Bogor is a city located in West Java, Indonesia. It is a popular destination for tourists due to its cooler climate, beautiful natural scenery, and cultural attractions. With a population of over 1 million people, Besides Bandung , Bogor is the sixth-largest city in the province and is known for its historical significance as the former capital of the Sundanese Kingdom of Pakuan Pajajaran.
The city is famous for its botanical gardens, also known as Kebun Raya Bogor, which is one of the oldest and largest botanical gardens in Southeast Asia. The gardens were established in 1817 by Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of Singapore, and have since become a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. The gardens are home to over 15,000 species of plants, including rare and exotic varieties from around the world.
In addition to its botanical gardens, Bogor is also known for its rich cultural heritage. The city is home to numerous historic landmarks and buildings, including the Bogor Palace, which was built during the Dutch colonial era and is now the official residence of the President of Indonesia. Other notable attractions in the city include the Zoological Museum, which houses a collection of over 10,000 specimens of Indonesian wildlife, and the Museum of Ethnobotany, which showcases the traditional uses of plants by the Sundanese people.