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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

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Nyepi

Nyepi, the day of silence, is a very interesting ceremony usualy in march or april. It is strictly forbidden to be outside your house or hotel for about 30 hours !! And you should make no noise and...
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Boats Canceled

Both boats can be canceled on the same day (happened to me), if you are on the last day of your visa you will have a serious problem. Don´t leave the island at the last moment, do your sightseeing in...
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Expect the Unexpected!

Can't really think of a tourist trap unless you expect to see this unusual flower, Rafflesia arnoldi. One of my goals while in Indonesia was to see this flower. I missed it by three days! It is the...
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lmkluque
Nov 25, 2012

TAKE EXTREME CARE AROUND ANIMALS HERE.

BALI One thing to beware of when "out and about" in Bali are animals. The main concerns for unwary travellers are dogs and monkeys. Most if not ALL untreated animals here in Bali have rabies. A bite...
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DennyP
Dec 14, 2011

BEWARE HERE IF YOU'RE INTO DRUGS!!

INDONESIA .. All I can say is to anyone thinking of buying or transporting any form of drugs here. DON'T. The penalties are harsh if you are caught. One of the most popular scams here is the Police...
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DennyP
Dec 14, 2011

Kuta to Surabaya

There are tour companies situated in Kuta providing transport by bus as claimed by them to Surabaya.Beware that this so called buses are actually big van's and are in bad condition.I got this bad...
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das123my
Apr 07, 2010
 
 
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TAXI DRIVERS AT THE AIRPORT

SOMETHING THAT CAN REALLY BE OVER-WHELMING ARE THE AMOUNT OF TAXI DRIVERS PULLING AT YOU AND GRAPPING YOUR LUGGAGE AND TRYING AT THE SAME TIME TO GIVE YOU A SUPPOSEDLY GOOD PRICED TAXI RIDE TO YOUR ...
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Onedragon
Mar 23, 2007

CUSTOMS

WHEN I WENT TO JAKARTA..I DIDN'T KNOW IF I WOULD BE GOING TO BALI FIRST OR BACK TO SINGAPORE ....SO I DIDN'T BUY A ROUNDTRIP TICKET.. : 0 SCARY !!!!! CAUSE WHEN I WAS GOING THROUGH TO GET MY PASSPORT...
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Onedragon
Mar 18, 2007

Bali: Ubud

I'm sure Ubud was once a lovely little village but it's now little more than a tourist theme-park, with more than 250 restaurants and even more souvenir shops. The Rough Guide to Indonesia says:...
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jungles
Apr 25, 2006

Artistic centres in Yogya

The morning I arrived in Yogyakarta the first thing I experienced was my hotel owner ripping me off by pushing me to go to an artistic centre. he told me a big story, told him that today is a special...
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Nicola2004
Apr 21, 2005

It ain't Disneyland, but it's diverting for kids.

Taman Mini is touted as "Indonesia in miniture" and it literally is. There is a lake (pictured) with a miniture archipelago representing the islands of Indonesia. That's kind of neat. There are houses...
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worldkiwi
May 15, 2004

surf board - too expensive

do not rent a surf board near the beach. ignore them and just walk away just go to others some shop to rent a surf board. it just about 5000-10000 Rp for whole day compare to beach where you pay about...
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seven-eleven
Jun 03, 2003

be careful of the monkey!

i went to uluwatu for sunset, it's marvellous place and beautiful sunset. but be very careful of the monkey there! they will grap ur glasses or camera or just any valuable thing from u and run away!...
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grace_ssy
Mar 18, 2003

Exchanging Money

MONEY CHANGERS and BANKS will only accept US Dollar notes that are crisp and without any marks or folds on them. Some of them will only take bills newer than 1996 (they will charge a percentage cut on...
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biawak
Dec 24, 2002

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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kokoryko

"Guess, what is the fifth element ?"
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pangtidor

"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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lindyz

"BALI 2004 - the initial bite from the travel bug!"
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