Karimunjawa National Park

Karimunjawa National Park, which forms a chain of 27 islands, represents several ecosystem types including lowland rain forest, sea grass and algae fields, coastal forests, mangrove forests, and coral reefs. A characteristic plant of the Park is dewodaru (Crystocalyx macrophyla) which grows in lowland rain forest. The plants growing in the seagrass and algae fields […]
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Borobudur: A Buddhist Temple

The magnificent Borobudur temple is the world’s biggest Buddhist monument, an ancient site widely considered to be one of the world’s seven wonders. Built in the 9th century during the reign of the Syailendra dynasty, the temple’s design in Gupta architecture reflects India’s influence on the region, yet there are enough indigenous scenes and elements […]
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Semarang

The city of Semarang (capital of the province of Central Java) is located  precisely in the center of the northern seaboard of the fertile and densely populated island of Java. In the 15th century the Chinese emperor’s emissary Zheng He , otherwise known here  as Admiral Cheng Ho, set foot  here on Java , its auspicious occasion commemorated in the […]
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Sangiran

Have you ever wondered what humans looked like millions of years ago? Take a trip back in time and make the journey to Sangiran, home of the Java man to find out. The story of Java Man begins over a century ago. In 1890, a Dutch military physician and paleontologist Eugene Dubois discovered a fossilized […]
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Wonosobo

Located in the heart of Central Java, Wonosobo is in a picturesque mountain landscape with an average temperature of 24 degrees Celsius. The cool mountain air here provides a refreshing break from the heat and the impressive mountain terrain provides a perfect backdrop to relax and soak up the peaceful atmosphere. Although it is only […]
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