this is one of the 'must try delicacies' from gresik. pudak jagung is pudding made from corn and coconut milk and wrapped with corn leaf. steamed about 2 hours.
some fifty gold jewellery hand maker recht along giri street. sometimes the design is so very unique and ethnics. you can create your own design and let tem make your dream come true.
made from the java gold 24 carrates.
What to buy: handmade gold jewellery
What to pay: $ 35- $100
it a small tradisional hut that serve roast lamb dishes called sate laler. sate laler in english meant flies skewer, it described its small cut of lamb that look alike flies. served with mix of peanut and sweet soy sauce that has delicious taste. that hut is belong to Mr Gembrik. it located in jalan raya sidayu-gresik, near the TELKOM building.
What to buy: sate laler is very good. but the other lamb dishes is also nice
What to pay: for 10 sates you can buy with only $ 0.5
rabo wekasan mean the last wednesday in month safar. many ritual event held in this moment, such as showr with holy water in a pool called sendang sono. it aims, to purify the sin of humans along the year, before held sholat (pray) in a mosque Thabbiut Thoha that age at least 150 years since the dinasti of Sunan Giri. A Puppet show is also held that sacred night with the most popular moslem theme. And the temporary market along jalan imam syafii-suci-manyar-gresik that sells many traditional souvenir such as unique necklace, and ear rings, traditional food and beverage, and also kids toys.\
Last time I was there, I was taking some pictures and some officials came to me and said it is forbidden to take pictures (maybe they thought I'm a journalist cause I brought an SLR camera), and that I should leave immediately. I was not in the mood to negotiate so I just took some pictures of me and my friends and leave. But in Indonesia, everything can be negotiated. If you want to take pictures of the phinisis at sunset (which is really beautiful), just talk with the officials, explain that you're not from some media looking for news, and maybe buy them some packs of cigarettes :p. My friend did this and he managed to shoot very beautiful pictures without any interference.