Batu Sombro Inn Hotel
Jalan Trunojoyo 7 Batu, Jawa Timur, Malang, 65312, Indonesia
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Travel Tips for Malang
Old Sculpture - King Kertanegara?
Some very old sculptures you can find in the temple-complexes. A lot of statues disappeared long ago to museums in Holland, including the famous renowned Prajnaparamita image.
A sculpture of the Shaivite teacher Agastya is found in the yard of Candi Singosari though, Javanese say it is the famous monarch King Kertanegara. He is the same who mortified Kublai Khan's emissaries by horrible things, an act which precipitated the launching of 1000 Mongol troop ships against Java in 1293 ...
PULAU SEMPU - South-coast
From Batu you can go for the South, too, and experience the magnificent rocky beach, beautiful seascapes, and violently giant waves. Best places to go are Ngliyep, Balekambang and Pulau Sempu near Sendang Biru ...
Pulau Sempu is a Nature Reserve of a 900 ha island South of East Java. On the island you'll find white beaches and dense tropical rainforest. Locals will tell you about the last Javan Tigers in the reserve. And about the special ceremonies to get the famous "Kayu Pelet" wood (a kind of flaming wood used for the handle of a kris, Javanese dagger or mystic blade of Indonesia) ...