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Sempu Island

Sempu Island, Hutan, Tambakrejo, Sumbermanjing, Malang, East Java, Indonesia

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About Sempu Island

Sempu is an island located 800 meters from the southern coast of the province of East Java in Indonesia, about 70 km south of the city of Malang. The island is 3.9 km long and 3.6 km wide. Its topography is largely rolling hills whose altitude ranges from 50 to 100 meters above sea level. The coastline consists mainly of limestone cliffs characteristics of the façade of the island of Java in the Indian Ocean.



Attractions near Sempu Island

Pantai Ngliyep Malang30.76km from Sempu Island

Ngliyep Beach is a beach located in the Indonesian Ocean. It is situated in the village of Kedungsalam Donomulyo, Malang Regency, 62 km south of Malang. Each year, a ritual ceremony called the Folk Art. Batik is used for sacrificial rituals. Farm animals such as sheep or cows are sacrificed into the sea as a ritual offering. This beach is unsafe for swimming because of strong waves.

Sewu Waterfall34.02km from Sempu Island

Tumpak Sewu, also known as Coban Sewu, is a tiered waterfall that is located between the Pronojiwo District, Lumajang Regency, and the Ampelgading District, Malang Regency, in East Java, Indonesia. The waterfall is overshadowed by Semeru, an active volcano and the highest mountain in Java. The Glidik River is a meltwater source fed from the mountain, which is the primary flow for the waterfall.

Semeru44.74km from Sempu Island

Semeru, or Mount Semeru, is an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia. It is located in the subduction zone, where the Indo-Australia plate subducts under the Eurasia plate. It is the highest mountain on the island of Java. This stratovolcano is also known as Mahameru, meaning 'The Great Mountain. The name derived from the Hindu cosmology's mountain of Meru or Sumeru, the abode of gods.

Ranu Kumbolo50.17km from Sempu Island

Ranu Kumbolo is a mountainous lake located in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, East Java, Indonesia. The lake is part of easiest route from Ranu Pani to Mount Semeru peak. There are hiking camp area around the lake. Ranu Kumbolo is part of easiest route from Ranu Pani to Mahameru peak.

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park54.58km from Sempu Island

This is a national park located in East Java, Indonesia.  It is the only conservation area in Indonesia that has a sand sea, the Tengger Sand Sea, across which is the caldera of an ancient volcano from which four new volcanic cones have emerged. This unique feature covers a total area of 5,250 hectares at an altitude of about 2,100 metres. The massif also contains the highest mountain in Java.

Singhasari temple 62.15km from Sempu Island

Singhasari temple or Candi Singhasari is a 13th-century syncretic Hindu-Buddhist temple located in Singosari District, Malang Regency, East Java in Indonesia. The temple was mentioned in Javanese poem Nagarakretagama canto 37:7 and 38:3 and also in Gajah Mada inscription dated 1351 and discovered in the temple's yard. According to these sources, the temple is the funerary temple of King Kertanagara the last king of the Singhasari dynasty.

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