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    Sepikul Hill - Ancient "Non-Active" Volcano with The Beauty of Sunset in Sukoharjo

    Sukoharjo is a town which is located not far from Solo, Karanganyar and Klaten. This place turned out to save a lot of tourist spots that is pretty cool. Although Sukoharjo is not too big town, but Sukoharjo has especially nature tourism travel offers magnificent beauty. Sepikul Hill is one nature tourism in Sukoharjo that located in the Gentan Village, Bulu District. Sepikul Hill indeed becomes a byword among lovers selfie.

    The location of Sepikul Hill is easily accessible, but no less natural charm of the other hills in Soloraya. To enjoy the power and beauty of this hills, you have to climb a limestone hill at Mt. Dukuh Lor, Tiyaran Village, District Fur, which is located right in front of the Sepikul Hill. Sepikul hill has characteristics that resemble of Nglanggeran Ancient Volcano in Yogyakarta. Moreover, Sepikul Hill has several other names, also known as the largest of Danyangan Tourist Area and complex of Batu Seribu (A Thousand Stones).

    Source: solopos.com

    The beauty of Sepikul Hill looks perfect when framed nightfall light. When nightfall comes, that is where the natural beauty of Sepikul Hill began to appear. Besides on that, there are some cool spots should you visit in Sepikul Hill, including Watu Jaran, Watu Kandang, Watu Tinggik, Watu Pawon, and Watu Tumpuk. From some of these spots, Watu Tumpuk is a favorite tourist spot.

    To get to the top, you have to climb the hill which has a slope between 40-60 degrees, so prepare your physical first. When you arrive at the top, you can see the natural scenery of Sukoharjo, ranging from rice fields, forests to Mt. Merbabu which looks vaguely. Wearing shoes or sandals mountain is highly recommended, so that the foot does not slip when planted in the limestone rocks.

    Source: ngadem.com

    A Little History about Bukit Sepikul.
    According to a story in ancient times, Sepikul Hill is rocks that used by Bandung Bondowoso to build the temple in 1000 at the request of Roro Jonggrang, but because of deceit of Roro Jonggrang, these rocks are left just by Bandung Bondowoso. So that these rocks are now known as Sepikul Hill.

    Towards the Sepikul Hill
    Sepikul Hill can be reached with a drive from the city to the village of Bengawan Tiyaran. The route is more accessible than Jl.Solo-Wonogiri. In short, from anywhere, travelers should drive towards the border of Sukoharjo-Wonogiri.

    On arrival at the entrance of the Wonogiri, or at the Statue CART Nyi Roro Kidul, turn to the right as far as 5 km.
    After seeing the gates attractions of Batu Seribu (A Thousand of Stones), turn to the left to find directions to board that written "Sepikul Hill". After arriving at the location, you do not have to pay admission. You just pay parking fee for motorcycles worth 2,000 Rupiahs and 5,000 Rupiahs for cars, a sign for the official entrance.

    Article Source: www.solopos.com , www.brobali.com

  2. #2
    nice hill, I want to explore that place

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  3. #3
    me too!! haha. It is beautiful place

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