8 Colorful Activities in Karanganyar Resort Village

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Karanganyar Tourist Village Activities Borobudur Temple in Magelang, Central Java is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia. But not only the Borobudur temple, there is also the Karanganyar Tourism Village which is worth a visit. This village is only 5 km or 10 minutes drive from Borobudur. The village is not just any village, in Karanganyar village you can experience various activities full of education, culture and art. It’s really fun, really! Here are its 8 activities:

Manufacture of pottery

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If you like craft activities, you will love this garage make this pottery. You will be invited to witness the pottery making process with traditional tools and try it under the guidance of trainer professional. And you can take your ceramic creations home, you know!

Etawa Goat Care Education

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The Etawa goat or Jamnapari goat is a goat native to India. In Karanganyar village you will be invited to feed, nurse, milk and so on.

Wayang Suket education

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Wayang is usually made of leather, but wayang suket is made of grass. Wayang suket is usually played to convey wayang stories to children in Javanese villages. Slamet Gundono, a puppeteer from Tegal, tries to increase the popularity of wayang suket in stage performance level. In this village you will be taught how to make wayang suket from A to Z and you will learn how to play it.

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Education of Jowo Gamelan

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Gamelan consists of various instruments such as drums, saron, demung, bonang, kenong, gong, xylophone, etc. For those interested in learning about gamelan and the art of playing gamelan, this is the place!

Written batik education

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Written batik is a noble art that has been practiced for hundreds of years. There is nothing to lose if you take part in this written batik education. You will be shown how to make hand batik and you can practice batik immediately too.

Giamasan Pusa

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Jamasan pusaka is a tradition of washing the items left by the ancestors. The relics known as heirlooms will be cleaned on the night of 1 Suro according to the Javanese calendar. Jamasan pusaka itself is derived from Javanese Kromo Inggil (highest level in Javanese). ‘Jamas’ means to wash, clean or bathe. While the word “Pusaka” is a designation for objects that are sacred or believed to have certain powers. Want to know how the complete ritual? Come and play in Karanganyar village!

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Ndugal coffee tasting

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Ndugal cafe is a typical cafe in Karanganyar resort village. Well, you can enjoy this coffee along with delicious processed tofu lees. Hmm.. delicious!

Siswo’s Kubro dance

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This dance has a background in spreading Islam in Java and fighting against colonialism. Kubro It means great AND Siswo It means studentsmeans students who have great devotion to God. Uniquely, this dance is accompanied by a qasidah song whose lyrics are replaced with da’wah messages in Javanese in the hope that it can expand the spread of Islam.

Instead of hearing it all the time, it’s better to hear how exciting it is adventure in Karanganyar resort village, Borobudurbecause there are still many other activities there such as educational tours domestic industry you know, bamboo education, outputfarmhouse and much more!

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