Note! Here are The Best Tourism Destination in Banyumas
Geographically, Central Java generally has many active mountains, including Banyumas which is located at the foot of the active Mount Slamet which has a height of 3,400 meters above sea level. This location brings its own tourism value for Banyumas because the mount contains the natural potential to support and serve the main attraction for tourism.
Also, regarding the nickname for this city, the city of a thousand waterfalls (curug), simply because it has many waterfalls. The potential of natural tourism does not need to be doubted, but it turns out that Banyumas also has advantages in the cultural tourism sector! Complete, right?
Here are tourist destinations which are summarized as a list of The Best Tourism Destination in Banyumas.
For residents and tourists who have visited Banyumas, Baturraden is a mandatory tourism destination. The location is about 14 km from downtown Banyumas. In Baturraden, there are interesting natural objects such as quiet valleys, mountain scenery and natural theatres, as well as other attractions such as swimming pools and playgrounds. Everything you can enjoy is only with IDR14000 entrance ticket with opening hours 8.00 am-17.00 pm.
If the weather is good, the beaches of Cilacap and Nusa Kambangan can be seen from Baturraden. You can also feel the air of Baturraden, which is very cold because it is located at the foot of the mountain. Make sure you bring enough clothes to be able to enjoy the scenery here.
2. Pancuran Tiga
Pancuran Tiga or Pancuran Telu (in the Javanese language) is a waterfall consisting of sulfur that flows directly from Mount Slamet. The surrounding scenery is also beautiful; many tourists visit it to enjoy the warmth of sulfur water or even for bathing because sulfur water is beneficial for treatments such as bone pain and other skin diseases such as phlegm and acne.
It will be a shame to miss this place while visiting Banyumas. The location is only 2.5 km from Baturraden, so if you are tired after walking and taking pictures, you can go straight here. The entry ticket price is also only IDR5,000, and you can enjoy starting from 8.00 am-18.00 pm.
3. Telaga Sunyi
Telaga Sunyi located 3 kilometres from the gate of Baturraden Wana Tourism towards the east. This lake is located in a lush pine and resin forests, so the beautiful scenery is worth the time you spend to get there. This lake is equipped with a small and beautiful sea blue coloured waterfall, complete with the surrounding forest.
Don't worry, there is a comfortable hotel called Banyumas Commercial Tourist Hotel near Baturraden, so you don't need to rush if you want to enjoy a holiday in Banyumas. Also note that the operational hour of the lake is from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
4. Goa Maria
Goa Maria is a cave located in the hills in Kaliiori village, Kalibagor sub-district and is about 14 km east of Banyumas City. Banyumas Christian activists initiated this religious tourism object. The local government also responded by developing facilities such as the Queen of Heaven Chapel, Road of the Cross, the Living Rosary Park, and the Maria Imakulata Retreat House with a capacity of 150 people. Goa Maria is currently the best place of pilgrimage for Christians in Indonesia. Moreover, this attraction is free of charge and is open from 8.00 am -4.00 pm. Don't miss this place if you go to Banyumas!
5. Museum of the General Commander of General Sudirman
In addition to natural attractions, of course, cultural and historical tourism destination are also summarized in the list of the best tourism destination in Banyumas. Banyumas is also known as a hometown of Commander-in-Chief General Sudirman, so a museum was created to appreciate his struggle. This museum is located in the west of the city of Banyumas and is about 3 km from the city centre, with operating hours from 8.00 am to 4.30 pm.
6. Rempoah Sunflower Garden
Located in Dusun II, Rempoah, Baturraden, Banyumas Regency, Rempoah Sunflower Garden is open at 8.00 am - 5.00 pm and you can enjoy the colourful and bright sunflowers and marigolds. It is the best place for a photo site, especially for couples. With the beautiful scenery around, it has many interesting photo spots. Remember not to damage the flower while taking photos.
7. Museum General Sudirman
The museum consists of two floors. The first floor contains dioramas, photographs and duplicates of the great commander's legacy. On the second floor, there is a historical relief of Indonesia during the 1945 War of Independence and relief of the great commander General Sudirman.
Intrigued by the beauty of The Best Tourism Destination in Banyumas, that can refresh the heart and mind? You can record the places above as a list of tourism destinations with your family.