Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Glagah Beach Kulon Progo (Indonesia)

Glagah beach is located about 40 km southwest of Yogyakarta in Kulon Progo district. Serang River which flows into the estuary to the sea south of this beach. On all sides of the river is shaded green and overgrown with palm trees. This place is ideal for camping or just relaxing. The local government has built this beach area with various recreational facilities such as parks, swimming and fishing camp. Before reaching the beach there Serang river, where sports fans can meperoleh rowing facilities (canou). Glagah beach is about 1.5 kilometers from the coast Congot, Kulon Progo Regency, which both have been associated with a paved road. Sightseeing Glagah beach attraction is a big wave, a long coastline, cool air and clean water. Advantage of this tourist attraction is the presence of Serang river which empties into the beach Glagah that can be used for tourism tirta. This activity is carried out in Serang river. Visitors who already use the river Attack tirta tourism activities, mostly tourists, nature lovers, especially students from universities in Yogyakarta.

In addition tirta tours, special interest tourism activities undertaken is a form of sporting event. Event ever held at the Beach is a championship motocross Glagah to the regional level. This event is able to attract visitors, both as participants and as spectators. Planned motocross championship held every year fighting the rotating trophy Regent Kulon Progo. Another event held in Glagah Beach is a national championship beach volleyball in 1997.

Glagah beach also has the attraction of cultural tourism, which Merti ceremonial village. This ceremony is performed for the safety of villagers Glagah. The activities of the local arts performances such as puppets and Jatilan. In addition to the Village Merti ceremony, the beach is also used to Glagah Labuhan ceremony of Breeds Mangkunegaran.

Location: Kulon Progo
Transportation: Bus Yogyakarta-Purworejo


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