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Blitar

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Blitar is a city in East Java, Indonesia, about 73 km from Malang and 167 km from Surabaya. The area lies within longitude 111° 40' - 112° 09' East and its latitude is 8° 06' South.The city is noted as the location of the grave of Sukarno, the first President of Indonesia, five kilometers from the city plaza. The Istana Gebang (Gebang palace) where Sukarno lived as a child is nearby and has been converted into a museumPresident of Indonesia] containing numerous items commemorating Sukarno's place in Indonesian history. In addition, the very active Kelud volcano is located just over 20 kilometers north of Blitar.Former Vice President of Indonesia, Dr. Boediono, and the commander-in-chief of the Indonesian military, Admiral Agus Suhartono, were born in Blitar. Both of them are the alumni of SMP Negeri 1 Blitar and SMA Negeri 1 Blitar.Local economic governanceBased on the survey conducted between August 2010 and January 2011, Blitar was rated number one in Indonesia for local economic governance, being considered particularly good in infrastructure, interaction between local administrations and businesses, business licensing, and regional head capacity and integrity.
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Bung Karno Museum and Library ©
History Museum
Bung Karno Museum and Library
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Karanganjar Coffee Plantation
Farm
Karanganjar Coffee Plantation
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Kampung Coklat ©
Theme Park
Kampung Coklat
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Penataran Temple ©
Religious Site
Penataran Temple
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Blitar

Simpanglima Gumul Monument ©
Monument
Simpanglima Gumul Monument Kediri
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Kelud ©
Volcano
Kelud Kediri
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Puh Sarang Church
Church
Puh Sarang Church Kediri
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Kedung Tumpang Beach ©
Geologic Formation
Kedung Tumpang Beach Tulungagung
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Blitar

Peh Pulo Beach ©
Beach
Peh Pulo Beach
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Gondo Mayit Beach ©
Beach
Gondo Mayit Beach
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Pantai Serang ©
Beach
Pantai Serang
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Jolosutro Beach ©
Beach
Jolosutro Beach
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Blitar

Tambakrejo Beach ©
Beach
Tambakrejo Beach
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Fish Garden Blitar ©
Aquarium
Fish Garden Blitar
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Blitar

Tomb of Soekarno
Cemetery
Tomb of Soekarno
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Candi Sawentar ©
Religious Site
Candi Sawentar
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Museums in Blitar

Ndalem Gebang
Specialty Museum
Ndalem Gebang
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

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