One of the interesting destinations in Indonesia is Jakarta. The city is home to the beautiful and stunning Bogor Botanical Garden located right in the heart of Bogor.

History

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Sakurai MidoriCafe Bogor Botanical GardenCC BY 3.0

In 1811, Sir Raffles revamped the garden to look like an English garden and the garden comprised of a mix of something around 15,000 different species of flora. Visit the Mexico Garden and view the many varieties of Frangipani and cactus.

Explore Bogor

Bogor spans 85 hectares and is adjoining the Presidential palace. This garden was declared open in 1817 as the National Botanical Garden. Within its precincts is the breathtakingly splendid Cismun waterfall. Bogor is of immense significance as it is a major tourist attraction.

Stay

If you are planning to visit the Bogor Botanical Garden ensure to book a Jakarta city hotel that offers easy access to the Botanical Garden such as Alila Jakarta. Enjoy a walk along the beautiful gardens that houses various rare botanical species with the family during your stay.

Things to do in Jakarta

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Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas , Jakarta Indonesia National-Museum-09CC BY-SA 3.0

If you want to see the finest of Jakarta a few places of interest that you can visit are, the National Museum, Ancol Dream Park Beach, The National Monument and the National Gallery to name a few.

Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.

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