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Magelang

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Asia : Southeast Asia : Indonesia : Java : Central Java : Magelang
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Magelang is a city in Central Java.

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Magelang is a small town in the central java, it is located in the center of Java island, Magelang is a beauty and clean city,how the beauty is it?? magelang is the TUIN VAN JAVA, it means the flower park of java, it was named by dutch colonizer which mastering indonesia during 350 years. you can go to magelang city by Plane or train, but yogyakarta is nearest city that has an airport and train station, its just about 36km from yogyakarta, if you landed in yogyakarta, you can go to magelang by bus or taxi, its cheap.. its about rp, 35.000,- or 3,5 us dollar. and its need about 1 hour to go.aPrastada 12:28, 12 January 2012 (EST) Andri wibowo (www.tuinvanjava.blogspot.com)

Get around

1. by taksi , AFDA TAKSI, basic price Rp.5000,- and Rp. 2500 per km 2. by bus, and mini bus 3. by horse cart 4. by pedicab

See

- The Diponegoro museum (featuring Prince Diponegoro, a national hero)
- Taman (Park) Kyai Langgeng, a educational-cum-recreational park which features rare plants, dinosaur statues, airplane prototypes. It provides a playground with some facilities. Rafting can be organised (when the nearby Progo River has a large stream).

Do

  • 1. The Biggest Buddhist temple in the world "BOROBUDUR" temple 2. Merapi volcano park and ketep pass, volcano theater 3. Kedung khayang waterfall 4. Pemuda Rd, for shopping city 5. Sekarlangit waterfall 6. 5 mountains rounded magelang city 7. fresh n clean air 8. Rural tourist andri wibowo (www.tuinvanjava.blogspot.com)


Buy

Eat

Getuk - a sweet delicacy made from cassava and sugar, coloured, steamed and served with grated coconut. The most famous brand is "getuk trio" - so named because it consists of three layers with different colours for each: plain (yellow), pink and chocolate (brown). This is Magelang's signature dish.

Drink

Sleep

1. Aston International hotel, 4 stars , Rd, Soedirman 2. Amanjiwo hotel,5 stars, Borobudur temple area 3. Puri asri hotel, 4 stars, gladiool area 4. the oxalis hotel, 3 stars, gladiol area 5. New Armada hotel, 4 stars , Mertoyudan 6. and many hotel

Contact

Get out

- the Borobudur temple (12 km away)
- Yogyakarta, a Javanese cultural capital
- Ambarawa



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