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Keraton and Museum of Sumenep

Keraton and Museum of Sumenep

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Keraton and Museum of Sumenep

 Have you ever gone to Sumenep in Madura Island? If you have, I believe that you have also already visited Keraton and Museum of Sumenep. And in this post, I want to share the information about Keraton and Museum of Sumenep. (also read : Surabaya Heroes Monument)

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 Keraton and Museum of Sumenep is located in the center of the capital of Sumenep Regency. It is about two hundred meters eastern of Sumenep “Agung” Mosque or one hundred meters eastern of Adipura Park. The old building on the right side of the road is a place for keeping a gold carriage, a gift from Queen of England to Sumenep King. Besides that, it is also used to keep other inheritance, like; old chairs, old table and the other inheritance.

 To reach the center of Sumenep town, tourists have to cross the northern coast of Java through two ways. The first is through Suramadu Bridge and second through the Port of Tanjung Perak, Surabaya toward Port Kamal, Bangkalan, Madura. The Kamal Port and Suramadu Bridge are located at the western end of Madura island, while the location of Keraton Sumenep is at the eastern edge of the island. It is about 100 km from Kamal Port or Suramadu Bridge. The trip from the Port or the Bridge to the city Sumenep Kamal can be reached by bus or minibus or their own vehicle with a long trip about 3 hours. read more

Surabaya Heroes Monument

Surabaya Heroes Monument

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Surabaya Heroes Monument

 Surabaya has well known as the City of Heroes. This is because of the fighting in this city on 10 November 1945 in which the battle of the people of Surabaya tore down the Dutch flag and killed the leader of the Dutch who named General Mallaby. This battle became part of the history of the founding of the Indonesian nation. To commemorate the braveness of the people of Surabaya to regain Independence in November 1945, it was built a monument. The name of monument was Surabaya Heroes Monument. (also enjoy : Plengkung Beach Banyuwangi East Java)

 Surabaya Heroes Monument is located in the center of Surabaya city. It is exactly located on Pahlawan Street, in front of the office of Governor of East Java. It lies within easy reached is the reason why this place is frequently visited. Various plants and flowers that exist in this area a magnet for people who want to visit Surabaya Heroes Monument, to rest or spend the morning and afternoon with just sitting around to see buildings that remind people struggle Surabaya. read more

Awesome View on Karimunjawa Island

Awesome View on Karimunjawa IslandAwesome View on Karimunjawa Island

 Karimunjawa, also known as Karimun Java, is a small archipelago consists of 27 islands. This place is very popular as a tourism destination. Besides having easy access, the object also has lots of attractions to make a memorable vacation for tourists. Most of attractions are related to marine and coastal life. This wonderful archipelago is located on the north of Semarang city, Central Java. (also read : Pindul Cave Yogyakarta)

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 The main island of Karimunjawa is Karimun and the second island is Kemujan. The two islands are like twins, just side by side and often mistaken one of another. Karimunjawa name literally means a stone’s throw from Java in Javanese.

 The location of Karimunjawa islands are at the north of Semarang, Central Java. Karimunjawa is a sub district of Jepara district. Karimunjawa islands are about 80 km northwest of Jepara, a small town in Central Java. It can be reached by a ferry boat from Kartini Port in Jepara to Karimunjawa for about 3 hours. It also can be reached by a small plane from small airport called Dewadaru Airport on Kemujan Island. read more

Grojogan Sewu Waterfall

Grojogan Sewu Waterfall

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Grojogan Sewu Waterfall

 Indonesia has a lot of amazing sceneries for recreation destination. They can be forests, mountains, beaches, waterfalls and others. One of them is Grojogan Sewu. It is a waterfall. (also read : Tretes Waterfall)

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 Grojogan Sewu waterfall is located in Central Java. It is precisely located in District Tawangmangu, Karanganyar regency, Central Java. This waterfall is located on the slopes of Mount Lawu. The distance of the waterfall is about 27 km to the east of the City of Karanganyar, and it is about 50 km to the east from the city of Solo.

 Grojogan Sewu Waterfall is part of the Forest Tourism of Tawangmangu. The place is approximately 1.5 hours journey to the east from the city of Solo. In Tawangmangu is actually found many tourist attractions such as Sukuh Temple, Cetho temple, Jumog waterfall, etc., but the most waterfall to be visited and most popular is Grojogan Sewu Waterfall.

 Grojogan Sewu Waterfall is located at an altitude of 1000 meters from the sea level, this waterfall is still natural and the scenery is very beautiful. This place offers scenic views, fresh and cool weather and installments luxurious hotels and villas. Visiting this mountain resort is a great way to beat the heat of Solo. The journey to this hill resort and passes through serpentine bends like a hair pin. The lush green vegetation and fog cover is what makes the journey a treat for the eyes. read more

Tretes Waterfall

Tretes Waterfall

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Tretes Waterfall

 Tretes waterfall is the highest waterfall in East Java and it has 2 streams, and it lies in 1250 m above sea level. This waterfall is in area of Raden Soeryo Forest Park in Jurug Guah Mountain, complex of mount Anjasmoro, and part of conservation forest park. Geologically, this waterfall is the result of volcanic rock old quarter. (also read : Marine Tourism of Lamongan or WBL)

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 Tretes waterfall is located in East Java, Indonesia. As the name of waterfall, It is exactly located in Tretes sub-village, Gelangdowo village, district of Wonosalam, Jombang regency. It is approximately 40 km driving from the city of Jombang.

 It is very high waterfall. The height of this waterfall is about 158 meters. Therefore, the visitors usually feel amazed when they come to this object for the first time because of the height. However, this waterfall has its own beauty such as its high mountain side, its clean water, and so on. Its natural beauty is still genuine. The temperature of the waterfall is very cold, and the air is still fresh because it is located in high territory. read more

Jonggring Saloko Beach

Jonggring Saloko Beach

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Jonggring Saloko Beach

 When we talk about recreation place in Malang, we will find that there are many places can be visited as recreation destination. One of them is Jonggring Saloko Beach. This beach is one of outstanding natural tourism in Malang Regency. (also read : PASIR PUTIH BEACH SITUBONDO)

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 The name of Jonggring Saloko is taken from puppet story, which is the name of a celestial whose God Narada residence or dwelling place of the gods lived in. God Narada was also well-known as SangHyang Kanwakaputra. His character was very unique. He was the vice chief of Batara Guru. His duty was observing and caring for the condition of the world.

 Jonggring Saloko Beach is located in Mentaraman village, Donomulyo district, Malang regency. The distance of the beach is about 11 km from the district of Donomulyo or it is about 70 km from the city of Malang. It can be reached about 3 hours from the city of Malang using public transportation. However, you need to know that the path to the beach location of Jonggring Saloko is very difficult. if you want to visit this beach is recommended to use a motorcycle because the road is surging and damaging. The road can be slippery and rocky that visitors should be careful. The road is covered by limestone. The surrounding is pristine with trees and singing birds. However, all our efforts will pay off with the beauty of natural scenery on this coast. read more

Coban Pelangi Waterfall

Coban Pelangi Waterfall

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Coban Pelangi Waterfall

 There are many exotic places in Malang that we can decide as some alternatives for our destination in refreshing. One of them is Coban Pelangi Waterfall. This is very beautiful place to visit during holiday or weekend. (also read : Recreation to Selorejo Dam)

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 Location of Coban Pelangi Waterfall is about 35 km away to the East from the city of Malang. It is exactly located in Gubug Klakah village, Poncokusumo district, it is in area of Semeru Mountain, the highest mountain in Java.

 The landscape of Semeru mountain presents the most amazing natural charm in Java. The flow of the river that flows between the mountains of Gemunung , ultimately creating a very beautiful waterfall, If there’s sun ray you can always see rainbow there. In Indonesian rainbow is called Pelangi. That’s why it is called Coban Pelangi or Rainbow waterfall.

 The waterfall of Coban Pelangi is flowing from the cliff that has a height of 110 meters (it is higher than Coban Rondo waterfall or Coban Ondo waterfall). Charm of the waterfalls can be enjoyed while holding mat on top of the prepared field zone manager. Protection of the cottages are also prepared facing the waterfall. If the weather is good, lucky visitors can see the “Rainbow”’ which diffuses in the tops of the cliffs. read more

Pindul Cave Yogyakarta

Pindul Cave Yogyakarta

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Pindul Cave Yogyakarta

 Yogyakarta is not only known as Education city but also known as recreation destination for domestic and foreign tourists. One of recreation is Pindul Cave Yogyakarta. This cave has very beautiful scenery so there are many visitors, especially domestic tourists, come there for recreation. Especially on weekends or holidays, the situation around the cave is very crowded. (also read : Recreation to Borobudur temple)

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 Pindul Cave is located in Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta. It is exactly located in Gelaran, Bejiharjo village, Sub-district of Karangmojo, Gunung Kidul regency, Yogyakarta province. The distance of Pindul Cave is about 50 km to east from downtown of Yogyakarta or about 7 km from Wonosari city. By car, it’s only 1.5 hours from the city of Yogyakarta, with good road condition and beautiful scenery. Surrounded by mountains, Gunung Kidul has several rivers flowing through caves, one of the caves is Pindul Cave.

 The cave’s beauty has attracted visitors to visit it, and for the past of some years Pindul cave has been very popular, especially for domestic tourists. It’s relatively safe and easy to do around or in this cave; just sit on a big floating tube, follow the current, and enjoy the surroundings. We can choose between Kalisuci (Suci river) or Pindul river. Last week I had a chance to do it at Pindul river. read more

Jatijajar Cave Kebumen

Jatijajar Cave Kebumen

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Jatijajar Cave Kebumen

 Hi my beloved reader, how are today? Well, in this occasion, I will share one of recreation place should be visited when we are having leisure time, especially in holiday. The place I mean is Jatijajar Cave Kebumen. (also read : Recreation to Maharani Cave)

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Below is a brief information about Jatijajar Cave Kebumen.

 Jatijajar cave is one of attractive recreation place in Central Java. This cave is a tourist place in the form of a natural cave and it is formed of limestone. It’s length from the entrance up to the exit area is about 250 meters. The average width of this cave is 15 meters and the average height is 12 meters, while the thickness of the ceiling on average is10 meters. This cave is about 50 meters above from sea level.

 Jatijajar Cave is located in Jatijajar village, the sub-district of Ayah, in the region of Kebumen Regency, Central Java Province. The distance of the cave is about 45 km from the city of Kebumen. So we can get the cave from Kebumen regency about an hour.

 It is not difficult to get to Jatijajar cave. Visitors do not need to be confused to get there. Therefore, the location can be easily achieved. Visitors can use private vehicles or public transportation. If visitors want to use public transport, visitors simply ride the public bus from Kebumen to Gombong, and from Gombong station to Jatijajar cave. Jatijajar cave is located about 21 km western of Gombong.  read more

Roro Kuning Waterfall

Roro Kuning Waterfall

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Roro Kuning Waterfall

 Recreation is an activity we do for pleasure or amusement. And going to Roro Kuning Waterfall can be one alternative place for having recreation after doing routine activities daily. This waterfall offers us beauty and exotic place for being visited. (also read : RECREATION TO SEDUDO WATERFALL)

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 Roro Kuning Waterfall is located in Nganjuk regency. It is exactly located at the foot of Mount Wilis, in the village of Loceret, Bajulan District, Nganjuk regency, East Java. This waterfall is about 30 km south of the city of Nganjuk, and located at an altitude of 600 M above sea level. This waterfall has a height of 10 – 15 meters which flows from Mount Wilis.

 The name of Roro Kuning was taken from a beautiful princess in the Kediri Kingdom named Dewi Ruting or Dewi Kilisuci who was the daughter of King Sekartaji Dhoho Amiseno. The brief story happened when Dewi Kilisuci was taking a bath under the waterfall, some of villagers were seeing her. She was looked as the most beautiful woman. Her skin was yellowish. Villagers then named the waterfall where the virgin with yellowish skin of Dewi Kilisuci was taking a bath is “Roro Kuning Waterfall”. Roro means virgin, kuning means yellow. (Read : The legend of Roro Kuning : for completing Story) read more