Sekartaji Park in Kediri Regency, East Java Province

A simple place like Kediri’s Sekartaji Park can be an excellent choice to spend a holiday with families. The locals use this area for hanging out and gathering, actually. Most visitors also come for numerous activities like doing sports, photography, and relaxation. This beautiful park belongs to Mojoroto Sub-District, actually. In terms of function, the local government chooses it as one of the city parks. It comes with several facilities and nice environment. No wonder, all visitors would feel comfortable and want to spend much time regardless of the time of the visit.

The Nuance
In terms of size, Sekartaji Park is not quite wide or big. It is said the total area is only around 7000 meters per square. Despite the small size, it is able to accommodate lots of visitors, though. What about the nuance? In a nutshell, it is comforting due to the presence of a simple garden with some small plants on it. During weekends or holidays, however, the park becomes more crowded due to the presence of outsiders or those who come outside Kediri Regency. Some people also love to visit the park at night for its soothing ambiance, actually.

Exploring Sekartaji Park
The first recommended thing to do in Sekartaji Park is relaxation or hanging out. It can be done either alone or in a group! The only consideration is related to the time of the visit. In the morning, for example, the nuance is more refreshing and peaceful. Thanks to the fresh air and a low number of visitors. Some locals are seen in the park doing simple sports like jogging, as well. As for others, they simply sit in the park and enjoy the ambiance.

People also choose Sekartaji Park as their gathering spot like a community gathering or family recreation. The clean environment is quite satisfying despite the small size of the park. Tourists are even allowed to roll out a mat and conduct an eating together with their families or friends! The only rule is related to the cleanliness. That means everyone should not litter! Here is an idea. Visitors should carry a plastic bag to store the trashes after eating. Later, they can throw it in the trash bin along the way to home.

What is next? Sekartaji Park has another allure. It is the presence of mask statues, which resemble both evils and gods. Tourists usually take photos in front of these ornaments. For the information, the location is right above the name sign. It is better to come during working days, though. The high number of visitors makes it hard to take photos of those statues, after all. That means queuing is a must when the park is crowded.

Nearby Attractions

  • Syu Monument
  • Bandar Market
  • Brantas Pier

How to Get There
In order to reach Sekartaji Park, tourists should get to Kediri Regency first. This trip would take about 1 hour and 59 minutes from Surabaya City or the capital of East Java Province, actually. Tourists only need to take Surabaya – Mojokerto Highway and Mojokerto – Kertosono Highway afterward. Once they reach Kediri City, the next destination is Veteran Street at Mojoroto Sub-District. The distance is 28.8 km. That means this trip would take approximately 52 minutes. As for the best route, it is Pamenang Street.

Where to Stay

  • Joko Mulya Inn
  • Suyono Inn
  • D’em Homestay

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