HomeBlogs Kyai Langgeng Park Kyai Langgeng Park located at the western part of Magelang, and
occupying land of about 19 hectares, with the tranquility of a rural
atmosphere, is easily accessible as it lies only about 1 km from the
center of the town. Convenient public transport brings the tourist
there, leaving town life behind to go back to nature.
Built by the local government of Magelang Municipality and opened its
gate to the public in 1987, Kyai Langgeng Park now provides of many
kinds collection of rare plants from all over Indonesia, collection of
dinosaurs statues, fishing pond, traffic gardens, aquariums, green
house, swimming pool, open air theater, large cages of various kinds of
tropical birds, various kinds of animals from the bigger to the smaller
ones, arena for go-carts, a river for canoeing and wild water surfing,
restaurants, souvenir shops, tropical fruit market, indoor tennis court,
hotel and many other things to see, to do and to enjoy.
This park is named after one of the followers of Prince Diponegoro,
one of the Indonesian heroes who fought bravely against the Colonialists
during Diponegoro’s war (1825-1830). The late Kyai Langgeng was buried
in this area and his burial can still be found here. For now and the
future the Local Government of Magelang Municipality will move on to
invest in new recreational facilities for all levels of the community.