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Masjid Agung Baiturrahman
Senin, 08 Maret 2010 15:43:58
Masjid Agung Baiturrahman (Baiturrahman Great Mosque) is a masterpiece of Islamic architecture and main feature of Banda Aceh, Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam province's capital. This mosque is of great symbolic significance to the Acehnese people as a symbol of Acehnese religion and culture, especially since it survived the devastating 2004 tsunami intact. This magnificent mosque was designed by an Italian architect and built by the Dutch colonial administration as a token of reconciliation following their destruction of an older mosque during the Aceh wars. Construction...
Pura Besakih
Senin, 08 Maret 2010 09:56:59
Pura Besakih, pura terbesar dan paling suci di Bali, merupakan pusat dari semua pura yang ada di Bali. Kompleks pura di Desa Besakih, Kecamatan Rendang, Kabupaten Karangasem, ini memiliki 1 pura utama --Pura Penataran Agung-- dan 18 pura lainnya. Di Pura Penataran Agung terdapat 3 arca dewa utama Tri Murti: Brahma, Wisnu dan Siwa. Pura warisan abad ke-14 ini berdiri di perbukitan, di lereng Gunung Agung, dan berbentuk terasering: berteras-teras hingga ke puncak. Di setiap tingkatan teras terdapat beberapa pura yang punya fungsi tersendiri. Dalam setahun, berlangsung...
Pura Luhur Uluwatu
Sabtu, 06 Maret 2010 08:02:06
Located 25 kilometers south of Denpasar, its province capital, exactly in Pecatu village, Kuta South district of Badung regency, Pura Luhur Uluwatu (Uluatu temple) is a Balinese sea temple. Its location on the south westernmost precinct of this magical island guards the Balinese from the evil spirit of the ocean. It was built in the 11th century and regarded as one of the six most important temples in Bali, sad kahyangan or six great santuaries, along with Besakih. Built from dark greay coral stone (which is much harder and more durable than the volcanic tu...
Kebun Raya Bogor, Bogor Botanical Gardens
Senin, 01 Maret 2010 20:32:25
Kebun Raya Bogor or Bogor Botanical Gardens. It is a beautiful 87 hectares garden that worth for visit. Situated in Bogor city, 60 km south of Jakarta, its country-capital, Bogor Botanical Gardens is Indonesia's first and foremost botanical gardens. Bogor Botanical Gardens, today is one of the important destination, together with Bogor Palace. The garden is an important part of Bogor city providing not only employment but a large recreational area for local residents, visitors from Jakarta and many passing tourists. Dating back to Dutch colonial era, Bogor Bota...
Taman Impian Jaya Ancol
Sabtu, 13 Februari 2010 22:40:22
Built on a reclaimed land in 1962, Taman Impian Jaya Ancol or Jaya Ancol Dreamland become a Jakarta's, largest and most popular recreation park. It has all the adventures people crave for, Sea World, Fantasy World, Atlantis Water Adventure and Marina Beach. Taman Impian Jaya Ancol who stands on an area of 552 hectares, also have sea and freshwater aquariums, swimming pools, an artificial lagoon for fishing, boating, bowling, an assortment of nightclubs, restaurants, a steam-bath and massage parlors. The Ancol complex includes a Marina, Dunia Fantasi (Dufan) or Fant...
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah - TMII
Sabtu, 13 Februari 2010 13:17:26
One of spectacular Jakarta's recreation and educational place is Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII) or Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park (literally translated) or popular as Indonesia in a miniature. So the park is an ideal spot for week-end family outing and also international tourist who did not have enough time to explore Indonesia. Located in Pondok Gede village, East Jakarta municipality, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah covers 120 hectares and have play a role as a synopsis of Indonesian culture, with virtually all aspects of daily life in Indonesia's 26 (in 197...
Penataran Temple
Jumat, 25 Desember 2009 00:01:10
Located in Panataran village, Nglegok district, arround 10 km north of Blitar regency, candi Penataran or Penataran temple is the larges Hindhu temple complex in East Java province. Believed to have been under construction from the 12th Century to the 15th Century, its played a significant role in the Majapahit Kingdom, especially in its golden periods under King Hayam Wuruk. Dedicated to the god Siva, Penataran temple was in use for at least three hundred years, from the 14th to 16th centuries. Nagarakrtagama clearly indicate that Penataran temple has importance ro...
PG Kebon Agung , Pabrik Gula Kebon Agung
Rabu, 23 Desember 2009 00:43:52
Pabrik Gula (PG) Kebon Agung or Kebon Agung sugar cane factory founded by Tan Tjwan Bie in 1905, located in Kebon Agung village, Pakisaji district, Malang regency, about 5 km south of Malang. At the time, its has 1.500 tth milling capacity. Arround 1917 management of Kebon Agungsugar cane factory submitted to NV. Handel & Landbouws Maatschapij Tideman van Kerchem as directors, then the Company formed under the name NV. Kebon Agoeng Fabriek Suiker called PT PG Kebon Agung and ratified by Notary deed Hendrik Willem Hazenberg on March 20, 1918 with No. 155, and a decr...
Padepokan Seni Bagong Kussudiardja
Selasa, 22 Desember 2009 10:21:41
Launched in 2007, Yayasan Bagong Kussudiardja (YBK) or Bagong Kussudiardjo Foundation is a non-profit performing arts center in Yogyakarta that advocates the performing arts as a medium for inclusive dialogue and learning in order to stimulate the creativity of artists and the general community. Serving artists and the general public, YBK cultivates learning processes through and about the arts by presenting works of artists, facilitating their professional development, and devising programs that increase community engagement with the arts. YBK is a reflection of Ba...
Taman Sari
Kamis, 17 Desember 2009 21:23:16
Taman Sari or beautifull garden is resting house for sultan and royal families. Located about 2 km south of Yogyakarta Palace or just behind Ngasem bird market, Taman Sari built by Portuguese architect with European aquatic construction style with Javanese Symbolize ornaments. Tamansari was built in the Sultan Hamengku Buwono I in 1758. It was badly damaged due to an eartquake in 1867. Some parts of it, for instance Umbul Binangun bathing pools have been restored. Tamansari not only just a recreation, but it's also a compound of bathing pool, canals, rooms and ext...