cave Ranggawulung

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The cave is located in the hometown Samawa Nagaracina Hamlet Village Setiawaras Cibalong District is visited by many pilgrims with special interests (mystic). According to the caretaker boosted by some residents caption, grotto is widely frequented by pilgrims, especially in Maulud and Ramadan each year. The caves were quite large front room / area, it is in sakralkan by the locals so the beauty and preservation of caves quite awake.
This cave has two floors, the upstairs hall is quite large (± 75 meters), usually used by the pilgrims to perform the ritual tapa (meditation / Samadhi), the space is there stalactit distinctive and unique as a form of puppet show lined up so that the local community named Puppet cave cave. Down the hallway ± 210 meters along a channel of water that leads to an enclosed hallway (sump). The location of the cave ± 124 meters from the village and about 1.5 km from the highway Karangnunggal,
Beautiful caves with quite a variety of ornaments is commonly used for cultural tourism / pilgrimage because it is recognized by the visitors with special interests, whether they come from inside or outside the city (Garut, Bandung, Jakarta, Semarang, Surabaya, Palembang, and so on).
To avoid unauthorized use, both by the Government (Muspida), Muspika community leaders and Ulema, is currently guaRanggawulung declared closed with a term that is not defined, and is planned to be developed into a natural and recreational attractions.
Sources: Disparbud Kab. Tasikmalaya

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