Home Madura Bangkalan
Just 20 minutes drive to the north from Kamal (Madura's ferry terminal). Chattered bull races usually has arranged at this regency. Visit Royal cemetery of Air Mata Ibu Arosbaya. It is about 11 km north of the city. This is a local beauty a pot of Cakraningrat's wife tomb. The cemetery has elaborately decorated with intricate motif of stone carving. Further north, hand made batik processing could found at Tanjung Bumi village. It is a good souvenir in variety type and price.
Bangkalan regency has recognized in tourism world. Bangkalan come from word Bangka and La'an that means a victory. Its area region has width of 1267, 75 km2 with the resident 890830 men (in 2004) spread over in 18 Districts and 281 village/sub-district. Its region boundaries are:
Westside: Surabaya strait and Gresik regency
North side: Java Sea
Southside: Madura strait
Eastside: Sampang regency
Bangkalan regency has lay in position 6,510 39 - 7, 110 39 LS and 1120 40'06 - 1130 08'44 BTs.
Bangkalan Situation, which is a strategic area as "Point of Distribution, make the spread of tourist to visit to Madura Island. Bangkalan has easy to reach by Ferry which operating 24 hours non-stop from Ujung towards Kamal during 45 minutes. The journey line from Kamal to Bangkalan is very easy and can be gone through public transportation rising of 18 kms.
Bangkalan regency is also one of region that related to the government plan to develop an industrialization in Kertasusila ( Gresik, Bangkalan, Mojokerto, Surabaya, and Lamongan) area. Suramadu Bridge is the supporter access from Madura industrialization that expected to be the core town zone that is Surabaya.
Tourist attractions in Bangkalan:
Rongkang Beach, Sambilangan Beach, The Geger Hill, Cholil bin Abdul Latif Grave, Air Mata Grave, Bull Racing , The Anchient Museum & Traditional Artistry