Tourism in Indonesia is an important economic sector in Indonesia. number of foreign tourists coming to Indonesia amounted to 7 million more. Natural and cultural richness is an important component of tourism in Indonesia. Nature tourism in Indonesia has a tropical climate combination, and the third longest coastline in the world. Indonesia is also the largest archipelagic country. The beaches in Bali, dive sites in Bunaken, Mount Rinjani in Lombok, and various national parks in Sumatra are several natural tourist destination in Indonesia. Tourism in Indonesia is supported by a rich cultural heritage. Prambanan and Borobudur, Toraja, Yogyakarta, Minangkabau, and Bali is an example of cultural tourism destination in Indonesia. There are seven tourism sites in Indonesia which are included in the list of World Heritage Sites. Meanwhile, the intangible cultural heritage tourism People are puppets, keris, batik and angklung. Tourism in Indonesia‘s most frequently visited by tourists is Bali, West Java, Central Java, East Java, DKI Jakarta, North Sumatra, Lampung, South Sulawesi, South Sumatera, Banten and West Sumatra. Most of the tourists visiting Indonesia for a vacation destination, while others are for business purposes. Management of tourism in Indonesia, and the national policy, government affairs in the field of culture and tourism in Indonesia organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Indonesia.
Tourism object in Indonesia
Indonesia has the richest coral reefs in the world with more than 18% of the world’s coral reefs, Raja Ampat in West Papua is the largest marine park in Indonesia which has a wide variety of marine life and is known as a great location for scuba diving, because of its view that reach up to 30 meters during the day. The results of research to find at least 1300 species of fish, 600 species of coral and 700 species of shellfish in the area of Raja Ampat. Bunaken is located in North Sulawesi has a 25 point dive to depths of up to 1556 meters. Nearly 70% of fish species in the western Pacific can be found in the park. Coral reefs in the park was called seven times more variable than Hawaii. Some other famous locations for diving include: Wakatobi, Nusa Penida, Karimunjawa, Derawan and the Thousand Islands.
There are 50 national parks in Indonesia, six of which are included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mount Bromo in East Java Province is known as a location for tourism in Indonesia. Locations tourism in Indonesia else who famous in the area West Java is the Gunung Tangkuban Parahu who located in the Subang. Diversity of flora and fauna that exist throughout the Indonesia archipelago made suitable for development of agrotourism in indonesia.
Some dance performances are internationally renowned, for example, the Ramayana tells of Rama trip and staged at Prambanan Temple complex. Batubulan Tourism Village is located in Sukawati, Gianyar is a village that is often used for performances Barongan Dance, Kecak and Legong Dance. In recent years several cities in Java began developing the concept of fashion carnival. Jember Fashion Carnaval are routinely held in Jember, East Java. Other fashion carnival that focuses on the theme of batik, is the Solo Batik Carnival. In addition to the carnival fashion, There is also a carnival held to mark the anniversary of the city, such as those held in the city of Yogyakarta as Jogja Java Carnival and in Jakarta, with the name Jak Carnival which is held regularly every month in June.