Top Tourist Places to Visit in Bogor, Indonesia, Asia

Top Tourist Places to Visit in Bogor, Indonesia, Asia

Bogor is a city in West Java province in Indonesia and situated on the mountain. Bogor is also called as rain city, as it receives rain throughout the year and located at an elevation 290 meters above the sea level and remains cooler than other parts of Indonesia. Bogor is home for various industries and major industries in Bogor are automotive chemical and food industries. Bogor is densely populated cities in Indonesia and growing city as well.

Bogor is enclosed by Cisarua, Citeureup, Cibinong, Kemang, Rumpin, Parung, Depok, Gunung Putri and Sukabumi.  Zip code of Bogor is 16111 and coordinates are 6.5833° S, 106.7833° E.


History of Bogor:

History of Bogor dates back 5th century and it was the part of Tarumangara kingdom and later this region was occupied by Sunda kingdom and over the years it became the largest city in Indonesia. This region was completely destroyed in the year 1579 by Sultanate of Banten and continued unoccupied for decades. In 17th century Dutch invaded the Bogor and took control over the region and it was ruled by Netherlands as well.


Tourism in Bogor:

Bogor is situated at an elevation of 590 meters above the sea level and this mountain region is surrounded by natural charm and tourists from several places visit this region throughout the year. Bogor follows Indonesian culture and some of the restaurants in Bogor offer the authentic Chinese and Indonesian dishes.


Places of interest in Bogor:

Tirta Sanita:

This site is situated at the distance of 25 Kms from centre of Bogor city in Parung Gunung Sindur village and this spot is famous for picnic and there is a hot water spring this region and it is believed that this spring cures the various skin disorders.


Bogor Botanical Garden:

This is one of the famed and mesmerizing botanical garden in Indonesia and this garden is home from more than 15,000 species of plants, trees, orchids and ponds and visited by thousands of tourists from around the world.


  The Cathedral:

This is the ancient building in Bogor, formally called as Gereja Santa perawan maria and this cathedral was constructed between the 19th and 20th centuries by the Dutch.


Baby Zoo:

This zoo is the one of the biggest zoos in Indonesia and there are number of animals and some of the endangered animals are also found in this zoo. There are trekking, camping and safari facilities in the zoo.


Other places to visit in Bogor:

  • Puncak
  • In Memorial monument of Olivia Mariamne
  • Kebun Raya Bogor
  • Pasar Bogor
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Bogor Palace
  • Kebun Raya


Best time to visit Bogor:

Bogor is located on the mountain and climate is pleasant throughout the year and best time to visit Bogor is between the months of October to March.


How to Reach Bogor?

By Air:

The nearest airport is Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, situated at the distance of 83 Kms from center of the Bogor city and this airport serves to cities like Beijing, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Manila, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur and Australia and major other cities.


By Train:

There are number of trains which operate from Jakarta to Bogor everyday and Bogor station also receives the train from other neighboring cities as well.


By Sea:

Jakarta harbor is located at the distance of 64 Kms from Bogor and tourists can also arrive to Jakarta from various cities in Indonesia and neighboring counties through ships and from the harbor tourists can board bus or hire taxis to reach Bogor.


Hotels in Bogor:

Bogor is one of the beautiful places to visit and situated on the mountain and visited by thousands of tourists. Hotels in this region range from $ 30 to $ 250 and above per night and few hotels located in the front of the mountains and offers the great view of the surrounding. Some of the hotels in Bogor are listed here below:

  • Hotel Salak The Heritage
  • Padjadjaran Suites
  • Rancamaya Golf & Country Club
  • Villa Aman Adem
  • Rukun Senior Living
  • Aston Bogor Hotel and Resort
  • Hotel Mirah Sartika
  • The Poencer Hotel
  • SBTH Boutique Hotel
  • Bumi Tapos Resort
  • Jayakarta Cisarua

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