Mount Merapi

Categories: Java Island, Tourism, Yogyakarta

Mount Merapi (current height is about 2911 metres above sea level) is one of the active volcanoes in Indonesia. The mount is located  on the border between Central Java and Yogyakarta. Mount Merapi has erupted about 68 times since 1548. One of the biggest eruptions which occurred in 1006 is believed as the cause of the Mataram Hindu Kingdom displacement to East Java and one in 1930 took casualties more than 1.300 people. This mount also offers beautiful panoramas and tourism objects such as Kinahrejo village, Kaliurang, Kaliadem, Kalikuning and a conservation park of Gunung Merapi National Park. 

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