7 Tourist Attractions in Mount Bromo You Must Explore

Mount Bromo tourism , it is only natural that at this time the active volcano which experienced the most powerful eruption in 1974 has become a mainstay natural tourist destination or attraction in East Java. According to data from the Central Tengger Semeru National Park (TNBTS) there were almost 600,000 tourists who came to Mount Bromo in 2017 to fill the holiday period and carry out light tourist activities in East Java.

Of course, it’s not without reason why quite a lot of tourists who are dominated by Nusantara tourists are very curious to fill the tourist period at Mount Bromo which administratively is located in 4 districts in East Java, namely Probolinggo Regency, Pasuruan Regency, Lumajang Regency, and Malang Regency.

It can be said that the Mount Bromo area has the most beautiful natural scenery in the East Java region. We can get the splendor of the natural scenery of Mount Bromo, Mount Semeru, Mount Tengger, Mount Batok in one area in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Not to mention the expanse of sand dubbed whispering sand fenced with hills that are firmly planted around it complete the features of the beautiful natural scenery in the Mount Bromo area.

The charm of the Golden Sunrise of Mount Bromo as the moment when the sun rises with the most beautiful view that has been crowned in the tourist area of ​​Mount Bromo also enhances the amazement of tourists who enjoy nature tourism in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, East Java.

So that you have an idea of ​​​​the tourist destinations or objects in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park area, here we present 7 popular tourist destinations that are always visited by tourists who are traveling in the Mount Bromo area, East Java.

Pananjakan 1 Mount Bromo Tourism Object

Pananjakan 1 is located at an altitude of 2,770 meters above sea level, is a very strategic place to watch the sunrise which is known as Bromo Golden Sunrise. To reach the Wiew point Pananjakan 1 we have to use a Jeep vehicle which is the only vehicle that operates to take tourists to the main tourist attractions around Mount Bromo.

Its very high location, of course, makes the air around Mount Bromo’s Pananjakan 1 tourist attraction very cool. Don’t forget to bring a jacket made of thick enough if you don’t want the fun of traveling on Mount Bromo to be disturbed because you can’t stand the piercing cold air.

In the tour packages offered by Bromo Tour Agents, the Pananjakan 1 Bromo tourist spot will be the first location to be visited at dawn, because this location is indeed a view point for the appearance of the Golden Sunrise in the morning before Mount Bromo.

Mount Widodaren Bromo Tourism Object

Mount Widodare n is not so far from the location of Mount Bromo and is still adjacent to Mount Batok which is still in the area of ​​Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Widodaren Tourism Object has a peak height of 2,614 meters above sea level.

Some local people say that the Peak of Mount Widodaren is often used as a place to meditate some indigenous Tenggerese to reach the level of Muksha (perfection). The stories related to the people of Tengger and Mount Widodaren are an interesting part besides the beauty and natural charm of the Mount Widodaren Tourism Object.

Bromo Main Crater Attractions

Mount Bromo is the name of a mountain that is still the most famous active status in East Java Province. The name “Bromo” itself is taken from the Sanskrit / Javanese language: Brahma, one of the gods in Hinduism.

The location of Mount Bromo will of course be the main tourist destination visited by tourists who are on vacation in the tourist area of ​​Mount Bromo. Mount Bromo has a crater with a diameter of ± 800 meters (from north to south) and ± 600 meters (from east to west). There is a giant circle with a circular radius of 4 km from the center of the Bromo crater which is called the main crater. We can witness the beauty of this natural phenomenon from a very close distance.

Love Hill Attractions

Bukit Cinta Bromo or Love Hill is a relatively new tourist attraction that is presented to complete the excitement of tourism on Mount Bromo. Some tourists think that Bukit Cinta is a View Point of the Golden Sunrise of Mount Bromo which is no less beautiful than other sunrise spots. That’s why if Point Pananjakan 1 feels very crowded with tourists, some visitors decide to switch to Bukit Cinta Bromo.

In addition to getting the comfort of watching the Golden Sunrise of Mount Bromo, from the Bukit Cinta tourist attraction, tourists can also clearly see the natural beauty, namely the view of the splendor of 3 mountains that stand firmly close together, namely Mount Bromo, Mount Batok and Mount Semeru .

Bromo Whispering Sand

Bromo Whispering Sand , is a sea of ​​​​sand that stretches widely in the tourist area of ​​​​Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. The desert which has an area of ​​5,920 hectares is a natural sight that is not found around other mountains in Indonesia. Even the Tengger Semeru National Park has been named as the only mountainous area that has a vast sea of ​​​​sand in the archipelago.

Based on the history of Mount Bromo, the sea of ​​​​sand that was formed at this Bromo tourist site was due to a small eruption of two mountains that were coincident, volcanic material that was thrown to the southeast to form a large valley and caldera. Because of the depth of the caldera, volcanic material from further eruptions accumulates inside and forms a sea of ​​sand known as the Whispering Sand tourist attraction with views like those found at the current Mount Bromo tourist location.

Why is it called Whispering Sand? of course not without reason this tourist location is named Whispering Sand. Strong winds blowing the sand in this location cause the grains of sand to fly into the air. The friction between the grains of sand causes a hissing sound like a human whispering. This is why this location was given the name of Whispering Sand, which was later popularized through the title of a wide-screen film by director Nan Achnas in 2001. The film, starring Dian Sastro Wardoyo, was proven to be able to popularize the name Whispering Sand which is located in the tourist area of ​​Mount Bromo, East Java.

Teletubies Hill Attractions

Mount Bromo Teletubies Hill, For those of you who went through childhood in the era of 1997 to 2001 will be very familiar with the name Teletubies. A children’s story film with well-known characters named Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa Laa, Po and famous for the phrase “hug”. In the story they live on a beautiful hill wrapped in green plants all over its surface. We can find green hills like this in the Mount Bromo area, not just in stories or fairy tales.

The beautiful scenery on Teletubies Hill and the savanna at the foot of the hill has become one of the favorite places for tourists who like photography. Not infrequently the location of Mount Bromo Teletubies is used as a place for pre-wedding pictures.

Pura Luhur Poten Tourist Attractions

Pura Luhur Poten Bromo , is a temple where the Tengger Hindu community lives in the Bromo-Tengger area. It is the Tengger people who until now have an important role in maintaining the nobility of customs and the sanctity of the Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park area.

Luhur Poten Temple is the only building that stands in the middle of a stretch of Whispering Sand. The Luhur Poten Temple building which was built in 2000 has several buildings consisting of three parts. Each of the Main Mandalas is a place for praying

Padma (a place of worship), Mandala Madya (middle) as a place of preparation and accompaniment of prayer ceremonies, and Mandala Nista (front) which is a place of transition from the outside to the inside of the temple.

The architecture is thick with Hindu worship buildings and religious ceremonies performed at Luhur Poten Temple are the main attraction in the Mount Bromo tourist area.

Conclusion

Prove the beauty of Mount Bromo , of course, only by coming directly to the tourist location of Mount Bromo, then we will understand the natural beauty and splendor of the rows of mountains in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, East Java. Currently reaching the tourist sites of Mount Bromo is no longer something difficult to do. Not only affordable, but its light-level tourist activities allow many tourists to directly prove the beauty of the Mount Bromo Tourism destination which is one of the prides of our beloved country, Indonesia.

Leave a Comment