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Mount Bromo, Active Volcanic Tourism Object With Various Enchantments


As a tourist attraction, Bromo is interesting because of its status as an active volcano. Bromo Mountain is included in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park area.

INDEPHEDIA.com - Mount Bromo, one of Indonesia's tourist charms is the preferred destination for those who want to see the beauty of the mountain with its various charms. Because of its beauty, the location of this mountain is almost never deserted by visitors.

The tourists, ranging from domestic tourists to foreign tourists flock to see the beauty of the volcano.

Mount Bromo from Sanskrit: Brahma, one of the main deities in Hinduism or in the Tengger language spelled "Brama", is an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia.

This mountain has an altitude of 2,329 meters above sea level and is located in four regency areas, namely Probolinggo Regency, Pasuruan Regency, Lumajang Regency, and Malang Regency.

As a tourist attraction, Bromo is interesting because of its status as an active volcano. Bromo Mountain is included in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park area.



The shape of Mount Bromo is intertwined between valleys and canyons with a caldera or sea of ​​sand covering about 10 square kilometers. It has a crater with a diameter of 800 meters (north-south) and 600 meters (east-west). Meanwhile, the danger area is a circle with radius 4 km from the center of Bromo crater.

During the 20th and 21st centuries, Mount Bromo has erupted several times, with regular intervals of 30 years. The biggest eruption occurred in 1974, while the last eruption occurred in 2015-present.

For residents around Mount Bromo, the Tengger Tribe, Mount Bromo or Mount Brahma are believed to be sacred mountains. Every year the Tengger people hold a Yadnya Kasada or Kasodo ceremony.

This ceremony takes place at a temple under the foot of Mount Bromo and continues to the top of Bromo. The ceremony is held in the middle of the night until the early hours of each full moon around the 14th or 15th of the month of Kasodo (tenth) according to the Javanese calendar. (WS.IN/ENG/*)

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