Unique Facts

Unique Facts

  1. Dieng is the second largest highland in the world after Nepal.
  2. Many children in Dieng grow dreadlock (rambut gimbal) naturally.
  3. In dry season, the temperature in Dieng in the morning reaches freezing point. It is noted the morning temperature reached -4°C in August 2014.
  4. rica and Purwaceng are endemic plants in Indonesia and growing only in Dieng. These plants have become culinary icons of Dieng and the favorite of many visitors.
  5. Dieng is the biggest potato producer in Indonesia.
  6. Dieng Temples are the oldest Hindu temples in Java Island and they were established in 9th century.
  7. The headwater of Serayu River comes from Bima Lukar water spring located in Dieng.
  8. Dieng is an active volcanic area and considered as a giant volcano. There is a number of craters found in Dieng.
  9. Dieng owns unique, special, and varied natural environments, among them are lakes, craters, natural highland, and springs.
  10. Mount Prau is located in Dieng and it is one of the most popular sites in Central Java. Most mountain climbers give nickname to this mountain “The Top of Thousand Hills”.
  11. Dieng presents volcanic lake, Colorful Lake.
  12. Visitors have two opportunities to enjoy sunrise in Dieng. The optional places to watch sunrise include Gardu Pandang (Viewing Post) to enjoy the Golden Sunrise, and Arjuna Temple site to enjoy the Silver Sunrise.