Bromo and Ijen Crater not only present extraordinary natural beauty but also maintain local culture and traditions that are scattered around it. Local wisdom, cultural products, and various customs are kept down by local people as a legacy, and even now some traditions are held at festivals. Your trip to East Java is incomplete without feeling the cultural traces, in your visit to Bromo and Ijen there are some unique things that you might encounter
1. Tengger Tribe
Tengger tribe is very closely related to the ancient kingdom of Majapahit, hundreds of years they guard the slopes of Bromo, not only the nature and culture and traditions that continue to survive until now, will be a special moment for you to see how they continue to live by maintaining the ways done by the predecessors amidst the swift flow of modernization
2. Kasada Ceremony
One tradition that is still preserved by the people of the Tengger tribe is the Kasada ceremony which is held every 14th day in the Kasada month in the Javanese calendar. In the Kasada Ceremony, the Tengger tribe throws various offerings in the form of vegetables, fruits, livestock products, and even money to the crater of Mount Bromo. This ceremony originates from the long history of the Tengger tribe itself and is an attraction for tourists and history enthusiasts from all over the world
3. Sulfur Miners
Ijen Crater is the largest sulfur lake in the world before it was known as a tourist destination, Ijen crater has long been a location for traditional sulfur mining, the miners will leave at night carrying carryouts, filling the pole with 80 – 120 kilograms of sulfur then walking down. Not! they are not superhuman, this is something that usually happens and has become part of the travel stories of tourists visiting Ijen
4. Culinary of Banyuwangi
A variety of growing and sustainable cultures in the eastern tip of the island of Java, for those of you who like to taste a variety of culinary Banyuwangi is a very interesting place to stop because a variety of unique culinary delights will spoil your taste, taste the delicious aroma of traditional Banyuwangi coffee by the Osing people, so it is widely known as Osing coffee.
Around Bromo there are a number of accommodation options that are relatively close to the Tengger tribal residence so that you will be close enough to see it and feel it instantly as well as when you plan to visit Ijen where the nearest city is Banyuwangi, from Banyuwangi there are direct flights to Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur, also the closest access to reach Bali.
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