1. Statue of Jesus, Toraja = Cristo Redentor, Brazil
Statue of Jesus, Toraja = Cristo Redentor, Brazil
Have you ever seen the tallest Jesus statue in the world in Brazil? At the top of Mount Corcovado is the iconic Cristo Redentor (Statue of Christ the Redeemer). If Brazil is still too far from your vacation budget, you can move closer to Toraja because in Toraja there is also a Jesus Statue located at Buntu Burake Peak.
With a height reaching 40 meters, the statue of Jesus in Toraja managed to beat the height of the statue of Jesus in Brazil (only 38 meters). Besides enjoying the beauty of the statue, you can also enjoy the beautiful view from the top of the hill with the cool air typical of the mountains. It is guaranteed that Indonesian tourism is very similar to foreign tourism.
2. Sleeping Buddha Statue, Mojokerto = Sleeping Buddha, Thailand
Sleeping Buddha Statue, Mojokerto = Sleeping Buddha, Thailand
Known as the Land of a Thousand Pagodas, Thailand has many Buddha statues as well as temples. One of the popular ones is the gold-plated sleeping Buddha statue known as the Sleeping Buddha in the Hatyai area, Southern Thailand. This Buddha statue is located in the tourist area of Wat Pho.
There is no need to go to Thailand because Indonesia also has a similar statue in Mahavihara Majapahit, Trowulan, Mojokerto City. Actually, Indonesia has 4 similar statues scattered in various regions. However, the one in Mojokerto is the largest with a length of 22 meters, a width of 6 meters, and a height of 4.5 meters. No less cool is this Indonesian tour?.
3. Kawah Putih, Bandung = Lake Rotorua, New Zealand
Kawah Putih, Bandung = Lake Rotorua, New Zealand
New Zealand has Lake Rotorua, a natural volcanic hot spring that is hidden in the middle of dense forest. Indonesia also has a similar tourist destination, namely Kawah Putih in Bandung.
Located in a mountainous area, Kawah Putih, which was formed from the eruption of Mount Patuha, has greenish white water due to a mixture of sulfur. In addition, the land is also white, making the view in Kawah Putih so serene. The fog in the crater also adds to the dramatic effect of the photo. Perfect for a weekend getaway with the family!
4. Brown Canyon, Semarang = Grand Canyon, United States
Brown Canyon, Semarang = Grand Canyon, United States
Dreaming of exploring the magnificent Grand Canyon in the United States but still saving money? You can go to Brown Canyon in Semarang to 'warm up'. This place is a mining location for sand, soil, and rock. This Indonesian tourist spot is very similar to foreign tourism. The former mining activity has left majestic and Instagram-able cliffs a la the Grand Canyon. No wonder many people then come to Brown Canyon to hunt for cool photos here.
5. Cibodas Botanical Garden, Cianjur = Tokyo, Japan
Cibodas Botanical Garden, Cianjur = Tokyo, Japan
Want to see the cherry blossoms bloom, but still not enough savings for a vacation to Japan? No need to be sad, just take a vacation to Cibodas Cianjur Botanical Garden to see the cherry blossoms.
This botanical garden has hundreds of cherry trees of various types that will bloom around January-March. So, you don't need to go far on vacation to Tokyo to enjoy the hanami tradition or the tradition of seeing cherry blossoms blooming in Japan.