Indonesia Tourist Destinations That Are Similar to Abroad

Savana Bekol, Banyuwangi
If you are planning to visit the Maasai Mara in Kenya, try to warm up by visiting the Bekol Savana in Baluran National Park. Just like in Kenya, this savanna is inhabited by wild bulls and deer. Therefore, Savana Bekol is also often referred to as Africa van Java.

Brown Canyon, Semarang
You can also see the towering rock cliffs like the Grand Canyon, United States of America. The difference is, you only need to take a car from Semarang. This cliff is an active excavation project that has been going on for a dozen years. However, this location is open to the public and quite Instagramable.

Jodipan Colorful Village, Malang
The scenery in this village is similar to the Busan Cultural Village in South Korea. This area was once a slum in Malang city. However, now it has been revitalized and transformed into a beautiful tourist spot with various murals to three-dimensional paintings.

Keputih Bamboo Forest, Surabaya
If you already miss the atmosphere of Arashiyama, Kyoto, you can come to Surabaya. The Keputih bamboo forest is located in Sukolilo and has become a favorite tourist spot for local tourists. During the rainy season, the bamboo trees are green. Meanwhile, when the dry season arrives, the atmosphere in this bamboo forest turns golden yellow.

Janjang Koto Gadang, Padang
It looks very similar to the Great Wall of China. The path is the same as winding and up and down. Only, the size of the walls is much smaller. You can start your journey along the Janjang Koto Gadang from Goa Jepang or Ngarai Sianok.

Kaolin Lake, Belitung
Those of you who have been to Turkey may remember the view of Lake Pamukkale when you arrive at this lake. Kaolin Lake is a former mining area which has now become a tourist spot. The blue water contrasts with the white pair around, just like the colors of Lake Pamukkale.

Sleeping Buddha Statue, Mojokerto
You don’t need to go all the way to Thailand, you can see a giant sleeping Buddha statue in Mojokerto. The statue, which is 22 meters long, 6 meters wide and 4.5 meters high, is located in Maha Vihara Mojopahit complex. This statue is also recorded as the third largest sleeping Buddha statue in the world.

Kelimutu Lake
If Iceland is one of your dream destinations, try to stop by Lake Kelimutu in Ende, East Nusa Tenggara. This lake has a view similar to Lake Viti in Iceland. The atmosphere here is no less cold, so prepare warm clothes when visiting here.

Central Java Grand Mosque, Semarang
For those of you who already miss the Prophet’s Mosque, you can find a similar atmosphere at the Grand Mosque of Central Java. Not only is it magnificent and has a Javanese and Arabic architectural style, this mosque also has a giant umbrella in its yard, exactly like the oars of the Nabawi Mosque.


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