Simpang Lima Gumul Monument Kediri

Simpang Lima Gumul Monument Kediri

Simpang Lima Gumul Monument Kediri

Simpang Lima Gumul Monument Kediri

       One more recreation place we want to share to you, our beloved readers. The place we mean is Simpang Lima Gumul Monument Kediri. This place is very nice to be visited by someone who want to get refreshing. (Also read : Monas Famous National Monument in Jakarta)

       Simpang Lima Gumul Monument in Kediri is like the Arc de Triomphe located in Paris, France. The difference, if the Arc de Triomphe commemorates the warriors who died during the French revolution and the Napoleonic wars, while the Simpang Lima Gumul Monument is inspired by King Jongko Joyoboyo.

       King Jongko Joyoboyo was the ruling king in the 12th century who aspired to unite the five regions in the Kediri district, namely the City of Kediri, Pesantren, Pagu, Gurah, and Kampung Inggris (Pare).

       Simpang Lima Gumul Monument began to be built in 2003 and inaugurated in 2008, initiated by the Kediri Regent, Sutrisno.

       The location of the Simpang Lima Gumul Monument itself is located in Tugu Rejo Village, Ngasem sub-district, Kediri. The construction is estimated to reach Rp. 300 billion. (Also read other article at : Terima Kasih untuk Ayah yang Tangguh) read more

The Legend of Reog Ponorogo

The Legend of Reog Ponorogo

       The Legend of Reog Ponorogo. Long-long time ago in Java, there was a big kingdom. The kingdom’s name was Kediri. The kingdom was ruled by a very old king. He had a beautiful daughter named Dewi Sanggalangit. Her beauty was very famous from her father’s kingdom up to neighboring Kingdoms. There were many kings and prince who wanted to ask for her to be his wife.

       Unfortunately, Dewi Sanggalangit seemed not keen enough to settle down. It inevitably confused her parents. In fact, her parents have been very long time for the presence of a grandchild. “My daughter, when will you stop to reject every man who propose you?” asked the King one day.

       “My Father … actually I am not willing to get married yet. But if you insist me to settle down at the soonest, I’ll do. However, I have request some conditions that must be fulfilled by someone who will be my spouse.

      “Then what are your request should be fulfilled by them, my daughter?”

        “I don’t know …” read more