INDONESIA

Komodo National Park

Country: Indonesia | Type: Natural | Theme: Wildlife Introduction to Komodo National Park The Komodo National Park lies 200 nautical miles to the east of Bali in Indonesia. It is between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores in the Lesser Sunda Islands. This is a unique biosphere which was created from a huge volcanic uplift. It is the only area where the …

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Sangiran Museum

Sangiran Early Man Site

Country: Indonesia | Type: Cultural | Theme: Geology, Paleontology  Introduction to Sangiran Early Man Site Sangiran is a well-known archaeological excavation site located on the island of Java in Indonesia. It is in the Solo River Valley about 15km north of Surakarta. During excavations first carried out in 1936, this unique site revealed a number of fossils of some of our earliest human …

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Javan Rhino - Ujung Kulon National Park

Ujung Kulon National Park

Country: Indonesia | Type: Natural | Theme: Forest, Geology, Natural Landscape, Volcanic Introduction to Ujung Kulon National Park The Ujung Kulon National Park is located on the south-western tip of Java on the Sunda shelf. It is in the Banten province, formerly West Java. This lush jungle park is connected to the mainland by a narrow, swampy isthmus. The lowland forested national park covers an …

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Borobudur Temple

Country: Indonesia | Type: Cultural | Theme: Buddhist, Religious Structure Introduction to Borobudur Temple The Borobudur Temple Compounds are a collection of three Buddhist Temples located in Central Java, Indonesia. They are located about 40km north of Jogjakarta in an elevated area between the two volcanoes, the Sundoro-Sumbing and the Merbabu-Merapi and between the Progo and the Elo Rivers. . The spectacular temples …

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Prambanan Temple

Country: Indonesia | Type: Cultural | Theme: Hindu, Religious Structure  Introduction to Prambanan Temple Prambanan Temple is situated 18km east of Yogyakarta city in Central Java. It is the largest Hindu temple compound in Indonesia and is dedicated to Trimurti, the three highest gods in Hinduism. It is known locally as the Loro Jongrang temple, after the nearby village, or the temple of …

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Tropical Rainforests of Sumatra – volcanoes, and lakes set amidst pristine rainforest

Country: Indonesia | Type: Natural | Theme: Forest, Natural Landscape Introduction to the Tropical Rainforests of Sumatra The Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra is actually three Indonesian National Parks on the Island of Sumatra. There are individually known as the Gunung Leuser National Park, the Kerinci Seblat National Park, and the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park and together they cover 25,000 km2 of …

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