Mount Wilis stretches in southern area of Nganjuk, gives you amazing of nature scenery with hundreds of natural waterfalls. Besides its nature potential, Mount Wilis also saves a lot of sites, temples and others archaeological objects.
Mount Wilis has three peaks: Puncak Wilis (Wilis Peak), Liman and Limas. You can reach Limas peak (2300mdpl) from Bajulan village, Nganjuk; or From Goliman, Kediri. While to reach Liman peak (2535mdpl), you can reach it through Sedudo or Madiun or Ponorogo. And Wilis peak (2563mdpl) can reached from Besuki hiking rail, Kediri or from Tulungagung and Trenggalek.
For all hiker, Mount Wilis will give you amazing experiences. Mount Wilis has still very nature area and has some variety of flora like edelweiss in several colors, orchids, and others. There is also several wild fauna, such as primates, birds, deers, and others.
For another options when you visit Nganjuk, there are some mountain around Nganjuk, including; Mount Jogopogo, Mount Wilis Wilboz, Mount Tapan Sewelas, Mount Mloloseketip, Mount Lekerasu and Mount Cumpleng.
Majapahit Temple and statue has been rediscovered in Nganjuk
At the end of January 2016 ago, building temples like and three ancient statues have been found at excavation site that belonged to Nurul Wakhid (50) in the village of Banjarsari, District Ngronggot, Nganjuk, East Java. Buildings with a length of 2.7 meters, 2.1 meters wide and 1.7 meters high, is made of red bricks. Looking at the shape that similar to temple, the building is allegedly made during the Majapahit Kingdom that was used as a place of worship at the time. The people discovering at the center…
Handmade Wooden Puppet Puppet is the famous traditional performance in Java island. There are many kind of Puppet, such as; human puppet, wooden puppet, leather puppet, etc. All of those puppets usually played in special event. Nganjuk is one of area that produces leather puppet. This kind of puppet is made of animal leather, such as; goat or deer. The processes of leather puppet are by choosing good leather, designed it as puppet, dried and begin to color. More Details www.eastjava.com
The History Of Ngetos Temple
Ngetos Temple Candi Ngetos located at Ngetos village, Ngetos district about 5 kilometers to the south of Nganjuk town. There is an inheritance from the year of 859 Saka or 937 Masehi. This inheritance was made from the red bricks. On that place, Anjuk Ladang, the ancient inscription was also found. Near to this place, there is an historical ancient inheritance that was known by Candi Ngetos. According to the historian, based on that temple form, this temple has made in XV century (Majapahit era). Phisically, this temple has broken…
The History Of Hok Yoe Kiong Temple
Hok Yoe Kiong Temple It was half century ago, the Chinese people in Nganjuk town was Kong Hu Cu. Unfortunately, there were not such appropriate temple to go to. The only thing left was the altar for The Honor of Kongco Tik Tjoen Ong, which was in China Gathering Hall, today’s known as Dr. Soetomo Street, Nganjuk. Even though the condition of the temple was inappropriate, the Parish was large enough. Mr. Soen Boen Lee is one of the parishes who always come to pray to the temple. Since he…