Batu Tourism

Batu (Indonesian: Kota Batu, stone city) or officially Kota Batu is a city located in East Java Province of Indonesia. It is situated about 20 km to the northwest of Malang. Formerly, it was a part of Malang Regency; but in 2001, Batu became an independent city legalized by Act No. 11 of 2001, when it became an independent municipal city with its own mayor and council. A population of 190,000 people, it lies on the southern slopes of Gunung Welirang. Its population largely consists of Javanese. The town used to be a recreation place for the Dutch colonial officers in the Dutch colonial area (before 1945). Batu means rock in Indonesian.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Batu in Indonesia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Batu like a local. Tour packages of Batu are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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  • Know the pollution level of Batu before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 28.75 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 38.75 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 10.53 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Batu for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Batu.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.69 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.77 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 32.69 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 71.15 (High)
    • Car Stealing 32.69 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 30.77 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.54 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 61.54 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 11.54 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 36.54 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Batu is 150.59 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 71.01 (High)
    • Climate Index 66.98 (High)
    • Pollution Index 26.76 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 28.84 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.7 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 31.01 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Batu

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.51 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 63.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.41 USD

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