Welcome to Probolinggo City
Probolinggo city is the transit area that connects to the cities on the west side, include; Banyuwangi, Jember, Bondowoso, Situbondo, Lumajang, and the cities on east side, include; Pasuruan, Malang, Surabaya. Boundaries Probolinggo city on the north side to Madura Strait and the east side, south, and west to Probolinggo.
Probolinggo name is derived from the word Probo means light dan Linggo means mark. So Probolinggo is a fall of a sign of light (meteor) that is used by the ancient kings as a sign to hold meetings in order to create peace and bring to end the dispute. The city is known as the "city of wind", because in the month of Juli and September were blow strong winds raises interesting sound called "gending wind". Probolinggo city as a transit city that connects of many cities. Interesting attractions in Probolinggo city is Gili Ketapang island as marine tourism object for swimming, wind surfing, fishing and sailing.
Probolinggo also has the mainstay tourism includes Bromo-Tengger-Semeru. Around the Mount Bromo there are Madakaripura waterfall which has seven waterfalls believed to be a hermitage of Gajah Mada. Moreover, it can be visited Jabung temple which was established in 1354 has a height of 15.58 meters. For adventure sport lovers can rafting in Pekalen river as far as 9 kilometers. Besides Bentar beach also interesting because it has a fairly complete leisure facilities, especially for children.