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Scuba dive at Menjangan

Menjangan Marine Park, this small unpopulated island and a national park has been named one of the most spectacular coral reefs of Bali and is accessible to both scuba divers and snorkelers. Underwater sites range from sheltered and shallow coral gardens to vertical reef walls smothered with sea fans. From ...
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Tulamben, the best site for macro underwater photographers and muck night diving in Bali

The Tulamben Liberty ship wreck is a must do for any divers going to Bali. The liberty ship lies on a sand slope was hit by a Japanese torpedo then was beached by the eruption of Mount Agung in 1963. The wreck is about 130 m long with the shallowest ...
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A Circle of Spice Culinary Adventure With Janet de Neefe

Ambon - Lease Islands - Banda - Ambon Expert Cruise Led by: Janet de Neefe Discover the Indonesian Spice Islands with all your senses. Your sense of smell and taste will be peaked and fed as well as your sense of adventure on this exclusive eight-day culinary tour and rare ...
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Ubud

Ubud is one of Bali’s favorite tourist destinations, surrounded by temples, ancient sites, the Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest, art galleries and museums and lush rice paddies and coconut trees. The most interesting thing from Ubud is their remarkable rich Balinese culture and arts. The pace of life in Ubud, set ...
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Bromo, Indonesia’s most breathtaking volcano sights

Gunung Bromo is an active volcano that lies at Tengger giant caldera. With its top blown off, it appears more crater than mountain, while putrid sulfurous gas and smoke billow out from within. This mountain is one of Indonesia’s most breathtaking sights: the massive size of the entire Tengger caldera ...
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Karimunjawa, home of outnumbers reef fish and corals.

The remote archipelago of Karimunjawa, a marine national park, consists of 27 tiny coral-fringed islands in the middle of Java Sea. These islands are an off-the-map spot with a population of about 10,000, many of whom still make a living from fishing and cultivating seaweed. Most of the islands have ...
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Dieng Plateau

Taken from Javanese word 'adi', meaning beautiful, and 'aeng', or impressive, this plateau has stunning panorama, beautiful Hindu temples, cool weather and magnificent views of mountains hugging its flanks. But Hindus say Dieng is from the word 'Dihyang', meaning heaven, and cite the presence of temples in the area. The ...
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The Keraton, Sultan residence and heart of Javanese arts and culture

Built in 1756 by Sultan Hamengku Buwono I, today the Keraton is the residence of Sultan Hamengku Buwono X and his family as well as a center of Javanese traditional arts and culture. All the buildings, courts, carvings and trees and even their locations within the 14,000 sq. m. Keraton ...
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Candi Banyunibo

Located at The Valley of Dripping Water, Cepit Village, Bokoharjo, Prambanan. Open daily 8 am – 5:00 pm. Candi Banyunibo can easily be visited after strolling through Ratu Boko Palace. Situated about 2 km southeast of Ratu Boko, Banyunibo is a solitary complex in the middle of farmland and is ...
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Candi Sari

Located 15 km east of Yogyakarta at Bendan Village, Tirtomartani, Kalasan, Yogyakarta. Open daily 8 am – 5 pm. This two-story Buddhist temple is located 600 meters from Kalasan temple. It was built around the 9 th century AD as a vihara Buddhist Tara monastery. The first floor was a ...
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Candi Plaosan

The complex is located to the east of Prambanan, in the Plaosan hamlet, village of Bugisan, Prambanan district, Klaten. Open daily 8 am – 5 pm. The unique unification of 9 th century Hindu and Buddhist architecture in the Plaosan Temple Complex was probably brought about by a Hindu king ...
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Glorious Ramayana Ballet at Prambanan Temple Complex

Based on an epic Hindu epic story, the story of model king Rama was adapted to become an important local dance, encompassing the Javanese style, culture and music. Ramayana Prambanan Ballet performance has successfully entered the Guinness World Records as "The largest Ramayana dance in the world" that performs by ...
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