"Welcome to Magelang Central Java" Magelang by meiyergani

Magelang Travel Guide: 30 reviews and 87 photos

Merapi and Merbabu POINT

The area which I've been visiting recently is belong to Magelang District, it was Welknown as KETEP PASS, here we can see five peaks Mountains of Central Java: Mount Merapi (2,911 meters) on the Central Java-Yogyakarta border, Mount Merbabu (3,142), Kabupaten Magelang (Central Java), Mount Sindoro (3,135), Temanggung (Central Java), Mount Sumbing (3,321), also in Temanggung, and Mount Slamet (3,428), Banyumas, Central Java. , but two mountains, MERBABU and MERAPI are Peculiar, one can see both of Mountain Clearly and closely

Closely Watching the Peak of Mount Merapi

Ketep Pass located at Sawangan, under the Magelang District Administration, it was 30 km away from Magelang city. It was an amazing experience to watch an active Volcano of Mount Merapi from A Safely Short Distance away, visitors can observe the peak of Mount Merapi clearly in the day if weather is good and also the thuderous sound of the volcano expelling lava sometime can be heard from Ketep
Ketep Pass is A Hill resort lied at 1200 meters above sea level, where one can see Merapi Eruption Clearly in the Day and the red fire out from Volcano when the Lava expell in the dark of thenight

Magelang Down Town

Magelang can be reach via Yogyakarta, it takes about 45 minutes by Bus from Yogyakarta JOMBOR Bus station. Magelang is not so crowded than Yogyakarta. The city is one of former Dutch Army Base Camp in the era of Dutch Colonialisation, that is why we can find many olds building with Dutch style in construction and architecture

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  • Pros:A Good and Safe Place to see Merapi Eruption
  • In a nutshell:BeautifulPanorama towatch 5 Peaks 0fCentralJava's Mountain
  • Last visit to Magelang: Mar 2008
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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