Thursday, October 23, 2008

High Pass of Ketep

The Ketep Volcano Centre is located on Ketep Hill or Ketep pass at has elevation of 1,200 m above sea level. It is 21 km from Mungkid, 17 km to the east of Blabak Village, 30 km from Magelang, about 35 km farom Boyolali and 25 km from Salatiga City via Kopeng. And Kaponan Viallage.With some luck and good weather conditions, the out-door panorama area of the center offers each visitor a spectacular view on Central Java's big five mountains: Mount Merapi, Mount Merbabu, and Mount Sindoro, Mount Sumbing and Mount Selamet.













Here, visitor can visit Volcano Theatre which presents the film about Mount Merapi with various volcanic activities. For people who are interested in the fascinating world of volcanoes, the center is a must-see. A Volcano museum exhibits samples of stones from volcanic eruptions. Pictures, maps, photos and multimedia provide all geological information. Visitors can enjoys the mysticism of volcanic eruptions and are allowed to operate some volcanic monitoring equipment.

3 comments:

alf said...

it's a beautiful place. hope i can visit your country one day.

vinkoy said...

huwaw.. kewl place you've got there..

qflee said...

Indonesia zamrud khatulistiwa

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