Pasuruan


Pasuruan is one of regencies in East Java that famous for some well-known destinations and the nearest area to Surabaya after Sidoarjo. Pasuruan has border with Sidoarjo and Java Sea in north, Probolinggoo in west, Malang in south, Kota Baru in southwest and Mojokerto in west.

The people in Pasuruan is living in diversity, where there are number of ethnics like Javanese, Madura, Chinese, Arabic, Osing and Tenggerese.

In addition to popular destination like Bromo Mt, Safari Park and Tretes, Pasuruan is also famous for the industrial area. Settled 60Km from Surabaya, Pasuruan is always been visited by tourists after Malang and spending time to enjoy everything inside it.

Bromo Mountain

Mount Bromo is one of the most popular destinations in East Java, even in Indonesia. It is 2.5 hours from Malang. The Tenggerese inhabiting this area are believed to be direct descendants from the Majapahit aristocracy. They hold the annual Kesodo festival, known as Yadnya Kasada, to thank the Almightly for a good harvest and to appease the god of Mount Bromo.

Taman Safari Indonesia II

Taman Safari Indonesia II is located in Jatirejo Village, Prigen sub-district, Pasuruan regency. This venue having an elevation between 800-1500 above sea level. Taman Safari Indonesia II was designed with two concepts in mind, combining modern zoo tourism with an area of natural beauty.

It was opened for the public on December 29, 1997 by Governor of East Java Bpk. Basofi Sudirman. At that time it held about 900 animals from 125 different species. Now the collection has more than 2500 animals from 200 different species. This object is a wildlife sanctuary conservation and institution that occupies an area of 340 ha. It can be reached about an hour from Surabaya or Malang. The visitors can watch wildlife as their natural habitat, based on where its life, which is divided into 4 sections: Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa section.

Coban Baung

Coban Baung or Baung Waterfall (Javanese : Coban means waterfall. Indonesian : Coban means air terjun), is located in Purwodadi, next beside Purwodadi Great Garden. It can be reach for almost 2 hours from Surabaya. Coban Baung having ± 100 m height and become an interesting attraction for visitors. The waterfall is a confluence of two streams, the River Welang and River Beji. The high cliffs around Coban Baung will also complete the beauty of this place. In addition to Coban Baung waterfall, on the east side of Mount Baung there is also four waterfalls with 100 meters high which is located along River Welang.

Apple Plantation

This Apple plantation is located at Andonosari village, Tutur sub district, Pasuruan. It takes 40 km from Pasuruan city. The visitor can enjoy the time to see the green field of Apple plantation. At this plantation, the visitors are able to pick the apples directly from the trees as many as desired. By paying the entrance fee before, the visitors are free to eat the very fresh apples and enjoy the the nuance like in your own garden. This agro tourism covers 1100 hectares and it has many variant of apples, including of Manalagi, Rhomebeauty, Anna and Wanle.

Purwodadi Botanical Garden

Purwodadi Botanic Garden is located at Purwodadi, in the countryside of Pasuruan, East Java and is situated on the main road which connects three cities in East Java, which is Malang, Surabaya and Pasuruan. It is about 24 km from Malang, 30 km from Pasuruan and 70 km from Surabaya. It covers an area of 85 ha which is at an altitude of about 300 m above sea level. Purwodadi Botanic Garden was established in 1939 by Dr D.F. van Slooten, as one of three branches of the Indonesian Botanic Gardens. In this area visitor can see numbers collections of scare and dry plant. Beside, this Botanical Garden is also place for recreation and reservation area for botanical research.

Tretes

Tretes is one of sub-districts in Pasuruan Regency. Because the location is in highland, it makes Tretes becomes the tourism destination for those who stay in big city like Surabaya. There are villas and hotels in there, and there are some spots to hang out enjoying the chilling nuance. The athmosphere is similar to Bandung or Bogor. The visitors can ride horse to have a short tour around Tretes.

Jawi Temple

This temple was a holy building of Hinduism and Budhism that has built in 1300 AD by Kertanegara, the last king of Singasari Kingdom. It is located at Candi Wates village Prigen subdistrict on the way to Pandaan – Tretes, Pasuruan Regency. it’s about 90 minutes drive from Surabaya. The height of this temple is about 24,50 meters with the length 14,20 metres and 9.50 metres wide. Jawi Temple is one of Pasuruan historical temples that has a unique form. This temple is an old temple in East Java that build for remain the last King of Singasari.

Finna Golf & Club Resort

Finna Golf & Club Resort is located in Prigen subdistrict, Pasuruan Regency. It takes 60 minutes’ drive from Surabaya. This gold club was build and designed by Thompson Wolveride and Perret and it facilitated by golf course and some cottages, restaurant, convention hall and fancy swimming pool. It such a convenient place for recreation and sport activities while enjoying the fresh air and green atmosphere.

Kaliandra Sejati

Kaliandra is a non-governmental organization incorporated under the laws of the foundation. The name is inspired from the tree Kaliandra or Caliandra calothyrsus, a pioneer plant, because of its ability to survive in critical lands, and has many functions. Kaliandra is developing a range of training programs and facilities that can be enjoyed by the visitors, both local and international. The advantage afterward is used to support the social activities around the local area, like, the natural and cultural preservation, local economic development, and improving the quality of human resources. Situated on the slopes of Mount Arjuna at an altitude of 850 meters above the sea level, Kaliandra Sejati is featuring the beautiful scenery and fresh air around the mountain range. It precisely located in Prigen subdistrict, Pasuruan Regency.


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