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Alun – Alun (City Town Square)
The interesting place is the center of Purwokerto, a wide open space called Alun-alun with 6 (six) bayan trees. Four bayan trees on its corners, and two in the central Alun-alun. The Purwokertonian usually enjoy their leisure in Alun-alun for child to play. Several dwellers selling children toys and hawkers food. Alun-alun is located in front of Kabupaten, the regional government building. Similar with other Javanese town, to the west of Alun-alun is Masjid Baitussalam.
Just east of Alun-alun, you can see the old cemetery in the middle of Ragasemangsang road. There are several spooky stories regarding this cemetery.