KULON PROGO: SUROLOYO PEAK

KULON PROGO: SUROLOYO PEAK

Suroloyo is the highest peak at the Menoreh hills, Kulon Progo Regency, Jogjakarta. With an altitude of approximately 2000 meters above sea level which stretches along the special region of Jogjakarta and Central Java province.

There are 3 viewing posts which are also generally called a hermitage within the area, as follows: Suroloyo, Sariloyo, and Kaendran. Visitors could see the city of Jogjakarta and the beauty of Borobudur temple at Magelang Regency, Central Java.

Legends have said that Raden Mas Rangsang or known as the great Sultan of Mataram, Sultan Agung Hanyokrokusumo meditated at Suroloyo after receiving a revelation to become the ruler of Java. It is written on the book of Cabolek by Ngabehi Yasadipura, a Javanese poet from Surakarta palace.

Sources : Wikipedia

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