Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Prambanan, The Magnificent Hindu Temple

Xelexi.com - Although not quite as large as Borobudur nearby, the existence of the ancient Hindu temple of Prambanan remains spectacular in their own right. Built by the Mataram kingdom in Central Java circa 860 AD, the first temple here were meant to honor Lord...

Raja Ampat, West Papua

Kepulauan Raja Ampat adalah sebuah kabupaten yang menjadi bagian dari Provinsi Papua Barat. Kepulauan ini terdiri dari 4 pulau besar yaitu Pulau Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati dan Misool, dan 1.847 pulau-pulau kecil. Pusat pemerintahan berada di Waisai, Distrik Waigeo Selatan, sekitar 36 mil dari Kota...

Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia

Mount Bromo has an altitude of 1299 meters above sea level and is known as a major tourist attraction in East Java. This mountain is in the area of ​​Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, and still active. The name Bromo itself comes from Sanskrit: Brahma,...

Taman Nasional Wakatobi, Sulawesi Tenggara, Indonesia

Taman Nasional Wakatobi (TNW) merupakan salah satu taman nasional laut terluas yang ada di Indonesia. Terdapat empat pulau utama di wilayah perairan Wakatobi, yaitu pulau Wangi-Wangi, pulau Kaledupa, pulau Tomia, dan pulau Binongko. Nama Wakatobi adalah singkatan dari nama keempat pulau tersebut. Mengutip dari situs Wakatobi National...

Kepulauan Derawan, Kalimantan Timur, Indonesia

Kepulauan Derawan adalah kepulauan yang terletak di sebelah timur pulau Kalimantan, dan termasuk dalam wilayah administratif Kabupaten Berau. Ada empat pulau yang terkenal di kepulauan ini, yakni Pulau Maratua, Pulau Derawan, Pulau Sangalaki, dan Pulau Kakaban yang ditinggali satwa langka penyu hijau dan penyu sisik.  Di...

Asakusa Temple, Japan

Xelexi.com - The Asakusa Temple is the oldest and most visited temple in Tokyo. The temple is believed to bring good luck, good interpersonal relationships, and can grant all requests. This Temple combines majestic architecture, centers of worship, elaborate Japanese gardens, and traditional markets to give...

Penida Island, a Diving Paradise

Xelexi.com - Penida Island, or Nusa Penida, is an island off the southeastern coast of Bali and at 203 square kilometers, is the largest of the three in the area. Nusa Penida is located in a district of Klungkung Regency that includes the neighbouring...

The Batu Caves, Selangor

Xelexi.com - The Batu Caves is a limestone hill that has a series of caves and cave temples in Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia. It takes its name from the Sungai Batu (Stone River), which flows past the hill. It is the tenth (Pattu in Tamil)...

Hiroshima, Japan

One of the most moving day trips you can take in Japan is to Hiroshima. Hiroshima is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu - the largest island of Japan. In Japanese, Hiroshima means "Broad Island". Hiroshima...

Yogyakarta, the Java’s Artistic and Cultural Heart

Yogyakarta is the Java’s artistic and cultural heart. Home to about half a million people, Yogyakarta, or "Yogya" for short, serves as the jumping off point for excursions to Java’s most important archeological sites, Prambanan and Borobudur. As one of Indonesia’s oldest cities, Yogya offers plentiful...

Ngarai Sianok, West Sumatera, Indonesia

Xelexi.com - Ngarai Sianok memiliki kedalaman sekitar 100 meter membentang sepanjang 15 kilometer dengan lebar sekitar 200 meter dan di dasarnya mengalir anak sungai yang berliku di antara celah-celah tebing terjal dengan latar belakang Gunung Merapi dan Gunung Singgalang. Ngarai Sianok menjadi salah satu ikon pariwisata...

14 Places of Interest in Jakarta (2)

Xelexi.com - Jakarta as the capital of the Republic of Indonesia is also a business center and cultural center. Although it is still struggling to overcome various problems, especially traffic jams and floods, Jakarta is the most developed city in Indonesia and has a...

Komodo National Park

Berada di provinsi Nusa Tenggara Barat dan Nusa Tenggara Timur, Taman Nasional Komodo memiliki luas 173.300 ha yang meliputi wilayah daratan dan lautan. Taman Nasional ini memiliki lima pulau utama yakni Pulau Komodo, Pulau Padar, Pulau Rinca, Gili Motang, Nusa Kode dan juga pulau-pulau kecil lainnya. Kepulauan...

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

For many people, Angkor Wat alone justifies a trip to Southeast Asia. Located in Cambodia, it is considered as the largest religious monument in the world. Like many sites in the Angkor Archeological Park, this breathtaking temple dates to the 12th century, with its...

The Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Xelexi.com - The Blue Mosque (or Sultan Ahmet Camii in Turkish) is one of Istanbul's main tourist attractions. The mosque, famous for its slender minarets and collection of domes, is built in 1616 over the ancient site of the Hippodrome and Byzantine palace. The Blue...

Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur

Xelexi.com - The Petronas Towers or also known as the Petronas Twin Towers were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world until now. The highlight of the trip to Kuala Lumpur is the view...

Kintamani, the mountainous town in Bali

Xelexi.com - Kintamani is a highland area in the north of East Bali, at the Mount Batur caldera, which encompasses Penelokan, Toya Bungkah, Batur, Kedisan, Abung, Songan and Kintamani villages. Kintamani, Batur and Penelokan villages sit on the rim of the huge Batur caldera about...

Articles