Gumelem Tourism Village, the Batik Paradise in Central Java
TIMESINDONESIA, BANJARNEGARA – Are you looking for exotic batik? Well, Gumelem Tourism Village could be the best place to get the Batik you wnat. This tourism village has the exotic batik tulis for you to check.
Located at Gumelem, Susukan, Banjarnegara, Central Java this place was expected to be a popular destination in the country. It was expected to be able to attract more foreign tourists as well.
In this place, you could learn the process of Batik from the very beginning to the end. You could watch the local draw Batik line with chanting (a container to hold the ink).
For you who would like to made your own Batik they also has batik class. You will be taken to apply the dye on a fabric with certain pattern that they have prepared before. It will surely become an unforgettable experience.
You could also visit the local blacksmith which still use the conventional technique. Using a pit and those conventional devices to create those modern day kitchen utensils such as knife and more.
Here, you are allowed to take some of the goods the made. You could have for certain price. Ir will be a nice souvenir you get for your loved one at home.
Meanwhile beside Batik, Gumelem has another stunning attraction such as Ki Ageng Giri Tomb (Girilangan) Sunan Geseng Tomb and an ancient mosque which was built by one of the member of Wlaisongo.
"We deeply appreciate the locals' effort in creating such a stunning tourism village. And we are ready to support them with adequate public facilities," The Mayor of Banjarnegara Budhi Sarwono said during his visit at Gumelem Tourism Village. (*)
|Publisher||: Rizal Dani|