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Kesodo ceremony on Mount Bromo

Kesodo ceremony on Mount Bromo

Tengger area is a cluster of towering mountain areas between 1700-2000 m above sea level. These areas are the villages in the hills surrounding the valley of Mount Bromo as its center. In the Tengger indigenous communities is an important part of life. Adat is well maintained because it serves as a regulator of social life and beliefs. Many among the tales they tell the story about the origins of ...

Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park lies in the Wallacea Region of Indonesia, identified by WWF and Conservation International as a global conservation priority area. The Park is located between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores at the border of the Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) and Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB) provinces. It includes three major islands, Komodo, Rinca and Padar, and numerous smaller islands together totaling 603 km2 of land. The total size of Komodo ...

Reog Ponorogo

Reog Ponorogo

Reog is one of the cultural arts from East Java and northwest of the town of Ponorogo regarded as the true origin Reog. Ponorogo city gate was decorated by warok and gemblak figure, two figures who had appeared at the time reog displayed. Reog is one of the regional culture in Indonesia is still very strong with things mystical and powerful mystic. Performance Art Reog Modern Reog usually performed in several events ...

Penataran Temple

Penataran Temple

Panataran temple is located in the southwestern slopes of Mount Kelud, about 12 km to the north of Blitar, precisely in the Village Panataran, Ngleggok District, Municipality of Blitar. This temple is a collection of ancient buildings lining from the northwest to the east and then continued to the southeast, occupying 12,946 m2. Panataran temple clusters rediscovered in 1815 by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles (1781-1826), Lieutenant Governor-General of the British ...