Goa Jomblang (ID) It is a vertical cave of collapsed doline type, Jomblang Cave is formed due to the collapse of land and vegetation behind the earth which is called or called the geological process. This collapse forms a sinkhole, which in Javanese is known as “luweng”.
History of Jomblang Cave
Behind the excitement along Jomblang Cave, this cave keeps a grim history in the time of war against the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) rebellion. Hundreds of people may even add PKI members, estimated to have died in these two caves. Citizens who do the same thing with others. If one shot and falls into the cave, the other members will fall. The PKI rebellion in 1965 had become a dark history that the Indonesian people would never forget.
Location of Jomblang Cave
The location of Jomblang Cave is in the village of Jetis Wetan, Semanu, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta with its dense forests. Located 10 kilometers to the right of Wonosari city. This cave has a vertical cave mouth with the distance between the lips of the cave with varying depth, at least about 80 meters deep.
For fans of adrenaline adventure tours in Yogyakarta that must be familiar with Jomblang Cave. Not only people who visit Jomblang Cave as one of the attractions that must be visited when they come to Yogyakarta. Including being the location of the one-time biggest tobacco advertisement in Indonesia, this cave was also included as one of the objects in the Amazing Race
Now, Jomblang Cave is a tourist attraction considering the beauty in the cave is not easily found elsewhere. The phenomenon of light from heaven is the main inspiration in this location. It is said that one of the daughters of Saudi Kingdom has visited Jomblang Cave several times.