Based on "Kamulan" epigraph, Trenggalek was built in August 31, 1194. Traditional ceremony is annually carried out to celebrate the establishment of Trenggalek and this takes place in "Pendopo Kabupaten" (the Regency Hall). A processing is made by hundreds of people wearing Javanese traditional dresses move around along the main road of the ceremony. The people of Trenggalek are not only entertained with palm climbing, gunny bag race, etc, but an all night puppet shadow performance as well. A day before the anniversary, people make a devotional visit to sacred places and stay a whole night reciting the Holy Quran and singing "Mocopat" (six - line Javanese Verse Form).
Panehan Island Penehan island is one of the outer islands in Indonesia that located in Hindia Ocean and has bordered with Autralia. This island is administratively part of Trenggalek regency, East Java. This island is located in the south side of Panggul, Trenggalek. To reach this island is first have to start from Trenggalek City to PPn Prigi in Prigi Village, Watulimo subdistrict for about 2,5 hours drive by public transportation. From PPn Prigi it continues to Sekel island by fisherman boat and then to Penehan island. www.indonesia-tourism.com
Trenggalek Marble Trenggalek has many kinds of mineral product, one of the products is marble, especially black marble which has its high quality like Italian kind. The youth organization of Nglembeng village, Panggul district make kinds of souvenirs such as pots, statues, amulet from this black marble, and so for the grave stone of the first President of Indonesia, Bung Karno is also made of Trenggalek marble. More detail visit www.eastjava.com
Nasi Pindang Nasi pindang trenggalek is delicious rice with fillets of beef and sweet coconut sauce, thik and brownie sauce. Nasi pindang has particular in So leaf or melinjo leaf, which make the taste is good and delicious. Nasi pindang is Trenggalek traditional food, which cannot find in any other places. Then, prepare your bag and luggage and find the delicious Nasi pindang only in Trenggalek. www.eastjava.com
Karanggongso Beach Karanggongso beach is about 3 Km, east of Prigi. The beach is 1,5 Km long with its white sand, gullet and clear water which enables the tourists to take a bath. This beach is located in Tasikmadu village. This beach is facilitated with a cottage, a hotel and boats rental, including Hotel Prigi and a hotel belongs to the Regional Government cooperative. With its natural scenery around, Karanggongso Beach is suitable for the visitor to enjoy the sea air and the waves. There are big stones around the…