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    History of Blitar City

    History of Blitar City History of Blitar City        Blitar City is located in the southern part of East Java Province, Indonesia. The city is located about 167 km south of Surabaya City. Blitar City is famous as the birthplace and burial of the first president of Republic of Indonesia, Ir. Soekarno. (Also read : Legend of Baturraden)        Based on a number of history books, Blitar was a stretch of forest that was still untouched by humans. Nilasuwarna or Gusti Sudomo, the son of Duke Wilatika Tuban, at that time, carried out the task of the Majapahit Kingdom to crush the Tartar forces hiding in…

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    Damar Wulan and Anjasmoro

     Damar Wulan and Anjasmoro. The following story is about the Legend of Damar Wulan. However, I will divide the story in two sequels or two parts. They are The Legend of Damar Wulan Part 1 entitled “Damar Wulan and Anjasmoro” and The Legend of Damar Wulan Part 2 entitled “Damar Wulan Versus Minak Jinggo”. Below is the Lehend of Damar Wulan Part 1.        Once upon a time, there was a baby born in the village of Paluh Amba. It was not far from the capital city of Majapahit. The baby’s name was Damar Wulan. He was the son of Udara, the former prime minister…

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    Mystery of Gajah Mada

    Mystery of Gajah Mada Mystery of Gajah Mada        Gajah Mada was the name of Mahapatih (Prime Minister) of Majapahit. He was not only very famous in Java Island, but also around Indonesia. Almost all Indonesian people know the big names Mahapatih Gajah Mada but there is no one know who Gajah Mada is. No one knows the name of this character. Until now, after eight centuries since the big names fly around the country, there is no one person who can unravel the mystery of its origin and even on the end of his life. Not only about the origin and death, about the political strategy toward…

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    Cloud above Majapahit Kingdom

    Cloud above Majapahit Kingdom Cloud above Majapahit Kingdom        In the 13th century, Majapahit kingdom was at its peak. This kingdom was ruled by Prabu Hayam Wuruk. He was young, intelligent, and brave. He had a smart prime minister whose name was Gajah Mada. The palace of Majapahit was very big. It was very luxurious. Inside of the palace there was a special building called ‘Gedong Pusaka’. It was a house or more precisely a luxurious warehouse to store all the treasure of the kingdom. There were jewelries, gold crown, earrings, gold coins, gold Kris and many other luxurious things. That’s why the building was heavily guarded. There…