East Java, including the most populated areas in Java. This province has a unique charm that tour will entice you to visit. East Java is very rich in various places of your vacation alternative. Attractiveness or existing tourist destinations include: nature tourism, beach tourism, mountain tours, shopping tours, educational tours, art tours, cultural tours, marine tours, adventure tours, historical tours, crafts, eco-tourism, agro tourism, tourist air, convention tourism, pilgrimage tourism Songo guardian, as well as spiritual tourism.
We encourage you to visit the city of Malang to see the town hall, square, and the temple Singosari. Stone town has tourist activities picking apples and also family recreation place, Jatim Park. In Malang you can enjoy the waterfalls or beautiful beaches. Crater can be visited of the three regions, namely Banyuwangi, Bondowoso and Jember. Traveled nautical in Lamongan and Sarangan in Magetan, and still many other tourist attractions will make East Java so impressive as a tourist destination or a family adventure. For lovers of shopping, there are also attractions INTAKO, IE where industry and handicraft bags and suitcases from the typical leather Tanggulangin in Sidoarjo.
Do not miss to enjoy the natural charm Bromo-Semeru National Park while you vacation. National Park is located in the district of Pasuruan, Probolinggo, Malang and Lumajang. This is the tourist icon in East Java, which is inhabited by the Tengger tribe and every year held Kasodo ceremony. Do not say you’ve been to East Java if not set foot in this most beautiful mountains. Feel the chill in the air clean and fresh covered with beautiful clouds. Bromo-Semeru National Park is the only conservation area in Indonesia, which has a unique form of sand, sea area of 5250 hectares, located at an altitude of 2392 m above sea level.
An island in the eastern part of Java, namely Madura, you should visit the famous bull-races, culture (race runway cow), which is usually held in August and September each year.
The triumph of the kingdom in Central Java has declined since the 10th century. His role was later replaced by the Majapahit kingdom based in East Java. This royal master throughout the Indonesian archipelago, the Malay Peninsula, and parts of the Philippines for hundreds of years. Success fostering trade relations with China, Cambodia, Siam, Burma, and Vietnam, during the reign of King Airlangga, East Java and Bali community managed to create trade relations with the islands in the archipelago and develop the culture and the arts to a peak of patterned Hindu literary works to shades of beautiful temples.
East Java Province is connected to the rest of the island of Java by road, train regularly, and air transportation between Surabaya and other major cities in Indonesia, including Bali which only takes about half an hour.
Society and Culture
Villagers in East Java, as well as in Central Java, have a bond which is based on friendship and territorial. Various ceremonies are held, among others: tingkepan (ceremony seven months gestation for the first child), babaran (ceremony before the birth of the baby), sepasaran (ceremony after a five-day-old baby), pitonan (ceremony after a seven-month-old baby), circumcision, fiancee.
Residents of East Java generally adheres to monogamy. Prior to application, the men did show nako’ake (ask if the girl already has a husband), after it is done peningsetan (application). The wedding ceremony was preceded by a gathering or kepanggih. Community on the west coast: Tuban, Lamongan, Gresik, Bojonegoro even commonplace family has a habit of women applying for men, in contrast to the usual habits of other regions in Indonesia, where the man asked her to marry. And generally will next man in the family of the woman.
To pray for the dead, usually the family did send prayers on day 1, the 3rd, 7th, 40th, 100th, 1 year, and 3 years after death.
East Java community happy doing culinary tours in other areas or in their own environment. Therefore, you can satisfy unique culinary typical East Java. East Java provides a wide variety of seafood, processed foods from beef and chicken, and other foods that each typically cooked and has a tantalizing taste. Make sure you do not miss trying the soto and sate Madura is famous too.