Bandar Lampung

Bandar Lampung (which means Lampung harbor) is the capital of Lampung province. It was formerly called Tanjungkarang-Telukbetung, the names of the two major sections of the city, before being renamed in 1983. For travelers from Java island, the city is the entry point to Sumatra, especially before the construction of the major harbor at Bakauheni, […]
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Pagaruyung Palace

Pagaruyung Palace is also called Istano Basa Pagaruyuang. This palace was the center of the kingdom of Minangkabau. The building of this palace is very unique, because all poles are tilted. In fact very strong and resistant to earthquakes that frequently occur in West Sumatra. The form of this palace is “Rumahgadang” with a very large size and buffalo horn-shaped roof that curved tapered upwards. Access: Pagaruyung Palace is located 5 km from Batusangkar, 45 km from Bukittinggi, and 103 km from Padang. Source: The Government of Tanah […]
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Way Kambas National Park

Way Kambas National Park: Habitat of the Sumatran Elephants Way Kambas National Park forms a lowland forest ecosystem consisting of freshwater swamp forest, tall grassland/bush, and coastal forest. Located at the southern tip of Sumatra, 110 km from Bandarlampung, the Way Kambas National Park (WKNP) is one of the oldest reserves in Indonesia.  It occupies 1,300 sq km of […]
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Tanjung Setia Beach

Tanjung Setia Beach: Lampung’s Secret Surfers Paradise Secluded along the western coast of Lampung, beyond the thick forests of the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park lies an enchanting hidden paradise called Tanjung Setia Beach. Although obscured from spotlights, the waves at Tanjung Setia are touted as among the world’s best by surfers from all over the globe, and at par with the world […]
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Pangkal Pinang

Pangkalpinang: Capital of once thriving Tin-Mining Industry, steeped in Chinese Peranakan Tradition Located on the eastern coast of Bangka Island, Pangkalpinang is the island’s largest city and capital of the Province of Bangka-Belitung Islands. Aside from its role as the center of the provincial government, economic, and commercial activities, Pangkalpinang serves as gateway for visitors who wish […]
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