Lebaran holiday is nearly upon us and you may still wondering where to go during the break. If you’re heading to Central Java, then lucky you because we've listed selection of places that could make this year’s holiday a memorable one. Explore and experience your most amazing Lebaran holiday at these top five destinations in Central Java.

Embung Kledung, Wonosobo

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Embung Kledung is a small reservoir on the southern slopes of Mount Sindoro in close proximity of Mount Sumbing. It was built to overcome droughts in the dry season and for the development of a new tourist area. Here, you can catch the view of the lake with Mount Sindoro as the background alongside the beauty of Mount Sumbing from the hills. The whole vista is not dissimilar to Mount Fuji in Japan.

Location: Jl. Raya Parakan - Wonosobo, Area Sawah, Kledung, Kabupaten Temanggung, Jawa Tengah 56264

Karimunjawa Island, Jepara

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Located 5 nautical miles from Jepara and 60 nautical miles from Semarang, Karimunjawa Island boasts heavenly white sands and crystal-clear blue seas that are sure to calm your mind. There are three ways to get to Karimunjawa. You can take off on the Kartini I ship from Tanjung Emas Harbor, Semarang, or from Kartini Beach Harbor with the Muria ship that sets sail every two days. Meanwhile, if you want to go by air, you can take CASA 212 from Ahmad Yani International Airport, Semarang.

 La Kana Chapel, Semarang

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If you’re in Semarang, you should visit La Kana Chapel which is located in Susan Spa and Resort. La Kana is a luxurious wedding venue in the skies that offers a  standing garden-party concept that will titillate your senses with magnificent views from 1,100 metres above sea level overlooking Mount Ungaran. While there, indulge your taste buds with a special live-cooking menu delivered à la minute from Indonesian, European, and Chinese options.
Location: Piyoto, Bandungan, Jetis, Bandungan, Semarang, Jawa Tengah 50614

 Kemit Forest, Cilacap

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Kemit Forest Education is located in Karanggedang Village, in the Sidareja sub-district, Cilacap. This place was once a pine production forest that was then transformed into a tourist attraction set in within an area of 5 hectares. If you visit Kemit Forest in the morning, you can take in the fresh pine forest air and pamper yourself amid a delightfully natural setting. Kemit Forest boasts several appealing photo spots, and is sometimes used as pre-wedding shoot location.

Location: Jalan Srikaya Karanggedang, Karanggedang, Sidareja, Karanganyar, Gandrungmangu, Kabupaten Cilacap, Jawa Tengah 53261

 Punthuk Setumbu, Magelang

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Punthuk Setumbu Hill is one of several small hills around Borobudur Temple  in Karangrejo Village, Magelang. It has a breathtaking view from which to catch the sunrise with Mount Merapi and Mount Merbabu looming the background. You can also take in the splendour of Borobudur Temple from above and see it covered by clouds.
Location: Jl. Borobudur Ngadiharjo KM3, Kurahan, Karangrejo, Borobudur, Karangrejo, Borobudur, Magelang, Jawa Tengah 56553

 

See also: 5 Resorts Around Lombok And The Gili Islands For A Sweet Lebaran Getaway

Tags: Holiday, Travel, Indonesia, Eid Al Fitr, Central Java