Home Selarong Cave This culture Prince Diponegoro, riding warrior from the land of Java with a white turban and dagger weapon is. History of Prince Diponegoro’s struggle can not be released to the existence of sacred places, this one, namely Goa Selarong. During the Diponegoro resistance against the Dutch in 1825 until 1830, Goa Selarong is the key to the success of the struggle Selarong Diponegoro and the army. In addition to hiding place, this place is also used as a base to set strategies to drive the Company from the land of Java. Location of Goa region Selarong included in the Dusun Kembang ofwhite, Guwosari Village, Sub-Display, Bantul, Yogyakarta. Location was in the southern city of Gudeg these, approximately 30 km from the city center or if using a land route will take approximately 45 minutes duration. Complex Goa Selarong limestone hills located approximately 35 m tall covered by shady trees labat nan. Its location is very steep, the slope can be about 45 degrees. To achieve that, whoever the person has to walk hundreds of steps as far as 400 m to get to that place. Selarong Goa is shaped narrow with a width of approximately only 3 m and a height of no more than 2 m, while the length to it only about 3 m only. Nothing special about this form Selarong Goa. The Javanese call this cave species such as cave buntet alias not transparent perforated appendicitis. So, this cave is a rock basin plain without any copy into. It is said by Sarimin (75) the caretaker complex Selarong Goa, Goa is indeed visible Selarong is a dead end, but for the Diponegoro and his followers, Goa Selarong a magic door to enter into the bowels of the hill towards the chalk. “Although the cave is a dead end, but Prince Diponegoro and his bodyguard could penetrate to the inside, as if able to stay inside the hill. So, Goa Selarong just as magical door entrance only and the actual cave is far in it, “he said. That’s why that makes why Prince Diponegoro and loyal troops will be very difficult to catch and had never touched or even seen by the eyes of Dutch troops, if you’re hiding in Goa this Selarong. Although the Dutch troops had arrived at the compound, but the troops of the Company still can not see that in fact there are hundreds of Diponegoro’s troops hiding in Goa Selarong. Company troops just spinning in place and could only see mountains uninhabited rock. Not surprisingly, then to provoke a Diponegoro for going out of Goa Selarong, Dutch Company by General De Kock had to do political race by bringing sheep to negotiate Diponegoro in Magelang in around 1830, to then catch and mengasingkannya to Makassar, South Sulawesi until the end his death in 1855. Selarong sacred cave complex with his magical cave door named Goa Selarong is already famous for Javanese society ears today. This complex was fairly wingit aka haunted, on some nights like Friday night or Tuesday night POND POND, sometimes from the belly of Goa Selarong sounded rebound gising-gising Java that is being sounded. There was his voice, but no form. That said it is believed, on the second day of the supernatural are gathered in Temat sacred places, including in Goa this Selarong. At that moment, from night until dawn scattered like the smell of incense and incense must be very clear this Selarong burst of Goa.
Even so, there are some restrictions that should not be done in Goa this Selarong, that is asking pesugihan or request a toggle number. “It was a very unpopular by the occult in Goa Selarong. If it is banned, disaster will surely befall anyone who violated that, “said grandfather four grandchildren. The disaster could happen right on the spot, such as slip or fall off a cliff to result in death. Even if not in place, on the other disaster where it must be approached. “If you want to find pesugihan or find a number, do not be in place here, look elsewhere mending it,” remembers Sarimin
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