ADVANTURE

The Mystical Singhasari Temple & Dvarapala Statue

Singhasari temple circa 1907. Singhasari temple was built during the period of Singhasari kingdom, first half of the 13th century, and considered a great examples of Hindu-Javanese arts. It mark the gradual transformation of Hindu architecture into Javanese forms and also reflect the increasing syncretism of Hinduism and Buddhism. This temple was mentioned in Javanese …

The Beauty of Mt. Butak, East Java

One way to discover the beauty of East Java from above, over the blanket of cloud, is to hike Mt. Butak. Located in between the city of Blitar & Malang with elevation of 2.868 meters & categorized as non-volcanic, the other uniqueness of this mountain lay on this one spot called Cemoro Kandang, a large …

Exotic Treats in The Nature

  Java is the heart of Indonesia. An island of megacities, mesmerising natural beauty, magical archaeological sites and profound traditions in art, music and dance. Boasting a dazzling array of bewitching landscapes – iridescent rice paddies, smoking volcanoes, rainforest and savannah, not to mention virgin beaches – most journeys here are defined by scenic excesses. …

The Legend of Lembu Suro

the legend of lembu suro

A long time ago the prosperous kingdom of Daha in Kediri, East Java was ruled by King Syrengga. The king’s favourite daughter, Dewi Kilisuci, was a legendary beauty who had infamously broken the hearts of many hopeful suitors. One day two malevolent kings, Lembu Suro and Mahesa Suro, both mesmerized by Dewi Kilisuci’s beauty, asked …

Table for Two at Mount Bromo

gunung bromo - hotel tugu malang

Hotel Tugu Malang offers a unique, unforgettable Romantic Breakfast at Mount Bromo while witnessing the magnificent sunrise. This offer includes: • 2 nights retreat at a room of your choice • Welcome healthy cocktails of your choice • Welcome neck and shoulder massage at Apsara Spa • Return trip to watch the world-famous breathtaking sunrise …

Retreat to Simplicity at Tugu Blitar

retreat to simplicity at tugu blitar

To discover the real, unspoiled East Java is to pay a visit to the town of Blitar and its surroundings. Blitar is a small charming town where most of the remains of the Majapahit Kingdom still stand timeless, including the largest and most beautiful Hindu temple complex in East Java, Candi Penataran. It is also …