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Widosari Tourism Village

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Tourism village of Widosari is located in the northern Menoreh hills with an altitude of more or less 900 meters above sea level and a distance of 36 kilometers or it can be reached 1 hour 15 minutes from Yogyakarta City. According to the Head of the Yogyakarta Special Region Tourism Office, Singgih Rahardjo, Widosari is a tourism village in the Menoreh hills which has lots of unique cultures as well as beautiful landscapes. Singgih conveyed the rich cultural traditions which still exist in Widosari Village including Wayang Kulit, Jathilan Dance or Kuda Lumping, and various types of dances typical of the local community, such as Bangilun and Lengger Tapeng. Interestingly, in this village, tourists can also learn traditional dance directly with the artists.

When visiting the Widosari Tourism Village, tourists can also enjoy the coolness of a one hectare tea plantation located in Padukuhan Tritis.Then, to walk through the tea garden, they have been facilitated with a good path on the expanse of terraces arranged neatly with the same height in each row. Then, they can visit Rajendra Farm or Lamb Village. Lamb village is an integrated sheep farm that provides livestock education activities, sheep and goat-based culinary and provides complete facilities for nature lovers who want to camp, or even outbound. Not less interesting, tourists can also enjoy the sunrise at Proman Peak. Proman Peak is a tourism attraction that shows natural scenery at sunrise with a large range of mountains such as Sindoro, Sumbing, Merapi, and Merbabu mountains.

Traveling to the tourism village of Widosari, please don't forget to visit the Widosari Peak. It is the highest point of a hill namely Widosari Hill which is a cluster of Menoreh Hills. The hill offers wonderful natural scenery with a large rock icon on the hill and is a famous tourism attraction. The Widosari Peak site in Widosari Village has been designated as a geo-heritage of 20 geological sites in Yogyakarta by the central government since 2021.

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