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Tourism cave Pindul Gunungkidul Yogyakarta

Tourism cave Pindul Gunungkidul Yogyakarta

Not many caves with underground river in the world . Indonesia is fortunate to have Pindul in Gunungkidul . Many say, charm make this cave is called sexy .

Many cite the cave Pindul as a sexy cave . In the world there are only four , one of which is Pindul . Caving walking normally , but in Pindul we have to use a float .

Tourism cave Pindul Gunungkidul Yogyakarta

Attraction which was inaugurated on October 10, 2010 The event is located in the hamlet , village Bejiharjo , District Karangmojo , Gunungkidul . To get to the location , after entering the village Bejiharjo , proceed straight white line follows the asphalt . Location Pindul secretariat located at the end of the road . Included in the tour package Gods Bejo ( Rural Tourism Bejiharjo ) .

How to enjoy the beauty of stalactites and stalagmites in Pindul to flow down the underground river . With a ride on rubber tires that washed away . This activity is commonly called cave tubing . River flow comes from springs gedong Seven , which never dry despite the dry season .

To enter the cave charged Rp 30 thousand , accompanied by a guide . This package includes a helmet , life jacket , rubber tires and rubber boots . Transportation to the site is provided flatbed transport vehicle . The path to the location rather steep because the asphalt starts to break down .

Before performing a search , the guide gives guidance how to cave tubing . The guides are from residents about the already professional .

Tourism cave Pindul Gunungkidul Yogyakarta

Tourism cave Pindul Gunungkidul Yogyakarta

Inside the cave there is a stalactite shaped like male genitalia , called the mighty stone . When held myth men can add courage . There is another form of decoration curtain wall and stone columns . There are also water pearls that when someone passes always dripping . This water is used to wash the face of women travelers . Some say this water can add beauty .

Cave combined with spiritual tourist , called eternal darkness . Being in a dark room in the middle of a cave for 20 minutes , the guide turned off all flashlights . For the safety of those around the participant .

Pindul 350 meter traced for about an hour and ends at a dam where the water is crystal clear . According to the manager , Pindul name comes from the legend . There are babies cheeks hit a rock while bathed in this cave . The Javanese call kebendhul .

Tourism cave Pindul Gunungkidul Yogyakarta

Tourism cave Pindul Gunungkidul Yogyakarta

The tourists must remain careful to surf despite being accompanied by a guide . Local media said the online site , there are two victims in Banyumoto Dam , in the Pindul . They entered without the knowledge manager Pindul official .

In the vicinity of tourist attractions Pindul there are several food stalls that provide meatballs and drinks . To unwind after a search . For those who want to stay are also available dwellings were in the houses around .

8 Cave in the World the Most Protected UNESCO

This is the 8th cave is famous for its uniqueness, beauty and charm in attracting tourists

1. Yungang Grottoes, China


                                                            Yungang Grottoes, China

The Yungang Grottoes of Datong in Shanxi province of China consists of 53 caves and 51,000 statues, and is one of China's most beautiful examples of cave art. Giant Buddha towers above visitors wind through the cave to see many statues in it. Most of the works of art ever in the caves were stolen in the early 20th century wooden temple buildings and caves are protected once burned to the ground. So, the site is now in dire need of protection and has been named a UNESCO world heritage site.

2. Ancient Rock City of Matera, Italy


                                                Ancient Rock City of Matera, Italy

In the town of Matera in ancient rocks in southwestern Italy, people living in the exact same house that they are not ancestors 9,000 years ago. Matera was created from a rocky ravine and natural caves which many in the area - called the 'Sassi in Matera' - is the first home of the Neolithic inhabitants of the region. Cave created a labyrinth of houses, and it's almost impossible to distinguish the natural rock formations of ancient architecture. The houses seem to grow out of rock with an organic way, creating some of the attractions of what is in the mid-20th century to a ghost town. Matera is mainly the setting for Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of the Christ '.

3. Cappadocia Cave Houses, Turkey


                                            Cappadocia Cave Houses, Turkey

Cappadocia is one of 73 provinces during the Republic of Turkey, and has one of the most bizarre and interesting sights in the world. Soil, stone dwarf features tufa rock formations' strange volcanic referred to as' Fairy Chimneys' and cities underground complexes and buildings cut from 'tuff' soft. Many of them are the church, with columns and arches decorate the face of a declared natural stone from stone.

4. Goa Gajah, the Elephant Cave Temple, Bali



                                             Goa Gajah, the Elephant Cave Temple, Bali

Gojah goa, Goa Gajah, Bali is one of the most historical sites significant. Cave seems most devastated by natural disasters old, and was not detected for centuries until a team of Dutch archaeologists discovered it in 1923. Thought has been built in the 11th century, Goa Gojah statue features influenced by Hindu and Buddhist meditation and contains a secret chamber for priests or hermits. Two traditional bathing pools outside the cave containing water is said to have magical properties.


5. Nubian Monuments Abu Simbel, Egypt


                                              Nubian Monuments Abu Simbel, Egypt

Four colossal statues of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II guard the door of Abu Simbel, a temple cut from the sandstone cliffs above the River Nile. Commissioned by Ramesses himself, the temple facing the east so that twice a year, the sun reaches into the innermost sanctuary, illuminating the statues of Ptah, Amun-Re, Ramesses II and Re-Horakhty. Complex removed entirely from its original setting in 1960 to avoid flooding when Lake Nasser was created.

6. Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia


                                              Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia

The most amazing structure was carved out of stone churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia. 11 rock hewn churches have each carved from a single block of granite with a roof at ground level. 12th-century King Lalibela churches commissioned with the aim of creating a New Jerusalem for those who can not make a pilgrimage to the original city. Each church was created by a wide trench carved on all four sides of the stone and then painstakingly carving out the interior. The greatest of them stood as high as 40 meters.

7. Al-Hijr, Saudi Arabia


                                                      Al-Hijr, Saudi Arabia


Among the most famous sites of Saudi Arabia is Al Hijr architecture, also known as Madain Saleh. The front of a residence in Al Hijr has been carved into the sandstone mountains are sometimes in the second millennium BC. Al Hijr - which literally means 'rocky place' - is believed to have been inhabited by the Nabataeans and Thamud. It features water wells, preserved monumental tombs, inscriptions and cave drawings.

8. Petra, Jordan


                                                             Petra, Jordan


City of Petra in Jordan is known as the setting of the movie, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. It's also one of the 7 new wonders of the world, and very easy to see why the architecture is among the most sophisticated ever seen. Built into the slopes of Mount Hor, Petra developed during Roman times, but not known by the western world until 1812 when it was discovered by Swiss explorer, Johann Ludwig Burckhardt. More than 800 individual monuments can be seen in Petra, including the cemetery, a bathing place, the burial chamber and the shrine