|Bogor city, is famous with Bogor Botanical Garden. In Bogor Tour program we will visiting Botanical Garden and in the garden is the palace “Buitenzorg” or Bogor Presidential Palace, which belonged to the Dutch Governor General before Indonesia’s independence. Bogor Tour will show you the daily activity of local people. Visit the Traditional Markets and some local factory. And also Bogor tour will take you to visit some interesting places in Bogor city, such as Batik, Wayang and Gonk making Factory in Bogor City.
TOUR ITINERARY – Bogor Tour
Bogor Botanical Garden
Bogor botanical gardens are situated in the city center of Bogor and adjoin the Istana Bogor (Presidential Palace). The gardens cover more than 85 hectares. The gardens officially opened in 1817 as ‘s Lands Plantentuin ( National Botanical Garden ). The best known botanical garden for tropical plants in the world amaze you with more than 15,000 species of trees and plants located among streams and lotus ponds, including 400 kinds of palm and more than 5,000 kinds of orchid varieties from various region in Indonesia. Many of the trees are centuries old.
Batik Making Factory
The beautiful art come from bogor city near by Bogor Botanical Garden, and find the artist will gladly unveil the meaning behind their works of Batik painting by hand on Bogor Tour program. You can choose the right kind of stuff you want and trying to make batik by your self then take it home as your souvenir from Bogor
Wayang Golek Making Factory
Bogor Tour program will take you to visit the most famous Puppet form West Java is Wayang Golek, an art form particular to West Java, and one which has survived many generations. Wayang is performed not merely for entertainment but also functions as a method of religious and philosophical teaching. Wayang golek is an art that uses wooden sculpture with a different shape and character. Wayang Golek making factory it was operated since 1963. Visitors could watch making Wayang Golek in the traditional manner, trying to paint and makes puppet.
Gong Making Factory
The last traditional gong factory in West Java supplies traditional orchestras, there are several gongs of various sizes in the “gamelan”, or typical Indonesian orchestra. On Bogor Tour program you will see craftsmen, the last heirs of these ancestral skills, sweating over enormous pieces of leather and white iron in this workshop that is proud to have been operating for seven generations. Visitors can watch metal smiths making gongs in the traditional manner.
Dekranasda & Traditional Markets
In Bogor Tour near by Bogor botanical garden there is Dekranasda handicraft Center is the center of Bogor City promotions and Product Information in the area of Bogor City Craft, in the showroom was shown a variety of handicraft products works the crafters and artists coming from all over the Region in the city of Bogor, which is a superior product and the typical town of Bogor.