"Java - Pulau Jawa" Top 5 Page for this destination Java by SLLiew

Java Travel Guide: 67 reviews and 130 photos



Java is the most important island and with the highest population density island of Indonesia.

Although Bahasa Indonesia is the official language, Javanese is widely spoken together with other major languages and dialects.

I travelled overland from Jakarta to the eastern tipe of Java to take a boat across the Sunda Straits to Bali.



Java is a fascinating and culturally diverse islands with volcano tops, forested hills and beautiful beaches.

You have not been to Indonesia if you have not visit Java. Bali is like Hawaii whereas Java is like California and New York.

Do visit this fascinating land and island of Java.

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  • FridgeMagnet's Profile Photo
    Jul 9, 2011 at 6:13 AM

    Thanks for the pages SLLiew. I am going to Indonesia but cannot make up my mind between staying on Java or going to Bali!

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Aug 10, 2010 at 1:48 PM

    The scenery on Mt. Bromo and the sunrise must have been fabulous. YOu took good pictures and comments are nice.

  • csordila's Profile Photo
    Feb 19, 2010 at 9:17 AM

    Dozens of volcanoes, amazing scenic rides, largest Buddhist monument in the world and so on; Java is really a place to visit. Best. L.

  • Pinat's Profile Photo
    Jul 23, 2009 at 11:49 PM

    I believe Indonesia has so much to offer, Java & Borobudur being one of the many examples. Hope to make it there one day. Cheers, Pinar

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Feb 14, 2009 at 9:55 PM

    Borobudur --- hopefully I get to see this someday! You think it should have been among new seven wonders?

  • nora_south_africa's Profile Photo
    Apr 30, 2008 at 12:49 PM

    Java page I found very interesting, thanx

  • RoyJava's Profile Photo
    Nov 14, 2007 at 10:27 AM

    Just dwelled onto your VT Java,... keep on enjoying your experiences ever time I get in, take Borobudur next very early in the morning, greets RoyJava from Holland

  • xaver's Profile Photo
    Nov 9, 2007 at 10:07 AM

    nice, would love to go back to Java and explore it more.

  • mircaskirca's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2007 at 8:30 AM

    Great overview of the information on Java! Mt. Bromo, Borobudur and Yogja were also places that fascinated me the most - I only wasn't lucky to see Ramayana at Prambanan :)

  • bijo69's Profile Photo
    Nov 2, 2007 at 11:17 AM

    Seeing the sunrise at Mt. Bromo must be amazing! Nice page here!

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