Java Travel Guide

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Java Overview

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 Capital District of Jakarta.

Jakarta is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. Jakarta is the main gateway to travel to Indonesia archipelago. Tourist attractions like Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park), marine resorts in the Bay of Jakarta

Banten is capital city Serang .Tourist attractions in Banten are Ujung Kulon National Park, Pulau Umang (Umang Island), and Mount Karakatoa

West Java is capital city Bandung. popular tourism destinations include the Bogor Botanical Garden, Taman Safari Indonesia,Tangkuban Perahu crater, Ciater hot springs, Kawah Putih crater to the south of Bandung, Pangandaran beach, and various mountain resorts in Cianjur, Garut, Tasikmalaya, and Kuningan.

Central Java (Indonesian: Provinsi Jawa Tengah) is a province of Indonesia. The administrative capital is Semarang.
Borobudur and Prambanan, which is one of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites of Indonesia is also located in this province, in the Magelang regency.Candi Mendut and Candi Pawon can also be found near the Borobudur temple complex.
Two interesting palaces, the Palace of the Sunan (Keraton Kasunanan) and Pura Mangkunegaran, are located in Surakarta. The Grojogan Sewu waterfall is located in Karanganyar Regency, which has a beautiful scenery.

East Java (Indonesian: Jawa Timur, Javanese: Jawa Wétan ) is a province of Indonesia. . Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Mount Bromo is one of the great hiking and trekking destinations for overseas tourists. The breathtaking view of Bromo also attracts hundreds of photo enthusiasts to see the views there.

YOGYAKARTA (often also called Jogja, Yogya or Jogja) is located in middle of Java Island - Indonesia, The other legendary name for Yogyakarta City, Traditional and modern exhibition is held almost every day and night about the art of theater, pantomime, music, classic and contemporary dances, poems, etc. Those are flow in the heart of the city. Even more, there are abundant of cultural ceremony, such as Sekaten, Gunungan, Labuhan, Malioboro Fair, etc, which make the city has the high value of tradition, art, and culture

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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…
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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…
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