Bangsring Breeze cultural trips in and around Banyuwangi
Bangsring Breeze day trips to the Alas Purwo National Park

Positioned in the middle of lands where Javanese folklore and mythology were born, Bangsring Breeze offers a sense of tranquility and authenticity and is the ideal location to unwind and to immerse yourself in the mystical charm of its surrounding.

Once known as Blambangan, Banyuwangi was a vassal of the Majapahit Kingdom. After the Majapahit Kingdom ceased to exist, it became an independent kingdom and as such, the last Hindu kingdom of Java. This Hindu culture and its rich traditions one can still observe in Banyuwangi’s architecture, at some ancient Hindu sites, its dances and music and in many local legends.

Bangsring Breeze cultural trips in and around Banyuwangi

Let us guide you through Banyuwangi’s rich cultural history by taking you to a number of locations in the regency. From the mystical Alas Purwo National Park where one can still find wise men living as hermits in forest caves, where Balinese Hindu come on annual pilgrimages to pray at ancient temples, to vast coffee plantations planted in the Dutch colonial time on the foothills of the Kawah Ijen.

At Belawan, a site deep within the large Kawah Ijen caldera, the legendary hero Damarwulan and his wife used to bath in natural hot springs and meditate in nearby caves. Please visit our website to read the full legend of Damarwulan. The rooms at Bangsring Breeze are named after the lead characters in this local Javanese legend and it would be our pleasure to show you the sites at Belawan.

Bangsring Breeze trips to the Belawan hotsprings and waterfall

Positioned in the middle of lands where Javanese folklore and mythology were born, Bangsring Breeze offers a sense of tranquility and authenticity and is the ideal location to unwind and to immerse yourself in the mystical charm of its surrounding.

Once known as Blambangan, Banyuwangi was a vassal of the Majapahit Kingdom. After the Majapahit Kingdom ceased to exist, it became an independent kingdom and as such, the last Hindu kingdom of Java. This Hindu culture and its rich traditions one can still observe in Banyuwangi’s architecture, at some ancient Hindu sites, its dances and music and in many local legends.

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