Java is one of the main islands in Indonesia and is slowly turning into a hub for both business as well as travel. It is teeming with culture, food and arts which are hard to miss. Given below are some places you must visit of you are travelling to Java for the very first time.
Baturaden is home to an Amazon like waterfalls which does takes quiet some effort to get to but will all seem worth it in the end. It is one of those places which leaves you awe struck with its beauty.
Java, and Indonesia as a whole, is home to several temples but one that is very popular and also a UNESCO heritage site is the temple at Prambanan. The temple does seem to brood a bit but there is something about it that mesmerises you and you simply get drawn towards it. It happens to be the largest temple in the region of Southeast Asia.
This particular place has beautiful sun kissed white sand beaches. You can go diving or snorkelling in the pristine water or simply laze around at the beach. Irrespective of what you choose to do, you will definitely enjoy your time here.
Mount Bromo is one of the several volcanoes that you will find on the island but it has been widely accepted that this particular volcanic mountain is the most famous one particularly for the beautiful view it provides. The sunrise is most beautiful at this volcano.
This is truly Java’s heart offering everything from shopping areas to arts and culture to culinary delights. You can even hike up the ruins of the Mount Merapi if you are one of the adventurous kind. Do check out the Kraton Palace and Water Castle while you are there.
Bandung is a place meant specifically for shopping. There are factory outlets, stores and local shops which all offer great stuff at exceptional prices. It is especially famous for clothing and factory outlets for designer products, jeans and even electronics.
This highland is a place that is meant for trekking. It is cooler compared to most of the places in Java and is very laid back. You can come here if you are looking for a short break from all the adventure.
Java has so much going on that you will definitely find something that you love to do.
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