Arts & Festivals, Sites & Places

The First Indonesia’s Literature Museum Inspired by A Novel

Andrea Hirata’s Museum of Words (Museum Kata) – Initiated and established by Andrea Hirata, a famous writer born and raised in Belitung, aimed to motivate people through words, by reading literature.  Entering the museum, a flashback to the story of iconic movie “Laskar Pelangi” (The Rainbow Troop) and motivational quotes will enlighten its visitors.

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Sites & Places

Queen Boko Palace / Kraton Ratu Boko

Ratu Boko or Queen Boko (Javanese: Ratu Baka) is an enigmatic archaeological remain site situated on a plateau, around 3 km south of Prambanan temple. Inscriptions and artefacts shows that the site was occupied at least circa 8th and 9th centuries. Artefacts found in Ratu Boko site including statues of Hindu and Buddhist proved that both beliefs live together with tolerance.

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