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Punthuk Setumbu

Karangrejo village, Magelang, Indonesia
+62 813-2884-3421
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Superb Sunrise

The place is worth your visiting. We reached here ard 4am, waiting for the sunrise until ard 6am... read more

Reviewed today
Esther T
"Nuff-to-know"

Since it went viral for a film shooting, this place became one of tourist attraction near Borobudur... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
oktascrib
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mount merapi” (15 reviews)
“entrance fee” (16 reviews)
“ayam” (9 reviews)
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Karangrejo village, Magelang, Indonesia
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+62 813-2884-3421
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"entrance fee"
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"ayam"
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"early morning"
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"chicken"
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"stunning sunrise"
in 4 reviews
"minutes driving"
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"clear skies"
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"visit this place"
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"watch sunrise"
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"viewing point"
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"parking area"
in 3 reviews
"dry season"
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"steep stairs"
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Reviewed today

The place is worth your visiting. We reached here ard 4am, waiting for the sunrise until ard 6am++. Really amazing view here and the weather was fresh and people here are nice and friendly. If you love nature, Punthuk Setumbu is your choice!

Thank Esther T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since it went viral for a film shooting, this place became one of tourist attraction near Borobudur area. Smooth road in some part of the way to the location. Valet ready if the parking lot is full. If you don't want to be bothered about...More

Thank oktascrib
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here around 4pm where the sunshine wasn't that violent and the weather was really fresh and graced us with some cool breeze. We took a little hike with a guide's help. The guide was really nice, friendly and loves throwing jokes. The guided tour...More

Thank Chrys23
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Borobudur was closed when we went there for Sunrise due the Mt. Merapi eruption, covering the temple in ashes. However, our guide offered to go to Punthuk Setumbu for sunrise views. It was quite the climb to get up to the viewing deck but the...More

Thank thestreetcat
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We woke up 03.00 am and drove to Punthuk Setumbu from Yogyakarta. We have to waited for one hour to see sunrise. It was cloudy sky but when the sun goes up slowly you feel amaze by lovely nature. We can see Borobudur temple from...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

its a great view if you visit there early morning around 5:30am. when you reach there, locals may offer bike service, but refuse those offers. because its about 200m walk to the stares, anyhow you have to walk further.

Thank Prasanna_Ariyadasa
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

My first time to go to Punthuk Setumbu was satisfying. I went there at 04.00 or 4 AM from Griyo Jagalan, Borobudur. it's so cold to go there by a motorbike. Honestly, this place was a bit hard to access. So, you should rent a...More

Thank Vent F
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We’d hired a driver and couldn’t decide whether to do this or the massively more expensive sunrise hotel option, so glad we did this!!! A stunning rise around the volcano with mists in the valley, you can’t see much of Borobudur but we went straight...More

Thank mcleodalimc
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived around 5, parked our scooter for 3k, paid the 30k entrance fee and went to the viewing point (very easy steps to go up - good mantainance). It was marvellous to watch the sky become brighter and colourful while the dust moved around...More

Thank MoelMel
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

1hr drive from djogja.. tremendous sunrise view.. you be surprise the among of crowd waiting for sunrise ao better be early.

Thank Sharlinhms
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