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According to the public story around, Tabuhan cave has found by Kyai
Santiko who lost his ox but finnaly the ox was come to a cave. His ox
didn't want to out from the cave, because it save many water from the
root on it. After the brushwood has cleaned, the cave was taken care by
Raden Bagus Joko Lelono and a princess Raden Ayu Mardilah.
Cave is on the southwest coast East Java, is the emmense interior of
Tabuhan cave. This cave called Tabuhan because it sounds like local
musicians play tunes by striking lomesone stalactites that resound in
perfect pitch to the music.
The cave it self is spectacular, its
varilored stalagmites reaching upwards as high as 50 meters toward
pendant stalagtites formed by water dripping from the roof.
is called as Tabuhan cave because if lapped will yield sound like
rhythm of Javanese music (gamelan). Tabuhan cave is initialy known as
Tapan cave because since ahead applied by the chevaliers for some
meditation like; Sanggargenu, Bambang Trigo. Wareng village is
recognized caused the legend of Banteng Wareng which is descendant of
Sultan Yogyakarta. It is told also in 1825 happened war Diponegoro,
Raden Banteng Wareng show his patriotic soul opposed the colonized with
This cave is located in Wareng village, Punung
district about 40 km from Pacitan city towards west. The facility like
Musholla and souvenir shops (Multifarious stone products /Akik).