Indonesia – Java East and Central (Surabaya, Semarang)

VISITED BY: 800 NOMADS
What to do here
 
 World Heritage Sites
  • Borobudur Temple Compounds
  • Sangiran Early Man Site
 Tentative WHS
  • Semarang Old Town (30/01/2015)
  • Trowulan - Former Capital City of Majapahit Kingdom (06/10/2009)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Dieng Plateau
  • Kawah Ijen
  • Mount Bromo
 Islands
  • Java
  • Madura
 Borders
  • Indonesia except Papua (sea border/port)
 XL
  • Bawean Island
 Cities of Asia and Oceania
  • Kediri
  • Malang
  • Pekalongan
  • Semarang
  • Surabaya
  • Surakarta
 World Cities and Popular Towns
  • Malang
  • Semarang
  • Surabaya
 Airports
  • Malang (MLG)
  • Semarang (SRG)
  • Solo (SOC)
  • Surabaya (SUB)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Argo Network (Java)
  • Cepu Forest Railway
 Museums
  • Batu: Museum Angkut and Movie Star Studio
  • Kota Batu: Bagong Adventure Museum Body
  • Kota Batu: D'Topeng Kingdom Museum
  • Kota Batu: Museum Musik Dunia
  • Kota Batu: Museum Satwa
  • Malang: Museum Malang Tempo Doeloe
  • Semarang: Indonesian World Records Museum
  • Semarang: Museum Ronggowarsito
  • Surabaya: Bank Indonesia Museum
  • Surabaya: Blockbuster Museum Surabaya
  • Surabaya: Indonesian Cancer Museum
  • Surabaya: Museum Kesehatan Dr. Adhyatma MPH
  • Surabaya: November 10th Museum
  • Surabaya: Surabaya Museum
  • Surakarta: National Press Monument
  • Surakarta: Radya Pustaka Museum
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Sumenep: Kraton Sumenep
  • Surakarta: Fort Vastenburg
  • Surakarta: Surakarta Royal Palace
 Religious Temples
  • Malang: Tiban Mosque
  • Muntilan: Borobudur
  • Semarang: Great Mosque of Central Java
  • Semarang: Sam Poo Kong Temple
  • Surabaya: Al-Akbar Mosque
  • Surabaya: Cheng Ho Mosque
 World of Nature
  • Bromo Tengger Semeru
  • Meru Betiri
 Festivals
  • Kesodo (Kasada)
  • Solo Batik Carnival
 Experiences
  • Experience Pencak Silat training
  • Play/hear angklung
  • Taste Nasi goreng
 Entertainment/Things to do
  • Semarang: Lawang Sewu
  • Semarang: Old City 3D Trick Art Museum
  • Surabaya: House of Sampoerna
 Zoos
  • Malang: Batu Secret Zoo
 Planetariums
  • Surabaya: Loka Jala Crana Planetarium
 Lighthouses
  • Semarang: Semarang Lighthouse
 Beaches
  • Java: Karimunjawa Beach
  • Karimunjawa Islands Beaches
 Waterfalls
  • Grojogan Sewu Waterfall
  • Sedudo waterfall
 Caves
  • Gong Cave
  • Tiger Cave
 Malls/Department Stores
  • Surabaya: Tunjungan Plaza
 Markets
  • Solo: Pasar Triwindu
 Monuments
  • Surabaya: Jalesveva Jayamahe
 Maritime/Ship Museums
  • Surabaya: KRI Pasopati (410)
 Railway Museums
  • Ambarawa: Ambarawa Railway Museum
 Vehicle Museums
  • Batu: Museum Angkut
 The Dark Side
  • Sidoarjo mud flow
 Bizzarium
  • Magelang: Chicken Church
2015 Unesco 800 AD Borobudur
Agreeable urban hellhole?
Bromo volcano eruption
Ngliyep Beach - one of many, not so crowded
Ngreco Fish Kiosk
Sailing through Java
Sempu Island - Ko Phi Phi of Indonesia, still pristine
Submarine in the city centre
Mt. Bromo, Java, Indonesia
2015 UNESCO 1891-1934 Sangiran Early Man Site
Sukamade - turtle conservatory