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10 Best Things to Do & See in Malang, Indonesia

Malang is the capital of Surabaya. As the capital of Surabaya, you can be sure that there will be a lot of nice and interesting spots and places to find in Malang. Unfortunately, there are more and more places that you can find in Malang. As the result, people are questioning about the best places to visit in Malang. If you are going to travel to Malang, you might want to try some of these places below. These places are some of the most up-to-date spots where you can enjoy your time in Malang. Here are some of them that you really need to know.

1. Coban Rais Park

Coban Rais Park

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In the local language, coban means waterfall. That means this place actually offers you the beauty of its fall. Yet, the local government did a very great thing and turned this beautiful fall into a nice park where people can enjoy many things. The altitude of this location becomes another thing that attracts a lot of attention. There are a lot of beautiful spots that you can find around this park. This way, you can take as many photos as you want. If you want something quite attractive, you can try the flying bike. This is called the flying bike because you have to ride the big in a line of wire in the height. For some people, this is something scary. However, you do not need to worry because it is very safe even for kids.

2. Pine Cave

Pine Cave

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The local people know this place as Goa Pinus. This place is actually a forest where you can find many large and old pine trees. Even though, the locals tend to call this place as the pine cave. Despite of the name, this natural tourism spot offers you a lot of nice things. The breezy wind with the cool weather is something that you should not miss from this place. Malang is located in the height. So, it is easy to find a lot of places where you can see the beauty of Batu from the height. This place is one of them. Even though this place offers you the limited facilities, it is still something worth to try. Besides that, the budget to visit this place is quite cheap.

3. Jodipan Village

Jodipan Village

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If you are asking where to go in Malang, you should never miss the Jodipan village. There is an Indian atmosphere on its name, but it has nothing to do with Indian people or else. This village is very colorful. It is not because of the people, but it is because of the buildings that offer you a lot of different colors, literally. There are some alleys around the house where you can walk in Jodipan village. You will notice that the walls of the houses are very colorful. With the colorful background, you can get a lot of nice pictures. If you want something better, you need to reach the height of this village. From there, you will see the real colors of this village.

4. Balekambang Beach

Balekambang Beach

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It is true that Malang is very famous for its tourism spots in height. Yet, there is one amazing beach called Balekambang beach that you should never miss. There are not many beaches in Malang, so that this beach stands out among the others. If you have been to Tanah Lot in Bali, you will notice that this beach is quite similar with Tanah Lot in Bali. It is because you can find the small temple on the top of a small land near the beach. It is as if the land stood just to support the small temple. For your information, this beach is facing the ocean directly. That is why you need to be careful because the waves might be a bit scary. That is why surfing is prohibited, unless if you are a professional.

5. Jawa Timur Park

Jawa Timur Park

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Jawa Timur Park, or the one called Jatim Park, is one of the most famous parks in Indonesia. As a matter of fact, this park is said to be the best park in Indonesia. One of the reasons is because of the size o this park. As an addition to that, the architect of this amazing park used the international standard for all of the things inside this park. That is why this park is believed to be the best park in Indonesia. For your information, the large area of this park required this park to be split into two areas. The first one is Jatim Park 1 and the second one is Jatim Park 2. Even though both belong to the same management, these two parks offer you different attractions to try.

6. Angkut Museum

Angkut Museum

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In Indonesian language, Angkut means carry. That is why you can find a lot of different vehicles and things that were used to carry many things. Even though it is quite obvious from the name, there are still a lot of people who call this museum as the car museum. It might be caused by the fact that there are a lot of classic and vintage cars inside the museum. As an addition to that, the cars are not limited by some models or manufacturers. There are old and classic cars around the world that you can find in this museum. With all of those attractions, it is not much to say that Angkut Museum is one of those things to see in Malang. It is because this museum suits people from many ages.

7. Coban Putri Waterfall

Coban Putri Waterfall

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The next thing that you can do in Malang is inside the nature again. It is because there is another waterfall called Coban Putri that you need to visit if you are in Malang. This waterfall offers you the amazing beauty of nature. The water on this fall is very clean you can even look at your face on the water. As an addition to that, the facilities on this tourist area are quite complete. That means you do not need to worry if you have nature call or something like that. This place offers you all of the things that you need. For your consideration, you only need to spend around two dollars to get inside this area. Is not that something cheap for a nice and beautiful tourism spot?

8. Semeru Mount

Semeru Mount

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This is one of those major attractions that attract a lot of attention of many people around Indonesia. All of the people in Indonesia have known that Semeru is the highest mount in Java Island. This is one special thing that attracts a lot of attention of many hikers from all over Indonesia. As a matter of fact, there are also some international tourists who tried to hike to the top of Semeru Mount. That is not an easy adventure because the peak is called Mahameru, the Great Meru. For your information, the trek to the peak is not something easy. So, if you are thinking about hiking to the peak, make sure you have prepared all of the things that you need.

9. Madam Wang Secret Café

Madam Wang Secret Café

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After all of those walking and traveling, it is better for you to stop by and eat something in Madam Wang Secret Café. The name is very attractive. Yet, that is not the only thing that made this restaurant is very famous among the travelers in Malang. It is because the design of this café is very attractive. With a lot of aisle-like entrance full of hanging flowers, this place is just the perfect beauty that many people would love to pay for. Talking about the money, this restaurant does not charge you for a lot of money. It is because most of the things on the menu start from two to five dollars. So, it is not going to be a burden to your wallet.

10. Museum-Style Inggil Dinner

Museum-Style Inggil Dinner

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There is another place where you can have the amazing food in Malang. It is called Inggil. Some people called this a restaurant, but some others called this place as a museum. It is because the owner of this restaurant gives the museum-style to this traditional restaurant. Can you imagine you are having dinner in front of large and beautiful painting? That is something that you will not get anywhere else but Inggil. For your information, this restaurant is open only at night. So, if you are going to end your day, this will be the perfect place that you need to visit. You do not need to worry about the budget since the meals here are quite affordable.

Those are ten of the best and the most up-to-date spots that you can find in Malang. Actually, there are still some more places that you can find in Malang. Of course, there will be more things to do in Malang. Yet, those places are the places and the spots that you have to visit if you are in Malang. It is as if you have not visited Malang if you have not been to one of those places mentioned above. So, are you ready for your grand adventure to those spots in Malang?

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