Cave or Goa Tabuhan in Pacitan
Do you plan for spending your next holiday in Pacitan? If you so, don’t forget to visit Cave or Goa Tabuhan in Pacitan. This cave is called as Goa Tabuhan or Tabuhan cave because if the stalactites or stalagmites were being lapped, they will yield sound like rhythm of Javanese music (gamelan). (Also read : Jatijajar Cave Kebumen)
Tabuhan cave is located western of Pacitan. It is exactly located in Wareng village, Punung district, Pacitan Regency, East Java. It is about 40 km from Pacitan city towards west. The route to the cave is easy and along the way, around the road there is beautiful tropical scenery to enjoy, such as; rice fields, coconut palms and others.
According to the public story from the local people around the cave, Tabuhan cave has been found by Kyai Santiko who lost his ox but finally he found the ox in the cave. After the brushwood has cleaned, the cave was taken care by Raden Bagus Joko Lelono and a princess Raden Ayu Mardilah.
Tabuhan cave is initially known as Tapan cave because since ahead applied by the chevaliers for some meditation like; Sanggargenu, Bambang Trigo. Raden Banteng Wareng and also Pangeran Diponegoro.