The capital city of Central Kalimantan known as Palangkaraya spans 2.400 km². It is also known as the city with the largest area in Indonesia (3,6 times the size of Jakarta).
Once they enter the city, the tourists will immediately find a cool and green place, as Palangkaraya boasts a large tropical forest and its cool climate. A big river flows through this city, and it houses many beautiful tourist attractions that both international and local tourists can explore.
Do not miss these tourist attractions in Palangkaraya:
- Sebangau National Park
- Susur Sungai Kahayan
- Tahai Lake
- Aboretum Nyaru Menteng
- Balanga Museum
- Tangkiling Hill Natural Park
- Rumah Tjilik Riwut dan Rumah Betang Suku Dayak
- Tjilik Riwut House and Betang Suku Dayak House
As for its culinary, Palangkaraya offers a variety of food specialties to try, such as fresh river fish and shrimps, vegetable dishes full of fibers such as kelakai, singkah or rotan and umbut enyuh (the core of a palm tree). Everything is freshly served and delicious.
Make sure to also enjoy the beautiful culture of Central Kalimantan, such as Manasai, Giring-Giring, and Mandau dances.
“Ayo..Pahari Samandiai dumah kahetuh akan Palangkaraya hayak Garuda Indonesia!”