Maulana Malik Ibrahim
Maulana Malik Ibrahim is the first Islam religion spreader figure
in Java Island, and is one of sponsor out of nine eldest
sponsors. Maulana Malik Ibrahim graveyard is located in
Gresik city, precisely in Malik Ibrahim Street. The graveyard
complex is encircling by funeral of family and public. Beside
its location, in west direction, there is graveyard of the
first Gresik regent R. Pusponegoro with his family.
The grave building that has its own characteristic compared to other grave is very interesting to visit. This uniquely can be seen from its tombstone material and Arab article style that found on that graveyard. The Tombstone that has Gujarat style is made from marble stone is in ship keel form typical of Gujarat, and its setting Arab article is found a lot in Gujarat country.
Generally, the grave condition is good maintained, but still require completion usage help and conservation of graveyard building. The supporting facilities have been built, such as; strategic parking area for the pilgrim, completed with other facility.
Bawean Island Pulau Bawean is an island that located approximately 150 km north of Surabaya, in the Java Sea, off the coast of Java. It is administratively part of Gresik Regency, East Java. It is approximately 15 km in diameter and is circumnavigated by a single narrow road. Bawean is dominated by an extinct volcano at its center that rises to 655 m above sea level. The island is populated for about 75,000 people, but more than 26,000 of them (that is about 70% of the male population) were temporarily…
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 kind of an offering and thanksgiving to the Earth or God, for the bountiful of harvest. The harvest can be either come from the fields or fisheries. The celebration of the Sedekah Bumi is different between one region to another. In Gresik, Sedekah Bumi is held during Zulkaidah month (Islamic…
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 been taken from the inside of the fish without any bones. After the meat being flavored wit some spices, the meat paste is putted in inside of the fish again, then baked for some minutes. Those make the food special and particular. www.eastjava.com
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 in case of its tourism destinations. Meanwhile, the industrial sectors are also significantly increase relating the industrial area are mostly located in Gresik. Moreover, Gresik is also have some home industrial which is concern to the making of Peci. Peci or Songkok is an identical Indonesian male hat, which is…