Sunday, July 31, 2011

Mount Bromo (East Java, Indonesia)

Bromo has a height of 2392 meters above sea level is located in four regions, namely Probolinggo, Pasuruan, Lumajang, and Malang. Mount Bromo mesh body shape between valleys and canyons with a caldera or a sea of ​​sand covering approximately 10 square kilometers.

Mount Bromo has a crater with a diameter of ± 800 meters (north-south) and ± 600 meters (east-west). While the danger area of ​​a circle with a radius of 4 km from the central crater of Bromo.

For residents of Bromo, Tengger tribe, Mount Brahma (Bromo) believed to be a sacred mountain. Once a year the community held a ceremony Tengger Yadnya Kasada or Kasodo. This ceremony is held at a temple located at the foot of Mount Bromo and proceed north to the top of Mount Bromo. The ceremony was held at midnight to early morning every full moon around 14 or 15 in Kasodo (tenth) according to the Javanese calendar.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Borobudur (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

Borobudur was built by King Samaratungga, one of the kings of Old Mataram Kingdom, Dynasty dynasty descendants. Based Kayumwungan inscription, an Indonesian named Hudaya Kandahjaya revealed that Borobudur is a place of worship which was completed on 26 May 824, almost one hundred years since the early days was built. The name of Borobudur, as some people means a mountain having terraces (budhara), while the other says that Borobudur means monastery on the heights.
Borobudur Building punden shaped staircase consists of 10 levels. Height of 42 meters and 34.5 meters before it was renovated after the renovation because the lowest level was used as a drag. Six lowest level of a square and two upper circular form, and the highest level in the form of Buddhist stupa facing to the west. Each level represents the stages of human life. Corresponding schools of Mahayana Buddhism, every person who wants to reach the level of the Buddha should be through every level of life is.

Parangtritis (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

Parangtritis located 27 km south of Yogyakarta and easily accessible by public transport to operate up at 17:00, as well as private vehicles. Afternoon before sunset is the best time to visit the most popular beach in Yogyakarta. But if you arrive more quickly, it could not hurt to go up to Cliff Gembirawati behind this beach. From there we could see the whole area Parangtritis, south sea, to the boundary horizon.

Not many people know that on the east cliff is hidden a ruined temple. Unlike the other temples are located in mountainous areas, Temple Gembirawati only a few hundred meters from the lip Parangtritis. To reach this temple, we can get past the ramp near Hotel Queen of the South and into the path to the west about 100 meters. The faint roar of the ferocious waves of the southern ocean could be heard from this temple.


Parangtritis very closely with the legend of Ratu Kidul. Many Javanese believe that Parangtritis is a magical kingdom of Queen of South gate that controls the southern ocean. Hotel Queen of the South is a luxurious resort that is named according to this legend. Unfortunately, this resort is rarely open when used to have a view that could make us breathless.

Prambanan (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

Prambanan is incredibly beautiful building that was built in the 10th century during the reign of two kings, and Rakai Rakai Pikatan Balitung. Rose as high as 47 feet (5 meters higher than Borobudur temple), the foundation of this temple has fulfilled the desire to show Hindu triumph in the land of Java. This temple is located 17 kilometers from the city center, in the middle of the area that is now a beautiful park.

Prambanan temple has three main temples in the primary yard, namely Vishnu, Brahma, and Shiva. These three temples are symbols of Trimurti in Hindu belief. All three temples were facing east. Each main temple has accompanying temple facing to the west, namely Nandini for Shiva, Swan to Brahma, and Garuda for Vishnu. In addition, there are two temples wedge, 4 temples color, and 4 corner temples. In the second there are 224 temples.

Sari Park (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

Castle is a pretty interesting place to visit. Besides the location is not too far from the Sultan's Palace which is the city's main tourist attraction, the Castle has several features. Privileges include Castle is located on the building itself is relatively intact and maintained as well as the environment that strongly supports its existence as a tourist attraction.

Meanwhile corridors in the region formerly said to function as a secret passageway that connects the Castle to the Sultan's Palace. There is even a legend that says that this hallway through to the south coast and is a way for the Sultan of Yogyakarta to meet with Nyai Roro Kidul is said to be the wife of kings Sultanate Yogyakarta. This section is a part that serves as a place of defense or protection for the Sultan's family if at any time there is an attack from the enemy.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Rawa Pening (Central Java, Indonesia)

Park RawaPening Ambarawa of the region, in order to go there. The road that leads Rawa Pening roadway is located in Semarang - Ambarawa Salatiga Semarang regency. The beauty of marsh dizzy you can enjoy during the morning, because of dizziness swamp Tourist offers the beauty of the lake. The outlets are open at 8:30 till 21:00 in the morning you can relax with the family swamp garden reel, because it's a beautiful garden design bog garden is perfect reel for recreation with family, but enjoy the beauty of the lake in the swamp dizziness.


For those of you who like taking pictures / photography, the beauty of the marsh is very unique reel. Especially in the morning at sunrise, it is recommended you come to the bog garden at 5:00 am giddy at the time of sunrise. And waiting at the dock by the lake to photograph the beautiful panorama of the lake marsh dizziness, reputedly the morning in the swamp dizzy very mysterious and mystical. And very beautiful to immortalized through a camera, in the morning you can continue your hunting by riding a rented boat at the dock, usually during the morning the fishermen were actively catching and fishing in the lake there is lots of water hyacinth, the lake is extremely dizzy swamp wide. If you forget the time may not feel the sun right above. In addition to the train museum in Ambarawa, do not hurt you to stop by the park this week Pening Rawa.

Bandungan (Central Java, Indonesia)

Bandungan mountain is a tourist attraction located in the District Bandungan, Semarang regency. These attractions can be reached by vehicle for 1 hour to the south of Semarang, or about 20 minutes from Ungaran, or about 15 minutes from Ambarawa through mountain trails. Bandungan has a cool and fresh air so that there are many hotels and motels. As the famous tourism objects Gedongsongo Temple. In Bandungan there are many interesting attractions such as the area Sidomukti, there were outbound challenging arena and beautiful scenery. Hollywood is also existing housing complex located on the spa susan.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Maron Beach (Central Java, Indonesia)

Maron has a sloping beaches and sandy but not white sand, the pounding of the waves are very beautiful and crystal clear sea water is also the natural beauty around beach tourists are able to suck the good that comes from the city or from out of town. Many tourists visit this beach during the holidays, especially during Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning and Sunday afternoon because at this beach vacation densely visited by tourists. We also can enjoy a culinary tour in this coastal region from the meatballs, grilled fish to eat goat and chicken satay skewers are widely available in shops around the beach.

Lawang Sewu (Central Java, Indonesia)

The front of the historic building is decorated by the twin towers and gothic models are divided into two, lengthwise rearward impressive sturdy, big and beautiful. Lawang Sewu architecture art deco, characterized by a growing exclusively on the 1850-1940 era in continental Europe.
This building overlooks the Wilhelmina Park is now better known as Tugu Muda complex. In front of Lawang Sewu tramways had passed the city of Semarang, majoring in Fine Jomblang. Aerial photographs taken in 1927 still shows this transport pathway.
After the Japanese took over the Dutch rule in Indonesia in 1942, the basement of this building was previously a drainage channel in the "magic" into the dungeon as well as drainage channels. This building is also a silent witness to fierce battles between the people of Indonesia by the Japanese army known as the Battle of Five Days in Hyderabad (October 14, 1945 - October 19, 1945). To commemorate that historic event, a few years later the government built a stele in the courtyard Wilhelmina Park is now known as Monument Muida
Ancient buildings and magnificent two-story after independence was used as the office of the Railway Bureau Indonesia (DKARI) or now PT Kereta Api Indonesia. In addition once used as the Office of Infrastructure Agency Regional Military Command (Kodam IV / Diponegoro) Regional Office (Regional Office) Department of Transportation Central Java. 

Given Lawang Sewu have important historical value, then the Municipal Mayor of Semarang and SK 650/50/1992, enter Lawang Sewu as one of 102 ancient or historic buildings in the city of Semarang that should be protected.
Currently Lawang Sewu currently in phase renovation to repair the building parts are already damaged with age

Sigandu Beach (Central Java, Indonesia)

The beach is located in the Village Klidang Sigandu Lor Sub Trunk. Most northern areas of the city of Batang. Sigandu classified sloping beach, with waves that are not so great. Its location is approximately 4 km from the town square rods.

Coast Sigandu arena facilities available for children playground, volleyball court for the teenagers, as well as rows of traditional-style cafes and stalls that offer a variety of specialties. Among other megono rice with side dishes rebon dreadlocks.

For those who simply want to enjoy the dim receding sun (sunrise) can linger in the shelter is sturdy and safe. For who likes fishing can channel his love of fishing in the pond. There's also a pretty shady pine forest nan clean air.

In addition there is also the arena in the form of the Flying Fox outbound and the motor ATV Tour. Currently also being conducted in cooperation with Indonesia Safari Park with the construction of a swimming dolphin or a kind of Sea World and modern recreation.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Moga Baths (Central Java, Indonesia)

Baths Moga is a tourist attraction located in the village Banyumundal, Moga district or ± 43 km to the south of the town Pemalang.

Besides having a natural swimming pool which cool air as the main attraction, there are also facilities means children's playground, tennis courts and facilities for hotel accommodation.

Tourism is also providing support tourism objects, such as forests and wildlife refuge Cempaka Wulung Camping Sight.

Widuri Water Park (Central Java, Indonesia)

Welcome to the Thistle Water Park, enjoy being together with family on the new ride, full of adventure. Thistle Water Park located in the Tourism Thistle has an area of ​​6.5 hectares is a means new games that are built by the Government Pemalang to pamper both regional and national communities in satisfying the desire for quality entertainment. There are six spacecraft are ready adrenaline visitors, where each - each has advantages in pampering guests. With a strategic location that is located in the Tourism and close to main roads pantura, very easy for visitors to reach them. In addition to the proper infrastructure, many tourism businesses such as restaurants and lodgings will further complement the tourists visit.

Cacaban Dam (Central Java, Indonesia)

Cacaban dam is a dam located in District Kedungbanteng, Tegal regency, Central Java, Indonesia. The total area of ​​928.7 hectares and the reservoirs are filled with water as much as 90 million . Reservoir is supported by a background of forest scenery with a beautiful panorama.

Cacaban dam was inaugurated by President Soekarno in 1952 (Reservoir in Indonesia who first opened). Reservoir is actually serves to irrigate rice fields in the vicinity, but also functioned as a tourist attraction. Located not far from Slawi, approximately 9 miles to the east in the village of precisely Karanganyar Kedungbanteng District, and is one of the attractions in the area.


The scene is still very natural reservoirs cacaban because the location of reservoirs cacaban far from urban areas. Uniquely in the middle of the reservoir there is also a small island called the island gendu, to be able to see first hand the island gendu we use boats that are available alongside a reservoir.

Existing facilities:

     Arena extensive fishing
     The streets above the reservoir / dam
     around the reservoir with a boat motor
     water bike

Purwahamba Beach (Central Java, Indonesia)

This tourist attraction is located in the path so that the waves were not big pantura like the beaches in the south so the Coast Purwahamba safe when playing on the beach or swim in this beach. The beach is very shady because many palm trees around the beach so guests comfortable during their stay on this beach and the beauty of the sea is crystal clear bluish atmosphere adds to the beauty of Purwahamba Coast.
     Facilities available at this beach is very full at all because local governments serious about addressing these attractions so that infrastructure is in need already be provided in between there is a children's play area, swimming pool, mini zoo, and water bikes. On the beach is also provided lodgings for tourists if you want to spend the night and enjoy an evening we can enjoy the beaches and sea food which also is served in restaurants in this coastal area. Local governments also provide the facility of sea cruises Earth I and Earth II is ready to take tourists walk into the middle of the ocean so that tourists can enjoy the scenery in the middle of the sea and coastal scenery.

Guci Hot Spring (Central Java, Indonesia)

To get to this attraction is very easy. If you come from the town of Tegal you can go directly to the south toward the town of Slawi and continue south toward Bumijawa. Arriving at a fork in the village tuwel turn to the left, just follow the path until you reach the fork again and a big gate waiting for you to begin to enter the attraction jars. Easy is not it? however, if you do not bring your personal vehicle does not need to worry because of the city there is a car transport Slawi Slawi-Jar majors leading directly to the attraction Jar.

Jars worth your visit because I am sure you will not regret visiting this attraction and you will feel the attraction that has its own peculiarities Jar in the appeal of another tourist attraction, because here you will feel the natural atmosphere of the mountains with the natural freshness and with beautiful views . In addition to these facilities could be said this attraction is also very complete starting from the lodge, pool, hotel, tennis courts, camping, jungle tours etc..


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