This small, quiet town is renowned for its world-class Bogor Botanical Garden, the best of its kind in the world. Founded in 1817, the garden is still being used today for research and recreation. Visitors can also pop in at some other naturalistic attractions, such as the Zoological Museum and Museum of Ethnobotany. For an insight into Indonesia's music-making heritage, drop by the Sukarna Gong Factory. Alternatively, visit the Bogor Palace and Batutulis for a feel of the days gone by, or take a hike up Mount Salak for more adventure. The journey from Jakarta takes one to 1.5 hours.
- Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Attractions & Landmarks, Animal Life, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Educational, Sports and the Outdoors
- Nearest Train: From Jakarta: bus from Kampung Rambutan Terminal, train from Gambir Station.