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05-05-2015, 17:59

Sedudo Waterfall is a waterfall tourist attraction located in Ngliman village, Sawahan district, Nganjuk regency, East Java. It is located at an altitude 1,438 meters above sea level on the eastern side of the area of ​​Mount Wilis, a waterfall with a height of about 105 meters. The distance is about 30 km to the south of the capital district Nganjuk. These resorts have good facilities, and transportation routes are easily accessible.

Sedudo waterfall has been known since the time of Majapahit which is believed to be Tirta Holy flowing from heaven. Even the King, Lords and pastor of that era often use for ritual ceremonies, which bathe the statues or heirloom weapon in Prahista Parna ceremony, which is then sprinkled the remaining water to families in order to get a blessing of safety and youthful.

Until now the Regency Nganjuk routinely perform the ritual bath Sedudo every 1st Suro month of Sura (Javanese calendar). It is said that the myths that exist since the time of Majapahit in the youth believed to bring fortune to those who bathe in the waterfall.

Sedudo waterfall was the belle of the natural attractions and ritual in Nganjuk. "In addition to Sura month, on Friday night Legi also many visitors visit and bathe here.