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Where to stay in Ambon, Maluku Province: List of Hotels

Amaris Hotel Ambon**
Alamat : Jalan Diponegoro 82-84, Ambon
Telepon : 0911 348777
Fax : 0911 342 555
Email :

Amans Hotel (Ambon Manise)
Alamat : Jl. Pantai Mardika No. 53A Ambon, Maluku 97123
Telepon : 0911 353888
Fax : 0911 354492
Email :

Hotel Baguala Bay
Alamat : Jl. Raya Waitatiri Ambon, Maluku Indonesia
Telepon : 0911 362 717
Email :

Swiss-Belhotel Ambon
Alamat : Jl. Benteng Kapaha no. 88 Ambon 97124 – Indonesia
Telepon : 0911 322 888
Fax : 0911 322 777
Email :

Hotel Mutiara Ambon
Alamat : Jl. Raya Pattimura No. 12 Ambon.
Telepon : 0911 353075
Fax : 0911 352 171
Email :

Aston Natsepa Ambon Resort & Spa
Alamat : Suli Salahatu Maluku Tengah 97582
Telepon : 0911 362555
Fax : 0911 362111
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Manise Hotel
Alamat : Jl. W. R. Supratman No. 1 Ambon 97124, I
Telepon : 0911 341445, 3515
Fax : 0911 341054, 3541
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Where to stay in Manokwari, West Papua Province: List of Hotels

Swiss-Belhotel Manokwari Jl. Yos Sudarso No. 8 Manokwari
Billy Jaya Hotel Jl Merdeka No. 57, Manokwari.
Holiday Park Hotel Jl. Pahlawan No 88.
Mansinam Beach Resort Hotel Jl. Pasir putih No 7, Kenari Tinggi, Papua.
Aston Manokwari Ocean Deluxe Jl Raya Esau Sesa, Sangun Hill Block B Manokwari (close by Airport)

Come and Visit Lasiana Beach in Kupang, NTT Province

Lasiana beach opened to the public around 1970. Since improvements by the Department of Tourism NTT  by building various facilities in 1986, foreign tourists started visiting Lasiana beach. According to the local government development plan of Kupang,  Lasiana beach will become Flobamora Cultural Park, the designation refers to a whole tribe near Lasiana, namely Flores, Sumba, Timor and Alor. 
Lopo-lopo is a common sight in the beach of Lasiana . Lopo-lopo is the local name for the cottage which was built to resemble an umbrella with a pole from the trunk of a palm tree or wood and roofed with palm, coconut or palm fronds, and reeds. It ma also have zinc roof outer shell coated fibers, coconut or palm fronds and reeds. The sloping beach has an area of about 3.5 ha or 35. 065 m2 with cool air shaded by coconut trees and 65 230 old palm tree which is still productive. Fine white sandy beaches, blue sea, clear water with waves that roll in small and quiet. The beauty of this be…

Tourist Destination in East Nusa Tenggara : Kelimutu Lake


Krakatau Festival 2018: Collective Memories Of Krakatau Eruption August 27, 1883.

Modern history records the Krakatoa eruption in August 27 1883 as one of the most deadly volcanic eruptions in recent times. It took the life of more than 36,000 people. Many died as a result of thermal injury from the blasts and many more were victims of the tsunamis that followed the collapse of the volcano into the caldera below sea level.
After more than a century, people in the southern part of Sumatera island, now administratively known as Lampung province,  preserve collective memories of the catastrophic event by conducting Krakatau Festival annually. In the social context,  Krakatau Festival 2018 is intentionally held by the provincial government of Lampung to pass on the pooled information of the eruption and the aftermaths to younger generation in Indonesia in general, Lampung province in particular.
Lampung Krakatau Festival is the core event of Lampung regional tourism which is held every year, in 2018 stepping on the 28th implementation. Aside from being an…

The World recognized Two More Old Manuscrips From Indonesia

UNESCO in its meeting from 18th to 21st of May 2015 in South Korea decided Negarakertagama and Babad Diponegoro as Memory of the World or the world heritage along with other 52 inscriptions from other countries. The decision has confirmed the world recognition toward documentary heritages of Indonesia.

Negarakertagama manuscrip was written by Rakawi Prapanca or Mpu Prapancaanu in the era of Majapahit Kingdom between 1350 to 1389. It was found by the Dutch scholar, Dr J Brandes, in Cakranegara Palace Lombok before burnt down by the Dutch troops in the Dutch colonization war 1893.The manuscript was returned to Indonesia in 1974.

The manuscript unfolds the victoriuos years of the Majapahit Kingdom when the King Hayam Wuruk with his admiral Gajahmada succeeded in transforming the kingdom to become a big, dignified, properous and progressive. Despite in 14 centuries, Negarakartagama had brought modern ideas about social justice, freedom in the beliefs, security, and the importance of upho…

Visit Festival of International Museum Day and 237th Year of Indonesia's National Museum

Agenda of the Festival of International Museum Day and the 237th year of Indonesia's National museum 2015 "Museums For A Sustainable Community: National Museum and Community Role" :
April 24, the opening of festival ;May 17, fun walk;May 17 - 25, bazar at the Museum;May 18, 20, 22, kids fashion show;May 19, 21,23 Singing for Indonesia;May 23 & 24 , Workshop & Demontration of traditional kid games;April - May 20 , Short Movie Competition for high school students;May 25, celebration of International Museum Day Festival & 237th Year of National Museum of Infonesia.

Tourist Destinations in Central Java Province

Ambarawa Railway Museum
Location: Ambarawa.Description: There are a collection of old railroad made in the Netherlands and Germany.

Ambarawa Museum
Location: in the town of Ambarawa.Description: The museum was established in 1974 in memory of the fighters against the Netherlands at the time of physical revolution of 1945. The museum collects include a statue of a hero, war vehicles, guns and all the war equipment used during the physical revolution.

Complex Gedong Songo
Location: districts sumowono 12 km from the town of Ambarawa.Description: The temple which was built in the mid-century. These temples are located as many as nine separate pieces between the temple each other temples. From the high temple complex, can see the town of Ambarawa and Rawapening with beautiful scenery around it.

Mesjid Agung Demak
Location: The city of DemakDescription: The oldest mosque in the island of Java in the wake of the spreader is Wali Songo Islamic religion with the traditional structure. North sid…

Central Java Province: Brief Information

The capital city : Semarang

Established: July 4, 1950

Legal basis: Act.No.70 / 1950

Geographic Location : Java (6ºLS-9ºLS and 108º-112ºBT)

Vehicle Number Plate mark: H (Semarang), AD (Surakarta), AA (Ex Karisidenan Kedu), G (Pekalongan), K (Pati), R (Banyumas)

Total area: 34 966 km².

Airport: Ahmad Yani (Semarang) and Adi Sumarno (Solo), Cepu(Cepu), and Tunggul Wulung (Cilacap)

Seaport: Tanjung Mas (Semarang), Pelabuahan Tegal and Cilacap.

Heroes: Nyi Ageng Serang, Kyai Haji Samanhudi, RAKartini, Dr.Cipto Mangunkusomo, Mgr.A.Sugiyopranoto Sj, Prof.DR.Suharso, etc.

Public and Private Higher Education: University of Diponegoro (Diponegoro University), University of General Sudirman,Eleven University in March, IAIN Wali Songo, Semarang State University (UNES), Indonesian Arts College (STSI)

Typical Food: Lumpia, Ampyang, Banjar Yellow Rice, Nasi Gandul, knapsack, Tempe Mendoan, Soto Kudus, Rice Angkringan, Pecel catfish, etc.

Tourism Object: Borobudur Temple, Mount Dieng, Demak Mosque, Batu Rade…

Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) Province : Brief Information

The capital city of Yogyakarta : Yogyakarta

Established: March 4, 1950

Legal basis: ACT No.3 / 1950

Geographical Position : Java (7º- 9º S and 110º-111ºE)

Vehicle Number Plate mark: AB

Total area: 3,142 km².

Airport: Adisucipto

Seaports: -

Heroes: Prince Diponegoro, Sultan Agung Hanyokrokusumo, Ki Hajar Dewantara, Dr.Wahidin Sudiro Husodo, Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX, Mangkubumi (Hamengkubuwono I).
Public and Private Higher Education: University of Gajah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta State University, (UNJ Yogyakarta), the Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI), IAIN Sunan Kalidjaga,

Typical Food: Bapia, Gudeg Yogyakarta, Bantul Geplak, Ayam Bakar Kalasan, etc.
Destinations: Keraton Jogjakarta, Parang Tritis, Taman Sari Water Castle, Baron Beach Krakal, Kukup Beach, Goa Kiskendo, Kota Gede, Kali Urang, Prambanan, Monument of Prince Diponegoro (sasana wiratama), Sermo Reservoir, etc.

Historical Heritage:1. Kalasan.2. Prambanan.3. Temple Parwa.4. Petilasan Ratu Boko.5. Inscription Kalasan.6. Keraton Jogj…