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    Cave Seplawan, Enchantment of Nature's Amazing in Purworejo, Central Java - Indonesia

    Cave Seplawan, Enchantment of Nature's Amazing

    Mountains Menoreh Kulonprogo district stretches from IN Yogyakarta to Purworejo district, Central Java. The process of natural evolution for millions of years that have shaped the surface of the ancient mountains in such a way that brings the magic scenery. In some of the peaks of these mountains there are a number of natural caves are very charming and one of them is the Cave Seplawan in Purworejo. While others are in the Cave Kiskendo Kulonprogo there Silumbu Cave, Cave and Cave Silawang Gong. The third cave is all are contained in the Purworejo.

    Seplawan Cave is the only cave in Purworejo who have made a tourist attraction. This cave is precisely located in the village Donorejo, Kaligesing district about 40 kilometers to the east of downtown.

    Seplawan Cave is one site that is very valuable. Therefore, the cave was found on August 15, 1979 was in one corner of the cave was found a 22 carat gold statue as high as 9 cm with a weight of 1.5 kg. ARCA is a statue of a man and a woman who was holding hands. Experts archaeologists believe that the statue is of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. ARCA is a relic in the time of the Hindu Shiva. Now the statue is kept in the National Museum. Instead, the government built a replica of the statue in front of the mouth of the Cave, a replica that was bigger than they really are making it resemble a monument.

    In addition to having the privilege as prehistoric sites there any other privilege that is the beauty of Cave Seplawan itself. It has a cave ornaments are very beautiful and amazing as the stalactite and stalagmite with diverse sizes. Other ornaments was no less interesting as stone Flow, helektit, soda straw, gowerdam and others.
    Seplawan cave about 700 meters long, while the branches of the Cave of about 150-300 meters. Pathway that is specific to the visitors already there while lighting the lamp to the branches of the Cave is not installed the lights because of the muddy conditions. So there is a branch of Cave's name with the term "mud palace" because so much mud.

    Location Seplawan Cave tourism has been equipped with facilities and amenities such prasana bathroom / WC, a small mosque that is simple, Gashebo, Sentry Pandang and also there are flower gardens are beautiful. Scenery around is very beautiful Cave seplawan besides air is also cool because the area is located at an altitude of about 800 masl. Through the viewing post, visitors can see the south coast, the city Kulon Krogo, and Sermo Reservoir. Even if it rises to a hill in the cave, visitors can see Mount Merapi, Mount Merbabu, Sumbing and Sindoro and also Mount Slamet. However, the mountains that can only be seen in the morning. Thus, many of the visitors are camping in Seplawan so in the morning could see the natural beauty of the region's Seplawan.

    Source: bloggerpurworejo.com

    photo: lh6.ggpht.com

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