Indonesia is a country which has been known with its large land. Even now, this country has around 17,500 wonderful islands in it, excluding some islands which hasn’t been explored. It is not a wonder if this country has become a home to more than 300 ethnic group which generated more than 700 languages.
Not only that, it can be said that this country also has so many cities to look at. Among all of the cities in Indonesia, there are two cities that you have to visit, no matter what, when you are going to have a holiday in this country. It is Yogyakarta and Bandung. Both of them is located in Java Island. More information about the two cities are listed below.
Yogyakarta is a city which is located in DI Yogyakarta Province. It also can be said that this city is situated in Central Java. For a long time, this city has been known with its title as “City of Tourism”. Every kind of culture, art and culinary tourism can be done in this city. Just by exploring its street, you will find many wonderful things, such as batik, gamelan concert, and puppet makers to sate your fascination about art and cultural things. When you want to find delicious culinary, food vendors in the street will let you to taste magnificent taste in a cheap price.
As for its tourist attraction, Yogyakarta offers you to historical museums, ancient temples, and amazing beaches. Many historical museums can be found in the heart of Yogyakarta. You also can see the historical palace, called Keraton Yogyakarta, here. For ancient temples, there are so many temples in this city. One of the most popular temples which is visited by so many tourist is Prambanan temple. Prambanan temple is a Hindu temple which is realted to the Ramayana story.
Bandung was located exactly at West Java Province. As the capital city of this province Bandung has been known as the Paris of Java. This green city is one of the most beautiful city in Indonesia/ When you are visiting this city, it is no wonder that you will be greeted with an amazing scenery and breathtaking views.
In this city, you can have a cool holiday in the lovely volcanoes, calming tea plantations, and the wonderful turquoise sulfur lake called Kawah Putih. Not only that, for you who are proud to call yourself as a “food lovers”, visiting this city will never be a wrong choice for you. Bandung has also been known with its amazing delicacies. The Bandung cuisine is truly delicious which can be proven by many tourist, domestic or not, is coming to Bandung just to get to try its food.
Last but not the least, like Yogyakarta, this city also offer you a holiday for art and cultural lovers. This place will present you with the melodious sound of its traditional Sundanese music which is played with its local instrument called angklung.
So, what are you waiting for? Which kind of Indonesian cities that you like best? Is it Yogyakarta or Bandung?