12 of the most spectacular sights in Kulon Progo

12 interesting tourist place in Kulon Progo Yogyakarta - Kulon Progo is the name of a district in Yogyakarta province. Location of this district is west of Yogyakarta city. Kulon Progo district Yogyakarta has the capital in Wates. The district has boundaries with Sleman and Bantul districts in the east, the Indian Ocean in the south, Purworejo in the west, and the districts of Magelang in the north. There are several interesting tourist destinations in Kulon Progo. In this article we will try to discuss only 12 tourist attractions in Kulon Progo Yogyakarta which is very attractive and can be used as one of tourist destinations when the next holiday season. Here are 12 interesting tourism places in Kulon Progo, namely:
  1. Glagah beach => tourist attractions in Kulon Progo district who became well-known is place beach resort Glagah. Glagah beach is one of the beach bordering the Indian Ocean contained in Kulon Progo. The location of this beach is about 40 km from Yogyakarta or if from Wates town located about 15 km. Tourism beach in Kulon Progo a very potential to be developed further. Glagah beach is always much frequented by tourists, both local and foreign, especially during the holiday season arrives.
    Sunset in Glagah beach
  2. Trisik beach => Trisik beach in Kulon Progo is a famous beach with its natural scenery vast expanse of beach with black sand. Trisik beach is bordered by the estuary of the river Progo, one of the major rivers in Yogyakarta. On the beach there are a lot of boats owned by fishermen, as long ago at the beach is used as a transit for fishing boats of local residents. At certain times you can see directly the activities of the fishermen's.
    Girl on Trisik beach
  3. Congot beach => Tourist attractions in Kulon Progo next is Congot beach. Congot beach is adjacent to the Glagah beach. So if you've arrived at the beach Glagah would that you are as well all go visit the beach Congot well. Congot beach located in Jangkaran village, districts Temon, Kulon Progo regency, Yogyakarta. One of the things that is striking from the beach Congot is at this beach maybe center of the fishing activities of local residents. So at this beach you can easily find a fisherman who is to fix the boat, sewing nets, etc. Nuances of this fishing village is the main attraction of the beach Congot.
    Congot beach
  4. Sermo reservoir => Sermo reservoir is one of the tour pride of Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta. Location reservoir Sermo-Kulon Progo were on a hill in the village Hargowilis, Kokap, Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta. This reservoir has a very beautiful view and the air is cool, making it very attracts tourists to come visit. Sermo reservoir is actually built with the main aim to support agricultural business in Kulon Progo. Tourist attraction in Kulon Progo reservoir was inaugurated by President Soeharto on 20 November 1996. Since it has a beautiful view of the reservoir Sermo later developed as an attractive tourism objects.
    Beauty of Sermo reservoir
  5. Grojogan Sewu Waterfall => Name Grojogan Sewu Waterfall not only in Karanganyar regency of Central Java, was in Kulon Progo there are also waterfalls of the same name. Grojogan Sewu waterfall in Kulon Progo located in the village of Beteng, Jatimulyo, Girimulyo, Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta. Tourism Grojogan Sewu waterfall in Kulon Progo can be categorized still empty. Because it is a newly developed seriously as a tourist attraction around 2013. Destinations this tour has a view of the waterfall is very beautiful and charming so it is suitable to fill your weekend holiday together with friends.
    Amazing of Grojogan Sewu waterfall
  6. Peak Suroloyo => Suroloyo peak is the highest peak in the hills Menoreh contained in Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta. This place is famous for its beautiful surroundings as well as the existence of some hermitage historic. From the peak Suroloyo you can see Borobudur temple from the top of the hill. In peak Suroloyo in Kulon Progo there are 3 for hermitage. Namely Suroloyo hermitage, Kaendran hermitage and Sariloyo hermitage. Suroloyo peak existence is not separated from a story that enveloped him. This story comes from the writings Ngabehi Yosodipuro in his book entitled Cabolek. In this story tells Mas Rangsang which is the crown prince of the kingdom of Mataram Islam that accepts wangsit if he wanted to dominate the land of Java then he must be willing journey from Mataram palace towards the west as far as 40 km. In the course of that, Raden Mas Rangsang arrived at Menoreh Hills. Due to exhaustion he passed out somewhere on the hilltop Menoreh. In a swoon Raden Mas Rangsang receive wangsit again in order to do penance or meditation in which he is unconscious. This unconscious place was at the peak Suroloyo then built this hermitage. While Raden Mas Rangsang itself later to become King of Mataram and was given the title of Sultan Agung Hanyokrokusumo. In the during his reign of Mataram Kingdom reached the height of glory.
    Sunset in Suroloyo peak
  7. Forest tourism Kalibiru => Tourist attractions flagship in Kulon Progo next is Kalibiru tourism forests. Kalibiru tour forest is a natural attractions located in the hills Menoreh Kulon Progo Regency. In nature Kalibiru visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery or do some fun outbound activity. Certainly the most interesting sights in one of the spots where we can see from a distance Sermo reservoir. Tourism Kalibiru opened around 2008 and reportedly said originally opened independently by local villagers.
    Beautiful girl in Kalibiru
  8. Cave Kiskendo => Kiskendo cave tourism in Kulon Progo regency offers a very charming natural landscape in the form of stalactites and stalagmites contained in the cave that form a cluster of very beautiful. Cave Kiskendo is located in the village Jatimulyo, district Girimulyo, Kulon Progo regency, Yogyakarta. There is an interesting story behind the existence of the cave Kiskendo. Where according to the myth that public trust, this cave is a place of the battle between Maesosuro-Lemusuro against Sugriwo-Subali. In this story, the battle is told in the cave wall in the form of relief.
    Historical cave Kiskendo
  9. Tea gardens Nglinggo => Not only the peak of Bogor who has a tea garden, it turns Kulon Progo regency, Yogyakarta also has a tea garden with natural scenery is very charming. Tea garden in Kulon Progo named Nglinggo tea gardens. The tea gardens are in Nglinggo hamlet, village Pagerharjo, district Samigaluh, Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta. During the holidays many tourists who visit the region to enjoy the expanse of tea plantations green beautiful.
    Tea gardens Nglingo
  10. Waterfall Sidoharjo => Sidoharjo waterfall is one of nature in Kulon Progo hidden and not much visited by tourists. Sidoharjo waterfall located in Sidoharjo, Samigaluh, Kulon Progo. This waterfall has a height of about 75 m, good enough is not it? The presence of wild flowers that grow around the waterfall will add to the natural beauty of waterfall Sidoharjo. At certain moments you will also be able to witness the long-tailed macaque who was visiting around the waterfall.
    Holiday in Sidoharjo waterfall
  11. Wildlife Rescue Center => Judging from its name, the Wildlife Rescue Center is a place that used to accommodate and save some endangered wildlife. Wildlife Rescue Center, formerly the Pusat Penyelamatan Satwa Jogjakarta (PPSJ) and until now the local people still familiar with the old name. Collection of animals that are kept at the Wildlife Rescue Center is mostly orangutans currently very poor existence. Wildlife Rescue Center is suitable for use as an educational tour, especially in this place also has provided seminar facilities, outbound training, eco-tourism as well as accommodation.
    Orangutan in wildlife rescue center
  12. Mini reservoirs Kleco => Kleco mini reservoirs in Kulon Progo is one alternative tourist attractions in Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta. Mini reservoir is located in the hamlet Ngesong, village Giripurwo, Girimulyo, Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta. The form is not great, unlike Sermo reservoir. However, the scenery around the reservoir mini Kleco spelled out very beautiful. Small natural attractions that can be used as filler weekend getaway with friends or family. That if you are observant you can get a very good spot to serve as the background of your photo. Because it has not been a lot of visitors, at the location of the mini reservoir Kleco not many stalls selling food. So would that if you want to visit there, you take stock in advance.
    Mini reservoirs Kleco




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