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Mount Bromo

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

Mt Bromo, Area Gn. Bromo, Podokoyo, Tosari, Pasuruan Regency, East Java, Indonesia

Opening Hours

24 hours

💸 Entrance Fee

IDR 220,000

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For an unforgettable sunrise experience at Mount Bromo, make sure to arrive at the viewpoint at least 30 minutes before sunrise to secure a prime spot. Also, don't forget to bring warm clothing as temperatures can drop significantly during the early hours.

What is Mount Bromo?

Mount Bromo is an active volcano located in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park in East Java, Indonesia. Standing at an elevation of 2,329 meters, Mount Bromo offers breathtaking views of its surrounding landscapes and is a popular attraction for both locals and people on their Bali tours!

History of Mount Bromo

The history of Mount Bromo dates back thousands of years. The volcano has been active for centuries and has played a significant role in the cultural and religious beliefs of the local Tenggerese people. The name "Bromo" is believed to have originated from the Sanskrit word "Brahma," which is associated with Hinduism.

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Why is Mount Bromo Important?

Mount Bromo holds great significance for the Tenggerese people, who consider the volcano as a sacred site. They believe that it is the soul of their ancestors and hold annual ceremonies to honor the volcano's spiritual power. 

Additionally, Mount Bromo is an important natural landmark and contributes to the tourism industry, attracting visitors from around the world.

Things to Do & See at Mount Bromo, Bali

  • The Bromo Crater: The Bromo Crater is the main attraction at Mount Bromo. Visitors can hike to the crater's edge and witness the active volcano up close. The sight of smoke billowing out of the crater and the sulfuric fumes create a truly remarkable experience.

  • Pananjakan Viewpoint: The Pananjakan Viewpoint is a popular spot to watch the sunrise over Mount Bromo. From this vantage point, visitors can witness the stunning play of colors as the sun rises and illuminates the surrounding landscapes.

  • Savana and Teletubbies Hill: The vast savannah and rolling hills surrounding Mount Bromo are known as the Savana and Teletubbies Hill. These areas provide a unique and picturesque backdrop for photography enthusiasts.

  • Whispering Sands: Located at the foot of Mount Bromo, the Whispering Sands (Pasir Berbisik) is a vast expanse of volcanic sand. Visitors can explore the area and enjoy the serene atmosphere.

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Aside from these main attractions, Mount Bromo offers a variety of trekking and hiking opportunities for adventurous souls. 

The stunning beauty of the volcano and its surroundings, combined with the unique cultural experiences, make Mount Bromo an unforgettable destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Frequently asked questions

What is Mount Bromo?

Mount Bromo is an active volcano located in East Java, Indonesia.

How high is Mount Bromo?

Mount Bromo stands at a height of approximately 2,329 meters (7,641 feet).

How can I reach Mount Bromo?

The most common way to reach Mount Bromo is by flying to Surabaya, then taking a bus or private car to Cemoro Lawang, the village nearest to the volcano.

What is the best time to visit Mount Bromo?

The best time to visit Mount Bromo is during the dry season, which is from April to October, to avoid heavy rains and foggy conditions.

Are there any accommodations near Mount Bromo?

Yes, there are several hotels and guesthouses available in the nearby village of Cemoro Lawang, offering accommodation options for visitors to Mount Bromo.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Mt Bromo, Area Gn. Bromo, Podokoyo, Tosari, Pasuruan Regency, East Java, Indonesia

Opening Hours

24 hours

💸 Entrance Fee

IDR 220,000

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