Popular Cities in Indonesia

Top cities in Indonesia, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Bali #1 most popular location
You only have to hear the word Bali, and the mind itself wanders into a dreamlike place where worries are cast adrift and the sun and sand are life's only concerns. Its an iconic island, an a…
2,894travelers 705reviews 159blogs
Jakarta #2 most popular location
The Indonesian capital is oddly nicknamed ‘the big durian’, though it turns out this an extremely apt name, as the smelly fruit often prompts a similar love/hate reaction to Jakarta itsel…
2,044travelers 347reviews 130blogs
Yogyakarta #3 most popular location
Yogyakarta – often shortened locally to simply Yogja – is at the very heart of the beautiful tourist island of Java, Indonesia, and gives a fantastic taste of what’s to come with the re…
252travelers 130reviews 48blogs
Bandung #4 most popular location
Bandung is the capital of West Java, Indonesia. It is located on a higher elevation about 180 kms southeast of Jakarta. There is a connecting flight from Jakarta or Bali to Bandung, but it is…
314travelers 86reviews 27blogs
Ubud #5 most popular location
Famed as the heartland of Balinese culture, Ubud is a mammoth Indonesian tourist draw, home to a lively, traditional art and entertainment scene as well as some great historical tinges that r…
96travelers 134reviews 86blogs
Kuta #6 most popular location
Probably the largest tourist resort in Indonesia, Kuta sits on the southern end of Bali, nestled in the shadows of the island and providing visitors with over five kilometers of pristine whit…
70travelers 99reviews 55blogs
Lombok #7 most popular location
This is paradise for anyone who loves the natural beauty of the beach. Lombok is 30 minutes flying from Bali, with the capital city named Mataram. You can also take a ferry, but not very comf…
130travelers 42reviews 26blogs
Surabaya #8 most popular location
Surabaya is the capital of East Java, where peoples from there are considered rude among Indonesians from the way they talk is a bit loud and often using java language. If you are planning…
201travelers 35reviews 9blogs
Gili Trawangan #9 most popular location
A small island very close to Lombok. You can reach Gili Trawangan by using timber ships with a duration of about 45 minutes from (Bangsal Harbour)Lombok. There are group of islands called G…
39travelers 40reviews 28blogs
Batam #10 most popular location
Spanning 45km X 25km, this small yet busy island of Indonesia has a population of close to a million people, and holds hundreds of multinational owned factories, towns and shopping centers. I…
33travelers 16reviews 9blogs
Solo #11 most popular location
SOLO , also called SURAKARTA or SALA is city in Central of Java Indonesia. SOLO nearby with Yogyakarta (60 kilometers east of Yogyakarta) and Semarang( 100 kilometers south of Semarang ). So…
22travelers 25reviews 3blogs
Manado #12 most popular location
Manado is the second largest city and capital of North Sulawesi. It is situated on the northern most tip of Sulawesi at the Bay of Manado and is surrounded by a mountainous area. The city is…
44travelers 10reviews 6blogs
Makassar #13 most popular location
Makassar or commonly known as Ujung Pandang,is the capital of South Sulawesi province of Indonesia. It is the largest town on the island of Sulawesi, and has many interesting places to vis…
43travelers 14reviews 9blogs
Nusa Lembongan #14 most popular location
Nusa Lembongan is a small island off the east of Bali well known for its famous surf breaks and seaweed cultivation. Holiday makers flock to 'Mushroom Bay' for white sand and clear blue wa…
5travelers 10reviews 5blogs
Malang #15 most popular location
Malang is small town located about 45 miles south of Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. From Surabaya, you can reach there around 1-2 hours by car. Malang is known for ancient Hindu temples, bea…
73travelers 27reviews 5blogs
Bogor #16 most popular location
Bogor is a small town about 60 kms south of Jakarta. It is considered a great escape from the hustle-and-bustle of the metropolitan Jakarta. Bogor can be an excellent one-day trip from Jakart…
61travelers 19reviews 12blogs
Medan #17 most popular location
Medan is the third largest city in Indonesia and also the biggest city outside of Java Island. It is well-known for its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic society (including large populations of…
136travelers 9reviews 20blogs
Lembang #18 most popular location
Lembang is a town in the province of West Java, Indonesia. 30 minutes from Bandung, it can be through by public transportation. Lembang is located near to the Tangkuban Perahu mountain. The w…
13reviews 1blogs
Semarang #19 most popular location
Semarang is the capital of Central Java province that located on the north coast of Java Sea. It has both coast and hill. The northern part is the plain coast and the southern is the hilly si…
67travelers 12reviews 4blogs
Padang #20 most popular location
Surf spots just onfoot Beng Beng => A very consistent world class wave, an extremely rippable left. This spot is loads of fun and probably one of the easiest waves to surf in the Mentawai’…
34travelers 14reviews 9blogs
Seminyak #21 most popular location
Seminyak is a village in the district of Kuta, Badung, Bali, Indonesia. Seminyak is 3 miles from Ngurah Rai Airport (Denpasar, Indonesia) The area is also famous as a tourist beach, comp…
21travelers 17reviews
Bintan #22 most popular location
Just an hour by ferry from Singapore, lies the beautiful Bintan islands. A well-kept secret, Bintan boasts of clear serene shores ideal for snorkeling and light sea sports. There is a wide v…
17travelers 18reviews 10blogs
Balikpapan #23 most popular location
Balikpapan is a town located on the Indonesian part of Borneo. Balikpapan is the center of industry and commerce in the province that the city is glowing with better infrastructure that other…
54travelers 10reviews 5blogs
Legian #24 most popular location
9travelers 19reviews 6blogs
Banjarmasin #25 most popular location
7travelers 2reviews 3blogs
Pekanbaru #26 most popular location
24travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Magelang #27 most popular location
Magelang is one city on Central Java, Indonesia. Magelang is located 43 km north from Yogyakarta, and 75 km south of Semarang. Surrounded by mountains and hills such as: Sindoro, Cleft, Boat…
10travelers 17reviews 2blogs
Palembang #28 most popular location
Palembang is the capital and biggest city in South Sumatera, Indonesia. In the province of Sumatera, Palembang is the second largest city after Medan. The Musi river and Ampera bridge are…
31travelers 7reviews 3blogs
Amed #29 most popular location
Located in Karangasem regency in East Bali,Amed is a small fishing village but numerous people call Amed the part of the coast from Culik to Aas. It's one of the most beautiful,uncrowded and…
5travelers 15reviews 3blogs
Sanur #30 most popular location
Sanur is a cozy neighborhood in Bali.In comparison with crazy Kuta, it provides a quite environment for relaxing. The sandy beach is quite clean for laying under the sunshine and the sea is s…
11travelers 18reviews 8blogs
Pangandaran #31 most popular location
Pangandaran is a small coastal resort town at the south coast of West Java, in the southern Ciamis regency. Pangandaran is a popular weekend and tourist destination with people from Jakarta.…
4travelers 3reviews 5blogs
Nusa Dua #32 most popular location
4travelers 12reviews 4blogs
Bukittinggi #33 most popular location
Bukittinggi, Indonesian for high hill, is one of big cities in West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is situated near Mount Singgalang and Mount Merapi. The land is hilly and the temperature is cool. …
13travelers 4reviews 6blogs
Tana Toraja #34 most popular location
Tana Toraja is one of the Indonesian tourist attraction.This area is one tourist attraction in South Sulawesi, which is very interesting and you should not miss. Tana Toraja has a fascinat…
6travelers 16reviews 9blogs
Flores Island #35 most popular location
Flores Island, 1.30 hours by flight from Bali is famous places of interesting. Kelimutu Lake is famous of three Lake Colours, Bena and Bela traditional house, Labuan Bajo, Komodo Island and R…
16travelers 8reviews 2blogs
Lovina #36 most popular location
Lovina beach is located around 12 kms from Singaraja in the north of Bali,about 3-4 hours driving from Kuta. A wide range of accommodation and restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes are a…
3travelers 11reviews 12blogs
Pontianak #37 most popular location
Pontianak is the capital of West Kalimantan, Indonesia. The longest river in Indonesia, Kapuas river, passes through Pontianak, making Pontianak a key city for transporting natural resources …
18travelers 2reviews 6blogs
Bukit Lawang #38 most popular location
5travelers 6reviews 14blogs
Bandar Lampung #39 most popular location
Bandar Lampung is the capital city of Lampung Province. It can be reached by plane or a bus from Jakarta. With bus, it will end up at Merak harbour then accross the Sunda strait with Ferry. T…
12travelers 3reviews 6blogs
Ambon #40 most popular location
Ambon city, located in Ambon island is the capital city of Maluku Province. It is one of the largest cities in eastern Indonesia. There are plenty beautiful scenic in Ambon especially the …
19travelers 5reviews 1blogs
Jimbaran #41 most popular location
Jimbaran Bay is beautiful curving beach and is one of the must see places in Bali which is located in the southern part of the island, only 15 minutes drive from the airport and Kuta. You …
10travelers 10reviews 2blogs
Mataram #42 most popular location
Mataram is a capital Lombok Island,only 1 hour by flight from Bali Island and 4 hours by ferry from Padangbai,Bali. Mataram is not big city and many hotels around there. from Mataram you can …
13travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Bromo #43 most popular location
Mount Bromo is located in East Java. To reach this place you must take plane or other public transport from Surabaya to Probolinggo. Mount Bromo is an active volcano, to get there beside w…
17travelers 6reviews 8blogs
Denpasar #44 most popular location
Denpasar is Bali's most important city, a hectic rush of traffic,shops,one ways streets and Goverment offices. Lot of to discover but take a tour guide or at least driver if you want to explo…
34travelers 5reviews 12blogs
Puncak #45 most popular location
Puncak is the name of a mountainous area in the southeastern part of Bogor Regency. This area has cool temperatures which make it a popular resort destination for tourists. Puncak is located…
4reviews
Banyuwangi #46 most popular location
Banyuwangi is located in east Java. if you are going to cross to Bali by boat, you will definitely pass through the town of Banyuwangi. Well-known tourist attractions in Banyuwangi is Graj…
13travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Sumatera Utara #47 most popular location
3travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Cirebon #48 most popular location
Cirebon is a city on the north coast of Java Island, in the province of West Java. Because of its location on the border between West and Central Java, though, its culture is a unique blend b…
12travelers 10reviews 4blogs
Batu #49 most popular location
Located 15km west of Malang, Batu is known for its cool, crisp weather. Batu is a popular weekend getaway for those living in nearby cities such as Malang and Surabaya. Home to Jatim Park (am…
5reviews 2blogs
Anyer #50 most popular location
1travelers 5reviews 1blogs
Java #51 most popular location
Java also called Jawa is an island of Indonesia. The island of Java Indonesia is divided into six provinces: Banten, West Java, Central Java, East Java, Yogyakarta Special Region, and Capita…
64travelers 7reviews 12blogs
Uluwatu #52 most popular location
Uluwatu prides itself in having one of the most beautiful temple in Bali, the Pura Luhur Uluwatu. The Pura is located at the edge of a steep cliff above where the surf breaks in the southern …
6travelers 4reviews 4blogs
Berastagi #53 most popular location
Berastagi or Karo Highland is located in the North of Sumatera Island. This place becomes the best choice for weekend getaway as it is located in the high place and approximately 50 km away f…
4travelers 5reviews 5blogs
Prambanan #54 most popular location
Prambanan temple is extraordinarily beautiful building constructed in the tenth century during the reigns of two kings namely Rakai Pikatan and Rakai Balitung. Soaring up to 47 meters (5 mete…
2travelers 1reviews 5blogs
Banda Aceh #55 most popular location
Banda Aceh is located on the west tip of the island of Sumatera. It is well-known from when the most devastating tsunami in history hit this place back in December 26, 2004. In general, Ba…
14travelers 7reviews 6blogs
Jogjakarta #56 most popular location
39travelers 5reviews 8blogs
Jember #57 most popular location
Jember is a city in East Java. From Surabaya we go to east through Pasuruan and Probolinggo. If we visit Jember, we also can visit Watu Ulo. Watu Ulo is snake stone in Javanese language. It …
4travelers 7reviews 7blogs
Borobudur #58 most popular location
Borobudur temple is located in Yogyakarta/Jogjakarta - central Java. It was an amazing Budhist temple which founded as a religious site in the 8th century of the Sailendra dynasty. Near Boro…
17travelers 5blogs
Gili Air #59 most popular location
Gili air part of three Gili's in Lombok that's Gili Air,Gili Meno and Gili Trawangan. Gili Air still quite tourist and no much place for snorkel.
4travelers 14reviews 4blogs
Probolinggo #60 most popular location
Probolinggo located in East Java, Indonesia. This town is fairly densely populated city with a pretty good economic growth in East Java. Probolinggo is surrounded by Mount Semeru, Mount Br…
5travelers 4reviews 6blogs
Senggigi #61 most popular location
Located on the Northwest coast of Lombok, just to the North of Mataram,Lombok's capital and of the International Airport, Senggigi is the main tourist area of Lombok with a range of accomodat…
2travelers 15reviews 4blogs
Padangbai #62 most popular location
Padangbai is a small town in the east of Bali, the main ferry port for Lombok and the Gili islands also for Nusa Penida. There are good snorkelling and diving possibilities, well over 10 divi…
1travelers 11reviews 3blogs
Pakem #63 most popular location
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Merauke #64 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Raja Ampat #65 most popular location
The Raja Ampat area of Northwest Papua (the second largest island in the world) is filled with islands, surrounded by reefs and inundated with fish! Most of the areas reefs are pristine, …
93travelers 9reviews 9blogs
Bunaken #66 most popular location
Bunaken, Indonesia is a Island on northern tip of the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. To getting the Bunaken Island is 45-60 minutes by boat from Menado. Bunaken National Marine Park…
7travelers 6reviews 9blogs
Sumbawa #67 most popular location
Sumbawa is a large island to the east of Bali and Lombok. Sumbawa, is part of West Nusa Tenggara. There a hundreds of small islands in this area in addition to the two major islands. Besid…
6travelers 2reviews
Dieng #68 most popular location
Dieng plateau lies 26 km north of the city Wonosobo, Central Java. With it’s height of approximately 2000 meters above sea level, this area has a cool climate. The temperature is about 15 t…
3travelers 6reviews 5blogs
Bondowoso #69 most popular location
2travelers 8reviews 4blogs
Tangerang #70 most popular location
Tangerang is a city in Banten, Indonesia. It's located about 20 km west of Jakarta. It's an industrial and manufacturing hub on Java and is home to over 1,000 factories. Many international co…
48travelers 5reviews
Candidasa #71 most popular location
1travelers 5reviews 4blogs
Labuan Bajo #72 most popular location
Labuan Bajo also spelled Laboan Bajo is a small town on the western most tip of Flores. Visitors to this town is usually for adventure. Labuan Bajo is launching point trip to Komodo Isla…
3travelers 6reviews 3blogs
Samarinda #73 most popular location
10travelers 2reviews 5blogs
denpasar/Bali #74 most popular location
66travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Tomohon #75 most popular location
1travelers 5reviews 4blogs
Cisarua #76 most popular location
Cisarua is located in Puncak Area (mountain), West Java, only 2 hours driving from Jakarta. It is well-known for its beautiful mountain view and Safary Park, a place to relax for family gathe…
7reviews 2blogs
Wonosobo #77 most popular location
4travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Tanah Lot #78 most popular location
1reviews 3blogs
Surakarta #79 most popular location
Also known for Solo, is a small town located near Yogyakarta in Central Java, Indonesia. It is famous for historic kratons (Javanese old kingdom palaces) and local craft-making places. There …
17travelers 6reviews 3blogs
Gorontalo #80 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Lake Toba #81 most popular location
North Sumatra's Lake Toba, otherwise known as Danau Toba, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the world. Bigger than the entire island of Singapore, the lake was formed in the crater of…
8travelers 6reviews 5blogs
Wamena #82 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Pasuruan #83 most popular location
Pasuruan is one of the regencies in East Java Province, Indonesia. It is about 60km south of Surabaya which you can reach around 2 hours by car. Pasuruan is best known for Taman Safari Ind…
2travelers 1reviews
Sumatra #84 most popular location
Sumatra or Sumatera is an island in western Indonesia. The administrative regions of Sumatra (including the smaller islands nearby) are:Aceh (capital: Banda Aceh), Bangka-Belitung (capital: P…
47travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Tulamben #85 most popular location
Tulamben is famous for its diving area, called tulamben Bay, which has rich marine biogeographic. Tulamben is a wonderful place to learn how to dive and see the beauty of underwater life. …
2travelers 5reviews 9blogs
belitung island #86 most popular location
Bangka–Belitung Islands is a province of Indonesia. The province includes two main islands, Bangka and Belitung, and several smaller ones that lie east of the Sumatran mainland and northeas…
6travelers 10reviews 9blogs
Kupang #87 most popular location
8travelers 2reviews 4blogs
Sukabumi #88 most popular location
Sukabumi is a city in West Java, Indonesia which is located 115 km from the south of Jakarta. The name of Sukabumi came from Sundanese, Suka-Bumen, means people who have visited Sukabumi woul…
14travelers 4reviews 4blogs
Moni #89 most popular location
5reviews 3blogs
Purwokerto #90 most popular location
Purwokerto, city in central western Indonesia, in the central region of the island of Java and also a relatively small town. Located in the province of Central Java, Purwokerto lies south of …
5travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Batu Karas #91 most popular location
Batu Karas is a beautiful, quiet fishing village located on the south coast of West Java. It is in a protected cove with a black sand swimming beach and provides some opportunities for surfin…
3travelers 5reviews 1blogs
Garut #92 most popular location
Garut is one of the city in West Java, Indonesia. It takes 3 hours from Jakarta by bus or 2 hours from Bandung by bus. The city is surrounded by the mountains. One of the places you can be…
5travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Samosir #93 most popular location
Samosir Island is an island located more or less at the centre of Lake Toba. At 630 sq km, Samosir is just slightly smaller than Singapore, which is 714 sq km. Samosir holds the distinction f…
5travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Singaraja #94 most popular location
Nothern capital and first Dutch port in Bali. From Denpasar, you can reach Singaraja within 3-4 hours by car.Singaraja is a fairly crowded city. you can find many shops, malls, traditional m…
9travelers 4reviews 3blogs
Sulawesi #95 most popular location
Formally known as Celebes, Sulawesi is situated between the Maluku Islands and Borneo and is considered one of the four larger Sunda Islands of Indonesia. The origins of the name are uncl…
28travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Gili Meno #96 most popular location
7travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Kintamani #97 most popular location
The villages of Kintamani and Penelokan provide a great view of the still active Mount Batur and its fantastic lake. Seven miles in diameter and sixty feet deep, Batur caldera is simply astou…
1travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Sorong #98 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Banten #99 most popular location
Banten (about 1 hour drive west from Jakarta), used to be a part of West Java Province in Indonesia. On October 2000, Banten was seperated from West Java and become one of the young provinces…
1travelers 6reviews 6blogs
Ujung Genteng #100 most popular location
Ujung Genteng is one of the most pristine and beautiful beaches on the planet, and may be the Sukabumi area’s best kept secret. Snorkeling is fantastic, with clear waters and beautiful cora…
5reviews 1blogs