Indian currency predating the rupee
During his visit to Java and Bali in 1927, Rabindranath Tagore, an Indian poet, was so enamored to Bali and said "Wherever I go on the island, I see God".
Then 23 years later in 1950, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru hailed Bali as the "Morning of the World".
On 25 January 2011, after talks by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and visiting President of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, India and Indonesia had signed business deals worth billions of dollars and set an ambitious target of doubling trade over the next five years.
Historically, Indonesian archipelago was heavily influenced by dharmic civilization of India.
President of Indonesia Sukarno was the first chief guest at the annual Republic Day parade of India in 1950.
In the year 2011, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was the chief guest for the same event.
At that time, Indonesia offered to provide Pakistan with military help, and 'to seize Andaman and Nicobar Islands' of India so as to distract it from the Kashmir front, eventually mobilising submarines to help Pakistan.
A maritime boundary agreement between the two countries was issued in New Delhi on 14 January 1977.
Indians had visited Indonesia since ancient times, and ancient Indonesian (Austronesian people) has embarked in maritime trade in Southeast Asian seas and Indian Ocean.
The Indian Epics — the Ramayana and the Mahabharata — play an important role in Indonesian culture and history, and are popular amongst Indonesians to this day.
In the open theatres of the Prambanan in Java, Javanese Muslims perform the Ramayana dance during full moon nights.
Foreigners are not generally allowed to take INR in or out of India, so currency exchange must occur within the country.
Banks and traditional providers often have extra costs, which they pass to you by marking up the exchange rate.
Indian-Indonesian relations refer to the bilateral relations of India and Indonesia. India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Indonesia along the Andaman Sea.