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Wonokitri village seen from Mt Penanjakkan

one of the centers of world tourist destination in Java.

Mount Bromo is located in the Tengger Caldera and neighboring Mount Batok and Mount Semeru (3676 meters the highest in Java Island). Mt Bromo is approximately 40 kilometers East from the city of Malang. Most stunning natural beauty in this area has been recognized by many countries, therefore, Mount Bromo is one of its main goals for local and foreign tourists. Mount Bromo is also one of the main active volcanoes in Indonesia.

Mt Bromo has a height of 2392 meters above sea level is located in* four regions, namely Probolinggo, Pasuruan, Lumajang, and Malang Regency. Mount Bromo mesh body shape between valleys and canyons with a caldera or a sea of ​​sand covering approximately 10 square kilometers. *Mount Bromo has a crater with a diameter of ± 800 meters (north-south) and ± 600 meters (east-west). While the danger area of a circle with a radius of 4 km from the central crater of Bromo.

For residents of Bromo Tengger tribe, Mount Brahma (Bromo) believed to be a sacred mountain. Once a year the Tengger people Yadnya Kasada ceremony or Kasodo. The ceremony was held at a temple located at the foot of Mount Bromo and proceed north to the top of Mount Bromo. The ceremony was held at midnight to early morning every full moon around 14 or 15 in Kasodo (tenth) according to the Javanese calendar.

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  • Uploaded on August 12, 2014
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