The Seven Must-See Tourist Attractions in Magelang – Indonesia Expat


You will find many reasons to visit Magelang in Central Java.

Here is a collection of seven of the most interesting tourist attractions to explore in Magelang. Magelang is also close to Yogyakarta Special Region.

Here’s where to go in Magelang.

Silancur Highlands
  1. Silancur Highlands

Silancur Highland is a tourist spot that offers the beauty of a flower garden on the top of a hill in Dadapan area, Magelang. When visiting this place, you can see beautiful views of mountains and seas of clouds in the morning and evening.

You can also camp on this hill while enjoying the breeze and seeing the twinkling stars at night. Visitors are only required to spend Rp 10,000 per person.

Silancur Highland is located in Dadapan, Mangli, Kaliangkrik District, Magelang Regency, Central Java.

Nepal from Java
Nepal from Java
  1. Nepal from Java

Nepal Van Java is located on the slopes of Mount Sumbing and has stacked architecture similar to the aesthetics of Nepal. This is what inspired the locals to call it Nepal van Java.

The landscape of this place is fascinating. The expanse of trees and buildings is the main attraction and can be used as an Instagramable photo spot for visitors who come.

This tourist spot is located in Temanggung, Kaliangkrik District, Magelang Regency, Central Java.

Punchuk Kendil
Punchuk Kendil. source Eksapedia
  1. Punchuk Kendil

Punthuk Kendil presents a panoramic view between two mountains. Even though it is located at the maximum elevation and has quite a steep access, this place is one of the favorite destinations for tourists to see the sunset as it faces directly west.

The location of Punthuk Kendil is at Gupakan, Kamal, Giritengah, Borobudur District, Magelang Regency, Central Java.

Grenjengan Kembar Waterfalls
Grenjengan Kembar Waterfalls
  1. Grenjengan Kembar Waterfalls

This hidden tourist spot is located on the slopes of Mount Merbabu which offers the beauty of charming twin waterfalls. According to local residents, the name “kembar”or twins, means this place has two waterfalls that look like twins.

If your goal is to relax on your vacation, this place is the right choice for you. The entrance ticket to this place costs Rp 10,000 per person.

Grenjengan Twin Waterfall is located in Munewarang Village, Satap Kragilor, Pakis District, Magelang Regency, Central Java.

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Ketep Pass - tourist attractions in Magelang
Ketep Pass
  1. Ketep Pass

If you have ever visited the city of Magelang, this place must be familiar to you. Ketep Pass is a long road that surrounds the extensive Mount Merapi Museum. There are also several Mount Merapi miniatures that can be enjoyed here.

Kedung Kayang - tourist attractions in Magelang
Kedung Kayang

Access to this place is quite easy as the road is quite smooth and paved. This place is located on Jalan Blabak Boyolali – KM 16, Ketep, Sawangan District, Magelang, Central Java.

  1. Kedung Kayang

Kedung Kayang is a recreation area not far from Ketep Pass and can only be reached by trekking or on foot as the terrain runs through slippery rocks. The entrance ticket to this place is only Rp 5,000 per person even during the holiday season.

Kedung Kayang is located in Wonolelo Village, Kedung Kayang, Nagrong, Wonolelo, Sawangan District, Magelang Regency, Central Java.

Mangli Sky View - tourist attractions in Magelang
View from the sky of Mangli. source
  1. Mangli from the sky

Mangli from the sky is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Magelang and is located at an altitude of 1570 meters above sea level. From this location, you can enjoy sunrise or sunset views with the expanse of mountains and the sky stretching out in the distance.

It doesn’t stop there; this place also offers a wide selection of cafes and restaurants with a variety of delicious dishes. Visit this place in Forest or Rice Field Area, Mangli, Kaliangkrik, Magelang Regency, Central Java.

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