Indonesia Culture

Indonesia Culture

CULTURE: THEATER According to itypeauto, the most important part of the theatrical activity is centered on the island of Java, where traces of Buddhist and Hindu influences have remained even after Islamization. This is demonstrated by the most typical of local shows, the wayang kulit (or wayang purva), a shadow theater of which there is […]

Tropical rainforests of Sumatra (World Heritage)

Indonesia Cities and World Heritage Sites

Cultural landscape on Bali (World Heritage) The world cultural heritage protects the communities called Subak to maintain complex rice irrigation systems in Bali. Cultural landscape in Bali: facts Official title: Cultural landscape in Bali: the Subak system as a manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana philosophy Cultural monument: Centuries-old Subak system (Subak = connected water) […]

Indonesia Travel Advice

Indonesia Travel Advice

General travel information for Indonesia Continent: Asia Geographical location: Southeast Asia, an island state located between the Malay Peninsula, the Philippines and Australia in the Indian Ocean Highest elevation: Puncak Jaya in New Guinea (4,884 m above sea level) Longest river: Kapuas (1143 km) Form of government: Republic System of Government: Presidential democracy Languages: The […]