7 Wonders of the World in Indonesia,-CAndi Borobudur is one of the 7 wonders of the world in Indonesia. Of course, Borobudur Temple National Park has its own charm to domestic and foreign tourists.
7 Wonders of the World in Indonesia,
Nasioanal Park Borobudur Temple is one of the tourist destinations that you must visit when traveling to Magelang or Yogyakarta.
Borobudur Temple Tourism Park is located in the city of Magelang, Central Java Province, Indonesia. The location is not too far from Yogyakarta City, by driving for about 1 hour using two-wheeled or four-wheeled vehicles.
As quoted jurnalaktual.com from several sources, this temple was founded by adherents of mahayana Buddhism around the 800s AD during the reign of the Shailendra Dynasty.
Borobudur Temple has an amazingly beautiful view, as well as one of the largest Buddhist monuments in Indonesia and even in the world. It has a very strong cultural element of buddhists.
There are three levels in the temple structure, each of which symbolizes human life, the lower part of the temple is Kamadhatu, the middle part of the temple is Rupadhatu, and the top of the temple is Arupadhatu.
The entrance fee to Borobudur Temple National Park area is Rp50,000 for adults and Rp25,000 for children.
Furthermore, visitors are required to walk about 2 KM to go to the area around the temple.
If you don’t want to walk, visitors can ride the Tayo car provided by the manager with a ticket fee of RP20,000 per person and one way.
The scenery in the area around the temple is also no less interesting, there are many interesting and unique photo spots in the area around the Borobudur Temple National Park.
In addition, in the arena of Borobudur Temple National Park, there are several other spots that you must visit when visiting here.
There are several museums that can be visited by tourists, including borobudur museum. To enter here tourists are free of charge.
Muri Museum with an entrance fee of Rp5,000, and Samudraraksa Ship Museum there are samudraraksa ships that have sailed the ocean and you can ride it at a cost of Rp. 100 thousand.
In addition to the museum, there is also an elephant cage managed in the temple area, located not far from the place where Tayo’s car is driven to go outside the temple area.
In this area, visitors can see, feed, and ride the elephants in the cage area.
Borobudur Temple National Park can certainly be a reference for the next tourist destination, and don’t forget to comply with health protocols.
Then there is Komodo Island located in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), and a few years ago it entered the New 7 Wonders.
This is because, the island of Trersebut is the natural habitat of Komodo dragons which are ancient animals that are still alive and preserved today.
In addition to komodo dragons, this island also holds exotic flora with a variety of sepang wood which is used by local residents as a medicine and coloring agent for clothes, this nitak tree or sterculia oblongata is believed to be useful as medicine and the seeds are savory and delicious like peas.
Komodo Island is also accepted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, because it is within the territory of the Komodo National Park, along with Rinca Island, Padar Island and Gili Motang. And there are many other beauties that you can get on this one island.
Then there are the Jayawijaya mountains in Papua. Jayawijaya is the highest mountain range in Indonesia, with its highest peak being Puncak Jaya 4,884 meters from sea level (MDPL). At the top of the Jayawijaya mountains, there is eternal snow.
The eternal snow at the top of Jayawiajay is the only snow that falls in the tropics. But unfortunately, the more you come here, the numbers are getting thinner due to global warming.
In fourth place is Lake Toba which is included in the list of wonders of the world located in Indonesia. Lake Toba is located in North Sumatra. This lake was formed due to the eruption of Mount Toba about 69,000 to 77,000 years ago.
This eruption is the largest explosive eruption on Earth in the last 25 million years. According to the Toba disaster theory, this eruption had a great impact on human populations around the world; the impact of the eruption killed most of the humans living at that time and is believed to have caused population shrinkage in middle eastern Africa and India thus affecting the genetics of human populations around the world until now.
Until now, Lake Toba has become the number 2 largest volcanic lake in Southeast Asia. Not only that, the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy also designated Lake Toba as Indonesia’s super priority destination.
Oh yes, in the Lake Toba area there is also the highest waterfall attraction in Indonesia, namely sipiso-piso waterfall. In addition, there are also a number of other interesting tourist destinations.
For those of you who like to go up the mountain, of course, you will not miss the sensation of climbing to Mount Ijen, Banyuwangi, Bondowoso, East Java. Here there is an extraordinary miracle, namely there is a blu fire (blue flame) that emerges from its crater which is one of the most unique natural phenomena in Indonesia.
This mountain has an altitude of 2,386 meters above sea level and is located side by side with Mount Merapi. Mount Ijen last erupted in 1999.
For those of you who want to see the blue fire must arrive before sunrise. This mountaineering can start from two places, namely from Banyuwangi or from Bondowoso. Interestingly again along the way you will meet the sulfur miners.
Not only that, if you are exhausted and can no longer afford to climb some of them also offer ojeg to get to the crater. Not using a motorbike, but you will ride a stoler that miners usually use to pick up sulfur. The cost varies, but try to give more tips because this is the toughest ojeg, you know.
The next wonder of the world in Indonesia is Rafflesia Arnoldii, and it is one of the biggest flowers, you know. Precisely located on the island of Sumatra, Kalimantan and in Bogor, West Java. Indonesia is also its natural habitat.
Dubbed the largest flower in the world, because it has a fairly large diameter and can reach a meter. A distinctive feature of this flower has a sharp odor. This uniqueness makes it one of the wonders of the world in Indonesia.
Initially, Rafflesia arnoldii was discovered in 1818 by Dr. Joseph Arnold and Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, in the tropical forests of Sumatra. This flower was first discovered in a place near the Manna River, Lubuk Tapi, South Bengkulu Regency, so Bengkulu is known as Bumi Rafflesia.
It was a guide who worked on Dr. Joseph Arnold who discovered this giant flower for the first time. Dr. Joseph Arnold himself was on an expedition led by Thomas Stamford Raffles. So the naming of the flower Rafflesia arnoldii is based on the combined name of Thomas Stamford Raffles as the leader of the expedition and Dr. Joseph Arnold as the inventor of the flower