Enjoying Beauty Gunungkidul Gambar Mount
Enjoy the beauty Gunungkidul on Gambar mount which is very interesting to visit. Gunung Gambar is located in the village of Ngawen, Jurangjero District, Gunungkidul Regency. Gunung Gambar is located about 60 KM from downtown Yogyakarta. With a height of 200 meters above the sea allows us to freely enjoy the beauty of the scenery from the top of this Mount Image.
The name of Gunung Gambar is inseparable from the history of the 18th century during the Indonesian struggle against the Dutch invaders, where the prince Mangkubumi and Raden Mas Said used this place to arrange a war strategy against the Dutch. He always drew the strategy of war on the Stone on this Mountain. So by the local community or the local people of South Mountain named this mountain with the name of Mount Image.
This Mount of Images is known as the hideout or relic of KGPAA Mangkunegara. Better known as Pangeran Samber Nyawa or Raden Mas Said against the Dutch invaders. To reach this place you should be able to use a car rental in Yogyakarta which we can find by booking online. We suggest you to rent a car in Yogyakarta with a driver who knows this place because the location of Gunung Gambar in Gunungkidul.
Besides having a natural view and you can enjoy the beauty Gunungkidul on Gambar mount you can see from here the view of Gunungkidul, the city of Jogja, the city of Klaten, Mount Merapi. Here also holds many myths where certain people, especially the puppeteers for a place to meditate before starting his work. And many of the famous puppeteers have succeeded in performing rituals in this place.
Enjoy the beauty Gunungkidul on Gambar mount, we can ride on a motorcycle or rent a car with a driver from the city of Jogja. You will stop at the parking area and can be continued by bicycle or motorcycle or motorcycle taxi. And after that for those who want adventure can be reached on foot. On the Mountain we can set up tents and trekking around Mount Gambar.
At night we can enjoy the lights twinkling stars above the sky at night. In the morning we can enjoy the beautiful sunrise. If the weather is clear we can enjoy views of Mount Merapi, Rowo Jombor and Gajah Mungkur in Wonogiri.
Once a year in the village of Wonosari, a traditional Sandranan ceremony. It is held while Enjoy the beauty Gunungkidul on Gambar mount. As quoted from the site of the Gunungkidul government, in addition to Sadranan also held traditional Ngawen art namely rindhing gumbeng. Rinding is a musical instrument made of blown bamboo. While gumbeng is a musical instrument that resembles guitar percussion made of bamboo with strings that are played with the traditional dance of Gunungkidul.
For estimated entrance fees and rental cars to Gunung Gambar, Gunung Kidul:
- Car rental in Yogyakarta to Gunung Gambar and the tourist attractions in Gunung Kidul around Rp. 500,000 by using Avanza Car Rental or Rp. 600,000 or by using Innova Car Rental. Especially for your group, you can rent a Toyota Hiace Commuter car or rent a minibus in Yogyakarta.
- Entrance ticket is around IDR 10,000 and vehicle parking around IDR 5,000
- Rent for Camping rental is Rp. 50,000, –
So much information on tourist attractions in Gunungkidul that we can visit from the city of Yogyakarta.