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Top 5 Destinations During a Virtual Journey into The Hearts of Indonesia

Top 5 Destinations During a Virtual Journey into The Hearts of Indonesia

Flying Over Indonesia will take you to explore many destinations from Aceh to Papua at once in the easiest way.

Out of the many destinations, here are the top 5 mesmerizing destinations you could see during virtual journey up above the clouds:

  1. The Grand Mosque of Baiturrahman

The first majestic destination is located at the western tip of Indonesia, precisely at the center of the city of Banda Aceh. This 130 years old grand mosque have 35 meter tower, 7 grand domes and 7 minarets, which probably the prototype for many mosques in Indonesia. The Grand Mosque of Baiturrahman being more than just a masterpiece of Islamic architecture in the nation. Its survival from the tsunami is viewed by many residents as a direct intervention from the divine.

  1. Mount Bromo

Located at East Java, Mount Bromo is a part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park that covers a massive area of 800 square km. While it may be small when measured against other volcanoes in Indonesia, the magnificent Mount Bromo will not disappoint with its spectacular views and dramatic landscapes. At 2,392 meters tall, Mount Bromo is not among the tallest of Indonesia’s mountains but its stunning beauty lies in its incredible setting.

  1. Tanah Lot

Located in Tabanan, so many tourist consider Tanah Lot epitomizes the romantic island of Bali. Tanah Lot means land in the middle of the sea, a perfectly fit name for its unique offshore settings. Tanah Lot have the temple located 300 meters offshore. The silhouette of Pura Tanah Lot is one of the most popular iconic features of Bali. The history of Tanah Lot temple was believed to date back to the 16th century, by Dang Hyang Nirartha, a respected religious figure in Bali.

  1. Lakes of Kelimutu

Mount Kelimutu National Park, located in West Nusa Tenggara, offers one of the most spectacular wonders that nature has to offer. It have three lakes that sharing the same name, “Kelimutu”, meaning ‘the boiling lake’. Local people believe that this three lakes are the resting place of departed souls. Presenting a highly aesthetic value and surreal experience, the lakes have unpredictable as to when and what color they will change into. Sometimes, the colors are blue, green, and black, and some other times they turn to white, red, and blue.

  1. Raja Ampat

Next is the group of “paradise islands” known as Raja Ampat, located in West Papua. Raja Ampat have many spectacular sights that can be remembered for life. First is Pasir Timbul or “Rising Sand” which is a small serene body of sand in the middle of the sea and only appears when the sea water is receding. Second, the Pianemo viewpoints is a popular spot to see a spectacular view of bluish green water and rocks emerging out of it. Last, its beautiful underwater life, as being a part of Earth's Coral Triangle that has the most diverse marine life on the planet.