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Many of the world's most ancient wonders can be found in Indonesia. From sacred temples to palace ruins, from prehistoric remains to living traditions, visitors from around the world come to Indonesia, attracted by its unique and diverse cultures and vibrant heritage.

Whether you take the opportunity to see traditional batik cloths being made, experience centuries old customs and festivities with a visit to a traditional village, or soak up some history in one of Indonesia's many museums – the list of heritage attractions appears endless.

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  • Lasem

    Lasem

    The entire north coast of Java is not only the beating pulse of the island’s economic activities, but it is also dotted with fascinating cities and towns that hold significant historical values and enchanting cultural legacies.  While Cirebon in West Java;  Demak, Kudus, and Jepara in Central Java; as well as Surabaya and Gresik in East Java  are historic cities marking the spreadof Islam on Java,  other cities like...

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    Location: Java » Central Java » Kab. Rembang

     
    Lawang Sewu

    Lawang Sewu

    Abandoned and antique buildings have a tendency to inspire stories. Legends, Myths, Haunted tales of the building's origin, its owners and builders. Indonesia as a whole is home to numerous historical and mystical buildings, many antique and dating back hundreds of years. One such building is Lawang Sewu which was built by the Dutch between the years 1904 and 1907 and functioned as head office for The Dutch East Indies Railway Company...

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    Location: Java » Central Java » Kota Semarang

     
    Londa

    Londa

    “On the walls of a steep hill, coffins hang from cracks in the rocky face.Lifelike wooden sculptures or effigies complete with clothes, stand in neat rows in cracks hollowed out inthe cliff faces, very much like the windows & balconies of a house. These represent the dead who are buried there.Not far from this hanging grave hides a burial cave many hundreds of years old. This site has attracted and amazed many tourists from all over the...

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    Location: Sulawesi » South Sulawesi » Kab. Tana Toraja

     

    Megalithic Nias Heritage Museum

    The Pusaka Nias Museum in the town of Gunung Sitoli, North Nias, is dedicated to the “Ono Niha,” or the People of Nias, and exhibits a large collection of artifacts related to the history and ancient culture of Nias Island in North Sumatra.The Museum stands on two hectares of land, and displays an array of over 6,500 historical objects from Nias tribes, including jewellery, household items, weapons, traditional musical instruments and...

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    Location: Sumatra » North Sumatra » Nias

     
  • Memorial Museum of the Sultanate of Ternate

    Memorial Museum of the Sultanate of Ternate

    The Sultan of Ternate Kedaton Museum is a center to discover the splendor of the royal legacy of the Sultanate of Ternate. Located in the Village of Sao Sio, Ternate District, North Maluku, the Sultan of Ternate Kedaton Memorial Museum displays a large collection of objects from the Sultanate of Ternate era and throughout the time of the arrival of the Europeans in Maluku since the 15th century onward. Entrance to the museum is free for all who...

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    Location: Maluku » North Maluku » Kota Ternate

     
    Mendut Temple : Spiritual Portal to the imposing Borobudur temple

    Mendut Temple : Spiritual Portal to the imposing Borobudur temple

    The small Buddhist Mendut Temple in Central Java forms an inseparable part of a pilgrim’s progress to the mighty Borobudur temple.  Serving as an introductory portal before ascending the Borobudur temple, Mendut has an array of narrative reliefs and most important Buddha statues that spiritually prepare pious pilgrims and the general visitors for their journey to the top of Buddhism’s cosmic mountain at Borobudur. The temple...

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    Location: Java » Central Java » Kota Magelang, Kab. Magelang

     

    Mesjid Hunto (Sultan Amai)

    Mesjid Hunto (Sultan Amai). Hunto Mosque is one of the oldest mosque in Gorontalo (300 years old). In this mosque, there are well and beduk (an Islamic traditional drum) that has the same age as the Mosque itself. 

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    Location: Sulawesi » Gorontalo » Kota Gorontalo

     
    Monetary History in the Bank of Indonesia Museum

    Monetary History in the Bank of Indonesia Museum

    The Bank of Indonesia Museum, which displays the role of the Central Bank in the history of the Indonesian archipelago since Dutch colonial days, is located by Old Batavia’s main Fatahillah Plaza, next to the Bank Mandiri Museum, opposite the Beos Station, at Jalan Pintu Besar Utara No. 3, in present day West Jakarta. Built in 1828 in neo-classical architecture mixed with Indonesian features, this elegant, still sturdy white building was...

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    Location: Java » DKI Jakarta » Jakarta Barat

     
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