Pacitan Geopark

January 1st, 2015 | by TheJourneyMagz
Pacitan Geopark
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The geotrails spread across the southern part of the Pacitan Regency, East Java Province. The regency lies by the border between East Java and Central Java, it is rich with geological heritage such as karst hills and thousands cave. All the natural beauties make Pacitan emerging as one the new tourism sight in Indonesia. In 2013 United Nation Education Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) conduct a study to include the sight in the Global Geopark Network.

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Pacitan located in the southern side of Java Island, the regency is blessed with stretch of natural karst along the Sewu Mountains, starting from Kidul Mountain, Yogyakarta province, Wonogiri Regency all the way to Tulungagung Regency in East Java. The sights scattered in several district such as Donojoro, Punung, Peringkuku, and some part of Pacitan district.

The Geopark itself consist of beach with karst structure, stalactites and stalagmite caves, archaeological artifacts and underground rivers. All can be enjoyed by travelers, either landscape lover, adrenaline junkies or even serious Petrologist.


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