History Of Malang City

History Of Malang City

History Of Malang City

History Of Malang City

       Malang City, like other cities in Indonesia in general, only grew and developed after the presence of the Dutch colonial government. Public facilities were planned in such a way as to meet the needs of the Dutch family. The discriminatory impression still remains to this day. For example, Ijen Boulevard in the surrounding area. only enjoyed by Dutch families and o ther European nations, while the indigenous population had to be satisfied to live in the suburbs with inadequate facilities. The residential area is now like a monument that holds a mystery and often invites Dutch families who had lived there to reminisce. (Also read : History of Bogor City)

       In 1879, the city of Malang began operating the train and since then the city of Malang had grown rapidly. Various needs of the community were increasing, especially in the space to carry out various activities. As a result there had been a change in land use, the area that had been built had emerged uncontrollably. Changes in land functions undergo rapid changes, such as from the function of agriculture to housing and industry. read more

Uniqueness of Museum Angkut Batu

Uniqueness of Museum Angkut Batu

Uniqueness of Museum Angkut Batu

Uniqueness of Museum Angkut Batu

       There are many recreation places in East Java Province. They are not less interesting than Yogyakarta province or others. Especially recreation places in Batu, Malang that that it has cool temperature, also has natural attractions, historical sites, and knowledgeable tourist attractions in the form of museums. Especially if you are a lover of the automotive world, in Batu, Malang, there is a museum where hundreds of collections of two and four-wheeled vehicles are stored. Therefore, if you are in East Java, especially in Batu, Malang, it will be very unfortunate if you do not visit Museum Angkut because the Uniqueness of Museum Angkut Batu is very attractive to enjoy. (Also read : Amazing View Around Jungwok Beach)

       Museum Angkut is a museum of modern transportation and tourist attractions located in Batu City, Malang, East Java. The museum that hold this amazing concept does not only uphold the automotive world, but visitors will find several zones with the theme of a famous foreign tourist atmosphere. read more

Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple

Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple

Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple

      When we want to go to Mojokerto regency for finding temples, there are some temples can be found in this regency. One of them is Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple. This temple is located in Kraton sub-village, Temon Village, Trowulan Subdistrict, Mojokerto Regency. It is about 3.5 kilometers away from Wringinlawang Temple and about 600 meters away from Tikus Temple.

      Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple hides many secrets, as most of information revealing when the temple was erected, the king who instructed its construction and its functions remains unknown. The name Bajangratu was first mentioned in Oudheidkunding Verslag (OV) in 1915.

      Sri Soeyatmi Satari, an archeologist, claims that the name of Bajangratu is closely connected to Jayanegara, the king of Majapahit, since the word ‘bajang’ means a dwarf. According to Kitab (book) Pararaton and folklores, Jayanegara was enthroned at a tender age, when he was still a tiny young boy. The nickname Dwarf King or Bajangratu, however, stuck with him as he grew older. (Also read : Mangunan Batik Tourism Village) read more

Jonggring Saloko Beach

Jonggring Saloko Beach

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)

        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

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)

        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

Recreation to Goa China Beach

Recreation to Goa China Beach

        Recreation to Goa China Beach. East Java consists of many regencies in which every regency has special characteristic. One of them is Malang regency. It is not only special because of location on the hills with cool air, but Malang also has abundant natural potential. Moreover, in the Southern of Malang, there are many beautiful beaches, one of them, Goa China Beach or Chinese cave beach.

      Goa China beach offers you natural beauty. Besides that, the beach is well-maintained and provides you camping area. The waves of water and the whole area of Goa China Beach are still virgin. The traveler has to through the rocky, slippery and windy road. Besides that, you will see blue water and the breeze. There are so many big rocks at the right side of the beach and steep cliffs. To enter the cave, you have to climb up to the rock with a narrow trail.

     Goa China Beach is located in Sitiarjo village, Sumbermanjing Wetan sub-district, Malang regency. This beach is precisely in the Western of Sendang Biru beach.  Goa China beach is actually not so famous in Indonesia (although it is one of popular in East Java), but you will not be disappointed with the offering of satisfaction of Goa China beach. read more

Recreation to BNS Batu Night Spectacular

BNS Batu Night Spectacular

       Recreation to BNS Batu Night Spectacular. Malang city which is the second largest city in East Java, after Surabaya, has its own uniqueness and attractiveness. Lots of unique culinary that you must taste, destination places for recreation such as Panorama of Ngliyep Beach, and also some amazing attractions around the cities.

       One of amazing attraction is Batu Night Spectacular or commonly known as BNS. BNS is a recreation place as the same kind as WBL. However, each of them has specific characteristics. Batu Night Spectacular can only be enjoyed at night, as the name suggests it is a tourist attraction spectacular. Batu Night Spectacular is located in the village of Oro-oro Ombo, district of Batu. You can achieve this place by using a personal vehicle for 15 – 30 minutes from Malang city.

       BNS is open at 3 pm until midnight, so you do not have to worry benighted to enjoy the beautiful attractions of this one. Because of its uniqueness is also the one that is only open in the evening until midnight. Batu Night Spectacular visited by many visitors who want to unwind after doing daily activities. Thus, a visit to Batu Night Spectacular can be one alternative to reduce feeling tired and stress. read more

Recreation to Sendang Biru Beach

Sendang Biru Beach

       Recreation to Sendang Biru Beach. There are many recreation places in Malang, East Java that we can visit for our refreshing. They are BNS, Ngliyep Beach, Bajul Mati Beach and others. The scenery of the places are very interesting. Insya Allah you will not be bored for coming.

       One of recreation place that I want to share is Sendang Biru Beach. The name of Sendang Biru was originated from Javanese language. In Javanese Language, Sendang Biru means the source of water with blue water. It is not surprising because when you arrive at the beach, you will be welcomed by blue and crystal water.

      Sendang Biru is one of beach resorts in the southern part of Malang Regency. This beach lies at Sumber Agung Village, Sumbermanjing district, Malang Regency, East Java, Indonesia. The distance of Sendang Biru Beach is about 69 km from Malang City. It is southern of Malang City and takes approximately 2 hours by driving a car. You can ride motorcycle, a car or public transportation. If you want to feel the real adventure, you can take minibus with the direction to Gadang – Turen – Sendang Biru. The access to the beach is adequate. read more

Amazing of Coban Rondo Waterfall

Amazing of Coban Rondo Waterfall

coban ronndo waterfall

Amazing of Coban Rondo Waterfall

      Coban Rondo waterfall is one of the beautiful scenery in Malang, East Java. Actually there are many places in Malang for recreation destination, for examples Sendang Biru Beach, Bajul Mati Beach, BNS and other places, but in this occasion I will share about Coban Rondo Waterfall. (Also read : Vacation to Bajul Mati Beach)

         Coban Rondo Waterfall is located in mountain-side of Kawi, Pendasari Village, Pujon District, Malang Regency. It is about 32 km to the west of the city of Malang and can be reached about forty minutes journey from Malang.

       Having a height of about 84 m and located at an altitude of 1,135 meters above sea level, it makes the place is very interesting to see and visit. The weather is fresh and peaceful, because of its location away from the crowd of city. Coban Rondo water source comes from the slopes of Mount Kawi. The water flow can reach 150 liters per second if the rainy season. (Also read other article at : Feeling Alone in Quiet Night) read more