to the public story around, Tabuhan cave has found by
Kyai Santiko who lost his ox but finnaly the ox was
come to a cave. His ox didn't want to out from the cave,
because it save many water from the root on it. After
the brushwood has cleaned, the cave was taken care by
Raden Bagus Joko Lelono and a princess Raden Ayu Mardilah.
Tabuhan Cave is on the southwest coast East Java, is the emmense interior of Tabuhan cave. This cave called Tabuhan because it sounds like local musicians play tunes by striking lomesone stalactites that resound in perfect pitch to the music.
The cave it self is spectacular, its varilored stalagmites reaching upwards as high as 50 meters toward pendant stalagtites formed by water dripping from the roof.
It is called as Tabuhan cave because if lapped will yield sound like rhythm of Javanese music (gamelan). Tabuhan cave is initialy known as Tapan cave because since ahead applied by the chevaliers for some meditation like; Sanggargenu, Bambang Trigo. Wareng village is recognized caused the legend of Banteng Wareng which is descendant of Sultan Yogyakarta. It is told also in 1825 happened war Diponegoro, Raden Banteng Wareng show his patriotic soul opposed the colonized with Diponegoro.
This cave is located in Wareng village, Punung district about 40 km from Pacitan city towards west. The facility like Musholla and souvenir shops (Multifarious stone products /Akik).
Luweng Karan Cave Luweng Jaran is the longest cave in Indonesia, which last data entry on the list of the world’s longest cave Luweng Jaran registered in 2002 with a total length reaches 24 km. Location L. Luweng Jaran located in the village, Kec. Punung, Pacitan, East Java. It was first discovered by local residents, was first explored by the Joint Expedition team Anglo – Australian, who was accompanied by a crawler Caves of Indonesia in 1984. At that time, the mapping reaches 11 km, then the expedition was continued…