Indonesia is one of states in the world that identical with interesting tourist destination. Surely, Indonesian people and tourist have already known about tourist destination that they must be visited to spend their time for holiday. Tourist destination in Indonesia can be classified in three categories; historical, culinary, and beautiful scenery. Historical tourist destination in Indonesia can be seen in Prambanan Temple. Prambanan Temple is one of the largest Hindu temple relics in Indonesia. This temple is located in 17 km from Yokyakarta downtown.
Prambanan Temple keeps many histories and legend that success makes tourist become curious. The tourist can see and follow Ramayana’s story on guard rail wall relief of main temple ( Siwa Temple ). Inside Siwa Temple keeps Roro Jonggrang statue. It’s a very beautiful statue. According to legend, Roro Jonggrang was a King’s daughter. There was Bandung Bondowoso who wanted to marry Jonggrang, but she tried to reject his request with make one requirement. Her requirement was making one thousand temples in one night.
Bandung almost completed her request, but Jonggrang succeed make Bandung’s work fail. Automatically, he was angry and cursed Jonggrang into statue. All of this legend can be found in Museum building of Prambanan Temple. To see the beauty of the temple and follow the history of this temple are ways to attract tourist come to see Prambanan Temple. Culinary tourist destination can be found in Bandung City. Bandung City is one of cities in Indonesia which has many delicious foods. There are typical foods in Bandung City ; Siomay, Colenak, Peuyeum, Batagor, and Surabi.
Siomay and Batagor are very familiar foods for other countries in Indonesia. But Colenak, Peuyeum, and Surabi are just available in Bandung City. Tourist likes to try the taste of foods in Bandung city so they come there. In this city also have various foods from other foreign city such as Chinese food, Korean food, Japanese food, and Thailand food. Tourist and Indonesian people can eat these foreign foods without having to go overseas, they can find these foods in Bandung. Besides delicious taste of the foods, food hygiene is also guaranteed in this city.
The last is tourist destination to see beautiful scenery. The beautiful scenery can be seen in Bromo mountain. This mountain is located in East Java. Because of the beautiful scenery, many people make this mountain into a tourist destination. Sunrise can be seen in climbing mountain. To reach this isn’t an easy thing to be done. People must through a place that resembles a desert. This place can make people get lost. So many people hire hardtop car which is driven by particular person. Bromo mountain also has another scenery, that is crater and sea of sand.
The sea of sand is located in the foot of this mountain. To pass this sea of sand, people must hire a horse for Rp 70. 000 – Rp 100. 000. The crater can be looked if people have already in the top of Bromo mountain. To reach the top, people must be passed 250 stairs. It’s a quite tough challenge. Up there, people can also see the shrine in the middle of sea of sand. It’s a really rare and incredible scenery that tourist can see. That’s all about categories of tourist destination in Indonesia.
Prambanan Temple, Bandung City, and Bromo Mountain are exciting tourist destination that Indonesia has. Prambanan Temple keeps many histories, Bandung City is a city which rich in variety of foods, and Bromo Mountain is famous mountain with the beautiful scenery. As an Indonesian person, I am very proud with variety of tourist destinations that Indonesia having now. I think cleanliness of the place must be maintained so that tourists outside from Indonesia like to visit these tourist destinations that I have already written in the each paragraph.