IndonesiaDestinations.Com, Most Popular Indonesia City to Visit This Year – Indonesia city is famous among the tourists. As a country with more than 17.000 islands, this country definitely offers so many beautiful and attractive cities that you will want to visit for many times. Located in Southeast Asia, Indonesia has fascinated millions of people around the world. This country is filled with beautiful natural wonders and gorgeous cultural traditions that combine Islam and Hindu traditions resulting beautiful traditions. With so many places to visit in Indonesia, it is not enough to spend only one week to enjoy the beauties of Indonesia. Knowing this fact, some tourists even spend one to several months to explore this country.
Yogyakarta is one of the most popular cities to visit in Indonesia. It is located in Java Island and is known for traditional cultures and culinary hub. Days can be spent in this city to explore its streets, gamelan concerts, puppet makers, street arts, food vendors and so many more. Moreover, this city is also known as main hub for Java’s historical sides that constitute the perfect base in exploring the two most famous temples in Indonesia, Prambanan and Borobudur temple. Prambanan is Hindu Temple while Borobudur is Buddhist Temple. These two temples are still active to be used for religious ceremonies.
Here comes another must-visit place in Indonesia. It actually is not a city but an island instead. What makes it so popular is the komodo dragon. Yes, only in this place that you can find the great Komodo dragon which is native to Indonesia. It is known as the largest lizard living in the world and can grow as big as 70 kilograms. It has poisonous saliva and sharp claws. Hundreds of thousands of tourists come to Komodo island just to see this beautiful dragon and enjoy the pristine clear beaches along the island. Usually, tourists reach this island from Lombok or Bali.
Lombok – Mataram
Close to Komodo Island, the Lombok Island is located with Mataram as its central city. This island is similar with Bali although its dominating religion is Islam. Just like Bali, Lombok is also known for its beautiful beaches and other natural beauties including Mount Rinjani. Among the most popular destinations in Lombok are the Gili Islands that include Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, Gili Air and Gili Nanggu. These Gilis are visited by many tourists every year and filled with varying types of hotels, resorts and other accommodations including night clubs.
Manado in North Sulawesi
Visit another big island in Indonesia, Sulawesi and you can reach the beautiful city known as Manado. This city was a Dutch stronghold in North Sulawesi and is dominated with Minahasa ethnic group. Today, this city is still popular especially because it has the beautiful underwater scenes that are parts of Bunaken National Park. Moreover, Manado also offers nearby volcanoes, impressive lakes and also Christ statue that is located in Citraland park. To reach this beautiful Indonesia city, there are direct flights from many big cities like Jakarta and Bali.