Tawangmangu is located 40 km east of Solo, this recreational
resort offers fresh weather; scenic views, swimming pools,
bungalow style hotels and restaurants. Tawangmangu, a
mountain resorts at an elevation of almost 1 km above sea
level, which promises a cool escape from the city's heat. It
lies on the slopes of Mt., Lawu, at an elevation of 1300 m
above sea level. A cool splendid hill resort also on the
slope of mount Lawu, at about 1400 M height above sea level.
The road from Solo via Karangpandan is a fine trip thru
magnificent green terraced hills. Tawangmangu has all kind
of facilities, hotel, camping ground, forest tourism, etc.
The climate is fresh and one can enjoy the beautiful
scenery. Other features include nearby temples, a national
park and 40m in high waterfall of Grojogan Sewu.
It is a
100 M high waterfall; the pool at the bottom has very chilly
water. In front of the gate to Grojogan Sewu, horses for
rent are available to ride around Tawangmangu.
Grojogan Sewu is located at Mount Lawu (2632 meter), 27
kilometres from Karanganyar Regency. There are not one
thousand waterfalls at Grojogan Sewu, which means 'thousand
waterfall' but the site is a very attractive one. The
highest waterfall at Grojogan Sewu is 81 metres and the
forest location adds to the natural beauty of the area.
Grojogan Sewu Waterfall is located at Tawangmangu.
Located at a distance of almost 40 kilometer from Solo,
Tawangmangu is a recreational resort. Situated at an
altitude of 1000 meter from the sea level, this place offers
scenic views, fresh and cool weather and several luxurious
hotels and villas. Visiting this mountain resort is a great
way to beat the heat of Solo. The journey to this hill
resort passes through serpentine and hair pin like bends.
The lush green vegetation and fog cover is what makes the
journey a treat for the eyes.
Apart from attractions like temples and a national park,
this hilly resort is famous for Grojogan Sewu Waterfall.
With gallons of water coming down from 400 meter altitude,
this waterfall is a magnificent one. The waterfall can only
be reached on foot and journeying across green trees and
shrubs. The deafening roar of this waterfall makes it
impossible to hear even a single word from a person standing
just beside you. The water at the bottom of this waterfall
is very chilly. People still bathe here and get refreshed.