Museum Angkut, Batu

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Museum Angkut or Museum Angkut Plus Movie Star Studio is kind of amusement park in Batu city, East Java. It can be reached for approximately 50 minutes from the city of Malang. Museum Angkut or in English will be Transportation Museum, is a group with Jatim Park, Batu Secret Zoo and Batu Night Spectacular.

The main attraction of this museum is a collection of various historical cars and vehicles from past to present. There are several sets of themes are available to take pictures, such as Batavia, Europe (Buckingham) and American (Hollywood, Las Vegas, Broadway). There is also a dining area of Floating Market, where we can find numbers of traditional food to western food.

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Address:

Jl. Terusan Sultan Agung No. 2
Kota Wisata Batu

Contacts / Phone:
+ 62-341 595007

Open Hours:

Counters – 11am
Operational: 12pm – 8pm

Admission prices (Museum + Movie Star Studio):

Monday – Thursday: Rp. 50.000, –
Friday – Sunday: Rp. 75.000, –


Package prices (Museum + Movie Star Studio + D’Mask Kingdom):

Monday – Thursday: Rp. 60.000, –
Friday – Sunday: Rp. 85.000, –

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Petik Laut, An Annual Ceremony To Give Thanks To The Almighty

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Petik laut ceremony is an annual ceremony which is held by the Situbondo fisherman as a thanksgiving to Almighty God for the bless and kindness from the harvest sea times and safety during fishing time regarding the storm and blizzard.
This ritual is always being attended by thousand fisherman groups, especially from Panarukan. The ceremony itself is nowadays become more modern, starring by artists, traditional performances, music performances, Dangdut orchestra and Gandrung Banyuwangi. There is also “Pengajian” competion, games and sort of.

The main ritual from “Petik Laut” Ceremony is floating the ‘Sesaji’ in the middle of the sea, ‘Sesaji’ is the things to be dedicated to the God, it is contain of foods, rice, spices, but the most important is Cow’s head. The ‘sesaji’ boat, is already been prayed of before floated in the middle of the sea. This ceremony is a kind of cultural and national heritage, but the things done by the local society, including the fund. The local inhabitants are also the contributors for this ceremony. The inhabitants believe by doing this ceremonial will save the fisherman while they are fishing toward storm and will have more bless and harvest.

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Kedung Celeng Beach, Malang Selatan

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Named Kedung Celeng Beach lies on the South Malang. The beach is located in the hamlet Sumberceleng, Banjarejo village, Donomulyo district of South Malang, here you will feel warmth of the sun with the waves and the captivating blue sea.

Kedung Celeng Beach is still maintained because not many people who know and visit here. The visitor’s usually only limited to local residents. Most visitors do activities such as fishing, look for shells, crabs, and some other marine fauna.

To get here, from downtown Malang you must follow the directions towards Kepanjen, then headed Pegak then follow the instructions on the way up to Nyliyep. After that you will reach a T-junction and there are road signs, take straight toward Banjarejo, to village Banjarejo follow the main road to the end it will be up Mbantol Beach, from the beach on the west side of the footpath into the forest, follow the footpath westward about 10 minutes’ walk up until Kedung Celeng Beach.

More details: http://malang.eastjava.com

 

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Kampung Anyar Waterfall – Banyuwangi

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Kampung Anyar Waterfall


Called Kampung Anyar waterfall because it is located in the hamlet of Kampung Anyar, Taman Suruh village, Glagah district of Banyuwangi. One of excellent destinations waterfall in the town of Banyuwangi. The uniqueness of waterfall for visitors can be enjoyed the three waterfalls at once in one place. Many designations of this waterfall, ranging from Bersaudara waterfall, Kembar waterfall, Kampung Anyar waterfall, Bidadari waterfall and also Jagir waterfall.

Kampung Anyar waterfall comes from the three springs that appear on top of a cliff named Sumber Jagir, Sumber Pawon and Sumber Butut Ijah. The most interesting waterfall here is Sumber Pawon waterfall, because flowing water is not too heavy and wide enough. The atmosphere is cool scent of mountains providing coolness to magnetic the visitors to coming the place. Besides enjoying the view of waterfall the visitors can play or bath under a waterfall and take some of pictures here. Not far from the waterfall, located about 200 meters to the west there is Kategan waterfall, to get to the waterfall you can go along the river as far as 100 meters upstream. Kategan waterfall comes from a source that falls on top of Kalibendo waterfall. The waterfall is higher than two waterfalls before and had a fairly heavy flow of water.

Access to get to Kampung Anyar waterfall is easy. Takes only 20 minutes from Banyuwangi downtown to the west to Kampung Anyar village about 15 km. Around the waterfall area reserved parking area. From the place walk down the cliff as far as 100 m. In the middle of trip will meet a very beautiful view of cliff with pieces of stone like the sculptured stones in diamond shiny lumps when exposed to the flow of rain water.

More details, visit : http://banyuwangi.eastjava.com

Source images: http://www.banyuwangitourism.com

 

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Kedung Tritis, Tulungagung

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Travel destinations of the many cities in East Java, Tulungagung can not be underestimated. It is undeniable, the average of the tourists prefer to go to big cities like Malang, Surabaya or Madura when deciding on vacation. In addition to a rich selection of tourist attractions, major cities in East Java is also already phenomenal since there are many media proclaimed it.

The other cities are not less epic in terms of tourist destinations, especially Tulungagung. Kedung Tritis, which some time was busy discussed by among travelers. Located in the village of Sukorejowetan, Rejotangan, Tulungagung, Kedung Tritis so another option when spending holidays in Tulungagung.

Kedung Tritis or ordinary citizens to call kedung Dawuhan is a tourist attraction in the form of a natural pool that has turquoise water color. The depth of the water itself reaches 10 meters. There are many things you can do in this place; bathing, relax or just take a moment.

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Santen Island, Banyuwangi

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Santen Island is located in Karangharjo Village, at south side of old Banyuwangi Station. The beach is located in the waters territorial of Bali Strait. The name of Santen Island was taken for there are a lot of Santen trees.

At Santen Island there are also fast-flowing river that flows along 2Km separating the city of Banyuwangi and the islands that covered by Mangrove. In the middle, there is a delta of the river estuary that forms a small mangrove island.

To reach this location is easy, for the road is already in good infrastructure. We can reach by using car, motorcycle or even public transportation.

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The Blue Fire at Ijen Mountain, Banyuwangi

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Ijen Crater is one of amazing destinations in Indonesia. It has wowed many tourists from various countries. Ijen Crater is the biggest sulfur crater lake in the world, which can produce 36 million cubic meters of sulfur and hydrogen chloride with an area of about 5466 hectares. Mount Ijen or known as Ijen Crater / Kawah Ijen is an active volcano. The Ijen crater itself lies at approximately 2,300 meters above sea level.

This dangerous crater has amazing beauty with green sulfur lake with dramatic view. Beside as a place to tourist destination, Ijen Crater is a place to traditional sulfur mining at the former area of eruption.

In Ijen Crater, you can see amazing large lake with blue fire at the night. Blue fire in Ijen Crater is a unique natural phenomena , which is available only in Indonesia and Iceland. The beauty defeats the popularity and the beauty of sunrise in Mount Bromo, East Java. To see the miracle, you should climb from Paltuding (Gate to start the climbing) for 3,8 km.

While treading the soil mixed with sand, the scenery around will reduce fatigue. The beauty of the blue fire will be ignoring the pungent smell of sulfur.

How to Get There

Ijen Crater is located in Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia. To reach Ijen Crater, there are two accesses, from north and south. From North, Ijen Crater can be reached through Situbondo toward to Sempol (Bondowoso). The distance from Situbondo to Paltuding is about 93 km or 2.5 hours.

From South, ijen crater can be reached through Banyuwangi toward to Licin (distance 15 km). The distance from Licin to Paltuding is 18 km.

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Boom Beach, Banyuwangi

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Boom Beach formerly as important port, the port now in becoming one of the leading tourist destinations. It is situated in the city center Banyuwangi makes the beach visited by many tourists, both from within and outside of Banyuwangi.

Black sand beach with a background of Bali is an exotic variety of beauty, visitors besides being able to enjoy the beach can also relax in pedestrian neat or under a beach umbrella, while enjoying the coconut, the end may try other facilities such as horse riding, playing ATV.

As the mainstay tourist destination, on this beach to be one venue for the big event such as a colossal dance gandrung danced by more than 1,000 dancers, titled “SEWU GANDRUNG” and Banyuwangi Beach Jazz Festival is the first event Jazz beach and the only one in Indonesia that was held in Boom Beach Banyuwangi.

Boom Beach lies on the eastern of Banyuwangi. From Simpang Lima, go to Jalan Dr. Sutomo up Blambangan Park. From the traffic light Blambangan Parks headed north up to PLN roundabout, then turn right into Jalan Nusantara. All vehicles can enter the Boom Beach. And signposts to get there can be found easily.

More details: http://banyuwangi.eastjava.com/

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How Beautiful Sunrise at Ranu Kumbolo

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Semeru is a favorite destination for hikers and mountain lovers. The beauty of nature is very promising. One of the beauties of Mount Semeru is Ranu Kumbolo. In this place you can see the perfect sunrise.

Mount Semeru is located on the border Lumajang and Malang, East Java. With an altitude of 3,676 meters above sea level. There are many places that interesting and beautiful at Semeru, such as Ranu Pane, Oro-oro Ombo, Kalimati, Arcopodo, and Mahameru. There is a beautiful place and a place to camp for the climbers, namely Ranu Kumbolo.

Ranu Kumbolo is a famous place with a lake and views of the surrounding greenery. Shaped like a valley, do not be surprised if the weather in this place is very cool and airy. The lake was gorgeous, blue and cold. Ranu Kumbolo Lake seems to be an oasis at an altitude of 2400 meters above sea level.

The scenery around the lake is very calming eye. The combination of evergreen trees, shrubs green, and blue sky, will spoil you. Many climbers camped here, besides a cool place, the beauty of sunrise in the morning obligatory to be seen.

Sunrise at Ranu Kumbolo very pretty and charming. Golden color of sunlight reflected by the surface of the lake. Prepare your best camera to capture the sunrise at this place. Indeed, the string of words is very difficult to describe sunrise of Ranu Kumbolo. That experience, might be an unforgettable lifetime.

Please visit to Ranu Kumbolo and witness one of the best sunrise in Java!

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Noko Gili Island, Part of Bawean Island

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Bawean Island has many beautiful small islands, such as Noko Gili, Gili Timur, and Tanjung Kodok and Bawean deer conservation area. Noko Gili island is an unoccupied island with beautiful undersea panorama. 

Noko Gili Island or Selayar is located in east side of Bawean Island, Sungai Rujing village. To enjoy the beautiful nature of Noko island is not easy, because in addition to its far location, you have to sail across Java Sea to go to Bawean Island from Gresik Seaport. 

Gresik can be accessed from Surabaya, the capital city of East Java Province for around 1 hour. After arriving at Bawean seaport which is located at Sangkapura sub-district, you have to use a speedboat for 20 minutes to reach Noko Gili Island.

Actually there is nothing to find on Noko Gili Island. There are only bushes and white sand. This island is very tiny, only 1 KM wide. But if you have arrived on this island, you will be amazed with the beauty of its nature.

Its sea has very clear blue and green color water, so that you can see the bottom of the sea. The beauty of the coral reef is clearly seen from the boat. Here, you can go snorkeling to enjoy the beautiful under the sea. However, you have to bring your own equipment because there is no place to rent snorkeling equipment on Noko Gili Island.

There are some things which you should consider if you visit Noko Gili Island. On this island, there is place for shelter, restaurants and springs. If you want to be there for a long time, there is some stay to enjoy your holiday.

More details : http://bawean.eastjava.com

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