the other places as well as the Protestant Church is very strong on these islands. If you want you can go with...
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Collecting Kenari

Kenari nuts are one of the islands main exports and you will find the trees everywhere. Children will spend an hour or two collecting nuts that have fallen to the ground, breaking them open with a...
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Wildlife

The civet, known in Bali as luwak, is a small cat-like nocturnal animal that is native to Bali's forests. These small animals weight only five to ten pounds, but their thin bodies stretch up to two...
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Betel Nut

Travelling through Alor, it is not uncommon to spot small mounds of a wet red substance of the ground. It might initially appear to be a squashed fruit of some sort - almost right - but then you see...
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Bali's Dogs

Dogs are semi-domesticated in Bali, meaning they live with people, but are not necessarily owned by families. It is estimated that Bali had 600,000 dogs in 2008, but after a rabies outbreak, the...
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Religion

Canang Sari is the name of the small palm-leaf basket of fruits and nuts, flowers and incense that Balinese Hindus leave at their door steps, in temples, or on small shrines in their homes. Part of...
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Local Customs

Balinese People

The native people from Bali, called Balinese, have a population of about 4.2 million people, making up 89 percent of the island of Bali, but only 1.7 percent of Indonesia's total population. The...
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CLOTHING AT RELIGIOUS SITES

As Indonesia is a Muslim country please be respectful as regard to your clothing, especially when entering mosques--- no shorts, no tank tops etc, dress modestly. Locals can become a little upset if...
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davidjo
Aug 26, 2015

haveing a knees up in bali :-)) the dancing was

This is one of the local dances in Bali. Very intresting night. The dancing was amazing and the locals were soo so friendly. slamat gusti the head bar man was so helpful and he had so many really...
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mikkie50
Jul 31, 2015

THEY LOVE TO HAVE THEIR PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN WITH YOU

During the weekend Indonesian students love to go on picnics to the beach, mountains, volcanoes and parks. Don't be surprised if they ask to be photographed with you, especially in the areas where...
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davidjo
Aug 02, 2014

Bogor Botanical Gardens

Opened 18 May 1817 this Botanical Garden has survived two world wars and a revolution. When Indonesia gained full independence, they took charge of the Garden and renamed it 'Kebun Raya' (Great...
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lmkluque
Nov 25, 2012

INVITED FOR DINNER

When invited as a guest to someone's house remove your shoes upon entering. Normally there may be forks and spoons provided (knives are not normally supplied). Should there be no utensils then you...
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davidjo
Jun 21, 2012

Popular Cities in Indonesia

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Jakarta

Special Capital Region of Jakarta
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Pulau Batam

Riau Province
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Pulau Bintan

Riau Province
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Bali

Bali
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Bandung

East Java Province
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Lombok

West Nusa Tenggara Province
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Top Hotels in Indonesia

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Jalan Uluwatu 45, Jimbaran, Bali, 80361, Indonesia
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Jalan MH Thamrin, PO Box 3392, Jakarta, Java, 10310, Indonesia
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Jl Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura), Seminyak, Indonesia
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Jl. Jendral Sudirman No. 9, Yogyakarta, 55233, Indonesia
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Moyo Island, West Nusa Tenggara, 84301, Indonesia
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Jln Lanyahan, Br. Nagi, Ubud, Bali, 80571, Indonesia
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Top Things to Do in Indonesia

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Old Batavia - Kota

try coming here to see the old age of jakarta , youll see how this city in the colonial era Kota Tua is where the Dutch immigrants settled and established their seat of government. Buildings...
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Barelang Bridge

This is my first trip to Batam after have so many recommendations from Indonesian colleagues. As I have no experience in travelling to Indonesia, I tried to google and looking for the...
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Monkey Forest

This is closest thing you will get to "Planet of the Apes" and "Jurassic Park". Walking inside the forest, you will constantly be on guard as you are surrounded by the most one of the most mischievous...
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Volcano

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...
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Kuta Beach Lombok

Kuta Beach Lombok is an awesome place located at the South of Lombok. The beach itself is less crowded. Only locals often visit this beach. The best time to visit this place is in February when the...
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Kalimas Harbour

This is a very busy working harbour with lots of lorries coming and going. It is very good for taking pictures of ships being loaded or unloaded. A lot of the ships are quite colourful and...
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"Guess, what is the fifth element ?"
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"INDONESIA : EXPERIENCE THE UNTOLD STORIES"
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" The country on the EQUATOR LINES "
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"Backpacking Indonesia: Hard Work But Big Rewards"
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"BALI 2004 - the initial bite from the travel bug!"
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