Wednesday, 15 June 2011

STORY BATURADEN

Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia

Tourist Attractions and Beaches in Indonesia
Tourism Regions Baturaden Loka is located near the town of Purwokerto, about 15 kilometers towards the north of the city. Located at the foot of Mount Slamet, no wonder if the cool and fresh air help fuel its own attraction to visit in addition to the natural scenery purwokerto city that can be enjoyed from a height of 673m. In addition, this tourist attraction has a variety of tourist charm, call it from the waterfall, hot spring, swimming pool with boards luncurnya tortuous, arena, children's toys, to garden / park that contains animal animals bizarre / rare.  
There are several waterfalls on this tourist attraction, where the water is swift flowing among rocks rocky river that divides the region. One of them was a favorite of visitors because it is like an open location with a pool / water storage is not very deep, very suitable for water play for young and old.

Hot water baths are also divided into two parts, namely bath located in a closed room and closer to the gate, or a hot spring located / - 500 meters from the gate in the form sebah bathing pool open with three shower water so known as hot shower telu (Java, telu = three). To achieve this telu shower baths, visitors must walk past gets in or the other side of the hill / valley that exist at this location. Although the hot spring shower telu this is in place is open, visitors must pay more money to go to that location.

Inside, there are also ruins the wind that supposedly ascetic leader believed to be the first inventor of this region. Mbah Petilasan Tapa wind is in the form of a small niche-like cave with its interior was coated with white tiles. The smell of incense and fragrant flower offerings dominate this space, presenting mystique that not everyone liked him. It appears that these ruins are still frequently used by locals or visitors, to meditate or "wiped blessing." 

Like other the baths hot water, shower water telu believed to contain minerals that can cure various skin diseases, or rheumatism. Color stone sorrel show that there is at least water, rich in sulfur elements. A sign board in one corner of the site, contains writings by health warnings, not also more than 15 minutes. When visitors have completed a hot water bath, can switch cold water bath under the shower which is also not far from the location of immersion.Overall, Baturaden tourist area is suitable for family recreation facilities, as well as treatment of disease through hot water.  

The road to this farm tour of the city purwokerto form of smooth asphalt, so it can be reached by various types of vehicles. So if you travel to Navan, the absence to stop a moment to tour the Baturaden. 
Legend of Baturaden. A long time ago, in a Duchy there lived a maid named Suta. Jobs or tasks of daily care for horses Suta is owned by the Duke. When finished working on a task, usually Suta stroll around the Duchy. That is, he wants to know where she works.

One afternoon, as usual Suta was walking around the bathing place called Taman Sari. Suddenly he was startled by the sound of screaming women. Suta screams were soon looking for direction.At last he arrived near a large tree. He saw the duke's daughter screamed under the tree. Nearby there is a very large snake which is dependent, gaping mouth ready to swallow the daughter who is frightened. Suta was actually very scared to see the snake. 

But seeing the state of the duke's daughter pale fear, arise courage to kill the snake. He took a pretty big bamboo, he hit the snake's head repeatedly. The snake was writhing in pain and not long after, the snake still.Since that event, the daughter of Grand Duke increasingly familiar with Suta. Even they now have to feel each other fall in love and planning to improve their relationship to the rope wedding.Relations between the two beings who love each other, eventually known to the duke, the duke became angry. "He's just a shelf! While you are a raden, daughter of a duke. You're not allowed to marry my son!" said the duke. 

Hear the words of his father, the princess is very sad heart. Especially when I heard the news that Suta entered the dungeon by the duke. Suta error is because of brave melmar daughter of a duke, a different degree and dignity among them.In Prison, Suta not given food and water, even his prison room flooded waist-deep. Consequently Suta fever disease. Hearing the news of the situation Suta, the princess is determined to liberate her lover was."Waistband, I should be able to free Kang Suta. Pity him, before he helped me. I have owed his life to him. Help me, waistband." said the princess to the caregivers.

These caregivers know the feeling of the princess. He also felt sorry to hear state Suta who was ill in jail. And the nanny was quietly slipped in a dungeon. Finally he managed to liberate the poor young man and brought into a place. There, the princess had been waiting with a horse.Later, riding with a horse, they left berboncengan Duchy. On the way both of them disguised as villagers, so it is not recognizable.After traveling a considerable distance, they arrived on the banks of a river. They took a break to unwind. The princess is still caring for sick Suta. 

Thanks to the patience and diligence of the princess treat Suta and a few days later the young man eventually recovered to normal.Because of where they stop is fitting for them. So they decided to settle there. The place was then known as the Baturaden, which means Batur and Raden.