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Panoramic Mountain View (morning visit is advisable)

The ground floor of the observation deck is an interesting yet informative Volcano (Mt. Merapi... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yessica H
via mobile
Beware of Tourist Trap

It was drizzling when we were on way there but didn't expect it could be such a worthless... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“mount merapi” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Magelang, Indonesia

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ground floor of the observation deck is an interesting yet informative Volcano (Mt. Merapi) Museum. After quite some steps up, we would reach the observation platform from where we could enjoy 360 degree mountaineous view of thd surrounding mounts (Merapi Merbabu Sumbing Sindoro etc.)....More

Thank Yessica H
Reviewed 9 December 2017

It was drizzling when we were on way there but didn't expect it could be such a worthless experience. Upon arrival, we were required to pay for IDR 50,000 per person instead of IDR 17,000 per person as written on the notice. Their reasons is...More

1  Thank nelizza
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Located at Magelang Jawa tengah, is a nice place to have a fresh cool air. We arrive there soaking wet on our adventure touring bike, because the big rain. But a glass hot chocolate warm us, the foods magelangan are good, fit with the weather....More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have decided to visit Ketep Pass after Borobudur and it was a bad decision because when we reached there the clouds were covering the two volcanoes and the valley and we saw very little. But the ride to Ketep was nice. A plunge in...More

Thank Gil13AR
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Only for a few photo taking when the weather is clear and a very old theatre. Toilet facilities are limited and need to queue.

Thank Ricardo X
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I was driven from the town to Ketep Pass by using a motorbike. The road condition was not so good but still fine for me. A clear sky is needed in order to see the Mount Merapi and Mount Merbabu.

Thank Chua C
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I was spend 2.5 hours from Jogja to this place hope for some beautiful landscape. Scene was beautiful but less attraction, after you park your car go to ticket gate you pay 5k for park and rest 20k each person incl kids. Inside you will...More

Thank Triari H
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Visited on 26/12/2016. A long drive up to the mountain lookout between two volcanos. Entrance fee was cheap and for Westerners included a free drink in the restaurant. On a nice day the lookout must have magnificent views of Merapi, but sadly it was cloudy...More

Thank K S
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Visited Ketep Pass today (26/12) for a picturesque view of Mount Merapi. Entrance fee at the observatory was Rp 60, 000 for foreigners and Rp 12,000 for locals. On a clear day the views must be awesome, but today was a little cloudy and spoiled...More

Thank sarwati21
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This place was a beautiful place. If you want to go looking for a good view, this is the place to visit. Mount merapi and merbabu is very clear from here. There were also a mini theatre and museum and a food court. Best place...More

Thank Natalia P
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28 August 2015|
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Response from N0vee | Reviewed this property |
Yup 8.30 would be nice depend on the weather