Welcome to Probolinggo City

Probolinggo city is the transit area that connects to the cities on the west side, include; Banyuwangi, Jember, Bondowoso, Situbondo, Lumajang, and the cities on east side, include; Pasuruan, Malang, Surabaya. Boundaries Probolinggo city on the north side to Madura Strait and the east side, south, and west to Probolinggo.

Probolinggo name is derived from the word Probo means light dan Linggo means mark. So Probolinggo is a fall of a sign of light (meteor) that is used by the ancient kings as a sign to hold meetings in order to create peace and bring to end the dispute. The city is known as the "city of wind", because in the month of Juli and September were blow strong winds raises interesting sound called "gending wind". Probolinggo city as a transit city that connects of many cities. Interesting attractions in Probolinggo city is Gili Ketapang island as marine tourism object for swimming, wind surfing, fishing and sailing.

Probolinggo also has the mainstay tourism includes Bromo-Tengger-Semeru. Around the Mount Bromo there are Madakaripura waterfall which has seven waterfalls believed to be a hermitage of Gajah Mada. Moreover, it can be visited Jabung temple which was established in 1354 has a height of 15.58 meters. For adventure sport lovers can rafting in Pekalen river as far as 9 kilometers. Besides Bentar beach also interesting because it has a fairly complete leisure facilities, especially for children.

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Mask Puppet Show

Mask Puppet Mask puppet is other form of Puppet shows in East Java. Mask puppet is growing in Malang, Probolinggo, Situbondo and Sumenep. The show is like a human puppet, which the puppet played by the human players using mask. … Continue reading

Tenggerese People

Tenggerese People Tenggerese or Tengger People is one of Indonesian tribes that live around Bromo Mountain which located around Pasuruan, Lumajang, Probolinggo and Malang Regency. The Tenggerese are the descendants of the Majapahit Princes. Their population is about 600.000 inhabitants … Continue reading

The Magnificent Bromo

Bromo Mountain Bromo mountain, is the most popular destination in Indonesia that always been visited by both tourist local or foreign. Bromo Mountain is an active volcanic mountain, located in Probolinggo regency, East Java. At 2,329 meters (7,641 ft) it … Continue reading

Going To Gili Ketapang Island

Gili Ketapang Gili Ketapang is an island that is North Sea of Probolinggo. It has beautiful scenery and there are many sands in the east and south of this, unpolluted and bluish. There are many kinds of colorful corals. It … Continue reading

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