Explore East Java: Blitar

Blitar

Three kilometers north of the town of Blitar, the tomb of Ir. Soekarno (Indonesia’s first President and independence proclaimer) can be found. The site is very famous and visited by thousands of visitor each month. Just 7km north of the tomb you can visit Penataran Temple,o one of the largest sanctuaries remaining form Majapahit empire.

Penataran temple has a relief on the wall depicting the story of Ramayana and Mahabarat. Close to the temple one can find ancient bath, park and swimming pool.

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