Indonesia is one of the largest archipelagic country in the world. It then becomes its own potential where the various regions have beautiful natural scenery, cultural diversity and ethnicity scattered everywhere including in urban areas until today. By knowing the best cities in Indonesia, you’ll be know where to go when traveling in Indonesia.
Of the many cities in Indonesia, the following 6 cities are considered the best city to be visited by travelers, and maybe you who want to take a closer look about this country.
1. Denpasar – Bali
Are there any of travelers didn’t know about Bali? Bali is one of the most popular destinations in the world. Denpasar is the capital of Province of Bali. As a city, you can find museums, temples, traditional markets, cultural events, and also the world-class beaches and cottages are super beautiful in here. In addition, other cities near Denpasar is quite close and can be reached easily. So that in one trip, you will be able to visit various tourist areas available.
2. Jogja – Special Region of Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta also known as Jogja or Yogya, located in Java Island – Province of Special Region of Yogyakarta. Jogja became the second most popular destination in Indonesia after Bali. Jogja is a historical city. In the past, this city was the center of the Kingdom of Mataram and was once the capital of Indonesia in 1945. No wonder, many historic buildings existing here. Jogja unlike other cities in Indonesia, this is a special region led by a Sultan (a King). Cultural events, the hospitality of the residents make Jogja as one of favorite city. In addition, Jogja is also renowned as the City of Education. So that there are many students from various regions of Indonesia and even the world are studying in various universities here. Have you been there already?
3. Bandung – West of Java
In West of Java, you can find a very comfortable city named Bandung. As the capital of West of Java, Bandung has a very different climate compared with various cities in other provinces. With a cool climate, Bandung is also a center of fashion and culinary in Indonesia. You can find many shopping centers, while enjoying a tasteful and spicy food in cool weather.
4. Makassar – South of Sulawesi
As the capital of Province of South Sulawesi, Makassar became the largest city in eastern Indonesia. You can find many interesting destinations here. One of them is Losari beach located in the western part of the city. Despite being surrounded by various industries, Makassar still maintains various tourist destinations, especially the beaches, and also the cultures.
5. Manado – North of Sulawesi
Manado is the capital of North Sulawesi. For those of you who like to snorkeling or diving, you may need to be here. Dominated by Minahasan ethnic, the cuisine here is so intriguing, especially if you come to the Food Festival in February. Manado also has the Bunaken National Park with biodiversity so it becomes one of the recommendations of professional divers around the world.
6.Solo – Central of Java
Located in Central of Java, Solo has many similarities with the city of Jogja. Until now, Solo continues to showcase its cultural richness and become a renowned educational center. This city is also known for the hospitality of its citizens with a very politely manner in speaking. In addition, Solo is also one of the famous city for the batik’s design until this day.
Among 6 of the best cities mentioned above in Indonesia, which one you have been visiting?