Bogor is known locally for its cool weather and its relaxed charm. As such, many domestic visitors make the trip here. Travelers who make the trip here rave about Bogor as a scenic alternative to crowded Jakarta and as it is located on the outskirts of the city it is easily accessible as part of a day trip as you can take a train to Bogor from the capital in a little under an hour. If you are passing through Jakarta or just want to travel to a less visited part of Indonesia, then Bogor makes a great choice in Java. The city is known for a range of historical gems and you can also spend plenty of time outdoors enjoying the best of the Indonesian scenery.