Top 10 Attractions in Java (2018)


1. Borobudur Temple


📁 Ancient Temple, Architecture, Historic
📍 Magelang, Central Java

Borobudur Temple – Highlights

  • Magnificent ancient Buddhist temple
  • Thousands of elaborate relief panels
  • Hundreds of stupas and Buddha statues
  • Indonesia’s World Heritage Site

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 06:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 325,000 IDR
  • Children (3-10): 195,000 IDR

🌐 Main Website


2. Prambanan Temples


📁 Ancient Temple, Architecture, Historic
📍 Prambanan, Yogyakarta

Prambanan Temples – Highlights

  • Marvellous Hindu temple complex
  • Intricate reliefs of the Ramayana epic
  • Hundreds of exceptional structures
  • Indonesia’s World Heritage Site

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 06:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 325,000 IDR
  • Children (3-10): 195,000 IDR

🌐 Main Website


3. Ijen Crater


📁 Volcano, Lake, Nature
📍 Banyuwangi, East Java

Ijen Crater – Highlights

  • Stunning turquoise acidic crater lake
  • Blue sulphuric flames at the crater
  • Sunrise views with mountain setting
  • Sights of local sulfur miners working

Entrance Fee

  • Weekdays: 100,000 IDR
  • Weekends: 150,000 IDR

4. Mount Bromo


📁 Volcano, Panorama, Nature
📍 Malang, East Java

Mount Bromo – Highlights

  • Majestic active volcano in East Java
  • Breathtaking mountainous landscape
  • Spectacular sunrise over the mountains
  • Incredible backdrop of Mount Semeru

Entrance Fee

  • Weekdays: 220,000 IDR
  • Weekends: 320,000 IDR

5. Mount Merapi


📁 Volcano, Panorama, Nature
📍 Yogyakarta

Mount Merapi – Highlights

  • The most active volcano in Indonesia
  • Frequent smokes from the mountaintop
  • Breathtaking view from observation decks
  • Adventurous tour following the lava’s path

Entrance Fee

  • General: 150,000 IDR

6. White Crater


📁 Lake, Volcano, Nature
📍 Bandung, West Java

White Crater – Highlights

  • Magnificent acidic crater lake
  • Calming sky-blue lake colour
  • Wonderful natural landscape
  • Nearby lush strawberry fields

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:30 – 15:30

Entrance Fee

  • General: 50,000 IDR

7. Batu Secret Zoo


📁 Zoo, Animal, Entertainment
📍 Batu, East Java

Batu Secret Zoo – Highlights

  • Massive zoo with play areas
  • Remarkably diverse animals
  • Educational fauna museum
  • Recreational family activities

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 10:00 – 18:00

Entrance Fee

  • Weekdays: 75,000 IDR
  • Weekends: 105,000 IDR

8. Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park (Taman Mini)


📁 Park, Museum, Architecture, Entertainment
📍 Jakarta

Taman Mini – Highlights

  • Extensive park showcasing Indonesia’s diverse culture
  • Miniature replica of all Indonesian islands in the lake
  • Rich collection of Indonesian vernacular architectures
  • Tons of museums, gardens, and recreational activities

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 22:00
  • Museums: Closed at 16:00 / 17:00
  • Activities: Closed at 17:00 / 18:00
  • Each museum & activity has its own opening hours

Entrance Fee

  • General: 10,000 IDR
  • Museums: 2,000 – 20,000 IDR
  • Activities: 15,000 – 60,000 IDR
  • Each museum & activity has its own entrance fee

9. Lawang Sewu


📁 Architecture, Historic, Museum
📍 Semarang, Central Java

Lawang Sewu – Highlights

  • Historical landmark in Central Java
  • Beautiful Dutch colonial architecture
  • Exhibits on Indonesia’s railway history
  • Magnificent stained glass & staircases

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 21:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 10,000 IDR
  • Children (3-12): 5,000 IDR

10. National Monument (Monas)


📁 Monument, Observation Deck, Museum
📍 Jakarta

National Monument – Highlights

  • The national monument of Indonesia
  • Dioramas & reliefs of Indonesian history
  • Panoramic view of the city’s skyline
  • Historic sculptures in landscaped park

Opening Hours

  • Museum & Observation Deck
    • Mon: Closed
    • Tue-Fri: 08:00 – 16:00, 19:00 – 22:00
    • Sat, Sun: 08:00 – 16:00, 19:00 – 00:00
  • Park (Merdeka Square)
    • Daily: 07:00 – 00:00

Entrance Fee

  • Museum: 5,000 IDR
  • Observation Deck: 10,000 IDR
  • Park: Free admission

Map of Top 10 Attractions in Java



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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 6 September 2017
Last Updated: 6 March 2018

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