About East Java
East Java is one of the densest areas in Java. This province has a unique tourist charm that will captivate you to visit it. East Java is very rich in various alternative places for your vacation. Attractions or tourist destinations include: nature tourism, beach tourism, mountain tourism, shopping tourism, educational tourism, arts tourism, cultural tourism, marine tourism, adventure tourism, historical tourism, craft tourism, environmental tourism, agro tourism, tourism air travel, convention tours, wali songo pilgrimage tours, and also spiritual tours.
You should visit the city of Malang to see the town hall, the square, and the Singosari temple. Batu City has apple picking tourism activities and also a family recreation area, Jatim Park. In Malang Regency you can enjoy waterfalls or beautiful beaches. Ijen Crater can be visited from three regions, namely Banyuwangi, Bondowoso and Jember Regencies. Marine tourism in Lamongan and Lake Sarangan in Magetan, as well as many other tourist attractions will make East Java so impressive as a family or adventure tourism destination. For shopping lovers, there is also an Intako tourist attraction, which is a place for bags and luggage and handicrafts made from Tanggulangin typical leather in Sidoarjo.
Don’t miss to enjoy the natural charm of Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park during your vacation. This National Park is located between the districts of Pasuruan, Probolinggo, Malang and Lumajang. This is the tourism icon of East Java inhabited by the Tengger tribe and every year a Kasodo ceremony is held. Don’t say you’ve been to East Java if you didn’t set foot in the most beautiful mountains. Feel the cool air that is clean and fresh covered with beautiful clouds. Bromo-Semeru National Park is the only conservation area in Indonesia which has a uniqueness of 5,250 hectares of sea sand, located at an altitude of 2392 m above sea level. An island in the eastern part of Java, Madura, is worth a visit, which is famous for its karapan cow culture (cow race), which is usually held in August and September each year.
East Java has the largest area among 6 provinces in Java, and has the second largest population in Indonesia after West Java. East Java is bordered by the Java Sea to the north, the Bali Strait to the east, the Indian Ocean to the south, and Central Java Province to the west. The East Java region also includes Madura Island, Bawean Island, Kangean Island and a number of small islands in the Java Sea and Indian Ocean (Nusa Barung Island).