35 Gorgeous Pictures Of Indonesia That Will Take Your Breath Away

So beautiful it’s unfair to the rest of the world.

1. Let’s get one thing out of the way: When it comes to gorgeous scenery, no country can rival Indonesia.

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This is in East Java.

2. It is home to the most diverse and breathtaking landscapes. From Mount Bromo, a volcano in East Java…

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3. To the idyllic beaches of Belitung…

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4. And the Minangkabau Highlands’ rice fields, in West Sumatra.

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5. Seriously, Indonesia is so beautiful it actually hurts.

Near Yogyakarta. — Marc-André Jung CC BY-NC / Via Flickr: maggi_homelinux_org

6. It’s hard to imagine that such a place can exist in real life.

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This is Mount Rinjani, an active volcano on the island of Lombok.

7. Take Lake Toba, in North Sumatra, for instance.

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8. It’s not even the most famous attraction in the country.

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9. And yet, it’s still surreally beautiful.

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10. Indonesia has everything you could dream of.

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This is a sunrise in the Kerinci valley, in Sumatra.

11. It has exciting cities.

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Like Jakarta.

12. Otherworldly valleys.

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This is at the foot of Mount Bromo.

13. Beaches that will make you forget all of your troubles.

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Like this beach on Lombok island.

14. And unparalleled sunsets.

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Kenjeran Sunrise

15. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? It’s ok. Let’s take a break with this adorable baby monkey who lives in the Ubud Monkey Forest in Bali..

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16. Speaking of forests, Indonesia has some gorgeous ones. Obviously.

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17. It also has views that will ruin you for life.

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This is the view from Mount Rinjani, the second highest volcano in Indonesia.

18. Whether it’s from the air…

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The Gilis and Lombok Island.

19. The sea…

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The tropical island of Kanawa.

20. Or from the crater of an active volcano.

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Mount Rinjani, Lombok.

21. Did I mention the waterfalls?

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Madakaripura waterfall.

22. I mean, come on!

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Kerinci Seblat National Park, Sumatra.

23. How can you compete with that?

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Wayag island, Raja Ampat.

24. Seriously now…

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Mount Bromo.

25. It’s not even fair to the rest of the world.

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Gili Trawangan, Lombok.

26. This is a lot to take, I know. Let’s take a break for a second.

27. Indonesia is home to some stunning world-famous monuments. Like the Borobudur temple.

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28. The Tanah Lot temple, in Bali.

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29. And the Uluwatu temple, also in Bali.

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30. Indonesia is also home to the Ijen volcano and its crater lake.

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31. At night, a strange phenomenon happen there, and you can see electric blue flames.

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It’s because of the sulphuric gas.

32. Just more proof that Indonesia is a truly magical place.

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Sunset view towards Lombok.

33. There is beauty everywhere.

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Komodo National Park.

34. So much that it’s hard to believe it’s real.

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Mount Rinjani.

35. But it is real, at least in Indonesia.

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