10 Awesome Things to do in Indonesia

10 Awesome Things to do in Indonesia

Discover 10 awesome things to do in Indonesia. Indonesia is a great number of islands in South East Asia. Many people are familiar with Bali, but the rest of Indonesia has lots to offer also. Here are my 10 picks for things to do in Indonesia.


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10 Awesome Things to do in Indonesia

1. Lawang Sewu, Semarang

The first thing on this list of awesome things to do in Indonesia is Lawang Sewu. Lawang Sewu was the headquarters of the Dutch East Indies Railway Company. Nowadays it is a museum tourist attraction famous for it Dutch Colonial architecture.

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Lawang Sewu is famous for its Dutch Colonial architecture.


2. Jumog Waterfall, Solo

Jumog Waterfall is about an hour drive from the city of Solo. It is one of the many waterfalls found all over Indonesia. The particular one has a man-made swimming pool in the same area!

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Jumog Waterfall also has a man-made pool in the same area.


3. Javanese Healing Massage

One of the best things I did in Indonesia was a Javanese Healing Massage course. It went for two weeks and I got a real taste of traditional healing. If you don’t want to do a course, get one as a customer anyway. They are great.

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Javanese Massage is one of my favorite types of massage.


4. Gunung Apu Purba, Yogyakarta

It was a lovely ride to Gunung Apu Purba from the city and once there you get some amazing views.

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The amazing view from Gunung Api Purba.


5. Pemuteran, Bali

Number 5 on this list of awesome things to do in Indonesia is Pemuteran in Bali. I went o Pemuteran to go snorkeling, and I was not disappointed. There is a great reef to see right off the beach. Perfect for me because I dislike boat rides.

And if you are not into snorkeling, the beach itself is pristine.

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Pemuteran is a great place for snorkeling right off the beach.


6. Kalibiru National Park, Yogyakarta

Kalibiru National Park isn’t that big, but it is worth the ride. The scenery along the way is amazing!

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From a viewpoint in Kalibiru National Park.


7. Brahma Vihara-Arama, Bali

Brahma Vihara Arama is a Buddhist temple in the North of Bali. It took me a while to find it but I’m glad I finally did. It was very beautiful and peaceful. I was the only one there for most of the time.

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One of the shrines inside Brahma Vihara Arama.


8. Candi Cetho, Solo

Candi Cetho is a large Hindu temple in Java. It is definitely on the tourist trail and for good reason. Worth a look.

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From near the top of Candi Cetho.


9. Sekumpul Waterfall, Bali

This is one of the better waterfalls to check out in Bali. It comes with a nice hike in. The only downside is that you can’t swim in it.

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Sekumpul Waterfall is one of the better waterfalls I visited in Bali.


10. Gumuk Pasir, Yogyakarta

The last thing on this list of awesome things to do in Indonesia is Gumuk Pasar. It is like a mini dessert. There is a beach there too.

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Gumuk Pasir is like a mini desert, but with props.



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