Brief History of Karawang Regency

Brief History of Karawang Regency

Brief History of Karawang Regency

Brief History of Karawang Regency

       Around the XV Century AD, Islam entered Karawang brought by the great ulema of Sheikh Hasanudin bin Yusup Idofi from Champa who was known as Sheikh Quro. At that time the Karawang area was still largely wilderness and swampy. (Also read : History of Pontianak City)

       The existence of the Karawang area which had been known since the Pajajaran Kingdom centered in the Bogor Region, because Karawang at that time was a very important traffic lane to connect the Kingdom of Pakuan Pajajaran with Galuh Pakuan which was centered in the Ciamis Region.

       The total area of ​​Karawang regency at that time was not the same as the area of ​​Karawang regency at present. At that time the area of ​​Karawang Regency consisted of Bekasi, Purwakarta, Subang and Karawang itself.

       After the Pajajaran Kingdom collapsed in 1579 AD, in 1580 AD the Sumedanglarang Kingdom was established as the successor to the Pajajaran Kingdom with its King Prabu Geusan Ulun. The Islamic Kingdom of Sumedanglarang, the seat of government in Dayeuhluhur, was in charge of Sumedang, Galuh, Limbangan, Sukakerta and Karawang. read more

Bedengan Genilangit Tourism Park Magetan

Bedengan Genilangit Tourism Park Magetan

Bedengan Genilangit Tourism Park Magetan

Bedengan Genilangit Tourism Park Magetan

       Magetan is an area that has quite a stunning natural panorama. Located in the highlands, makes the area of ​​Magetan has very cool air and lush natural trees. No wonder the natural tourism potential in Magetan is quite promising. If all this time we know Magetan with Sarangan Lake tourism, however, it’s not only Sarangan Lake that is interesting to visit. The reason is there is a new tourism place in Magetan named Taman Wisata Bedengan Genilangit which it hits on Instagram recently. (Also read : Sonobudoyo Museum Place of Cultural Heritage)

       This Bedengan Genilangit Tourism Park is located at the foot of Mount Lawu, making it has a beautiful topography with green hills and lush pine forests. Bedengan Genilangit Park continues to be developed into one of the leading tourist attractions in Magetan. In addition to the natural beauty that is very exotic and the cool air typical of the mountains, Genilangit Tourism Park has many selfie spots. read more

Beauty of Kartini Beach Jepara

Beauty of Kartini Beach Jepara

Beauty of Kartini Beach Jepara

Beauty of Kartini Beach Jepara

       Who doesn’t know Jepara? This small city in the northern tip of Java is one of the cities that has been producing furniture that is well known up to other countries. One of the distinctive features of Jepara furniture is its dazzling wood carving style. Besides being known as the city of Carving, Jepara also has a natural panorama of the beautiful beach. Various beaches in Jepara are neatly lined up on the northern lip of the island of Java, and one of the most famous beaches in Jepara is Kartini Beach. (Also read : Charm of Batu Karas Beach Pangandaran)

Kartini Beach Location

       Kartini Beach in Jepara is precisely located in Bulu Village, Jepara District, Jepara Regency, Central Java Province. You who are on vacation in the city of Jepara must come here because this beach is one of the main tourist destination in Jepara.

       The location of Kartini Beach is very strategic, the distance from the Regent’s Office is only about 2.5 kilometers to the west and is quite close from the main bus station of Jepara City. Travelers will have no trouble heading to Kartini Beach, access can be reached by using public transportation or private vehicles. read more

History of Madiun Regency

History of Madiun Regency

History of Madiun Regency

History of Madiun Regency

       Madiun Regency, based on a legitimate government, was established on the first half of the month, in Muharam, in 1568 precisely on Thursday, 18 July 1568. It began during the Demak Sultanate, which was marked by the marriage of Prince Pangeran Surya Patiunus from Demak to Raden Ayu Retno Lembah daughter of the Duke Adipati Gugur from Ngurawan, Dolopo. (Also read : Legend of Bojonegoro Regency)

       The government center was moved from Ngurawan to Sogaten village with a new name “Purabaya” (known as Madiun now). Pangeran Surya Patiunus occupied the sultanate until 1521 and was continued by Kyai Rekso Gati. (Sogaten = place of Rekso Gati).

       Pangeran Timur was appointed as the Regent of Purabaya on July 18, 1568 with a government center in the village of Sogaten. Since then the formal juridical Purabaya Regency had become a government area under a regent and ended the oversight government in Purabaya held by Kyai Rekso Gati in the name of Demak from 1518 – 1568. read more

Legend of Bojonegoro Regency

Legend of Bojonegoro Regency

Legend of Bojonegoro Regency

Legend of Bojonegoro Regency

       Long time ago in the northern of Mount Kendeng, there was a kingdom called Malowopati Kingdom. The kingdom  was ruled by Prabu Anglingdarma. He was a wise and rich king. His face was handsome. He liked to meditate and wander in search of enlightenment of the soul. No wonder if he was as a king who was respected by friends and opponents because of his strength and supernatural powers. Prabu Anglingdarma was also blessed with the gift to understand and know the language of all animals. (Also read : History of Blitar City)

When Anglingdarma was young, he loved to wander. Many countries have been visited. All that he did to add insight, knowledge, and life experiences.

“I will not take a wife except the incarnation of Dewi Widowati,” he said to himself. Anglingdarma continued to wander, following his heart.

One day, he met a beautiful girl wearing a purple silk scarf, velvet flower, and silk kebaya.

“Hi, What’s your name?” Anglingdarma asked. read more

History of Sidoarjo Regency

History of Sidoarjo Regency

History of Sidoarjo Regency

History of Sidoarjo Regency

       The area of ​​Sidoarjo Regency is in the lowlands. Sidoarjo is known as the Delta City, because it is located between two large rivers (fragments of Brantas River), namely the Mas River and the Porong River. The city of Sidoarjo is in the south of Surabaya, and geographically both cities are as if they are one. (Also read : Legend of Jombang)

       Sidoarjo was once known as the center of the Kingdom of Janggala. During the Dutch East Indies colonialism, the Sidoarjo area was named Sidokare, which it was part of the Surabaya Regency. The Sidokare area was led by a governor named R. Ng. Djojohardjo, residing in Pucang Anom kampong, assisted by a wedana, named Bagus Ranuwiryo, who lived in Pangabahan kampong.

       In 1859, based on the Decree of the Netherlands Indies Government No. 9/1859 dated of 31 January 1859 No. Staatsblad 6, the Regency of Surabaya was divided into two parts, namely Surabaya Regency and Sidokare Regency. Sidokare was led by R. Notopuro (later titled R.T.P Tjokronegoro) from Kasepuhan. He was the son of R.A.P. Tjokronegoro, Regent of Surabaya. On May 28, 1859, the name of the Regency of Sidokare, which it had a less good connotation, was changed to Sidoarjo Regency. (Also read other article at : Beautiful Red Rose Flower) read more

Penataran Temple in Blitar

Penataran Temple in Blitar

       Penataran Temple in Blitar. Blitar is one of small regency in East Java province. However, this city is noteworthy for all people in Indonesia, moreover for people in the world because this place was being the hometown of Indonesia’s first president, Ir. Soekarno. It’s a rather sleepy place that’s got a tiny business district as well as ancient Hindu temples (called Penataran temple).

        Blitar city has principle “Kridho Hangudi Jaya” (it means: work hard to reach the glorious) and its motto “Blitar Kota Patria” (Blitar the defender of the nation that well-regulated, cleanly, beautiful, and safety), also known as heroic city, student city and peaceful city.

        Blitar city has try to build its city as ‘Patria’ city which supported by it commerce system. One of Blitar government’s effort is by choosing the tourism sector as the main product to increase its economic region.

        There are many tourism objects as the others East Java’s regencies. Some of them are Penataran Temple which is the ancient Hindu temple, Tambakrejo beach with its fantastic waves, Serang beach that it commonly held Larung Sesaji Ceremony, Soekarno Graveyard which is one of Blitar religious tour, traditionally event in Blitar such as Grebeg Pancasila, etc. 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