Indonesia has a lot of different cities with different features. Some cities have beautiful natures like mountains, rivers, and beaches, some cities also have historical places like old dynasties or historical heroic events, some cities are filled with dozens of unique villages and many more!
We have selected 30 various Indonesian cities that you can visit. Curious about what result you will get? Come and take this test now to find out your result!
What is your gender?
None of the above.
It’s a secret.
It’s a new day in a new city, and you decided to work part-time to earn some money. What kind of part-time job will you choose?
Fast food attendant.
You applied for the part-time job and the interviewer will interview you today. What kind of outfit will you wear?
The first impression is everything! How will you introduce yourself to the interviewer?
Calm and steady pace when talking.
Energetic and full of gestures.
Exaggerate the things that you can do.
After the interview session is over, turns out you got accepted to work in your part-time job! How will you interact with your new co-workers?
I will only talk with them if necessary.
I will do small talk with them during our free time.
I will go eat lunch together with them and get to know them better.
It’s the weekend and your co-worker invited you to hang out together. Where will you and your co-worker go together?
You started to feel hungry and you want to go eat. Which place will you go with your co-worker?
Nearest fast food store.
Local family restaurant.
Ramen street food stall.
When you order the food, there’s an option for the spice level. What will you choose?
I can’t handle spicy food at all, so I will choose level 0.
I love spicy food, but I’m not sure how spicy the food will be, so I will choose level 1 to play safe.
Why should I play safe? I will choose the highest spice level.
After the hang-out session, you still have free time during the evening. What will you do?
Do some house chores.
I will just sleep and call it a day.
Play games or read books.
If you can choose to master one hobby, what would it be?
Playing an instrument.
What kind of season do you prefer?
A bright and cheerful sunny day.
A calm and relaxing rainy day.
What kind of sport do you prefer or would like to try?
Which of the following will you choose?
Without you realized, it’s already Monday again! How would you like to commute your way to work?
In the middle of your way to work, you can see the city’s scenery. How would you describe the city?
Full of trees and flowers.
There is a river flowing with some ducks near the river.
You can see the mountain behind the cloud.
You also see a few parks on your way to your work. What is the color of the flowers that you see the most?
Final question, if you can choose one nature, what will you choose?
Semarang0000ProvinceCentral JavaArea394.57 km²Population1,653,524Semarang is the capital and largest city of Central Java province in Indonesia. It was a major port during the Dutch colonial era, and is still an important regional center and port today. The city has been named as the cleanest tourist destination in Southeast Asia by the ASEAN Clean Tourist City Standard (ACTCS) for 2020–2022.It is also the fifth largest metropolitan city in Indonesia after Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung and Medan. In recent years, Semarang's significant development has been marked by the emergence of several skyscrapers scattered across the city.F98600//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/1.png
Bekasi0001ProvinceWest JavaArea210.49 km²Population2,543,676The name Bekasi comes from the word bagasasi, which means the same as candrabaga written in the Tugu Inscription of the Tarumanegara Kingdom era, which is the name of the river that passes through this city.This city is part of the Jabodetabek Metropolitan Area and is a satellite city with the largest population in Indonesia. Currently, Bekasi City is developing into an urban residence and industrial center.E92C2C//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/2.png
Bandung0002ProvinceWest JavaArea167.30 km²Population2,444,160Bandung is the capital of West Java (Jawa Barat) province in Indonesia and the third largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya. In terms of density, it is the second most populous city in Indonesia after Jakarta.This city was recorded in various important histories that have occurred in Indonesia, one of which is the establishment of the first technical college in Indonesia, the location of the battleground during the independence period, and was the venue for the 1955 Asia-Africa Conference, a meeting that voiced the spirit of anti-colonialism.F98600//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/3.png
Banjarbaru0010ProvinceSouth KalimantanArea371.30 km²Population253,442Banjarbaru City is one of the cities that is also the capital of South Kalimantan province, Indonesia. Its status as the capital city of South Kalimantan province has been established in 2022, replacing Banjarmasin City.This area was once the hills on the outskirts of Martapura known as Gunung Apam. The Gunung Apam area was known as a resting area for diamond miners after mining in Cempaka.00BA34//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/4.png
Denpasar0011ProvinceBaliArea123.98 km²Population725,314Bali is a province in Indonesia whose capital city is in Denpasar. Bali Province is located in the western part of the Nusa Tenggara Islands.At the beginning of Indonesian independence, the island was included in the Lesser Sunda Province with the capital in Singaraja, and is now divided into 3 provinces, namely Bali, West Nusa Tenggara, and East Nusa Tenggara.E92C2C//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/5.png
Banda Aceh0012ProvinceAcehArea4,405.60 km²Population270,328Banda Aceh is a municipality and the capital of Aceh province, the northernmost province on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.As the center of government, Banda Aceh is the center of economic, political, social and cultural activities. Banda Aceh is also the oldest Islamic city in Southeast Asia, where Banda Aceh was the capital of the Sultanate of Aceh.FF9F2D//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/6.png
Jambi0100ProvinceJambiArea205.38 km²Population606,200Jambi is a city on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia and the capital of Jambi province.This city is an enclave of Muaro Jambi Regency and is divided by the longest river in Sumatra called Batang Hari, the two areas are connected by the Aur Duri bridge.00BA34//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/7.png
Padang0102ProvinceWest SumatraArea694.96 km²Population225,105Padang is the largest city on the west coast of Sumatra Island and the capital of West Sumatra Province, Indonesia. The city is Indonesia's western gateway to the Indian Ocean.The history of Padang City is inseparable from its role as an overseas Minangkabau region, which began as a fishing village at the mouth of Batang Arau and then developed into a bustling port city after the entry of the Dutch under the Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie (VOC).45A5FF//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/8.png
Palembang0110ProvinceSouth SumatraArea400.61 km²Population1,668,848Palembang is the capital of South Sumatra province, Indonesia. Palembang is also the second most populous and largest city in Sumatra after MedanThis city is the sixth most populous city in Indonesia after Greater Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung, Medan, Semarang and the nineteenth largest city in Southeast Asia.F98600//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/9.png
Surabaya0111ProvinceEast JavaArea350.54 km²Population2,874,314Surabaya is the capital of East Java Province, Indonesia, and the largest metropolitan city in the province. Surabaya is the second largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta.Surabaya is known as the City of Heroes because of its history that is very calculated in the struggle of Arek-Arek Suroboyo (Surabaya youths) in defending the independence of the Indonesian nation from invaders.FFB257//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/10.png
Yogyakarta0112ProvinceSpecial Region of YogyakartaArea32.50 km²Population373,589Yogyakarta or known locally as Kota Jogja or Yogya City is the capital and administrative center of the Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia.This is a large city that maintains traditional concepts and Javanese culture. Yogyakarta is the residence of Sultan Hamengkubuwana and Adipati Paku Alam. It is one of the largest cities in Indonesia and the fourth largest city in the southern part of Java by population.73BCFF//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/11.png
Banjarmasin1001ProvinceSouth KalimantanArea98.46 km²Population657,663Banjarmasin City is the largest city in South Kalimantan, located in Indonesia. The city was once the capital of Kalimantan province (1945-1956) and South Kalimantan province (1956-2022).The city of Banjarmasin, nicknamed the City of a Thousand Rivers, has an area of 98.46 km² which is a delta or archipelago consisting of around 25 small islands (deltas) separated by rivers including Tatas Island, Kelayan Island, Rantauan Keliling Island, Insan Island, Kembang Island, Bromo Island and many more.F74141//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/12.png
Balikpapan1002ProvinceEast KalimantanArea503.30 km²Population688,318Balikpapan is a city in East Kalimantan Province, Indonesia. As a business and industrial center, it has the largest economy in all Kalimantan.Balikpapan is one of the three gateways to the new Indonesian capital, with Semayang Port (second busiest after Samarinda Port) and Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman International Airport which is the third busiest in Kalimantan, after Banjarmasin and Pontianak.0084FF//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/13.png
Jakarta Timur1010ProvinceDaerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta (DKI Jakarta)Area187.73 km²Population3,037,139East Jakarta is an administrative city in the eastern part of DKI Jakarta, Indonesia whose administrative center is in Cakung Sub-district.In the north, East Jakarta borders the administrative cities of North Jakarta and Central Jakarta. To the East, it borders Bekasi City, to the South, it borders Depok City, and to the West, it borders South Jakarta.00952A//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/14.png
Depok1012ProvinceWest JavaArea200.29 km²Population2,056,335Depok is a city located in West Java Province, Indonesia. Depok was originally known as Gemeente Depok or autonomous village during the Dutch East Indies era.Depok City is generally part of the Jabodetabekpunjur metropolitan area and is located in the southern part of Jakarta.00952A//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/15.png
Manado1100ProvinceNorth SulawesiArea157.25 km²Population451,916Manado or Menado is the capital city of North Sulawesi province, Indonesia. Manado city has 11 sub-districts and 87 villages.Manado is located on Manado Bay, and is surrounded by mountainous areas and the coastline is reclaimed land that is used as a shopping area.F98600//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/16.png
Malang1101ProvinceEast JavaArea110.06 km²Population843,810Malang is a city located in the province of East Java, Indonesia, the second largest city in East Java after Surabaya, and the 12th largest city in Indonesia. Malang is well known as a city of education.The city has various top universities such as Brawijaya University, Malang State University, UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, and Malang State Polytechnic. In addition, the city is a tourism city due to its charming nature surrounded by mountains.FFC581//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/17.png
Palu1102ProvinceCentral SulawesiArea395.06 km²Population372,113Palu is a seaside city and the capital of Central Sulawesi province, Indonesia. The origin name of Palu city is the word Topalu'e which means the land that is lifted up because this area was originally an ocean.There was an earthquake and plate shift (palu koro) so that the area that was once an ocean was uplifted and formed a land valley which is now Palu City.F98600//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/18.png
Makassar1110ProvinceSouth SulawesiArea175.77 km²Population1,423,877Makassar is the capital of South Sulawesi province, Indonesia.The city, officially known as Ujungpandang from 1971 to 1999, is the largest city in Eastern Indonesia and the fifth largest urban center in Indonesia after Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung and Medan.0084FF//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/19.png
Tangerang1112ProvinceBantenArea164.55 km²Population1,895,486Tangerang is a city located in the province of Banten, Indonesia. It is located just west of Cengkareng sub-district, West Jakarta. This is the largest city in Banten Province and the third largest in the Jabodetabek area after Bekasi and Depok.The city's police force is also on par with other Jakarta buffer zones such as Depok, South Tangerang and Bekasi, where the police force is based in the jurisdiction of Polda Metro Jaya and the defense area of Kodam Jaya.00BA34//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/20.png
Salatiga2000ProvinceCentral JavaArea3,387.00 km²Population192,322Salatiga is one of the cities in Central Java province, Indonesia, which is an enclave of Semarang Regency.Salatiga City is located 49 kilometers south of Semarang City and 52 kilometers north of Surakarta City, and is on the state road that connects Semarang Regency with Surakarta City.00952A//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/21.png
Kediri2001ProvinceEast JavaArea63.40 km²Population286,796Kediri is a city in the province of East Java, Indonesia. Kediri is known as the main trading center for sugar and the largest cigarette industry in Indonesia.In this city, Gudang Garam kretek cigarette factory was established and developed. In 2010, Kediri was named Indonesia's first Most Recommended City for Investment based on a survey by SWA assisted by Business Digest, the research business unit of SWA group.00952A//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/22.png
Bogor2002ProvinceWest JavaArea118.50 km²Population1,043,070Bogor is a city located in the province of West Java, Indonesia. Bogor is known as the City of Rain, because it has a fairly high rainfall.Bogor City consists of 6 sub-districts which are further divided into 68 villages. During the Dutch Colonial period, Bogor was known as Buitenzorg which means without anxiety or safe and secure.F98600//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/23.png
Jakarta Utara2011ProvinceDaerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta (DKI Jakarta)Area142.30 km²Population1,778,981North Jakarta is the name of an administrative city in the northern part of the Special Capital Region of Jakarta.As an administrative city, North Jakarta is not an autonomous region and therefore does not have its own DPRD. The mayor of North Jakarta is appointed by the governor of DKI Jakarta at the discretion of the DPRD.0084FF//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/24.png
Bukittinggi2012ProvinceWest SumatraArea25.24 km²Population121,028Bukittinggi is the second largest economic city in West Sumatra Province, Indonesia. As an enclave of Agam Regency, the city was once the capital of Indonesia during the Emergency Government of the Republic of Indonesia.During the Dutch colonial era, the city was called Fort de Kock and earned the nickname Parijs van Sumatra. Bukittinggi is known as the city of national struggle and is the birthplace of some of the founding figures of the Republic of Indonesia, including Mohammad Hatta and Assaat who were the proclamator and acting president of the Republic of Indonesia respectively.57ADDD//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/25.png
Medan2100ProvinceNorth SumatraArea265.10 km²Population2,435,252Medan is the capital city of North Sumatra province, Indonesia.This is the third largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya and the largest city outside of Java, as well as the largest on the island of Sumatra.FFB257//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/26.png
Pekanbaru2101ProvinceRiauArea633.01 km²Population983,356Pekanbaru is the capital and the largest city of Riau province, Indonesia. This is one of the largest economic centers on the island of Sumatra and is a city with high growth, migration and urbanization rates.Pekanbaru's population is considered cosmopolitan, influenced by its strategic location in the middle of the East Cross Sumatra Highway. Some of the ethnicities that have significant populations in the city include the Minangkabau, Orang Ocu, Malay, Javanese, Batak and Chinese.00925A//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/27.png
Ambon2110ProvinceMalukuArea377.45 km²Population347,288Ambon City (or Ambong in the local language) is the capital and the largest city of Maluku Province.The city that stands in the south of Ambon Island began with the establishment of a fort that has always been the center of the city's growth. The city was founded by the Portuguese who named it Nossa Senhora da Anunciada.E92C2C//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/28.png
Gorontalo2111ProvinceGorontaloArea64.79 km²Population198,539Gorontalo is the capital of Gorontalo Province, Indonesia.Gorontalo City is the largest and most populous city in the Tomini Bay region (Gorontalo Bay), making Gorontalo City the center of economy, services and trade, education, and the spread of Islam in Eastern Indonesia.00952A//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/29.png
Pontianak2112ProvinceWest KalimantanArea107.82 km²Population658,685Pontianak is the capital of West Kalimantan province, Indonesia. The city is known as the Equatorial City because it is crossed by the equator.In the north of Pontianak City, Siantan to be precise, there is the Equator Monument which was built in a place where the equator line passes. Pontianak City has several nicknames, such as Kota Khatulistiwa, Kota Kuntilanak, Kota Seribu Parit and Pontianak Kota Bersinar.BA2323//www.arealme.com/which-indonesian-city-should-i-visit/show/30.png