one of the centers of world tourist destination in Java.
Around the region of Mount Bromo is one of the tourist of the most riveting in the eastern part of Java Island. Mount Bromo is located at 38 kilometers East from the city of Malang or 80 kilometers the southeast from Surabaya (the capital of East Java).
The natural beauty surrounding Mount Bromo has been recognized by the world tourism, and every day this place was filled by the visitors both from domestic well as from abroad.
Around the region Mount Bromo inhabited by one of the tribes in Indonesia namely Tengger tribe, and in each year Tengger tribe always held a traditional ceremony known as the ceremonial Kasodo.
Therefore, if you visit Indonesia you do not miss to visit MOUNT BROMO and this is a recommendation from me, for friends in Panoramio.
Mount Bromo , is an active volcano and part of the Tengger massif in East Java, Indonesia.
At 2,329 metres (7,641 ft) it is not the highest peak of the massif, but is the most well known.
The massif area is one of the most visited tourist attractions in East Java, Indonesia, The volcano belongs to the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park.
The name of Bromo derived from Javanese pronunciation of Brahma, the Hindu creator god.
Mount Bromo sits in the middle of a vast plain called the "Sea of Sand" (Javanese: Segara Wedi or Indonesian: Lautan Pasir), a protected nature reserve since 1919.
The typical way to visit Mount Bromo is from the nearby mountain village of Cemoro Lawang.
From there it is possible to walk to the volcano in about 45 minutes, but it is also possible to take an organised jeep tour, which includes a stop at the viewpoint on Mount Penanjakan (2,770 m or 9,088 ft).
The viewpoint on Mount Penanjakan can also be reached on foot in about two hours. From inside the caldera, sulfur is collected by workers.
Depending on the degree of volcanic activity, the Indonesian Centre for Vulcanology and Disaster Hazard Mitigation sometimes issues warnings against visiting Mount Bromo.