NATURAL phenomena are often found in the dry season. When the air temperature reaches its lowest point, in some locations the area which is at a high enough altitude is often found by tourists. One of the highland tourist attractions is in Dieng.
In the Dieng Plateau, ice crystals are often found attached to the ground surface in the morning when the temperature is lowest. Dieng Plateau has a very beautiful and perfect natural beauty, as well as cool temperatures. The tourist area in Wonosobo Regency, Central Java can be said as a tourist destination that is never empty of visitors.
Many foreign tourists also come because they are interested in the beauty of being in the Land of Heaven. Bisnis.com has summarized several tourist destinations in the Dieng Plateau that must be visited:
Arjuna Temple Complex
Dieng Plateau has a famous and very wide temple area. Of the many temples in the Dieng Plateau, the Arjuna Temple Complex is the largest and most famous. The Arjuna Temple Complex is located in Dieng Kulon Village, Batur District, Banjarnegara Regency.
With an area of about 1 hectare, in the complex there are five temple buildings, namely Arjuna Temple, Semar Temple, Srikandi Temple, Puntadewa Temple, and Sembadra Temple.
Telaga Warna Located in Dieng Wetan Village, Kejajar District, Telaga Warna is one of the icons and is a mainstay tourist destination in Wonosobo Regency. Located at an altitude of 2,000 meters above sea level, the beauty of the landscape in this color lake is very attractive to tourists.
Telaga Warna is also surrounded by several sacred places such as the Bridal Cave, Batu Tulis, Jaran Cave, and Sumur Cave. Telaga Warna has its own uniqueness, namely the color on the surface of the lake water can change at any time which is influenced by the weather, viewpoint, and visibility.
The water surface of Telaga Warna often looks green, navy blue, yellowish white, and colorful like a rainbow. The high sulfur content at the bottom of the lake is the main factor in changing the color of the lake.
Sikidang Crater Formed from a volcanic eruption in the Dieng Plateau area, Sikidang Crater is one of the active craters frequented by tourists. Sikidang Crater offers a view of volcanic activity that blends with the beauty of the expanse of green hills and limestone soil around it.
The uniqueness of this crater is the phenomenon of the crater pool that can move or jump in a large area. This displacement occurs at certain times, an average of once in 4 years.
Sikidang Crater contains sulfur or sulfur, as well as other toxic substances. It is highly recommended to wear a mask when visiting Sikidang Crater to avoid gas poisoning. Tourists are also prohibited from breaking through the fence around the crater in order to maintain the safety of the visitors to the crater.
Sikunir Dieng Hill is located in Sembungan Village, Kejajar District, Wonosobo Regency. The hill, which is located at an altitude of 2,200 meters above sea level, has become one of the favorite tours for tourists because it is a spot to see the sunrise or sunrise with a yellowish color of sunlight.
It takes about 30 minutes to be able to feel the sunrise view by climbing the stairs accompanied by the cold air of Dieng. When they reach the top of the hill, visitors can also see views of eight mountains, including Mount Sindoro, Mount Sumbing, Mount Prau, Mount Slamet, Mount Merbabu, Mount Lawu, and Mount Merapi.
Mount Prau is one of the main tourist destinations in the Dieng tourist area which is located in four administrative areas, namely Wonosobo Regency, Banjarnegara Regency, Batang Regency, and Kendal Regency.
Mount Prau is the highest mountain in the Dieng Plateau area with an altitude of 2,590 meters above sea level. From the height of Mount Prau, you can see stunning landscapes when the weather is sunny. At night, a painting of the sky studded with stars (Milky Way) is also seen.
In addition, visitors can see the view of five mountains directly from the east, namely Mount Sindoro, Mount Sumbing, Mount Merapi, Mount Merbabu, and Mount Lawu. Meanwhile, if you look to the west, you will see Mount Slamet. [bisnis.com/photo special]