Home Gunung Kidul Pegunungan Sewu Karst Area
Gunungkidul regency has landscape hills Karts area formed by rock dissolubility. Its also known as Sewu hill Karts area extends to Gunungkidul, Wonogiri, and Pacitan Region.
The gunungkidul Karts area covers about 13.000 km2 with uniquely geomorphology, it's indicated by conical limestone is predicted to have 4000 conical limestone, domes, and valleys (do line and poltje) and caves with stalactites and stalagmites inside, and also underground rivers. Based on its uniquely and its scientific values and also society phenomenon, the International Union of Speleologist proposed the Sewu hills Karts as World Natural Heritage.
Own Gunungkidul's advantage as main capital to develop Gunungkidul tourism by means of Sustainable Tourism. Therefore 6th December 2004, Susilo Bambang Yudoyono (President of Republic Indonesia) make official announcement is Gunung Sewu and Gombong Selatan area as Eco Karts Region.
All of its uniquely and its scientific values, namely white sandy beach already expanded as Mass Tourism, The adventure tourism like rock climbing (Siung beach, Seropan and watu gupit), Caving (cerme, Seropan, Bribin, Grubug, Jomblang and kalisuci cave), History and Religious Tourism (Rancang Kencono, Braholo and Maria Tritis cave).