HomeBlogs Parangkusumo Beach Parangkusumo beach is one beach that is considered sacred in the region
Parangtritis. In Javanese culture and tradition, Parangkusumo beach is
regarded as a major gateway to the South Sea Magical Kingdom, an empire
that controls the South Sea Queen of the South Sea (Indian Ocean).
Parangkusumo Beach is located 30 km from the city center of Yogyakarta.
Various rituals are often carried out at the beach this Parangkusumo of them, namely: 1.
Labuhan ritual, rituals addressed to the authorities in the southern
ocean as a symbol of the bond and kkuasaan between the Palace with the
Queen of South Sea.
2. Melasti ceremony, as a series of ceremonies Nyepi holiday which is celebrated by Hindus.
in Parangkusumo to Kanjeng Ratu Kidul is a ritual that is important for
Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Palace. Queen of South have promised to
protect Panembahan Senopati and all his descendants and the Mataram
kingdom when in difficulty, provided Senopati must be the Queen’s
husband. The agreement was made Sultan’s Palace as one of the fractions
of Mataram has a close relationship with the sea south of the palace.
The proof is implemented alit harbor ceremony every year as a form of
sacrifice. One part of the procession harbor, which is the burial cut
nails and hair and clothes Sultan Puri Cepuri place in the area.
tour this Parangkusumo the beach, we could enjoy a big pounding waves
and wind blowing hard, here too there are horse-drawn carriage like the
one on the Parangtritis beach . So if we want to save energy and not
tired we can take advantage of this transportation services, and costs
we spend down the beach is not too expensive for only Rp 20,000.