Bukit Jamur (Mushroom Rock)

Bukit Jamur (Mushroom Rock) is located in a former limestone quarry in Bungah village, Bungah district, Gresik. Mushroom Rock is the natural phenomenon that occurs because the rocks eroded by wind and rain water then caused the stones looks like mushrooms. Mushroom Rock usually formed in dry areas. The process caused by wind or called as Eolian processes. The wind carries the small sand material then scrape the larger stone, this process called as deflation.

Mushroom rocks divided into the top and bottom part. Rock material that located at the top is harder than the bottom, therefore the material under the rocks more easily eroded by wind or rain. Thereby generating an upright pole like mushroom stems. Mushroom Rock usually occurs in arid areas like desert area. Mushroom Rock also can occur in coastal areas, but the formation is not by wind but because of the waves or commonly called as Marin Process.

There are about 40 mushrooms rocks in about 3 hectares area, out of hundreds of hectares of land that being mined. The mushroom rocks height are varies, from 2 meters to about 7 meters high. The unique shapes make this mushroom rocks become the interesting place, especially for photographs need. The public can enjoy it for free. The number of visitors who come show that the mushroom rocks area is the charm phenomenon rock hill. Currently this Mushroom Rock Hill became one of the tourist icon in Gresik. About 400 meters from the site, there are many souvenir shops special about mushroom rocks hill.

Photo Gallery
Latest News

Sedekah Bumi, The Traditional Thanksgiving And Offering

Sedekah Bumi Sedekah Bumi is a traditional ritual that still being held by some communities in East Java Province. This Sedekah Bumi is having different names in each region, but it has the same purpose either ways. Sedekah Bumi is … Continue reading

Otak-Otak Bandeng Gresik

Otak-Otak Bandeng Gresik has some traditional foods that worth to try, like this food, otak-otak bandeng. Gresik otak-otak bandeng is different with otak-otak from Jakarta, West Java or Sumatra. This otak-otak is made by fresh milk fish. The meat is … Continue reading

Songkok From Gresik

Songkok Gresik is located in west side of Surabaya distanced about 18 km, be industrial town with Semen Gresik factory which is famous in Indonesia, there is also big wood crafter home industry and build since 1976. Gresik is rich … Continue reading


PUSPONEGORO GRAVEYARD Pusponegoro is the first Regent in Gresik at 1617. Pusponegoro grave complex is made become Gapuro Sukolilo grave complex, for the ancestors. There is also the other grave in Gapuro Sukolilo grave complex, like Tumenggung Ario Negoro grave. … Continue reading

Hotel Deals of the Day
Interesting Links