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Five places to explore in Brebes for Idul Fitri

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Jakarta  /  Wed, June 5, 2019  /  02:03 pm
Five places to explore in Brebes for Idul Fitri

Bumiayu district in Brebes regency, Central Java (Shutterstock/zaky azhar)

Famous for its telur asin (salted eggs), Brebes regency in Central Java actually has plenty of tourist attractions that are worth a visit during the Idul Fitri holiday.

Here’s a list of five places you can explore while passing through this regency on your way to your hometown, as compiled by KompasTravel:

1. Dewi Mangrove Sari 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Located in Kaliwlingi village in Central Java, the Dewi Mangrove Sari tourist village is an interesting destination for ecotourism enthusiasts. For around 20 minutes, visitors can expect to explore a mangrove forest by boat, as well as marvel at its beauty from a tower. 

Adventure seekers can also explore the area with a speedboat for Rp 30,000 (US$2.09).

2. Kaligua Agrotourism Tea Plantation

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Nestled on the foot of Mount Slamet in Pandansari village, Paguyangan district, the Kaligua Agrotourism plantation offers Japanese-style tea that you can enjoy while wearing a kimono, which are available for rent for Rp 15,000 per set. 

Nearby, visitors can also explore Goa Jepang (Japanese cave), a popular destination among tourists.

3. Panenjoan Salem Hill

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Located in Babakan hamlet, Wanoja village in Salem district, this hill provides several spots where visitors can take picturesque selfies. Thanks to its high altitude, Panenjoan Salem offers a breathtaking view to marvel.

From the city center of Brebes, visitors can reach Panenjoan Salem Hill in around three hours and enter for a small fee of Rp 5,000.

Read also: Enjoy these cheap eats on your 'mudik' through Java

4. Tirta Husada hot spring 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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If relaxing in a hot spring to take a break from driving sounds good to you, then this place is a must-visit. Situated in Kedungoleng village in Paguyangan district, Tirta Husada is also conveniently near the city center.

5. Randusanga Indah Beach

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Located in Randusanga Kulon village, around 4 kilometers from the Pantura Brebes highway, Randusanga Indah Beach boasts a gorgeous panorama with lines of coconut trees in the background.

It’s also convenient to break your fast here as food vendors can easily be found around the area. (kes)