The Cave of Maria Kerep, Ambarawa

The Cave Of Virgin Mary, Ambarawa

For those who travel to Yogyakarta, Solo or Semarang, the Cave of the Virgin Mary, or Gua Maria Kerep Ambarawa (GMKA for short) – is a meaningful destination for Catholics and has also become a point of interest for tourists of varying religions. Established in 1954, the year declared by Pope John Paul II as the Year of Virgin Mary the[…]

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Indonesia’s Railway Museum in Ambarawa, Central Java

Ambarawa Railway Mountain Tour

The hinterland of Semarang, capital of the province of Central Java is lush green: a beautiful scenic landscape of rising volcanoes, green valleys and fertile rice fields. Cruise lines call on Semarang to allow passengers to visit the nearby 9th century Borobudur Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. One and a half hour’s driving from Semarang on a smooth[…]

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