10 Famous and Worldwide Tourist Attractions in Indonesia


10 Famous and Worldwide Tourist Attractions in Indonesia – Our beloved country, Indonesia, does have a very beautiful nature. From Sabang to Merauke, we can easily find beautiful and stunning places. As natives of Indonesia, we should be proud, you know Toppers live in a country surrounded by thousands of islands with unparalleled beauty. It’s no wonder that many tourists are willing to come from various countries to enjoy Indonesian tourist attractions that are popular in foreign countries.

Of the many favorite tourist attractions in Indonesia that are often visited, some of them are even famous all over the world! Want to know what it is? Come on, explore the following world-famous Indonesian tourist attractions:

Popular Indonesian Tourist Destinations in the Eyes of the World

1. Lake Toba (North Sumatra)

Have you been to Lake Toba? This lake of unparalleled beauty is the largest volcanic lake in Southeast Asia and the second largest in the world after Lake Victoria. Lake Toba has long been known as one of the favorite Indonesian tourist attractions that have been frequently visited since the 1980s, you know! This world-famous Indonesian tourist attraction has an area of 1,145 square kilometers. In the middle of the lake, there is Samosir Island, which is almost the size of Singapore. Can you imagine, Toppers, how majestic is Lake Toba?

Besides being the widest, this lake is also one of the deepest lakes in the world with a depth of about 450 meters. For those of you who are or want to visit North Sumatra, take the time to stop by to enjoy the beauty of Lake Toba, yes.

2. Nusa Penida (Bali)

The island of Bali, it is undeniable that its name is rampant throughout the world because of its beautiful scenery, culture that is still thick and its beaches are exotic. When you visit Bali, don’t be surprised if there are so many tourists passing by there, some even live in Bali, you know! One of the tourist attractions in Bali that is popular in the eyes of the world today is Nusa Penida. This favorite Indonesian tourist spot is the right choice for those of you who like to do Island Hoping, and enjoy the underwater beauty by snorkeling. With a beautiful beach panorama, Nusa Penida and the surrounding small islands offer a different experience and will certainly spoil those of you who also have a hobby of photography.

3. Taman Laut Bunaken (Sulawesi Utara)

The next popular tourist destination in Indonesia is the Bunaken Marine Park in Manado Bay. Bunaken is one of the tourist attractions in Indonesia that invites admiration because of the beauty of its underwater park which is difficult to find in other countries. Visiting Bunaken Marine Park, you will find the beauty of life in the sea that makes your eyes can’t stop looking at it. In this marine park there are 13 types of coral reefs which are dominated by sea rocks.

In addition, the most interesting sight is the presence of steep vertical coral reefs that rise down to a depth of 25-50 meters. It doesn’t stop there, our eyes will be spoiled with 91 types of fish in it. No wonder the Bunaken Marine Park is one of the destinations for tourists, especially marine lovers. Moreover, this favorite Indonesian tourist destination for foreign tourists provides facilities for scuba diving with 20 of the best dive points, where divers have the opportunity to swim on the seabed with a variety of amazing marine life.

4. Wakatobi (Sulawesi Tenggara)

Still on the island of Sulawesi, Wakatobi National Park is also one of the most popular and worldwide underwater tourist destinations. With an area of 13,900 km2, this famous tourist destination from Indonesia has no less than 112 types of coral reefs that are in symbiosis with underwater fish, creating an unparalleled underwater panorama. All of this makes Wakatobi a diving paradise for travelers from all over the world.

5. Kepulauan Raja Ampat (Papua Barat)

The next paradise in Indonesia is the Raja Ampat archipelago which is located in West Papua with the most complete marine wealth on earth. Raja Ampat or the Four Rajas are 4 beautiful islands which are the producers of ancient rock paintings. The four main islands in question are Waigeo, Salawati, Batanta, and Misool.

The names come from local myths from residents around the island of Raja Ampat. The beauty and splendor of this popular tourist attraction from Indonesia is able to invite tourists from all over the world to come here and feel the experience as well as the scenery that will not be forgotten. With an island area covering up to 4.6 million hectares of land and sea, we can find 540 types of coral, 1,511 species of fish, and 700 types of mollusks. It should be noted Toppers, according to a report by The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International, there are about 75% of the world’s marine species living on this beautiful and amazing island.

6. Gunung Bromo (Jawa Timur)

If you’ve ever visited East Java, it’s incomplete if you haven’t set foot on Mount Bromo.One of the volcanoes that is still active has a distinctive charm in the form of a very large desert. Although not one of the highest mountains in Indonesia, the beauty of Mount Bromo is second to none and allows visitors to experience fantastic and spectacular views. Tourists can ride and climb Mount Bromo to enjoy the charming beauty at sunrise and sunset.

It could be an unforgettable hands-on experience, you know Toppers! With this amazing beauty, it is not surprising that this one tourist attraction in Indonesia has become foreign tourists visiting Indonesia.

7. Pulau Komodo (Nusa Tenggara Timur)

The next famous Indonesian tourist destination in the eyes of the world is Komodo Island. This island, located in the East Nusa Tenggara Islands, is home to hundreds of Komodo dragons, endemic animals that only exist in Indonesia. Besides being able to observe the behavior and explore the habitat of these ancient animals, Komodo Island also offers an amazing natural panorama.

One of them is a beach with pink sand known as “Pink Beach”. There are only seven beaches like this in the whole world, making it one of Indonesia’s global tourist destinations.

8. Candi Borobudur (Jawa Tengah)

One of the icons of Indonesia’s other global cultural tourism is the Borobudur Temple. As the largest Buddhist temple in the world with an area of no less than 123 X 123 meters, this temple which was built during the ancient Mataram kingdom is a cultural and historical heritage of Indonesia which is famous for its stunning architecture. Every year, not only domestic tourists but also many foreign tourists are interested in observing the beauty of Borobudur Temple.

Various reliefs that tell about various teachings in Buddhism and the life journey of Sidharta Gautama to reach perfect enlightenment can be found in favorite tourist spots from Indonesia. Borobudur Temple itself has a total of no less than 504 Buddha statues and 2,672 relief panels on its walls. It’s amazing, isn’t it?

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9. Tana Toraja (Sulawesi Selatan)

Indonesia is indeed rich in customs and cultures that attract the eyes of the world. One of Indonesia’s tourist destinations which is famous for its rich cultural traditions is Tana Toraja Regency. Located in South Sulawesi in a beautiful mountainous area, Toppers can still see the unique daily life and traditions of the indigenous people of Tana Toraja. In addition to the beauty of the traditional architecture of the tongkonan house, tourists can also observe the unique tradition of the death ceremony known as Rambu Solo which is usually held in July and August. The uniqueness of this tradition makes Tana Toraja a tourist spot from Indonesia that has a worldwide appeal.

10. Gili Trawangan (NTB)

For beach lovers, Gili Trawangan is a destination for tourists from all over the world. With the combination of blue skies with a tinge of white clouds, crystal clear sea water framed by white sand makes Gili Trawangan a popular tourist destination for both domestic and foreign tourists.

In addition to the beach and the underwater world, this Nusantara tourist spot in West Nusa Tenggara Province also has various amazing landscapes and also instagramable photo spots, you know.