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Interesting Dieng Tourist Places to Visit

Interesting Dieng Tourist Places to Visit

For those of you who want to vacation in Central Java, Dieng can be an interesting choice. Here there are many natural attractions that you can visit. For more details, IamIndonesia will share information about these places.


Pengilon Dieng Lake

Pengilon Dieng Lake

When visiting Dieng, don't miss the opportunity to visit Pengilon Lake. The location of this lake is adjacent to Telaga Warna. Although the two are next to each other, these two lakes have different characteristics. Pengilon Lake has clear and colorless water-like Color Lake. For those of you who have a hobby of photography, this place is suitable for you to make a photo spot because it has a view decorated by hills.


Prau Mountain Climbing

Interesting Dieng Tourist Places to Visit

Do you like climbing mountains? In Dieng, you can climb Mount Prau which is famous for its golden sunrise views. Although not as popular as Mount Sumbing, Merapi, or Sindoro, this mountain with an altitude of 2565 meters above sea level still offers attractive natural beauty. To climb it, you can go through several hiking trails such as Patak Banteng and Kali Lembu. Keep in mind, even though the height is not much, but preferably before climbing Mount Prau you need to make careful physical preparation.


Sikidang Crater Tour

Sikidang Crater Tour

Sikidang Crater Tour is also one of the most frequently visited by tourists in Dieng. The area of Sikidang Dieng Crater is about 200 square meters. In this place, there are many broad plains so that visitors can see plumes of smoke coming out of the crater. Sikidang Crater also has a high sulfur content, so for security, the manager has made a guardrail around the crater and it is recommended to wear a mask while there.


Color Lake in Dieng

Color Lake in Dieng

For travelers, Telaga Warna Dieng has indeed become a well-known tourist spot. This lake is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level, so the scenery is very beautiful. The uniqueness of Telaga Warna Dieng is the color of the water that changes frequently, from blue, green, white to red, to violet. This happens because Telaga Warna Dieng has a fairly high sulfur content, so that when exposed to sunlight the color changes.


Sikunir Hill

Sikunir Hill

This place is often said to be the land above the clouds because on this hill you can see the expanse of clouds under the hill. Because it is a favorite place, the atmosphere at Sikunir Hill is always crowded with visitors. From here you can see the beautiful sunrise and sunset. To better enjoy the view, you should visit here in July-August because it is the dry season so the sky will look clear.


Arjuna Temple

Arjuna Temple

Arjuna Temple is located in the Dieng Kulon area, Banjarnegara. In the past, Arjuna Temple was a relic of the Ancient Mataram Kingdom to worship Lord Shiva. With its location at an altitude of more than 2000 meters above sea level, Arjuna Temple looks stunning with its cool atmosphere. Since 2010, the Arjuna Temple complex has been used for tourism development packaged by the Banjarnegara Tourism Office and Pokdarwis (Tourism Awareness Group) for the Dieng Culture Festival.


Gatotkaca Temple

Gatotkaca Temple

Gatotkaca Temple was built during the reign of Queen Sima. The name itself is taken from the story of the Mahabharata which is a classic tale of a kingdom on the island of Java. This temple is located west of the Arjuna Temple Complex, on the side of the road towards Bima Temple, opposite the Dieng Kailasa Museum. Built-in 2008, the Kailasa Museum contains various kinds of historical information on the Dieng plateau. Here you can see the stones that make up the temple, old artifacts to the eruption of Mount Prau in Central Java.


Merdada Lake

Merdada Lake

Besides Telaga Warna, there is also Telaga Merdada which is the largest lake in Dieng. The area of Merdada Lake reaches 21 hectares. Here you can see the scenery in the form of two steep hills namely Pangonan and Sumurup. In addition, around the lake, you can find a lot of terraced lands that are used as a place to farm potatoes. This place is also suitable for those of you who like a quiet atmosphere because it is still rarely visited by tourists. To visit here, you only need to pay an entrance ticket of IDR 5,000.


Batu Ratapan Angin (Wind Wailing Stone)

Batu Ratapan Angin (Wind Wailing Stone)

Batu Ratapan Angin (Wind Wailing Stone) is located near Telaga Warna. This place is also an interesting spot for visitors who come to Dieng. From here you can see the scenery in the form of Telaga Warna and Telaga Pengilon from a height. However, because the place is high you need extra energy to reach it. After arriving then all your trips will not feel in vain because of the beauty that exists.

That's some information about tourist attractions in Dieng. So, which place would you like to visit?

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