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Why is Mount Bromo important?

Why is Mount Bromo important?

Mount Bromo is probably one of the most famous scenic attraction in East Java of Indonesia. It is famous for its magnificent sunrise views and view of volcano crater there, which is very rare to see. That goes well for Kawah Ijen Volcano Crater.

What do you know about Mount Bromo?

Mount Bromo (Indonesian and Javanese: Gunung Bromo) is an active somma volcano and part of the Tengger mountains, in East Java, Indonesia. At 2,329 meters (7,641 feet) it is not the highest peak of the massif, but the most famous. The sights on Mount Penanjakan can also be reached on foot in about two hours.

How do you climb Mount Bromo?

Mount Bromo: while there are a few other volcanoes around, Mount Bromo is the only one you are allowed to climb. After getting to the other side of the Sea of Sand, simply head up the staircase and onto the Mount Bromo rim.

What caused Mount Bromo?

Bromo Volcano | John Seach. Mt Bromo volcano is a scenic tourist destination in East Java. 1) The original Tengger Volcano was built up by eruption of pyroclastic deposits and lava flows to a height of 4500 m. This original volcano was called Ngadisari, and formed 820,000 years ago.

What is the history of Mount Bromo?

Mount Bromo is actually the youngest of five calderas, the first of which began to take shape more than 820,000 years ago. Since 1804, Mount Bromo has erupted more than 55 times, making it one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia.

What type of volcano is Mt Bromo?

volcanic cinder cone
Gunung Bromo (Mount Bromo) is a small but active volcanic cinder cone on the Indonesian island of Java. Bromo is located in the center of the Sandsea Caldera, itself only a portion of the larger Tengger Caldera (a caldera is the circular depression in the center of a volcano’s summit).

Can you hike Bromo?

Mount Bromo is 2,329 meters high, but the hike to the top of the crater is not a difficult one. From the Wisma Yog hotel, where we stayed, it takes around 45 minutes one way. You can easily walk there, no need to take a jeep or the horse.

Can you hike Mount Bromo?

Guide to Hiking Mount Bromo, East Java. Mount Bromo which stands tall at 2329 m is the most iconic and the most hiked mountain in Indonesia. This is one of the top 10 things to do in Java and rightly so. The mountain beckons majestically despite having the entire top blown off and with a crater inside that keeps spewing off-white sulphurous smoke.

What is the significance of Mount Bromo?

Myth has it that Mount Bromo is significant to the Tengger people who believe that the site is where their brave prince sacrificed his life for his family. To appease the Gods, the people will offer food and money by throwing it into the crater of the volcano once a year during the annual Kasada (or Kasodo) festival.

How to visit Mount Bromo in East Java?

If you are able, then trekking or walking is the best way to experience Mount Bromo but you may take ponies or horses across the sea of sand to the bottom of the steep stairs that leads to the crater. Where to go nearby Malang – Cultural capital of East Java Ijen crater – 6 hours drive away.

Do I need A Guide to visit Bromo?

Organized tours by bus or jeep are available, however, Bromo is best enjoyed without the help of a guide. The national park is easily explorable on your own and there are many options for viewing Mount Bromo.

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