Sunday, April 17, 2011
Goa Cerme Bantul
Goa Cerme was originally a meeting place used by Walisongo to disseminate and teach the religion of Islam in Java. The word 'Cerme' comes from the word 'lecture', talks held during the meeting to discuss plans to establish in the Great Mosque in Demak, a city in north central Java.
Located in the village of Imogiri Selopamioro 20 km south of Yogyakarta. The length of the cave entirely about 1.5 km and ended at a spring in the Grill, precisely in the village Ploso, Giritirto, Gunungkidul district. The average depth of the water flow of about 1 to 1.5 meters.
In addition to the main cave there is another smaller cave which was used for a place of meditation such as cave puppeteer. Ledhek cave, cave Badhut, and The cave. On Monday or Tuesday wage pengunjng many came to ask God's blessings with thanksgiving ceremony. During the holidays, many students and young people visiting this temapat. Along the hallway there is a stage Cerme cave once used for the rendezvous.
To reach the front gate of the cave, one must climb 759 meters of stairs. It's better if visitors contact Interpreter Lock or guardians cave in advance to obtain information or correct information.
This cave includes a long and deep caves. Way to achieve this excellent location and distance, about 20 km. The view heading to Goa Cerme from the last village is very nice. In the daytime, when the weather sunny, the city of Yogyakarta looks beautiful and at night could see the sparkling city lights.
The main attraction of Goa cerme This is the beauty of stalactite and stalagmite and the presence of underground rivers and a lot of bats hanging in the cave. Conditions inside the cave without light illumination of darkness and flooded the cave floor by ground water, which in the rainy season, water will put (up), but in the dry season the water subsided. In general, foreign tourists visiting the cave Cerme spend between 3 to 5 hours on site.