5 Most Beautiful Cities in Indonesia for Next Travel Destinations


5 Most Beautiful Cities in Indonesia for Next Travel Destinations

There are so many cities in Indonesia that have beautiful tourist attractions and must be visited with family or friends. However, sometimes we are confused, which city is good to be used as the next tourist destination? Don't worry, this time we will share the 6 most beautiful cities in Indonesia for the next tourist destination! Come on, check out the full list below.

1. Bandung, West Java

The city of Bandung is the capital of West Java as well as one of the main destinations for tourism and education on the island of Java. Getting to Bandung is not difficult, on the air route, you can land at Husein Sastranegara Airport which connects Bandung with big cities such as Surabaya, Jakarta, Denpasar, Mataram, and others. As for train access, you can go to Bandung Station, Kiaracondong Station, and several other small stations. Or you can also drive using a private car via toll roads. Then, what are the interesting tourist destinations in Bandung?

Bandung is known as a shopping city with very old Dutch heritage architecture . Some of the famous Dutch buildings are Gedung Sate, Pakuan Building, Dwi Warna Building, and Villa Isola. There is also a leather craft center in Cibaduyut, Bandung. Here, you will find lots of leather products such as bags, shoes and jackets. Regarding quality, there is no need to doubt it. The results of the craftsmen are very well known overseas, you know!

Well, if you and your family want to go around Bandung, there is a legendary tourist transportation called Bandros that will take you around tourist locations and historical places in Bandung. Not only that, in Bandros there is also a tour guide who is tasked with introducing the names of the streets, buildings and locations that Bandros passes. With a classic and unique design as well as fun routes and guides, Bandros is never empty of passengers.

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Meanwhile, a must-visit tourist spot in Bandung is Curug Maribaya, a waterfall that is still beautiful and clean. The location is in Cikondang Village. At this location, you and your family can enjoy three waterfalls at once, such as Curug Cikawari, Curug Cigulung, and Curug Cikoleang. Or if you want contemporary tours, then The Lodge Maribaya is a must-visit. There, you can enjoy the pine forest, a vehicle that is fun and fun for taking photos such as hot air balloons, zip bikes, sky swings , and so on.

Or if you want to take a hot shower, then you can visit Maribaya Natural Hot Spring Resort. Wow, how come Maribaya has continued from earlier? Well, because in Maribaya Bandung there are so many tourist destinations, you know! Then for the culinary, how? In Bandung there are lots of delicious culinary delights such as batagor, cuanki, bajigur, surabi, cendol, and many others.

2. Mataram, NTB

Once satisfied on the island of Java, let's move to West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), to be precise in the city of Mataram. The capital of NTB has natural attractions, ancient buildings, and really authentic handicrafts. You can depart from other cities to Mataram by air and land at Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International Airport which is located in Tanak Awu, Central Lombok Regency.

After that, you can continue the journey by land using a rental car or public transportation to Mataram for about 40 minutes. After arriving in Mataram, you and your family can choose the hotel or stay house you want to prepare for a tour in the city of Mataram. Then, what are the tourist destinations?

You know there are so many tourist attractions in Mataram and its surroundings, for example, such as the very beautiful Senggigi Beach. From Mataram to Senggigi it takes about 30 minutes by car to Jalan Raya Senggigi KM 6-10, Batu Layar, West Lombok Regency. So, when you arrive at this beach that is well known to foreign countries, you can enjoy the fresh air on a very beautiful beach and do water tourism activities such as diving, surfing, kayaking and canoeing, or just taking photos with your family.

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Or if you want to visit Mount Rinjani, you can travel for about 3 hours from Mataram City. On that mountain, there are so many charms that are offered such as the scenery is really exotic. Plus the beauty of Segara Anak, which seems to complement the mountain. Apart from that, you can also find some fun tourist spots in Mataram such as Mayura Park, Narmada Park, The Griya, Ampenan Old Town, Penujak Village, and Beleka Village.

Culinary in Mataram is also delicious, you know! You can enjoy satay tanjung made from mackerel or barracuda. Then there is also a delicious culinary called ayam Taliwang plus eggplant beberuk which is a typical Mataram salad. In addition, don't forget to enjoy other culinary delights such as bebalung, puyung racing rice, or rembiga satay. Duh, so drool!

3. Manado, North Sulawesi

The city on the fourth list is Manado, which is located in North Sulawesi. This city is sometimes overlooked as a tourist destination. In fact, there are lots of beautiful and enchanting tourist locations. What locations are there?

The first location is of course the Bunaken Underwater Park. In Bunaken National Park, you will be treated to 390 species of coral reefs, 3000 species of fish, algae and seaweed. There are also hawksbill turtles which are categorized as rare. A diving lover's paradise! In Bunaken there is also an interesting dive site called Ship Ruins. When you arrive, you will see a wrecked German ship, which is inhabited by tens of thousands of fish. Interestingly, Bunaken was entered into a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2005.

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Then the second location is near Bunaken, namely Siladen Island which is only 45 minutes from Manado. This island offers exotic white sand, clear water, and also pampering marine life. You must try diving in two spots, namely Siladen One and Siladen Dua. If you want to try a fun family tourism location, try Rumah Alam Manado Adventure Park which offers an ATV ride experience, and other outbound activities .

Now let's discuss Manado culinary. The first culinary location is Raja Oci Restaurant which serves fish-based main menus such as grilled oci fish and woku fish. In addition, there is a Deep Sea Tuna House Cafe and Resto . You and your family can eat food by the sea. The mainstay menu is sashimi and grilled tuna.

Wow, it was really exciting, it turned out to be traveling to Manado! Then, how to get to Manado? It's really easy, you just need to take a plane to Sam Ratulangi International Airport, you've arrived at Manado city! After that, you can rent a vehicle to get around Manado.

4. Balige, North Sumatra

Have you ever heard of the name Balige as a city in North Sumatra? Looks like never, huh. This city is a bit strange to our ears, but if you've been to Lake Toba, then most likely, you've been to Balige. Because Balige is quite close to Lake Toba, it took less than 2 hours to arrive. Then, what is the reason Balige must be visited?

First, Balige has mountains and natural hills with an amazingly beautiful lake backdrop! One of them that is interesting is Tarabunga Hill, where you and your family can take pictures with the background of Lake Toba, it's really beautiful. In addition, there are also natural attractions such as Sigura-gura Waterfall, Samosir Island in the middle of Lake Toba, and of course Lake Toba.

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Apart from nature tourism, there are also other interesting tourist sites such as the Onan Traditional Market which has a unique and historical building architecture since it was built in the Dutch era around 1936. There is also Meat Village which has beautiful views and soothes the soul. Culinary problems, you don't need to worry, because Balige offers a variety of specialties such as pizza andaliman, gomak noodles, and of course grilled fish on the coast of Toba.

There are several ways to get to Balige. However, the easiest way, is by air to Silangit Airport. After that, it only takes 30 minutes by rental car to arrive at Balige. It's easy, right? Good luck, yes!

5. Ambon, Maluku

We come to the last list, namely Ambon city, Maluku. In Ambon, you can find a lot of exoticism and natural beauty, so it is more than worth visiting and becoming the next tourist destination. In the hometown of the late Glenn Fredly, there is a hidden paradise, Ora Beach. Even though it's not right in Ambon, but in the North Seram area, it's really close, only 20 minutes away. At Ora Beach, its beauty will make you fall in love. Green hills, combined with clear sea water, plus vintage but exclusive places to stay , make tourists want to stay there!

Another tourist attraction in Ambon is Molana Island. This tropical island offers a combination of white sand, clear sea water, coral reefs and green trees. So exotic! Apart from that, you are also obliged to visit other tourist attractions such as Makariki Cliffs, Belgica Fortress, and many others.

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For culinary, calm and relax, because Ambon also offers a lot of delicious and typical culinary delights, for example papeda, the staple food of Ambonese people to replace rice. Papeda is made from sago and processed into porridge. This food will kick even more when eaten with yellow fish sauce.

Getting to Ambon is very easy, you just need to order a plane ticket to Pattimura Airport in Ambon. After that, you can use a rental car or public transportation to access tourist and culinary locations in Ambon. If so, have a nice vacation and stick to health protocols, OK!