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Banyumas is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the southwestern part of Central Java province in Indonesia. Its capital is Purwokerto.
The term Banyumasan is also used as an adjective referring to the culture, language and peoples of larger Banyumas area. The language of Banyumasan is Austronesian, and is usually considered to be a dialect of Javanese.
Purwokerto is a city in the Central Java region of Indonesia. The town is known for its food, particularly keripik, mendoan and ranjem. The city is bisected by a river, the Kali Kranji, and there are two main East-West roads, named Jalan Sudirman and Jalan Gatot Subroto.
The interesting place to see in Banyumas Regency is Baturaden, because a lot of tourist objects located in Baturaden Area. Located 15 km north of Purwokerto, Baturaden is a classical highland country in the foot of Gunung Slamet volcano. Baturaden is renowned for local tourism, with attraction of children play ground, hot spring, trekking and camping. There are two natural hotspring in Baturaden, namely Pancuran Telu and Pancuran Pitu. The camping ground is called Wana Wisata. There are also some hotel, villa and budget hotel available in Baturaden.
Purwokerto is renowned for its local exotic. In the morning, you can find serabi seller on almost every corner of town. The most famous serabi seller is in Jalan Bank, you have to queue to enjoy his serabi.
Another Purwokerto delicacy is soto. The conventional soto seller is gathered in Sokaraja, known for its Soto Sokaraja. Sokaraja is located to the east of Purwokerto. The best Soto Sokaraja seller is Asli shop. There are also several soto restaurants or dwellers in Purwokerto.
At Sokaraja we also found the famous food called Gethuk Goreng that many shops sell with different kinds of names. It made of cassava and a lot of javanesse sugar. And the other food : nopia, mino (small nopia) kripik, and also mendoan.
Recommended food to try is the chicken noodle that call "Mie Ayam Kumis", it's located at Sumampir (near Lapangan Bal), please try then u'll definitely addict for it.