Tuesday, July 19, 2011

East Java

East Java is one of the provinces in Indonesia which lies in the eastern part of Java island. East Java capital of Surabaya, which is famous for its history of struggle for seizing back the city of Surabaya. To commemorate it, there is Tugu Pahlawan monument located in the middle of the city of Surabaya.
East Java has many exotic places to visit, whether it is a historical and natural attractions.
Mount Bromo

Mount Bromo (from Sanskrit / Old Javanese: Brahma, one of the main Hindu Gods), the volcano is still active and most famous as a tourist attraction in East Java. As a tourist attraction, Mount Bromo become attractive because of its status as the volcano is still active.
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.
During the twentieth century, the mountain is famous as a tourist spot has erupted three times, with regular time intervals, namely 30 years. The biggest eruptions occurred in 1974, while the last eruption occurred in 2010. 
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.

White Sand Beach Situbondo
White Sand Beach in Situbondo, East Java, known for its expanse of white sand. Not only that, even this beach morphology is unique. Topography of the curve facing the sea with a backdrop of forests form a cluster of very beautiful panorama. To the north, tourists can see the breadth of the northern seas of Java with a white line on the beach. Behind him, the forest hedge presents its own coolness.
White Sands is one of the mainstay of coastal tourist destination for East Java Province. This is because of its strategic location, namely in the outskirts of Surabaya-Banyuwangi main road. Travelers who want to go to Bali (from Surabaya), or to Mount Bromo (from Banyuwangi), usually stopping to rest and watch the beauty of the panorama presented, especially enjoying eloknya sunset.

Jawa Timur Park
Jawa Timur Park is a tourist attraction that combines in a harmonious concept of education and the concept of tourism in one space and one time, so it can be a means of disseminating information about the repertoire of science and technology (Biology / Chemistry / Mathematics / Physics), Learning Gallery Stadium which can accommodate 300 students, sheets of student Learning Guide and completeness props applied science (Indoor & Outdoor).

And can be a guide to deepen the insight into multicultural nation with the existence of Art Collection Gallery and Pavilion of East Java.
Located on the eastern slope of the mountain Panderman, ± 11 acres in area and height of 850m above sea level, and supported the presence of three new rides every year which is more entertaining and fun, visitors can feel the coolness, comfort and beauty of the panorama of mountains into Jatim Park and Kota Batu.

In addition there are also facilities in the form of an outlet of Food, Beverage, Travel Market, Market Fruit, Vegetable Market and the Flower Gallery. And public facilities are not less important the mosque, clinic, Wartel, Nursery Room, Toilets and Parking representative.
Jawa Timur Park also comes with a Club Flower Boutique Resort & Cottage Lodging Park East Java that will make your tour the show feels comfortable, quiet, pleasant and not in a hurry because of its location relatively close to the Jawa Timur Park.

Religious Tourism - Ampel Mosque
Ampel Mosque is an ancient mosque in the northern city of Surabaya, East Java. The mosque was founded by Sunan Ampel, and nearby there is the Tomb of Sunan Ampel complex. Sunan Ampel was one of 9 Sunan famous by the name "Wali Songo", or nine guardian to establish the religion of Islam in Java.
Currently Ampel Mosque is one of the destinations of religious tourism in Surabaya. The mosque is surrounded by Chinese and Arab architecture building.
Ampel mosque beside the left page, there is a well that is believed to be an auspicious wells, usually used by those who meyakininnya to amplifier pledges.

Jembatan Suramadu

Suramadu National Bridge is a bridge that crosses the Madura Strait, connecting the island of Java (Surabaya), and the island of Madura (in Bangkalan, exactly east Kamal), Indonesia. With a length of 5438 m, this bridge is the longest bridge in Indonesia today. Longest bridge in Southeast Asia is the Bang Na Expressway in Thailand (54 miles). Longest bridge consists of three parts, namely highways, bridges and major bridges.