10 Must See Tourist Destinations in Indonesia

Pelangi Karismakristi    •    28 Februari 2016 22:26 WIB
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10 Must See Tourist Destinations in Indonesia
Lake Toba (Photo: Antara/Irsan)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Indonesia is blessed with many beautiful natural landscapes. Many of them even capable of competing with Bali Island. Recently, Ministry of Tourism set 10 tourism destinations in Indonesia dubbed as 'New Bali':
 
1. Lake Toba
The volcanic lake is the primadonna of tourism in North Sumatra. It is the largest lake in Southeast Asia. There is an island in the middle of the lake called Samosir Island.
 
2. Tanjung Kelayang
Belitung Island has many astonishing beaches, including in Tanjung Kelayang Bay. The beach is very beautiful, with its clear water and soft white sands. 
 
3. Tanjung Lesung
Tanjung Lesung Bay is famous for its mesmerizing natural landscape. It is located in Pandeglang, Banten near Ujung Kulon National Park and Mount Anak Krakatoa.
 
4. Seribu Island
Seribu Island is national sea park which is part of Jakarta. There are many islands to be explored, such as the Tidung, Pramuka and Harapan Islands. 
 
5. Borobudur Temple
Borobudur Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in the world, which also set as one of the world's wonders located in Magelang, West Java. Aside from enjoying the great historical relics of the past, tourists can also enjoy the beauty of the sunrise from Borobudur's peak.
 
6. Mount Bromo
Mount Bromo is part of 50,276.2 hectares national park located in four regencies in East Jave. Bromo promises outstanding beautiful natural panoramic view with caldera and sea of sand
 
7. Mandalika Beach
West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) is one of the top tourism destination in Indonesia especially Mandalika Beach which is surrounded by hills. There is also the unique tradition of worm hunting called Nyale held annually.
 
8. Labuan Bajo
Labuan bajo is always crowded with tourists. From this area, tourists may visit lots of top tourism destinations such as the Komodo Island, Rinca Island and Pink Beach.
 
9. Wakatobi Islands
Wakatobi is one of the best diving spots in Indonesia, with their underwater heaven. Wakatobi also has the cultural tourism of Bajo Tribe who live at sea.
 
10. Morotai Island
Morotai Island hosts underwater heaven loaded with the historical remnants of the World War II. The island dubbed as 'Pearl of Pacific'.



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