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03-06-2015, 16:20
Putri Asih cave is located at Mulyoagung village, Montong, Tuban Regency, East Java. This cave is very beautiful and located at natural teak forest. Putri Asih cave is located 30 Kilometers from the center of Tuban city which is well known as a city of thousand caves. Putri Asih cave was found by a stone miner, Jiyadi on 6 September 2002.

In the beginning, Jiyadi found a 30 centimeter wide hole. Jiyadi did not think that the hole was a cave. He was curious and put 1 meter long wood into the hole. In fact the wood fell into the hole. Finally, Jiyadi and his friends tried to make the hole bigger and entered the hole. When entering the hole, they were amazed because the scenery in the hole is very beautiful. Beautiful stalactite and stalagmite has never been touched by human. Even, there are still many stalactite and stalagmite which are life and still able to grow long. There is big bluish stalagmite like a shawl of princess. Because of that, the cave is named Putri Asih or Princess Asih cave.

Putri Asih cave is very interesting to be an adventure site. This cave has never been renovated. Even, its floor is still made of clay. So that it will be very difficult to go down the cave for those who do not have adventurous soul. The cave is 4 hectare wide and 250 meter long and has original ornaments, various colors and forms of stalactite and stalagmite.

You can visit Putri Asih cave by using your own vehicle or public transportation. If you take public transportation, you can start from Tuban bus Terminal to Montong. Along the way to Putri Asih cave, you will pass through rocky roads as long as 2 and a half Km while enjoying the beautiful scenery.