At the first of the quartal of 2020 last year, the Indonesian government decided to develop about ten metropolitan cities in Indonesia. They spread around Java island, Sumatra island, Kalimantan island, Sulawesi island, and Bali island.
The metropolitan city in Indonesia already exists a long time ago. Nowadays, the technology evolves so that the people themselves. That makes the government decided to build a new version of metropolitan cities in so many ways. Even though this concept makes one of the reasons for deforestation in Indonesian cities, but the government keeps doing the metropolitan city program run quite well.
Now, we will let you know about ten incredible metropolitan cities in Indonesia that are decided by the Indonesian government. Now, see some of their glances below!
Jakarta becomes one of the most famous cities in Indonesia. As the capital city of Indonesia, the city has everything you need there. You will find that everything comes in a more modern way than in other cities in Indonesia.
You will get easier access through transportation, technology, governance, housing, companies, the marketplace, and many more. That makes everyone want to move to Jakarta not only for seeking a job but also for living.
Bandung is located in West Java, which not far from Jakarta as the capital city of West Java. Bandung becomes an alternative living for people from Jakarta and other cities in Indonesia. Commonly, people who are already tired of crowded places like Jakarta decided to move to Bandung for a living and permanent job.
The beautiful landscapes and calm city make Bandung becomes the most favorite place to visit in most of the holiday season in Indonesia. The city also has so many mountains to hike in Indonesia for beginners such as in another Java island’s cities. Just like Jakarta, everything in Bandung also has easier access to reach.
Semarang is the capital city of Central Java that has a combination of rich cultures and technology such as Jakarta and Bandung. In last 2018, the city even achieves the smartest metropolitan city award by the Indonesian government.
Semarang offers easier access through technology, transportation, education, economic aspect, and many more. That makes this city bring a positive influence to other cities in Indonesia.
Surabaya becomes the biggest capital city in Indonesia after Jakarta. As the capital city of East Java, the city has so much easier access that you can reach there. Whether the education, building areas, business places, living areas, or entertainment places were built along through the international standard.
In 2014, Surabaya achieves the best metropolitan city award from the Indonesian government under Tri Rismaharini governance.
Medan is the capital city of North Sumatra and becomes the third of the biggest capital city in Indonesia. The most population of Medan is surrounding by the Batak tribe, Melayu, Chinese, and many more. That makes the city has so many rich cultures that make Indonesia proud.
Palembang is the capital city of South Sumatera, which so popular with the Pempek food and the Ampera bridge. As the biggest capital city in Sumatra after Medan, the city also has so many cultures that come from the South Sumatran traditional custom culture.
The tourism visit in Palembang becomes higher with the highest interest in the Ampera bridge, Pempek, and the Songket. Some entertainment and business places also develop quite well in Palembang as the modernity reaches the city. The transportation also comes easier with a new train express build there.
Banjarmasin is the capital city of the south of Kalimantan that consists of more than 2 million people live there. As the new capital city of Indonesia decided to move to East Kalimantan, the nearest city from there such as Banjarmasin becomes the most concern for the government. Besides, the city also has so many different types of forest in Indonesia that should be preserved.
The government was a plan to make Banjarmasin the metropolitan city once the capital city moved. They built some modern transportation, education, business areas, and many more so that the metropolitan city in Banjarmasin can go smoothly.
Denpasar is the most popular city in Indonesia with the highest tourism visit from year to year to Bali. As the capital city of Bali island, the city becomes the center of business places in tourism a long time ago. That because it becomes one of the Indonesian cities with the best beaches that amazed so many tourists.
Not only focused on the business places, but the government also makes the easier way for every tourist to reach every corner places in Bali. That makes some building and transportation get the most easier way to reach.
Manado is the capital city of the North of Sulawesi that so popular with the beautiful landscapes. There are so many places you can visit there such as the Bunaken national park, the highest Yesus statue in Indonesia, beaches in Siladen island, and many more.
Besides the economic growth from the tourism visit, Manado has another great business growth that rises rapidly from year to year. That makes this metropolitan city has so much easier access to education, business places, entertainment places, and many more.
Makassar is the capital city of the South of Sulawesi that popular with so much delicious food, beautiful beaches, sacred culture, and many more. Once the city built an international airport of the Sultan Hassanudin airport, the tourism visit rise rapidly.
Year by year, the population in Makassar is rising specifically with some business going well there. The city even tries to build the monorail to get easier access in transportation. These things make this metropolitan city worth visiting in Indonesia.
So, there are some glances about those incredible metropolitan cities in Indonesia that you should know. Are you living in one of those cities?