Includes all information about places of tourism and culture in Indonesia

Gadang House, Padang
The city of Padang as the capital of West Sumatra was one of the oldest cities on the west coast of the Indian Ocean.

When viewed from history, turned out to be a day older than the city of Padang on the day of Independence of Republic of Indonesia, Padang anniversary set by the government on August 7, 1669. This determination in accordance with the raid a heroic moment by the fighters to Loji (armory) in Muara Padang Netherlands when it was destroyed in the fire until Loji.
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JAKARTA Attractions Eagles enliven Ragunan Wildlife Park (TMR) at the end of a long weekend this time.

Thousands of visitor attractions antuasias witnessed by a large circle in front of TMR Information Center.

 Attractions begins a Bondol Eagles are flying here and there to show kegagahannya in front of thousands of visitors. Even if allowed to fly away, Eagles of Borneo, named Simbad and the Bandit is back to his keeper's hand. This attraction gets applause from the visitors who witnessed.
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Selok Mount
Selok are other places in Cilacap, Indonesia. which for some people a pleasant place to spend the holidays. Selok also provides three locations that can be enjoyed. Farms, mountains and coastal areas.
This region is dealing directly with the Indonesian Ocean, so the beach ramps. Waves which malignant characterizes the coastal area, along the south coast of Java.

The fishermen have forgotten the tsunami, two years ago, which wiped out their homes. Now they fight hard against the fierce waves of the south coast, to support his family.
They put a net down to the sea and is usually done alone. Very dangerous, not least because their friends have died, swallowed by the fierce waves of the south coast. They rarely use the boat and catch fish with a tradition that has been handed down. 

Landscape change when entering the hills. Nine caves are located around the hill area, replacing the mystical beauty of nature with a thick atmosphere. 

Many people 
sacred right to this cave and the Cave of the Dragon King, Rahayu, Queen, and Pakuaja, is considered the most sacred. Not a few people who come on pilgrimage, to seek blessings and salvation. Cave is what makes Mount Selok fame as a sacred mountain. 

Pilgrims who come even from outside Cilacap. And among them, not a few high educational background and also held important positions in government. 

To reach the cave on Mount Selok can not use motor vehicles. In addition to rivers and swamps, the narrowness of the road so that the location must walk. This cave is named the Dragon King, one of the sacred cave. 

Dragon King is the cave of the most sacred and visited by many pilgrims. Apart from pilgrims, this cave is also a comfortable place for thousands of bats.
Anyone who wants to enter the cave, should be associated with Waris. He was the caretaker, who knows the ins and outs of this cave. 

The mushrooming of traders at the mouth of the cave, indicating cave visited by many pilgrims Dragon King. This cave is formed naturally. The length of more than 200 meters and the further into the increasingly narrow making it difficult to reach. In addition, this cave also branched out and could mislead those who first arrived.
Usually on certain days, like Tuesday and Friday Kliwon Shura or months, flooding the cave shrine this. There was even a politician or an artist who came to seek blessings. 

Already long ago, Mount Selok be region mystery that invites everyone to find happiness and peace of life.

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Designed and built by Nyoman Nuarta, one of Indonesia's foremost modern Sculptor, the Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue or GWK and Its pedestal building will be standing 150 meters tall with its wings span 64 meters across.

Made from more than 4000 tons of copper and brass. the statue is picturing Lord Wisnu, as the source of the wisdom. riding on the back of the mythical bird Garuda as the manifestation of conscience toward Amerta, the perennial goodness.

The statue and its pedestal will be surrounded by more than 240 hectares cultural park which as once an abandoned and unproductive limestone quarry. The cultural park will provide attractions for both local and foreign visitors with supporting facilities such as Lotus Pond, Festival Park, Amphitheater, Street Theater, Exhibition Hall, as well as Jendela Bali The Panoramic Resto, and souvenir shop.

At Present time, the statue of Wisnu, the statue of Garuda, and the hands of Wisnu have been placed temporarily in three different plazas within the park.

GWK cultural park is intended to educate, especially the young generation about the importance of preserving and cultivating world's cultural heritage.

The statue of Wisnu

As the anchor of the GWK, the 20 meter tall copper  statue of the lord Wisnu has been placed temporarily on the highest hill of Ungasan where visitors can enjoy sunset or sunrise over the magnificent view Kuta, Beno and Sanur.

The statue of Wisnu is an illustration of the Almigtry God in maintaining and caring all life and its being. The God Wisnu is owner of Amerta in the formof water as source of fertility. giving wealth and life to universe.

The Statue of Garuda

Right behind the plaza Wisnu is the plaza garuda where the 18 meters tall statue of Garuda Placed temporarily.

At the present time, plaza Garuda become the focal point of a massive alley of served limestone pillars which cover more than 400  sqm open space area namely Lotus Pond. The colossal limestone pillars and monumental Garuda statue make Lotus Pond a very exotic space. with its room capacity that can accomodate up to 7000 people, Lotus Pond has gained good reputation as the perfect place to hold big and international events.

The statue of Wisnu's hand.

The statue of Wisnu's hand has added to GWK cultural Park in 2007. It's one step closer to finishing the complete Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue. This piece was placed temporarily on Tirta Agung area.
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Rinjani Mounth
Rinjani Mount is a mountain located on the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. Mountain which is the second highest volcano in Indonesia with an altitude of 3726 m above sea level and located at a latitude of 8 º 25 'latitude and 116 º 28' BT is a favorite for mountain climbers Indonesia for its beautiful scenery.
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Toba Lake
General Info Location: North Sumatra Province, Indonesia Lake Type: Volcanic or Tectonic Length: 100 km width: 30 km In: 505 meters Additional Info Toba lake itself is a volcanic lake that occurs when a volcanic explosion at 69000-77000 years ago
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Kutai National Park (KNP) is one of the prime tourist attraction in East Kalimantan and could be the right choice.
Aside from being a tourism event, TNK also be used as research activities, camping, and nature education. KNP is the third national park in the country that is used as an orangutan rehabilitation center.

The extent of approximately 200 thousand hectares, contains various types of coastal forests or mangrove vegetation, forest awa freshwater, forests Framework, a pool of lowland forests, forests ulin / meranti / lime, and mixed forest.

TNK also has a plant, such as mangroves, tancang, sea fir, Simpur, meranti, enuang, lime, ulin, Raflesia flowers, orchids and various kinds of forest. As well as a variety of animals, such as orangutans, gibbons of Borneo, bekantan, long tail paper, monkey, slow loris.

Here, you can also enjoy the marine tourism and observation of flora and fauna in the Gulf of Kaba, Sangkimah Estuary, Bay of Lombok, Sangata Estuary, Prevab Mentoko, and Goa tours wind hole.
To achieve the object of this tour, you can only take approximately 2.5 hours to Samarinda, Bontang and then proceed to approximately three hours. Kaba-Bontang Bay using a speed boat about 30 minutes. In addition, there are between Bontang-Sanggata highway divides the national park.
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West Sumatra has different types of areas and attractions, both natural and historical tourism attractions. If your first time to explore Indonesia, at least there are some tourist attractions in West Sumatra who have visited.

The following six attractions in West Sumatra, sorted by most interesting for tourists the Ministry of Culture and Tourism:
Lake Singkarak

Represents the largest lake in West Sumatra with a length of 21 km which lies on the edge of Jalan Raya Padang Panjang, Solok. Around the lake there are several places to rest and relax and are also available from various facilities canoes, boats, and hotels. There are also facilities for around the lake with beautiful scenery.

Lake Maninjau

Lake is quite beautiful and attractive, located approximately 36 km from the city of Bukittinggi, can be reached by passing through a winding road known as the winding 44 (winding-Ampek Ampek). In this lake is no facility for swimming, fishing, bicycle exciting enough water and there are also hotels and homestay is quite representative.

Lake In the Upper and Under

Both lakes are known as Twin Lakes. Both lakes are situated in the village of Simpang Market, District Lembayang Jaya, Kab. Solok, located approximately 47 km from the town of Solok and 56 km from the city of Padang. The uniqueness of the twin lakes is to get to Lake Above, we have to go through a declining path while to get to Lake Below, we have to go through an ascending road. In the vicinity of the lake is planted with a passion fruit taste sweet, vegetables, and potatoes.

Jam Gadang, Big Tower Clock

Clock Tower is a building of high rise tower with magnificent, distinctive Minangkabau roof, situated in the middle of Bukittinggi. Clock Tower a landmark and symbol of the town of Bukittinggi, built on a hill called Mount Enclosure Buffalo at the time of the Dutch Government in 1827 by Contraleur (City Secretary) Rook Maker.
From the top of the tower we can enjoy and see how beautiful nature around the town of Bukittinggi is decorated Mount Merapi, Mount Singgalang, Mount Sago and Sianok canyon. In addition, the Clock Tower is also useful as a guide for local communities to know the time. It is unique in the Clock Tower is the number 4 is written IIII.

Castle De Kock

The fort was built in Pincak in the town of Bukittinggi in 1825 at the time of the popular resistance led by the Tuanku Imam Bonjol and Nan Tiger Salapan against the Dutch. Around the fort is still we can see an ancient cannon period of the nineteenth century AD. Spacious place has been decorated with a garden as a place to watch the height, Sianok canyon and surrounding hills are ancient cannons and building the fort. This is the best place in Bukittinggi watch the Sunset.

Building Tri Arga / Istana Bung Hatta

The building is located in the town of Bukittinggi is the former head an emergency government of the Republic of Indonesia in 1947. This is caused by the Dutch aggression that want to divide our nation. To commemorate the services of Bung Hatta, building Tri Arga replaced with the name of Bung Hatta Palace.
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