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Baturaden is one of 27 districts that made up Banyumas regency. Baturaden is also a magnet for the tourists who visit Banyumas regency. Located 14 km north of Purwokerto, on the foot of Mount Slamet, Baturaden offers fresh-cool air, nature wonders and adventures that can refresh your mind and spirit.


Waterfall at Baturaden

Based on the local folklore, the name Baturaden derives from two Javanese words: Batur, which means friend, assistant, or maid, and Raden, which means noble. The story tells that there was a princess that fell in love with her maid. The pair had a secret love affair, but princess's father found out, and kicked both of them out of the palace. Finally, they found a beautiful place and decided to live there. They named the place Baturaden.

With its natural beauty and wonderful views, Baturaden stands as one of the region's most prominent tourist destinations.

Get in

By angkot

There are plenty of angkots that serves Baturaden from Purwokerto. The Kebon Dalem Angkot Sub-Terminal and Pasar Wage in Purwokerto usually serves as the terminus for the angkots which are head to Baturaden

By taxi

  • Kobata Taxi, Jalan Stadion Mini IV Blok B no. 42, (0281) 642440/(0281) 642441.
  • Satria Taxi, Jalan Pemuda, (0281) 7668400.

Get around

Baturaden is a small town. Travelling around should be not too expensive. You may walk around town in 5 minutes while you'll also get the freshness of Mount Slamet foot's cool air.


Hot Spring Mineral Deposits in Baturaden
  • Pancuran Pitu, Kompleks Lokawisata Baturaden (2,5 km from the Baturaden town center), [1]. The most famous tourist attraction in town. Featuring beautiful hot springs. Try the sulfur massage, Rp 10000 for 15 minutes. Rp 7500,-.
  • Pancuran Telu, Kompleks Lokawisata Baturaden (a few kilometers from the Baturaden town center), [2]. Located close to the Pancuran Pitu. Worth a few cool photos.
  • Telaga Sunyi, Kompleks Lokawisata Baturaden (a few kilometers from the Baturaden town center), [3]. Another highlight of Baturaden. A cold springs with clear water. Prohibited for swimming in terms of safety.






  • Green Valley Hotel and Resort, Jalan Raya Baturaden km. 8 (Located on the road between Purwokerto and Baturaden, next to Cinta Alam Restaurant), (0281) 681123 (, fax: (0281) 681590), [4]. A newly-built resort hotel in Baturaden. Modern and chic design, also comfortable. Adjacent to the Cinta Alam Restaurant.


Get out

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