Visit Madiun, The Chilling City That Rich In Potential
Madiun has Mejayan as capital city and it has border with Bojonegoro in north, Nganjuk in east, Ponorogo in south, Madiun city, Magetan dan Ngawi in west. The north side of this regency is in the form of hilly area, and series of Kendeng Mountains; while in the southeast side is in the form of Mountains, complex of Wilis – Liman Mountain. Looking at the topography, it makes Madiun has chilling and refreshing air.
Madiun is the closest area to Solo, Central Java. That makes the people around the area using Madiun dialec or better known as Matraman that tend to be Solo dialect. Speaking about tourism, this regency has several destinations that worth to be explored.
Grape ForestThis tourism object is located in the middle of the teak seed-bed forest or other the protected tree. It states about 17 km from Madiun city to the east side. Presicelly, in Wungu village, Wungu district, the area widely is about 5 ha. This tourism area is very calm and fresh because its green trees and its clean air. It is suitable for family recreation with its natural scenery. At the school holiday this place is very busy visited by adolescents or students. The facilities that available in this tourism area are play ground and encampment.
INKAINKA, state own industry in Indonesia, standing in 1981 which is located in Yos Sudarso Street, broadly is 220.000 m2 with the labour as much 974 people. INKA, moving towards from stem locomotive workshop in 1981 to the modern railcar manufacture. With the vision to be world class company, the business activity is growing from basic product to the higher value added product and service in railway and transportation business. The mission on business and technology is competitiveness creation in railway and transportation products that focused to dominate the domestic market and to win competition is ASEAN region and developing countries.
Kresek MonumentIt was built on the land measuring 2 ha in the middle of the protected forest teak tour. It was the Pillar Monument of the Struggle for Indonesian nation especially Madiun against the PKI ferocity (the Party of Indonesian communists) on 1948. It is located about 8 km from Madiun city to the east side, precise in Kresek village, Wungu district. Around this location is used for the Scouts Camp or the Public Camp. With the spirit of Madiun people heroism opposed the ferocity of PKI. The Pillar of the History was the bitter memory that not forgotten and ought to be recalled by the younger generation of the nation goal in fighting for Pancasila and UUD 1945.
Kenongo BatikBatik Kenongo is one of Madiun Batik signatures that located in Kenongorejo village, Pilangkenceng sub-district, Madiun. The craftmens in this village are professional in their expertice and becomes the artist for Batik pattern since long time ago. The motif from Kenongo Batik is ylang flower, and porang motif. Porang motif is inspired from porang plant that grows in many Kenongorejo village that located on the edge of the forest.
Banyulawe WaterfallBanyulawe waterfall is located in Gligi hamlet, Kepel village, Kare sub-district, Madiun. This waterfall is settled in the slope of Wilis Mt, with the chilling nuance that beautifully genuine. This waterfall is also become the source of hydropower for the people of Madiun.
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