City of Batu once dubbed Little Switzerland in Java and cool mountain tourist area. In the temple there is a tourist attraction Songgoriti Songgoroto and Ganesha statues and relics of the kingdom Singosari resting place built since the Dutch period.
Architectural heritage with the feel and style of the Dutch colonial Europe in the form of an existing building as well as the beautiful natural scenery in the area of Batu, had made Mr Proclaimers as The Father Foundation of Indonesia, Bung Karno and Bung Hatta after the War of Independence to visit and rest Selecta in the Batu.
Batu Town is a city in East Java province, Indonesia. It is located 15 kilometers west of the city of Malang, Malang was on track-Kediri and Malang-Jombang. Batu town directly adjacent Mojokerto and Pasuruan regency to the north and the regency of Malang in east, south, and west. The city area is located at an altitude of 680-1200 meters above sea level with an average air temperature of 15-19 degrees Celsius.
Batu Town is located at an average altitude of 871 m above sea level. Batu town surrounded by several mountains, among which are: Mt.Anjasmoro (2277 m) Mt.Arjuno (3339 m) Many mountain Mt.Kawi (2651 m) Mt.Panderman (2040 m) Mt.Welirang (2156 m) As befits a region whose territory lush mountains, and surrounding Batu Natural Panorama also has a beautiful and cool tube, of course this will attract other people to visit and enjoy the mountains as a Batu that has its own charm. For that reason, in the early 19th century stone developed into a tourist destination, especially the Netherlands, so the Dutch people and even then build places Resorts (Villa) even settled in Batu. Sites and heritage buildings or during the Dutch East Indies government too is still a trace even be an asset and Tourism visits to date. The Dutch soon as admiration for the beauty and elegance Batu, so the Dutch aligns with a Batu area countries in Europe, namely Switzerland and gives the title as De Klein Switzerland or Swiss small in Java.