Exploring five historic sites on Mt. Penanggungan
The Jakarta Post
This Saturday, the Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology research and community development institute (LPPM) in Surabaya, East Java, will stage a tour of five historic sites located around the slopes of Mount Penanggungan.
The tour, dubbed Jelajah Teknologi Pentirtaan Prabu Airlangga (Airlangga Kingdom Water Technology Exploration), will study of the mountain’s irrigation system.
The trip will start at 7:30 a.m. in Jawi Temple, which is located in Wates Temple village between the Penanggungan and Welirang foothills. Here, visitors can explore the pool system surrounding the temple.
Next stop will be Prasasti Cunggrang, which was built by Mpu Sindok in gratitude for the people of Cunggrang hamlet (now called Sukci hamlet) who maintained the retreat place and water fountain on Mt. Penanggungan, also known as Pawitra back then.
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The third stop will be Sumber Tetek Temple, also known as Belahan Temple. Located on the east side of Mt. Penanggungan, it is famous for the historic public baths dating from the 11th century during the Airlangga kingdom.
The last two destinations will be Jedong and Jolotundo temples located in Seloliman village.
The entire trip will take an entire day to complete. It is free to join but participants will have to bring their own transportation. (kes)
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