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Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Banyuwangi has a myriad of interesting and beautiful attractions. Regency located on the east end of Java island has a large area so that Banyuwangi has many places you should visit if you travel to the district with the title of this gandrung city. Because of this size you need plenty of time to visit every corner of this city. The location of one tourist place to other attractions is tens of kilometers so it can drain your energy. This is tourist information in Banyuwangi.

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
Perhaps many do not know the island of Selayar as one of the island with the natural beauty of the sea. The island is also a district in South Sulawesi Province which is an archipelago on the southern island of Sulawesi. The capital of Benteng, Selayar Islands is now beginning to attract tourists as a new alternative marine tourism destination in Eastern Indonesia.

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Enchantment Tour Legend Baturaja

Enchantment Tour Legend Baturaja

Located in a strategic section located right in the province of South Sumatra accompanied by the city of Palembang and the city of Lampung baturaja city located in the middle of both cities. Now I want to reveal what kind of tourism that you should visit in the area which is also known as this agate city.

The Charm Of Cave Tiger


Located in the village of 'padang bindu' district Semidang aji district Ogan komering ulu is located approximately 1km from the city of Baturaja. Having a new historical record found in the range of the last few years, this place after being visited by researchers found as many as 86 ancient human fossils buried for thousands of years. Cave Tiger is often also used as foreign or domestic tourists who want to study here.

The Charm Of Cave Princess


This tourist place still remains a mainstay menu for local tourists or who deliberately come from out of town. To travel this place not far from the tiger cave location. Being in the village of padang bindu OKU.

It is said that this place is aligned with the story of the bitter tongue who condemned a princess who behave arrogant and arrogant. As the princess bathed on the banks of the river, a wandering traveler saw and greeted the princess, but was not at all ignored by the princess so angry the wanderer and cursed the princess by swearing "you girl is silent like a rock" the wanderer said, Then soon the princess was turned into a stone that until now still exist on the outskirts of the river in the district ogan komering ulu. If you are curious just visit.

Kambas Waterfall Charm


Kambas waterfalls, one of the natural beauty located in the outskirts of Palembang city of South Sumatra, the distance from the city of Palembang about 4 hours four wheel drive. Regions are still rare in the know by the traveler or backpacker this. Is one of the waterfall is still natural in the village ulak width ulu this ogan. Travel becomes more challenging with its infrastructure that is not enough. About a 2 hour journey from the beginning of the foot stepping. Or from where we park the vehicle. Not only this waterfall. On the way you will also find a small waterfall and natural scenery that is still natural ... Curious about this one.?

Enchantment Waterfall Curup Langar


Curup Langar waterfall, located in the village Lengkiti Lengkiti district Ogan komering district, to get to this place still can not say easy because the place is also new about 6 months starting in 2017 is still in the supervision and processing of land. It takes sacrifice because the steep roads and shrubs that are ready to face make your journey here even more challenging and when it reaches your destination it will be like finding the paradise of the world. Blowing winds that bring dew from the fall of the waterfall curup langar provide coolness in the soul.
Located in a strategic section located right in the province of South Sumatra accompanied by the city of Palembang and the city of Lampung baturaja city located in the middle of both cities. Now I want to reveal what kind of tourism that you should visit in the area which is also known as this agate city.

The Charm Of Cave Tiger


Located in the village of 'padang bindu' district Semidang aji district Ogan komering ulu is located approximately 1km from the city of Baturaja. Having a new historical record found in the range of the last few years, this place after being visited by researchers found as many as 86 ancient human fossils buried for thousands of years. Cave Tiger is often also used as foreign or domestic tourists who want to study here.

The Charm Of Cave Princess


This tourist place still remains a mainstay menu for local tourists or who deliberately come from out of town. To travel this place not far from the tiger cave location. Being in the village of padang bindu OKU.

It is said that this place is aligned with the story of the bitter tongue who condemned a princess who behave arrogant and arrogant. As the princess bathed on the banks of the river, a wandering traveler saw and greeted the princess, but was not at all ignored by the princess so angry the wanderer and cursed the princess by swearing "you girl is silent like a rock" the wanderer said, Then soon the princess was turned into a stone that until now still exist on the outskirts of the river in the district ogan komering ulu. If you are curious just visit.

Kambas Waterfall Charm


Kambas waterfalls, one of the natural beauty located in the outskirts of Palembang city of South Sumatra, the distance from the city of Palembang about 4 hours four wheel drive. Regions are still rare in the know by the traveler or backpacker this. Is one of the waterfall is still natural in the village ulak width ulu this ogan. Travel becomes more challenging with its infrastructure that is not enough. About a 2 hour journey from the beginning of the foot stepping. Or from where we park the vehicle. Not only this waterfall. On the way you will also find a small waterfall and natural scenery that is still natural ... Curious about this one.?

Enchantment Waterfall Curup Langar


Curup Langar waterfall, located in the village Lengkiti Lengkiti district Ogan komering district, to get to this place still can not say easy because the place is also new about 6 months starting in 2017 is still in the supervision and processing of land. It takes sacrifice because the steep roads and shrubs that are ready to face make your journey here even more challenging and when it reaches your destination it will be like finding the paradise of the world. Blowing winds that bring dew from the fall of the waterfall curup langar provide coolness in the soul.

Rainbow Village, When Slum Village Changed To Be Colorful

Rainbow Village, When Slum Village Changed To Be Colorful


Seeing the colorful rainbows in the sky is rarely can we experience, but do not need to wait for the rain to stop, it's better to play to Rainbow Village.



Rainbow Village is a small village in Semarang decorated with bright colors with unique designs, much different from the looks that once slum. Village located in the Village Randusari, South Semarang is originally named Wonosari Village. The location is not far from Tugu Muda and Lawang Sewu is in the South precisely on dr.Sutomo street. Before entering rainbow village, on the side of the road there is a Kalisari flower market that has been renovated and more organized.



Various colors applied from the bridge to the village road which is a small alley. Not just the side of the house that is visible from the big roads are colorful. But the houses that are inside the hall are painted and even painted so it is quite exciting to browse it while taking pictures.



The initiative to change the face of this village came from Slamet Widodo, who is familiarly called Ndan Slawi, a headmaster in rainbow village. Ndan Slawi felt that the village atmosphere was in stark contrast to the nicely renovated flower market so it was proposed to make raibow village. This proposal is approved by the local government and this painting was funded by the government with the help of CSR funds reached 2 billion rupiah. The idea of ​​painting a village with bright colors is inspired by villages in other areas that have applied it first. This painting project has already converted 232 houses in rainbow village into a work of art.



Changes in Rainbow village also increased public awareness to keep the village clean. In addition, with the many tourists who come to visit, local businessmen can also reap the benefits through the sale of souvenirs and food.


Although in some areas like Malang you can find a colorful village like this, but Rainbow Village Semarang have different characteristics. Because of its position on the cliff in the city center, if you go up to the top, you can see the view of Semarang City from above.



Increasingly another tourist place to visit in Semarang! Let's Play to Rainbow Village!
Note: photos for instagram can be really, but do not be damaged and littered yes!

Seeing the colorful rainbows in the sky is rarely can we experience, but do not need to wait for the rain to stop, it's better to play to Rainbow Village.



Rainbow Village is a small village in Semarang decorated with bright colors with unique designs, much different from the looks that once slum. Village located in the Village Randusari, South Semarang is originally named Wonosari Village. The location is not far from Tugu Muda and Lawang Sewu is in the South precisely on dr.Sutomo street. Before entering rainbow village, on the side of the road there is a Kalisari flower market that has been renovated and more organized.



Various colors applied from the bridge to the village road which is a small alley. Not just the side of the house that is visible from the big roads are colorful. But the houses that are inside the hall are painted and even painted so it is quite exciting to browse it while taking pictures.



The initiative to change the face of this village came from Slamet Widodo, who is familiarly called Ndan Slawi, a headmaster in rainbow village. Ndan Slawi felt that the village atmosphere was in stark contrast to the nicely renovated flower market so it was proposed to make raibow village. This proposal is approved by the local government and this painting was funded by the government with the help of CSR funds reached 2 billion rupiah. The idea of ​​painting a village with bright colors is inspired by villages in other areas that have applied it first. This painting project has already converted 232 houses in rainbow village into a work of art.



Changes in Rainbow village also increased public awareness to keep the village clean. In addition, with the many tourists who come to visit, local businessmen can also reap the benefits through the sale of souvenirs and food.


Although in some areas like Malang you can find a colorful village like this, but Rainbow Village Semarang have different characteristics. Because of its position on the cliff in the city center, if you go up to the top, you can see the view of Semarang City from above.



Increasingly another tourist place to visit in Semarang! Let's Play to Rainbow Village!
Note: photos for instagram can be really, but do not be damaged and littered yes!

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi

Banyuwangi has a myriad of interesting and beautiful attractions. Regency located on the east end of Java island has a large area so that Banyuwangi has many places you should visit if you travel to the district with the title of this gandrung city. Because of this size you need plenty of time to visit every corner of this city. The location of one tourist place to other attractions is tens of kilometers so it can drain your energy. This is tourist information in Banyuwangi.

1. Red island


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Red Island

Red island beach is one of the prima donna Banyuwangi located in Sumberagung Village, Pesanggaran District. What makes the difference from this beach is the existence of an island located on the shore. The existence of this island makes this beach more exotic and became the origin of the name of Red Island.

In addition to good scenery, the roll of the waves are also quite a lot of other attractions, no wonder if many beginner or intermediate surfers surfing this beach. Therefore, this beach is used as the place to hold the annual event of International surfing competition which is participated by 20 surfers from various countries.

Another one that is not lost and a pity to miss, namely the view at sunset or sunset. Orange color with a very beautiful blueness immersed between the hills will spoil our eyes.

2. G-Land

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
G-Land at Plengkung Beach

Plengkung beach is nicknamed "The Seven Giant Waves Wonder" by foreign surfers because it has 7 rolls of waves that have a height of up to 6 meters.

G-Land became the dream of the world of international surfing and has the second best wave in the world after Hawaii. To get the best waves from the arch beach, surfers should know the months that fit because not every month big waves, only in certain months between April to August.

3. Green Bay


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Green Bay

Green bay
beach is a favorite destination in banyuwangi. Its natural beauty is no doubt, its still beautiful forest and clean beaches make the atmosphere refreshing. No wonder if there are still animals that roam around the beach although many visitors who visit the green bay. One of them is a monkey, visitors are expected to be careful with this one animal because this animal can steal your goods.

Besides the beach here also there is a waterfall that directly leads to the beach. It is said that this waterfall had been visited by an angel to bathe. It is also used visitors to use this waterfall to rinse their bodies after swimming on the beach.

4. Tabuhan Island

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi

This uninhabited island is located 20 km from the center of Banyuwangi, with a beach area of ​​about 5 hectares, the island is located between the island of Bali and the island of Java. Located in Bangsring Village, Wongsorejo Sub-district.

Tabuhan is an exotic island, the island is covered by beautiful white sand. Under the sea you can find Coral and some marine biota that adorn the beauty under the sea. In addition to beautiful scenery, this island becomes a new heaven for lovers of extreme water sports kitesurfing and Windsurfing.

5. Ijen Crater


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Ijen Crater

Located on the border between Banyuwangi and bondowoso. This mountain offers great beauty. In addition to the beauty of the crater, Ijen crater there is also blue fire or blue flame that there are only two in the world. Miners who are taking and transporting sulfur make the view more interesting.

To be able to see the beauty of blue fire, tourists must wait until dawn. Usually tourists start the journey from the paltuding post at 1 o'clock in the morning because at that hour should be allowed to do the climb. Bluefire appearance will be visible until 5 o'clock. After that the blue fire will not be seen again because it lost with the sunlight.

6. Waterfall Lider


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Waterfall Lider

Waterfall lider is one of the waterfall that is still natural in banyuwangi. Located on the slopes of the mountain raung make the atmosphere at this waterfall soothing. With a waterfall that reaches 60 meters high makes this waterfall one of the highest waterfall in banyuwangi. The splash of water that bounced and exposed to the sun will bring a beautiful rainbow color that makes the view more amazing.

7. Beach Boom


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Besch Boom

Located in downtown banyuwangi make boom beach become one of the easiest destination to visit. You can use a bicycle or walk there if your position is in alun square blambangan.

The beach is a clean black sand is not inferior to the white sandy beach, coupled with the background of this beautiful island of Bali. In addition to enjoying the beauty of the beach visitors can also try the facilities - facilities available on the beach boom like a shady umbrella and horse riding.

In addition to being a mainstay tourist destination Banyuwangi, beach boom is also often used as a venue for large events such as colossal dance gandrung danced by 1000 more dancers gandrung titled Sewu Gandrung and Banyuwangi Beach Jazz Festival is the first and only one beach JAZZ event in Indonesia held in Boom Banyuwangi Beach.

8. Wedi Ireng Beach


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Wedi Ireng

Wedi ireng beach is a small replica of the king of ampat in papua because as far as the eye will see the cliffs surrounding the island, There is also a small island island. This beach is still quite beautiful, it is seen from the terrain. If you go by land you will pass through a very heavy and difficult terrain because you have to pass through the forest with a muddy path. You also have to climb up to the edge of the hill then down. But believe me, your journey will not be in vain if it gets to the beach. The sea water is still clear and blue and beach lips surrounded by green trees provide a calm atmosphere.

In javanese meaning of wedi ireng beach is a black sand beach but the fact is the most dominant sand here is white sand. Rows of coral on the shores of the beach increasingly add charm. On one side of the beach there is a very large stone which became the landmark of Wedi Ireng Beach.

9. Watu Dodol Beach


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Watu Dodol

Watudodol beach is one of the interesting tourist destinations in Banyuwangi, its location is very strategic in the axis path Pantura make this beach crowded visited. Large stone with a diameter of 15 meters and a height of about 10m right in the middle of the road ditandainya this place nicknamed Watudodol, Watu in Java language which means stone and dodol is jenang, dodol jenang is a typical snack made from sticky rice that tastes rectangular.

The beach watu dodol has many interesting places along the coast there are pedestrian to relax the visitors while enjoying the beauty of the beach of Bali island background. In addition there is a huge gandrung statue that became the icon of Banyuwangi.

10. Bangsring Under Water (Bunder) / Floating House


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi

Bangsring Underwater. The beach is located in krajan hamlet, bangsring village, wongsorejo district has beautiful underwater beauty. This beach is perfect for you snorkeling sports lovers. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of biota and sea plants are pretty good.

In addition to beautiful coral reefs, here also there are ornamental fish that adorn the waters in Bangsring Underwater. They swim dancing on the coral here. Coral here falls into two, namely soft corals and hard corals are still well preserved. And become a beautiful plant for 500 species of ornamental fish this waters. But of the 15 species scattered in these waters, the most popular is the type of angel. And the most hunted is the type of fish betok. Its abundant stock makes the type of betook fish required in large quantities.

11. Baluran

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Baluran

This is the widest expanse of savanna on the island of Java, making you who visit here seemed to be in Africa. In Baluran presented real natural amazing when hundreds of deer run to the puddle of water, male peacocks widen their tail to attract the attention of the female, dozens of big buffalo buffalo, dozens of eagles looking for food, to languish and makaka hanging. Not to mention the typical Baluran trees that resemble pinang trees and bear fruit once a lifetime of 1 ton to then die. Pilang trees are trunked white and lush, if you watch it carefully it resembles a tree in the movie "Avatar" as well as bekol tree shade like banyan with magical nuances.

12. Sukamade Beach

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Sukamade Beach

Located in Meru Betiri National Park (TNMB), Sukamade Beach is one of Triangle Diomond Banyuwangi, East Java. To reach this beach is indeed full of struggles because the area known as Sukamade Jungle track has a very extreme with a landscape that is still very and exotic.

Quiet atmosphere, natural tropical forest sukamade beach is a favorite place for turtles to land and lay eggs, this beach is also called as a turtle palace because of the many turtles that landed on this beach, even from six turtles in the world 4 of them landed here namely Turtle Slengkrah , Leatherback turtles, hawksbill turtles and green turtles.

The number of sea turtles landing and laying, making the sukamade beach a breeding ground for turtle eggs and releasing them back into their habitat after hatching hatchlings are ready to be released. Tourists can not only see it, you can also participate in the release of hatchling. To see the hatchlings laying tourists must wait until the evening because usually the turtle landed on the beach around 19:30 hours. Once spawning these hatchlings can produce eggs up to hundreds and will return to the sea at 24.00. These turtles do not every day land on this beach only in certain months. Female turtles will often land in november.

13. Sadengan

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Sadengan Bull

Grassland or savanna Sadengan is a grassland with an area of ​​80 hectares, and is a semi-natural meadow in Banyuwangi and included in the territory of Alas Purwo National Park. It is called semi-natural meadows because the existence of these pastures does not take place naturally, which is formed due to forest destruction to form a vast expanse of grass.

Animals that live in this pasture is a combination of Greezer or animals grazing in savanna Sadengan, and Browser or who eat plants in the forest. Various species can be found in this field such as; Bull (Bos javanicus), Deer (Cervus timorensis), Ajag (Cuon alpinus), Kijang (Muntiacus muntjak), Pig Forest (Sus scrofa), Leopard (Panthera pardus).

14. Blimbingsari Beach

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Blimbingsari Beach

Blimbingsari Beach is located in Rogojampi District, 23 km from the city of Banyuwangi. The road to this beach is good. Public vehicles are also available. The beach is also close to the blimbingsari airport. Maybe after you land in banyuwangi you can enjoy this one beach.

Blimbingsari is also famous for grilled fish cuisine. The sea picking ceremony is usually held every month Suro. Other than that on this beach you can also see the beauty of the sunrise and see the fishermen coming home from the sea.

15. Mustika Beach

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Mustika Beach

The specialty of mustika beach is the beach is still clean and natural, besides the long beach almost reaches 2 KM semicircle and in the middle of the island there mustaka. The plan mustika beach will be divided into two parts, namely public and private so that all people can enjoy. This is done because the demand of middle and upper tourists who want to sit back and coffee with a calm atmosphere.

Waves on the beach mustika not too big, safe enough for those of you who invite children play on the beach or swim in the beach. Around the beach is overgrown with coconut trees that make the atmosphere cool. Here are also provided tables and chairs so that visitors can sit back and enjoy the beautiful sunrise.

16. Blue Bay

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Blue Bay

This one bay is different from the green bay. If the green bay has the beauty of white sand and the color of the green sea water. If Blue Bay has beautiful underwater beauty.

Blue Bay Bay one alternative snorkeling in banyuwangi in addition to the beach in bama baluran or island pummeling. The beauty of the underwater Blue Bay is not inferior to the two tours above. The sea here is also still beautiful and not yet exposed, as evidenced by the clear blue sea color. That's why this bay is called blue bay.

17. Parangkursi Beach

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Parangkursi Beach

The origin of the name Parang Kursi is due to a large coral shaped like a chair. Finally the regent Abdullah Azwar Anas inaugurated the name of this beach to the beach Parang Kursi. There is a myth behind the big coral that is on the shore of Parang Kursi. It is said, nyi roro kidul came into this world from the world of jinn in this place. Strangely the water that bursts on this rock it is not salty, but tasteless.

The beauty of the beach Parang Kursi of which is the sea water is very clear, the sand is a reddish white, and green moss attached to the rock, and coral reefs neatly arranged to make this beach look beautiful. Her natural beauty that is still a virgin makes the atmosphere calm. Accompanied by the swish of beach waves spraying on the rocks.

Parang Kursi beach is located in banyuwangi subdistrict kecamatan. And is between the red island and the beach of lampon. Access to the beach is quite extreme because the beach is still natural so there is no adequate road. You will pass through bushes, forests, steep hills and barren gold mining areas. Special vehicles such as dirt bikes can make your trip easier on this track.

18. Waterfall Kalibendo

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Kalibendo Waterfall
Kali Bendo Waterfall is located in Kampung Anyar Village, Glagah District, Banyuwangi Regency. Kali Bendo waterfall has a height of 10 meters and is located within the Agro Wisata Kalibendo, where there are coffee plantations, rubber and cloves. Agro Wisata Kali Bendo is located at the foot of Mount Ijen.

This one waterfall is no less good than other waterfalls in Banyuwangi. Because around this waterfall there are rubber, coffee, and clove plantations. Kalibendo Waterfall has a height of about 10 m and is located within the Agro Wisata Kalibendo, where there are rubber, coffee and clove plantations. Located in the village of Anyar village, Glagah District, Banyuwangi District, East Java Province. It is about 15 km from Banyuwangi to the southwest.

19. Rajegwesi Beach

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Rajegwesi Beach

Beach rajegwesi is a beach that made the community around as a parking lot of the ship. The boats here used by fishermen to find fish and transportation to go to the green bay. The waves on this beach is very large because this beach is included in the Indian Ocean. Called beach rajegwesi because on this beach there is a large rock. In jajanya rajeg means pole while wesi is iron. If combined into an iron fence.

Rocks and hills become a truly charming sight, with brownish-brown sand, this beach is not the same as other beaches located in a southern coastal area of ​​clean white sand. This brownish color caused by the sediment of mud in the river that carried and empties on this beach when the flood arrived.

Another view of this beach is used as a port for the traditional fishermen who as well as a fish auction, If tourists come this place when the fishermen landed from the sea, tourists can see the sea and fresh, Others arrived indicating the wisdom and hospitality of the surrounding community towards each other.

20. Kampung Anyar Waterfall

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Kampung Anyar Waterfall
Named waterfall kampung Anyar because it is in the village hamlet Anyar, village Taman Suruh Glagah District Banyuwangi regency. One of the waterfall destinations that became a prima donna in the city of Banyuwangi. The uniqueness of this destination is pengujung can enjoy three waterfalls at once in one place. Many designations of this waterfall, ranging from waterfalls brothers or twin waterfalls, waterfall villages Anyar, waterfall nymph, waterfall jagir.
Banyuwangi has a myriad of interesting and beautiful attractions. Regency located on the east end of Java island has a large area so that Banyuwangi has many places you should visit if you travel to the district with the title of this gandrung city. Because of this size you need plenty of time to visit every corner of this city. The location of one tourist place to other attractions is tens of kilometers so it can drain your energy. This is tourist information in Banyuwangi.

1. Red island


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Red Island

Red island beach is one of the prima donna Banyuwangi located in Sumberagung Village, Pesanggaran District. What makes the difference from this beach is the existence of an island located on the shore. The existence of this island makes this beach more exotic and became the origin of the name of Red Island.

In addition to good scenery, the roll of the waves are also quite a lot of other attractions, no wonder if many beginner or intermediate surfers surfing this beach. Therefore, this beach is used as the place to hold the annual event of International surfing competition which is participated by 20 surfers from various countries.

Another one that is not lost and a pity to miss, namely the view at sunset or sunset. Orange color with a very beautiful blueness immersed between the hills will spoil our eyes.

2. G-Land

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
G-Land at Plengkung Beach

Plengkung beach is nicknamed "The Seven Giant Waves Wonder" by foreign surfers because it has 7 rolls of waves that have a height of up to 6 meters.

G-Land became the dream of the world of international surfing and has the second best wave in the world after Hawaii. To get the best waves from the arch beach, surfers should know the months that fit because not every month big waves, only in certain months between April to August.

3. Green Bay


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Green Bay

Green bay
beach is a favorite destination in banyuwangi. Its natural beauty is no doubt, its still beautiful forest and clean beaches make the atmosphere refreshing. No wonder if there are still animals that roam around the beach although many visitors who visit the green bay. One of them is a monkey, visitors are expected to be careful with this one animal because this animal can steal your goods.

Besides the beach here also there is a waterfall that directly leads to the beach. It is said that this waterfall had been visited by an angel to bathe. It is also used visitors to use this waterfall to rinse their bodies after swimming on the beach.

4. Tabuhan Island

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi

This uninhabited island is located 20 km from the center of Banyuwangi, with a beach area of ​​about 5 hectares, the island is located between the island of Bali and the island of Java. Located in Bangsring Village, Wongsorejo Sub-district.

Tabuhan is an exotic island, the island is covered by beautiful white sand. Under the sea you can find Coral and some marine biota that adorn the beauty under the sea. In addition to beautiful scenery, this island becomes a new heaven for lovers of extreme water sports kitesurfing and Windsurfing.

5. Ijen Crater


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Ijen Crater

Located on the border between Banyuwangi and bondowoso. This mountain offers great beauty. In addition to the beauty of the crater, Ijen crater there is also blue fire or blue flame that there are only two in the world. Miners who are taking and transporting sulfur make the view more interesting.

To be able to see the beauty of blue fire, tourists must wait until dawn. Usually tourists start the journey from the paltuding post at 1 o'clock in the morning because at that hour should be allowed to do the climb. Bluefire appearance will be visible until 5 o'clock. After that the blue fire will not be seen again because it lost with the sunlight.

6. Waterfall Lider


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Waterfall Lider

Waterfall lider is one of the waterfall that is still natural in banyuwangi. Located on the slopes of the mountain raung make the atmosphere at this waterfall soothing. With a waterfall that reaches 60 meters high makes this waterfall one of the highest waterfall in banyuwangi. The splash of water that bounced and exposed to the sun will bring a beautiful rainbow color that makes the view more amazing.

7. Beach Boom


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Besch Boom

Located in downtown banyuwangi make boom beach become one of the easiest destination to visit. You can use a bicycle or walk there if your position is in alun square blambangan.

The beach is a clean black sand is not inferior to the white sandy beach, coupled with the background of this beautiful island of Bali. In addition to enjoying the beauty of the beach visitors can also try the facilities - facilities available on the beach boom like a shady umbrella and horse riding.

In addition to being a mainstay tourist destination Banyuwangi, beach boom is also often used as a venue for large events such as colossal dance gandrung danced by 1000 more dancers gandrung titled Sewu Gandrung and Banyuwangi Beach Jazz Festival is the first and only one beach JAZZ event in Indonesia held in Boom Banyuwangi Beach.

8. Wedi Ireng Beach


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Wedi Ireng

Wedi ireng beach is a small replica of the king of ampat in papua because as far as the eye will see the cliffs surrounding the island, There is also a small island island. This beach is still quite beautiful, it is seen from the terrain. If you go by land you will pass through a very heavy and difficult terrain because you have to pass through the forest with a muddy path. You also have to climb up to the edge of the hill then down. But believe me, your journey will not be in vain if it gets to the beach. The sea water is still clear and blue and beach lips surrounded by green trees provide a calm atmosphere.

In javanese meaning of wedi ireng beach is a black sand beach but the fact is the most dominant sand here is white sand. Rows of coral on the shores of the beach increasingly add charm. On one side of the beach there is a very large stone which became the landmark of Wedi Ireng Beach.

9. Watu Dodol Beach


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Watu Dodol

Watudodol beach is one of the interesting tourist destinations in Banyuwangi, its location is very strategic in the axis path Pantura make this beach crowded visited. Large stone with a diameter of 15 meters and a height of about 10m right in the middle of the road ditandainya this place nicknamed Watudodol, Watu in Java language which means stone and dodol is jenang, dodol jenang is a typical snack made from sticky rice that tastes rectangular.

The beach watu dodol has many interesting places along the coast there are pedestrian to relax the visitors while enjoying the beauty of the beach of Bali island background. In addition there is a huge gandrung statue that became the icon of Banyuwangi.

10. Bangsring Under Water (Bunder) / Floating House


Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi

Bangsring Underwater. The beach is located in krajan hamlet, bangsring village, wongsorejo district has beautiful underwater beauty. This beach is perfect for you snorkeling sports lovers. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of biota and sea plants are pretty good.

In addition to beautiful coral reefs, here also there are ornamental fish that adorn the waters in Bangsring Underwater. They swim dancing on the coral here. Coral here falls into two, namely soft corals and hard corals are still well preserved. And become a beautiful plant for 500 species of ornamental fish this waters. But of the 15 species scattered in these waters, the most popular is the type of angel. And the most hunted is the type of fish betok. Its abundant stock makes the type of betook fish required in large quantities.

11. Baluran

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Baluran

This is the widest expanse of savanna on the island of Java, making you who visit here seemed to be in Africa. In Baluran presented real natural amazing when hundreds of deer run to the puddle of water, male peacocks widen their tail to attract the attention of the female, dozens of big buffalo buffalo, dozens of eagles looking for food, to languish and makaka hanging. Not to mention the typical Baluran trees that resemble pinang trees and bear fruit once a lifetime of 1 ton to then die. Pilang trees are trunked white and lush, if you watch it carefully it resembles a tree in the movie "Avatar" as well as bekol tree shade like banyan with magical nuances.

12. Sukamade Beach

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Sukamade Beach

Located in Meru Betiri National Park (TNMB), Sukamade Beach is one of Triangle Diomond Banyuwangi, East Java. To reach this beach is indeed full of struggles because the area known as Sukamade Jungle track has a very extreme with a landscape that is still very and exotic.

Quiet atmosphere, natural tropical forest sukamade beach is a favorite place for turtles to land and lay eggs, this beach is also called as a turtle palace because of the many turtles that landed on this beach, even from six turtles in the world 4 of them landed here namely Turtle Slengkrah , Leatherback turtles, hawksbill turtles and green turtles.

The number of sea turtles landing and laying, making the sukamade beach a breeding ground for turtle eggs and releasing them back into their habitat after hatching hatchlings are ready to be released. Tourists can not only see it, you can also participate in the release of hatchling. To see the hatchlings laying tourists must wait until the evening because usually the turtle landed on the beach around 19:30 hours. Once spawning these hatchlings can produce eggs up to hundreds and will return to the sea at 24.00. These turtles do not every day land on this beach only in certain months. Female turtles will often land in november.

13. Sadengan

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Sadengan Bull

Grassland or savanna Sadengan is a grassland with an area of ​​80 hectares, and is a semi-natural meadow in Banyuwangi and included in the territory of Alas Purwo National Park. It is called semi-natural meadows because the existence of these pastures does not take place naturally, which is formed due to forest destruction to form a vast expanse of grass.

Animals that live in this pasture is a combination of Greezer or animals grazing in savanna Sadengan, and Browser or who eat plants in the forest. Various species can be found in this field such as; Bull (Bos javanicus), Deer (Cervus timorensis), Ajag (Cuon alpinus), Kijang (Muntiacus muntjak), Pig Forest (Sus scrofa), Leopard (Panthera pardus).

14. Blimbingsari Beach

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Blimbingsari Beach

Blimbingsari Beach is located in Rogojampi District, 23 km from the city of Banyuwangi. The road to this beach is good. Public vehicles are also available. The beach is also close to the blimbingsari airport. Maybe after you land in banyuwangi you can enjoy this one beach.

Blimbingsari is also famous for grilled fish cuisine. The sea picking ceremony is usually held every month Suro. Other than that on this beach you can also see the beauty of the sunrise and see the fishermen coming home from the sea.

15. Mustika Beach

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Mustika Beach

The specialty of mustika beach is the beach is still clean and natural, besides the long beach almost reaches 2 KM semicircle and in the middle of the island there mustaka. The plan mustika beach will be divided into two parts, namely public and private so that all people can enjoy. This is done because the demand of middle and upper tourists who want to sit back and coffee with a calm atmosphere.

Waves on the beach mustika not too big, safe enough for those of you who invite children play on the beach or swim in the beach. Around the beach is overgrown with coconut trees that make the atmosphere cool. Here are also provided tables and chairs so that visitors can sit back and enjoy the beautiful sunrise.

16. Blue Bay

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Blue Bay

This one bay is different from the green bay. If the green bay has the beauty of white sand and the color of the green sea water. If Blue Bay has beautiful underwater beauty.

Blue Bay Bay one alternative snorkeling in banyuwangi in addition to the beach in bama baluran or island pummeling. The beauty of the underwater Blue Bay is not inferior to the two tours above. The sea here is also still beautiful and not yet exposed, as evidenced by the clear blue sea color. That's why this bay is called blue bay.

17. Parangkursi Beach

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Parangkursi Beach

The origin of the name Parang Kursi is due to a large coral shaped like a chair. Finally the regent Abdullah Azwar Anas inaugurated the name of this beach to the beach Parang Kursi. There is a myth behind the big coral that is on the shore of Parang Kursi. It is said, nyi roro kidul came into this world from the world of jinn in this place. Strangely the water that bursts on this rock it is not salty, but tasteless.

The beauty of the beach Parang Kursi of which is the sea water is very clear, the sand is a reddish white, and green moss attached to the rock, and coral reefs neatly arranged to make this beach look beautiful. Her natural beauty that is still a virgin makes the atmosphere calm. Accompanied by the swish of beach waves spraying on the rocks.

Parang Kursi beach is located in banyuwangi subdistrict kecamatan. And is between the red island and the beach of lampon. Access to the beach is quite extreme because the beach is still natural so there is no adequate road. You will pass through bushes, forests, steep hills and barren gold mining areas. Special vehicles such as dirt bikes can make your trip easier on this track.

18. Waterfall Kalibendo

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Kalibendo Waterfall
Kali Bendo Waterfall is located in Kampung Anyar Village, Glagah District, Banyuwangi Regency. Kali Bendo waterfall has a height of 10 meters and is located within the Agro Wisata Kalibendo, where there are coffee plantations, rubber and cloves. Agro Wisata Kali Bendo is located at the foot of Mount Ijen.

This one waterfall is no less good than other waterfalls in Banyuwangi. Because around this waterfall there are rubber, coffee, and clove plantations. Kalibendo Waterfall has a height of about 10 m and is located within the Agro Wisata Kalibendo, where there are rubber, coffee and clove plantations. Located in the village of Anyar village, Glagah District, Banyuwangi District, East Java Province. It is about 15 km from Banyuwangi to the southwest.

19. Rajegwesi Beach

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Rajegwesi Beach

Beach rajegwesi is a beach that made the community around as a parking lot of the ship. The boats here used by fishermen to find fish and transportation to go to the green bay. The waves on this beach is very large because this beach is included in the Indian Ocean. Called beach rajegwesi because on this beach there is a large rock. In jajanya rajeg means pole while wesi is iron. If combined into an iron fence.

Rocks and hills become a truly charming sight, with brownish-brown sand, this beach is not the same as other beaches located in a southern coastal area of ​​clean white sand. This brownish color caused by the sediment of mud in the river that carried and empties on this beach when the flood arrived.

Another view of this beach is used as a port for the traditional fishermen who as well as a fish auction, If tourists come this place when the fishermen landed from the sea, tourists can see the sea and fresh, Others arrived indicating the wisdom and hospitality of the surrounding community towards each other.

20. Kampung Anyar Waterfall

Some Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi
Kampung Anyar Waterfall
Named waterfall kampung Anyar because it is in the village hamlet Anyar, village Taman Suruh Glagah District Banyuwangi regency. One of the waterfall destinations that became a prima donna in the city of Banyuwangi. The uniqueness of this destination is pengujung can enjoy three waterfalls at once in one place. Many designations of this waterfall, ranging from waterfalls brothers or twin waterfalls, waterfall villages Anyar, waterfall nymph, waterfall jagir.

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi

Perhaps many do not know the island of Selayar as one of the island with the natural beauty of the sea. The island is also a district in South Sulawesi Province which is an archipelago on the southern island of Sulawesi. The capital of Benteng, Selayar Islands is now beginning to attract tourists as a new alternative marine tourism destination in Eastern Indonesia.

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi

Selayar Islands which is the only Kabupetan whose whole area is separated from the mainland of sulawesi, so it takes extra effort to achieve it, the most common way of course is by sailing through Selayar Selat.

How To Sail To Selayar Island

Selayar Island is the main island and became the largest island of Selayar Islands. On the island is also the capital district is located so that the main economic activities running including the main port that connects the island of Sulawesi and Selayar Islands.

Actually there are flights from Makassar to Selayar Island, but flights are only available 3 times a week. For that, more people choose to travel overland and sea, although it will take a lot of time. However, traveling through the southern hills of Sulawesi and sailing over the ocean will be more intense.

From Makassar City, travel to Selayar can use travel car with cost around Rp 150 thousands and travel time 7-9 hour. The journey begins with the main road along the south axis of South Sulawesi is through Gowa, Takalar, Jeneponto, Bantaeng, and ends in Bulukumba precisely Bira area. The journey of about 5 hours will not be so boring because the natural scenery and the ocean on the south side will accompany.

In the area of Bira, the journey is then continued by sailing. Via Port Bira, ferry boats are available every 2 times a day around 9 am and 4 pm, so estimate your time well so that no time is free. Even if warned away from the scheduled departure, enjoy the scenery around Bira is possible. As a small port, Bira is interesting to diekplore. The activity of the boat is not so busy but still alive this This port is quite enjoyable to be enjoyed while relaxing.

Cruise to Selayar Island by ferry will take about 2 hours. The ferry itself is quite large and can accommodate cars and trucks as it does ferries between large islands. Enjoying 2 hours of oscillation in the ocean of sail will not be so boring because you can enjoy it while you see the vastness of the clear ocean. If not, relaxing on the deck of the boat is very possible, including rent a VIP room for 10 thousand rupiah.

After 2 hours of cruise, arrived at Selayar Island precisely at the Port of Pematata on the North East side of Selayar Island. Nautical atmosphere of course has been felt here. You can mengekplorenya first before heading to the destination. If you want to go directly to the capital city of Benteng, the journey will be taken for 1 hour again.

Treasure 1: Third Largest Coral Reef In The World

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
Atoll area in Takabonerate

Have you heard of Takabonerate National Park? Perhaps many of us are still unfamiliar with the name, but that's where one of Indonesia's nautical treasure.

Takabonerate is part of the Selayar Islands, precisely on the southeast side of Selayar Island. The uniqueness of the treasures of Takabonerate is that the area became the third largest Atoll Marine Park in the world after the Marshall Islands and Suvadiva in the Maldives.

Atoll itself is a coral island or a collection of coral reefs are perfectly circular shaped like a ring or almost circular that surrounds the lagoon in it.

Visiting TN Takabonerate must report first at the National Park Takabonerate in Fortress City. The cost is very cheap restribusipun about 2,500 rupiah for domestic tourists and 20,000 rupiah for foreign tourists. From Fortress City, to Takabonerate can be through Pattumbukan Port which is 2 hours from Benteng. A small wooden boat trip will be for 5-6 hours. Long enough journey to cross the loose seas.

One island that can be an option to start a trip in Takabonerate is Tinabo Island, this is because there is a resort for the choice of stay. It's just worth noting, as a small island, electricity in Tinabo only operate from 6 pm to 12 pm only.

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
Tinobu Island

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
A collection of Sharks on Tinobu Island

So what can be enjoyed in this Tanabonerate area? In addition to the panorama of white sand, the blue of the ocean and the beauty of the Atol, here also there are other treasures. On the shore of Tinabo Island, still often found a baby shark that is free to play. No need to fear (but still must be vigilant and wise), because baby baby shark is somewhat benign not even interested in closer to humans.

For you snorkeling and diving lovers, the Takabonerate area is also a paradise. Undoubtedly, coral reefs and other marine fauna are very diverse here. Even in one spot diving named Taka Lamungan, there is a unique phenomenon of 'fish well'. Yes, at a depth of about 3 meters there are holes in which hundreds or even thousands of fish gathered.

Treasure 2: The Oldest Nekara Gong In The World And The Biggest In Southeast Asia

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
Location Gong Nekara

Can be said as a true treasure, Gong Nekara found on Selayar Island is a proof that Selayar's past is very valuable. Gong Nekara itself is a gong of bronze made in Dong Son culture, North Vietnam. The special Gong Nekara is that it is believed by the researchers as one of the best examples of metalworking culture. In its time, the gong functions produced in 600 BC or the bronze age are intended for religious ceremonies, social status symbols and cultural artwork, as well as warning and warning signs.

Gong Nekara located on Selayar Island, was discovered in 1686 by a resident accidentally. Its existence is now very guarded because there are only two gong nekara in the world that is in Selayar and in Tiongkok. Not only for that reason, Gong Nekara's own body part is very valuable art, even the sides are decorated with perhiatan quality manikam and some parts of the arcanya was stolen.

The location of Gong Nekara is located in Mantalalang, Bontobangun hamlet, only about 4 km from Fortress City or precisely near the head office. To be able to see it, visitors must first permit from the guard who is descended from Selayar kings or can be said traditional elders.

Treasure 3: Bitombang, Old Village With Unique Architectural Houses

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
Residents and houses in Bitombang Village

Visiting and greeting local people at tourist sites became one of the interesting activities. We can be more familiar with the area because it will know more closely all aspects that exist. Included with community life on Selayar Island. This island itself is famous unique because the four main tribes in South Sulawesi is on this island but it makes its own cultural values that make it unique. And when discussing the local population, the island can not be separated from the name Sayar Bitombang, the oldest village that is there.

Bitombang is only about 7 km from Fortress City. In addition to being the oldest village in Selayar, the uniqueness that can be seen so real Bitombang interesting as a tourist destination is the architecture of houses that have a towering pole, some even reach 15 meters (generally the back side of the house that has a high pole).

The condition of land contour that is not flat because it is on the hillside, became one of the reasons why these high poles are made. This is a proof of how wise the local ancestors where the construction of the house though does not mean changing the physical condition of nature so chosen how to sustain the house with a high wooden pole with different wood height different contours.

As the oldest village, of course, the existing unique houses are also old age. All of them are over 100 years old, some even have reached the age of 200 years. With such architectural conditions of the picture, in fact the houses are still standing strong.

Not only houses that can survive old age, uniqueness also exist in its own inhabitants. Many of these villagers have been over 90 years old, some even more than 100. This is believed to be related to the magical things inherent in the village of Bitombang since time immemorial.

Treasure 4: Biggest Giant Anchors In The 17th Century
 
Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
Anchors and old cannons



The next real treasure is a giant anchors believed to be a Chinese merchant's inheritance named Gowa Liong Hui in the 17th-18th century who made a cruise and stopped at Selayar precisely in Padang Village.

Currently, this Giant Anchor is still deviated in the Hamlet of Padang in a house building. The anchor is large indeed and is believed to be the largest of its time. There are two existing anchors, the first measuring 2.26 meters long and 1.67 meter long arch. While the second anchor measuring 2.29 meters long and 1.17 meters for the length of the arch.

Not only the two anchors, there are also 3 ancient cannon believed to belong to the merchant of Gowa Chinese descent named Baba Desan. The three diamonds are also large enough with panjnag respectively 1.17 m, 1.23 meters, and 1.25 meters.

Treasure 5: Old Mosque Gantarang Lalang Bata, Proof Of Islamic History In Remote Areas Of Sulawesi


Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi

Islam has a long history in the Land of Sulawesi. No exception in small islands such as selayar. Proven with historical evidence of the Old Mosque built since the 16th century. Located in Hamlet Gantarang, Bontomaranmu Village, Bontomanai Subdistrict, Selayar Island, or about 12 km from Benteng Town, this mosque is also believed to be the oldest in South Sulawesi and became the forerunner Will spread Islam in Selayar.

Not just from its historical value, the Gantarang Mosque is also unique in its construction as it is built on a well covered with a gold tray. Wooden pole used is also believed to have its own properties. As a relic of history, this mosque is used as a cultural heritage of South Sulawesi which is also developed as a tourist destination Selayar Island.
Perhaps many do not know the island of Selayar as one of the island with the natural beauty of the sea. The island is also a district in South Sulawesi Province which is an archipelago on the southern island of Sulawesi. The capital of Benteng, Selayar Islands is now beginning to attract tourists as a new alternative marine tourism destination in Eastern Indonesia.

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi

Selayar Islands which is the only Kabupetan whose whole area is separated from the mainland of sulawesi, so it takes extra effort to achieve it, the most common way of course is by sailing through Selayar Selat.

How To Sail To Selayar Island

Selayar Island is the main island and became the largest island of Selayar Islands. On the island is also the capital district is located so that the main economic activities running including the main port that connects the island of Sulawesi and Selayar Islands.

Actually there are flights from Makassar to Selayar Island, but flights are only available 3 times a week. For that, more people choose to travel overland and sea, although it will take a lot of time. However, traveling through the southern hills of Sulawesi and sailing over the ocean will be more intense.

From Makassar City, travel to Selayar can use travel car with cost around Rp 150 thousands and travel time 7-9 hour. The journey begins with the main road along the south axis of South Sulawesi is through Gowa, Takalar, Jeneponto, Bantaeng, and ends in Bulukumba precisely Bira area. The journey of about 5 hours will not be so boring because the natural scenery and the ocean on the south side will accompany.

In the area of Bira, the journey is then continued by sailing. Via Port Bira, ferry boats are available every 2 times a day around 9 am and 4 pm, so estimate your time well so that no time is free. Even if warned away from the scheduled departure, enjoy the scenery around Bira is possible. As a small port, Bira is interesting to diekplore. The activity of the boat is not so busy but still alive this This port is quite enjoyable to be enjoyed while relaxing.

Cruise to Selayar Island by ferry will take about 2 hours. The ferry itself is quite large and can accommodate cars and trucks as it does ferries between large islands. Enjoying 2 hours of oscillation in the ocean of sail will not be so boring because you can enjoy it while you see the vastness of the clear ocean. If not, relaxing on the deck of the boat is very possible, including rent a VIP room for 10 thousand rupiah.

After 2 hours of cruise, arrived at Selayar Island precisely at the Port of Pematata on the North East side of Selayar Island. Nautical atmosphere of course has been felt here. You can mengekplorenya first before heading to the destination. If you want to go directly to the capital city of Benteng, the journey will be taken for 1 hour again.

Treasure 1: Third Largest Coral Reef In The World

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
Atoll area in Takabonerate

Have you heard of Takabonerate National Park? Perhaps many of us are still unfamiliar with the name, but that's where one of Indonesia's nautical treasure.

Takabonerate is part of the Selayar Islands, precisely on the southeast side of Selayar Island. The uniqueness of the treasures of Takabonerate is that the area became the third largest Atoll Marine Park in the world after the Marshall Islands and Suvadiva in the Maldives.

Atoll itself is a coral island or a collection of coral reefs are perfectly circular shaped like a ring or almost circular that surrounds the lagoon in it.

Visiting TN Takabonerate must report first at the National Park Takabonerate in Fortress City. The cost is very cheap restribusipun about 2,500 rupiah for domestic tourists and 20,000 rupiah for foreign tourists. From Fortress City, to Takabonerate can be through Pattumbukan Port which is 2 hours from Benteng. A small wooden boat trip will be for 5-6 hours. Long enough journey to cross the loose seas.

One island that can be an option to start a trip in Takabonerate is Tinabo Island, this is because there is a resort for the choice of stay. It's just worth noting, as a small island, electricity in Tinabo only operate from 6 pm to 12 pm only.

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
Tinobu Island

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
A collection of Sharks on Tinobu Island

So what can be enjoyed in this Tanabonerate area? In addition to the panorama of white sand, the blue of the ocean and the beauty of the Atol, here also there are other treasures. On the shore of Tinabo Island, still often found a baby shark that is free to play. No need to fear (but still must be vigilant and wise), because baby baby shark is somewhat benign not even interested in closer to humans.

For you snorkeling and diving lovers, the Takabonerate area is also a paradise. Undoubtedly, coral reefs and other marine fauna are very diverse here. Even in one spot diving named Taka Lamungan, there is a unique phenomenon of 'fish well'. Yes, at a depth of about 3 meters there are holes in which hundreds or even thousands of fish gathered.

Treasure 2: The Oldest Nekara Gong In The World And The Biggest In Southeast Asia

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
Location Gong Nekara

Can be said as a true treasure, Gong Nekara found on Selayar Island is a proof that Selayar's past is very valuable. Gong Nekara itself is a gong of bronze made in Dong Son culture, North Vietnam. The special Gong Nekara is that it is believed by the researchers as one of the best examples of metalworking culture. In its time, the gong functions produced in 600 BC or the bronze age are intended for religious ceremonies, social status symbols and cultural artwork, as well as warning and warning signs.

Gong Nekara located on Selayar Island, was discovered in 1686 by a resident accidentally. Its existence is now very guarded because there are only two gong nekara in the world that is in Selayar and in Tiongkok. Not only for that reason, Gong Nekara's own body part is very valuable art, even the sides are decorated with perhiatan quality manikam and some parts of the arcanya was stolen.

The location of Gong Nekara is located in Mantalalang, Bontobangun hamlet, only about 4 km from Fortress City or precisely near the head office. To be able to see it, visitors must first permit from the guard who is descended from Selayar kings or can be said traditional elders.

Treasure 3: Bitombang, Old Village With Unique Architectural Houses

Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
Residents and houses in Bitombang Village

Visiting and greeting local people at tourist sites became one of the interesting activities. We can be more familiar with the area because it will know more closely all aspects that exist. Included with community life on Selayar Island. This island itself is famous unique because the four main tribes in South Sulawesi is on this island but it makes its own cultural values that make it unique. And when discussing the local population, the island can not be separated from the name Sayar Bitombang, the oldest village that is there.

Bitombang is only about 7 km from Fortress City. In addition to being the oldest village in Selayar, the uniqueness that can be seen so real Bitombang interesting as a tourist destination is the architecture of houses that have a towering pole, some even reach 15 meters (generally the back side of the house that has a high pole).

The condition of land contour that is not flat because it is on the hillside, became one of the reasons why these high poles are made. This is a proof of how wise the local ancestors where the construction of the house though does not mean changing the physical condition of nature so chosen how to sustain the house with a high wooden pole with different wood height different contours.

As the oldest village, of course, the existing unique houses are also old age. All of them are over 100 years old, some even have reached the age of 200 years. With such architectural conditions of the picture, in fact the houses are still standing strong.

Not only houses that can survive old age, uniqueness also exist in its own inhabitants. Many of these villagers have been over 90 years old, some even more than 100. This is believed to be related to the magical things inherent in the village of Bitombang since time immemorial.

Treasure 4: Biggest Giant Anchors In The 17th Century
 
Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi
Anchors and old cannons



The next real treasure is a giant anchors believed to be a Chinese merchant's inheritance named Gowa Liong Hui in the 17th-18th century who made a cruise and stopped at Selayar precisely in Padang Village.

Currently, this Giant Anchor is still deviated in the Hamlet of Padang in a house building. The anchor is large indeed and is believed to be the largest of its time. There are two existing anchors, the first measuring 2.26 meters long and 1.67 meter long arch. While the second anchor measuring 2.29 meters long and 1.17 meters for the length of the arch.

Not only the two anchors, there are also 3 ancient cannon believed to belong to the merchant of Gowa Chinese descent named Baba Desan. The three diamonds are also large enough with panjnag respectively 1.17 m, 1.23 meters, and 1.25 meters.

Treasure 5: Old Mosque Gantarang Lalang Bata, Proof Of Islamic History In Remote Areas Of Sulawesi


Sail To The Islands Of Selayar, Treasures Of South Sulawesi

Islam has a long history in the Land of Sulawesi. No exception in small islands such as selayar. Proven with historical evidence of the Old Mosque built since the 16th century. Located in Hamlet Gantarang, Bontomaranmu Village, Bontomanai Subdistrict, Selayar Island, or about 12 km from Benteng Town, this mosque is also believed to be the oldest in South Sulawesi and became the forerunner Will spread Islam in Selayar.

Not just from its historical value, the Gantarang Mosque is also unique in its construction as it is built on a well covered with a gold tray. Wooden pole used is also believed to have its own properties. As a relic of history, this mosque is used as a cultural heritage of South Sulawesi which is also developed as a tourist destination Selayar Island.

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