Tawangmangu is located 40 km east of Solo, this recreational resort
offers fresh weather; scenic views, swimming pools, bungalow style
hotels and restaurants. Tawangmangu, a mountain resorts at an elevation
of almost 1 km above sea level, which promises a cool escape from the
city’s heat. It lies on the slopes of Mt., Lawu, at an elevation of
1300 m above sea level. A cool splendid hill resort also on the slope
of mount Lawu, at about 1400 M height above sea level. The road from
Solo via Karangpandan is a fine trip thru magnificent green terraced
hills. Tawangmangu has all kind of facilities, hotel, camping ground,
forest tourism, etc. The climate is fresh and one can enjoy the
beautiful scenery. Other features include nearby temples, a national
park and 40m in high waterfall of Grojogan Sewu.
It is a 100 M high waterfall; the pool at the bottom has very chilly
water. In front of the gate to Grojogan Sewu, horses for rent are
available to ride around Tawangmangu.