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Top 23 attractions to explore in East Java

The land of mountain ranges and volcanoes.

Attractions in East Java

Alas Purwo National ParkKutorejo, Kalipait, Tegaldlimo, Kabupaten Banyuwangi, Jawa Timur 68484, Indonesia

Alas Purwo National Park is situated on Blambangan Peninsula in the Banyuwangi Regency, at the southeastern tip of East Java province. The park is famous for its wild Banteng and surfing location at Grajagan Bay.  The park's name means first forest or ancient forest, in accordance with a Javanese legend that says the earth first emerged from the ocean here. It is one of the beautiful and adventurous place where you can spent your valuable time.

Baluran National ParkArea Hutan/Kebun, Sumberwaru, Banyuputih, Situbondo Regency, East Java, Indonesia

Baluran National Park is located in Situbondo Regency, East Java, Indonesia. It has a relatively dry climate and mainly consists of savanna, as well as lowland forests, mangrove forests and hills, with Mount Baluran as its highest peak. It is one of the beautiful places in Indonesia which is a paradise for trekkers.

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.

Gunung BatokGn. Batok, Area Gn. Bromo, Podokoyo, Tosari, Pasuruan, Jawa Timur, Indonesia

Mount Batok is a cinder cone located in East Java, Indonesia. This volcano has an elevation of 2,440 meters above sea level and is located between four regencies: Probolinggo Regency, Pasuruan Regency, Lumajang Regency, and Malang Regency. The location of Mount Batok is west from Mount Bromo. This mountain is one of the inactive volcanoes located within the Tengger caldera. Mount Batok is part of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park.

Heroes Monument and 10th November MuseumJl. Pahlawan, Alun-alun Contong, Kec. Bubutan, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur 60174, Indonesia

The Heroes Monument is a monument in Surabaya, Indonesia. It is the main symbol of the city, dedicated to the people who died during the Battle of Surabaya on November 10, 1945. The 10 November Museum is located under the monument.  This monument is 41.15 meters tall and is phallus-shaped. It was built to commemorate the events of 10 November 1945 at the Battle of Surabaya. It is the venue every November 10 for the commemoration of the events of 1945, when many heroes died in the war of independ

House of SampoernaTaman Sampoerna No.6, Krembangan Utara, Kec. Pabean Cantian, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur 60163, Indonesia

The House of Sampoerna is a tobacco museum and headquarters of Sampoerna located in Surabaya. The main building's architectural style influenced by Dutch colonial-style compound was built in 1862, and is now a preserved historical site. Previously used as an orphanage managed by the Dutch‚ it was purchased in 1932, by Liem Seeng Tee‚ the founder of Sampoerna‚ with the intent of it being used as Sampoerna's first major cigarette production facility.

KeludKelud, Ringinrejo, Karangrejo, Garum, Blitar, East Java, Indonesia

Kelud is an active stratovolcano located in East Java, Indonesia. Like many Indonesian volcanoes and others on the Pacific Ring of Fire, Kelud is known for large explosive eruptions throughout its history. More than 30 eruptions have occurred since 1000 AD. In 2007, an effusive explosion filled the crater with a lava dome. It last erupted on February 13, 2014, destroying the lava dome and ejecting boulders, stones and ashes up to West Java about 500 kilometers from Mount Kelud. The crater filled

Madakaripura WaterfallBranggah, Sapih, Lumbang, Sapih, Lumbang, Probolinggo, Jawa Timur 67183, Indonesia

200 meters tall waterfall with rainlike streams tumbling down the walls of a cylindrical canyon.

Meru Betiri National ParkAndongrejo, Tempurejo, Area Hutan, Andongrejo, Tempurejo, Kabupaten Jember, Jawa Timur 68173, Indonesia

Meru Betiri National Park is a national park in the province of East Java, Indonesia, extending over an area of 580 km2 of which a small part is marine . The beaches of the park provide nesting grounds for endangered turtle species such as leatherback turtles, hawksbill turtles, green turtles, and olive ridley turtles. It is one of the beautiful places in Indonesia.

Mount BromoMt Bromo, Podokoyo, Tosari, Pasuruan, East Java, Indonesia

An active volcano and part of the Tengger massif, in East Java, Indonesia. 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 the Javanese pronunciation of Brahma, the Hindu creator god.

Mount IjenIjen, East Java, Indonesia

It has a one-kilometer-wide turquoise-colored acidic crater lake. The lake is the site of a labor-intensive sulfur mining operation, in which sulfur-laden baskets are carried by hand from the crater floor.

Mount RaungMount Raung, Area Hutan, Gunosari, Tlogosari, Bondowoso Regency, East Java, Indonesia

Raung is one of the most active volcanoes on the island of Java in Indonesia.  It is located in the province of East Java and has a 2-kilometer-wide and 500-meter-deep caldera surrounded by a grayish rim. The difference in the color of the rim and the flanks of the volcanoes is caused by the rim’s lack of vegetation compared with the healthy and extensive vegetation on the flanks. It is one of the paradise for trekkers.

Museum AngkutJl. Terusan Sultan Agung No.2, Ngaglik, Kec. Batu, Kota Batu, Jawa Timur 65314, Indonesia

Museum Angkut is a transport museum located in Batu, East Java, Indonesia and located on hillside of Mount Panderman. The museum has more than 300 collections of types of traditional to modern transportation. The museum is divided into several zones decorated with the background of building models from the continents of Asia, Europe to America. Especially in the European Zone, its setting by 1800-1900s French-style with various vintage European cars. Museum Angkut is the first all type and mode

Pantai Ngliyep MalangDesa, Hutan, Kedungsalam, Donomulyo, Malang, Jawa Timur 65167, Indonesia

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.

Penataran Temple ꦕꦤ꧀ꦢꦶꦥꦼꦤꦠꦫꦤ꧀Penataran, Nglegok, Blitar, Jawa Timur 66181, Indonesia

Penataran or Panataran is one of the largest Hindu temple ruins complex in East Java, Indonesia. It is located roughly 12 km northeast of Blitar, with the closest airport being farther away at Malang. Believed to have been constructed between the 12th century to the 15th century, the temple played a significant role in the Majapahit Kingdom, especially under King Hayam Wuruk. He considered his favorite sanctuary.:241 Penataran dates from the Kediri era.

Ranu KumboloRanu Kumbolo, Tulungrejo, Pasrujambe, Lumajang Regency, East Java, Indonesia

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.

SemeruSemeru, Ngampo, Pasrujambe, Lumajang Regency, East Java, Indonesia

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.

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

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.

Sewu WaterfallJl. Raya Dampit-Lumajang No.16, Besukcukit, Sidomulyo, Pronojiwo, Kabupaten Lumajang, Jawa Timur 67374, Indonesia

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.

Simpang Lima Gumul MonumentTugurejo, Kec. Ngasem, Kediri, Jawa Timur 64182, Indonesia

The Simpang Lima Gumul Monument or commonly abbreviated as SLG is a monument at Kediri, East Java in Indonesia. The monument resembles the Arc de Triomphe of Paris, France. The construction of SLG began in 2003 and was inaugurated in 2008.[3][4] The building is located at Tugurejo Village, Ngasem district of Kediri Regency, precisely at the center of the meeting of five roads (Lima means five) that lead to Gampengrejo, Pagu, Pare, Pesantren and Plosoklaten.

Singhasari temple Jl. Tunggul Ametung No.4, Candirenggo, Kec. Singosari, Malang, Jawa Timur 65153, Indonesia

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.

Surabaya ZooJl. Setail No.1, Darmo, Kec. Wonokromo, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur 60241, Indonesia

Surabaya Zoo, also known as Bonbin , is a 15-hectare zoo located in the city of Surabaya in East Java, Indonesia. The zoo has a collection of 3,459 animals from 197 species. There are also so many other living beings in this zoo. It is one of the main attraction in Bali.

TrowulanJl. Candi Wringin Lawang No.26, Jatipasar, Kec. Trowulan, Mojokerto, Jawa Timur 61362, Indonesia

Trowulan is an archaeological site in Trowulan Subdistrict, in the Indonesian province of East Java. It includes approximately 100 sq kms and has been theorized to be the site of the eponymous capital city of the Majapahit Empire, When it was the capital of the Majapahit Empire, the city was known as Wilwatikta, which is a name also synonymous with the empire's name. It was razed during the invasion of Girindrawardhana to defeat Kertabhumi in 1478. The Trowulan Museum includes a collection of ar

Map of attractions in East Java