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Tanjung Kodok is located about 65 km from Surabaya, Lamongan regency.
It is easier to get there from Gresik along Daendels road. Tanjung
Kodok gained international renown as the focus of international
research during the total solar eclipse on June 11, 1983. It is a
peaceful seaside resort, and also a resting place for pilgrims to the
tombs of two Moslem saints, Sunan Drajad and Sunan Sendang Duwur. The
place derives its name, Tanjung Kodok, from a stone formation, which
resembles a frog ("kodok").
Tanjung Kodok is a beautiful beach
with wonderful panorama, which has been known by the people for along
time. When the solar eclipse happened on June 11, 1983 many astronomers
from all over the word and NASA of USA had a research in this place.
Every years many Moslem astronomers come here to see the first coming
of the moon to determined the beginning of the fasting period and Idul
Fitri day. Ketupat is held here every years. This beach is very easy to
reach by private or public transport.