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Semeru Volcano and it's natural beauty

Mount Semeru volcano and The Beautiful Natural Beauty

Mount Semeru Volcano and The Beautiful Natural Beauty

Semeru Volcano and its natural beauty

Mount Semeru volcano and its natural beauty will complete the series of tourist destinations in East Java

hello guys, in the previous article, I wrote about Mount Bromo, Ijen Crater, waterfalls, and the island of Madura

Now I will tell you about a legendary mountain

This mountain is very famous among mountain climbers in Indonesia, maybe even the most that must be climbed because of its charm and splendor

That mountain is Mount Semeru.

The highest mountain on the island of Java and famous for its beauty

Every mountain climber must not feel satisfied if he has never climbed this one mountain

Get to know more about the Semeru volcano

This mountain is located in the province of East Java, precisely on the border between Malang and Lumajang districts

The peak of Mount Semeru is called Mahameru

This mountain is the highest volcano on the island of Java and is still active

On January 5, 2022, this mountain erupted and spewed hot lava

It is included in the Semeru Bromo Tengger National Park area, So the location of the mountains is close to each other

Semeru Volcano is famous for its extraordinary natural beauty

If you climb to the summit then you will find several lakes

the most famous lake is Ranu Kumbolo

The legend of Mount Semeru

This mountain has a legend that is closely related to the Hindu gods

There are similarities between the stories of people in East Java and people on the island of Bali who are Hindus

In Hinduism, there is a mention of the name Meru which became the forerunner of Mount Semeru

even the Balinese believe that Mount Agung in Bali is the son of Mount Semeru

regardless of whether we believe it or not the existence of Mount Semeru is very beneficial for the surrounding community

because this mountain is very fertile so it produces quality agricultural products.

The first climbers

the first climbers who managed to conquer the peak of Semeru were researchers from the Netherlands

They are Clignet and Winny Brigita in 1938 and then followed by Junghuhn in 1945

the climbers usually climb through the north side via Ranu Pani and Ranu Kumbolo

It was once a movie shooting location

The name Mount Semeru is getting more and more popular because it was once a filming location for a film entitled 5 cm

This film is quite in demand in its screenings in all cinemas in Indonesia and makes this mountain even more famous


Arcapada is a pair of twin statues

This statue is a marker that this mountain was once a place of prayer for Hindus in the past

and this is in accordance with the legend believed by the local community.

The location of this statue is at an altitude of 3000 meters above sea level and is in a very difficult position

This statue symbolizes the god Shiva and serves as a repellent for evil

Jonggring Saloka

Jonggring Saloka is the name of a crater that once every 30 minutes always emits toxic smoke

that’s why climbers are forbidden to climb to the top

Okay, guys, that was a piece of the story about Mount Semeru

if you like mountain climbing maybe you can plan to climb

you will not regret it because this mountain is very beautiful


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