Parangtritis Beach

Parangtritis, is a coastal tourist resorts of the Indian Ocean coast, located approximately 25 kilometers south of the town Yogyakarta. Parangtritis is a fairly well-known tourist destination in Yogyakarta, in addition to other objects such as Samas beach, Baron, Kukup, Krakal and Glagah Beach. Parangtritis has unique views that are not on other tourist attractions are in addition to large waves, also the mountain, the mountain of sand that frequency at the surrounding beaches, mountains of sand is usually called dunes. The object of this tour is managed by the local government of Bantul pretty well, ranging from lodging facilities and markets selling souvenirs parangtritis. In addition there are the baths, called machetes allegedly wedang water in the baths can cure various diseases including skin diseases, water from the bath contains sulfur that comes from the mountains in the area. Another location is the beach Kusumo machetes on the beach where there are supposedly for a meeting place between the king of queens jogjakarta with the southern sea. On certain days (usually months suro) here is offering offerings (Labuhan) to Queen of the South Sea or in the Java language called Nyai Rara Kidul. Locals believe that a person may not use green colored clothes when they’re on this coast. Parangtritis become a major tourist visits, especially on Java New Year’s Eve (1 sacred / Suro). In Parangtritis there are also trains horses or horses that can be rented for up the coast from east to west.

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