Catholic Church Kelahiran Santa Perawan Maria Surabaya

Catholic Church Kelahiran Santa Perawan Maria Catholic church of Kelahiran Santa Perawan Maria is the oldest church in Surabaya, and being famous by Kepanjen Catholic church for it located in Kepanjen Street, Surabaya aside with Frateran Catolic Senior high school. Before the build of this Catholic Church, there was a first European-style Catholic Church in Surabaya street located in corner of Kepanjen and Kebonrojo. At first the two priests on July 12, 1810, Hendricus Waanders and Phillipus Wedding came from the Netherlands by boat to Surabaya. Wedding priest then assigned…

Lontong Balap Surabaya

Lontong Balap Lontong balap is one of traditional foods from East Java, precisely from Surabaya. Lontong balap is consist of lontong or sticky rice cake, bean sprout, tofu and lentho. Lentho is more or less like fried cake, which is made by cassava and cowpea, it is tasty and make particular crunchy-ness in Lontong balap. It become more yummy by garlic dressing sauce and hot shrimp paste. Moreover, when eating Lontong balap, do no forget to complete it with Sate Kerang or scallop satai and coconut ice. Why this food…

The Green Cimahi

Cimahi Cimahi is one of cities in West Java, located in west side area of Bandung. It was formerly the part area of Bandung city, but finally decided to be the administrative city since 29 January 1976. Cimahi became known when in 1811, the Governor-General Herman Willem Daendels made a way of Anyer-Panarukan, with the checkpoints was made at Cimahi townsquare now. In year 1874-1893, it was conducted a railway station of Bandung- Cianjur, while at the same time there was also the of making Cimahi station. In 1886, built…

Depok City

Depok Depok, is a city in West Java province. The city is located just in the south of Jakarta, between Jakarta-Bogor. The word Depok icame from the word in Sundanese means hermitage or place of penance. However, there was also saying that Depok was an acronym of De Eerste Protestants Onderdaan Kerk which means People’s First Christian Church. Depok was a remote hamlet in the middle of wilderness, which was later on May 18, 1696 a VOC official high – Cornelis Cahstelein bought Depok land that includes of some areas…

Over The Golf Field

Finna Golf & Club Resort The area is a development of Prigen resort. It takes about 45 minutes drive from Surabaya to get this place. The golf course with 18 holes designed by Thompson Wolveride and Perret has completed with many facilities such as cottages, restaurant, convention hall and swimming pool. It is a convenient place for both recreation and sport activity with the cool air all the year. More info visit: www.eastjava.com

Selecta Playground

Selecta Playground Selecta is one of interesting tourism object in Batu that crowded by many visitors. It is located in Tulungrejo village, Bumiaji district, about 13 km from the city. Selecta is tourism object that offering the ruthless of air with about 20ha width. This place has swimming pool facility, flowerbed, hotel, restaurant, and playground. Selecta built in 1928 by a Dutch named Reyter Dewild. It resides in dale with height of 1100 m dpl. The temperature is 17 C. In this tourism area, there is Bima Sakti Hotel, which…

Candi Pari Porong

Candi Pari Candi Pari (Pari Temple), is located in Porong district. This temple is the most majestic temple than any other temples in the district of Sidoarjo. The temple was built around 1371 in the era of King Hayam Wuruk, which was of Majapahit Kingdom. Looking from the detail architectural, this temple is able to give a picture of how the complexity of the economic issues, political, cultural, and social aspects at the ancient time. Candi Pari (Pari Temple) was made by carved Andesite stone in about Caka year 1293…

Otak-Otak Bandeng Gresik

Otak-Otak Bandeng Gresik has some traditional foods that worth to try, like this food, otak-otak bandeng. Gresik otak-otak bandeng is different with otak-otak from Jakarta, West Java or Sumatra. This otak-otak is made by fresh milk fish. The meat is been taken from the inside of the fish without any bones. After the meat being flavored wit some spices, the meat paste is putted in inside of the fish again, then baked for some minutes. Those make the food special and particular. www.eastjava.com

Rujak Uleg Surabaya

Rujak Uleg Rujak uleg is one of traditional foods which commonly come from East Java, especially from Surabaya. Rujak uleg is kind of salad with shrimp paste sauce that pestle with bean, chilli and garlic. While, the salad is about cucumber, bean sprout, water spinach, cake rice or lontong, tofu, soy bean cake or tempe, pineapple. www.eastjava.com