Kliripan Village in Kulon Progo Regency, Yogyakarta

Visiting traditional villages is a good method to learn local culture. In this case, those who come to Kulon Progo Regency should consider coming to Kliripan Village at Kokap Sub-District. Not only it offers an interesting culture, the village also holds an important history for tourists to learn during the visit. Not to mention the village has an amazing nuance and panorama, which is suitable for photography and sightseeing. Overall, it becomes a nice place to spend a holiday either during regular days or holidays in Indonesia!

The Nuance
In terms of nuance, Kliripan looks like a regular village or settlement. The houses reside close to each other and surrounded by various types of trees including coconut and banana trees. As for the landscape, it consists mainly of a hilly area. One thing that makes the village unique is the presence of an old manganese mining site used by the Dutch in the past. No wonder, tourists often conduct trekking to the mining site and take some photos of it. Somehow, visitors can learn the history of it as well during the visit.

Exploring Kliripan Village
The prime allure in Kliripan Village is none other than the old mining site located near to the settlement. In order to reach the location, though, tourists need conduct a short trekking passing through lush trees and local farms. Once arriving at the site, they may see a small cave used to mine manganese back then. Actually, it is possible to get in and explore the cave as long as everyone carries a flashlight and wear comfortable footwear. It is also recommended to come with a local guide for a more efficient exploration.

The next reason why many tourists come to Kliripan Village is to learn the history. In this case, hiring a local guide becomes a great idea. This person has thorough information regarding the village and they are able to talk to foreign tourists without problems. It is said the village was once a giant mining area managed by the Dutch until the 1970s. However, the mining activity disappeared over time after the pullout of all invaders. Today, tourists can only find 4 caves connected to each other, as the remains of such mining site.

Another thing that tourists can do in Kliripan Village is to meet the locals. Most of these people work as a farmer and they live in a traditional way. Plus, they often make delicious local snacks called Gebleg! Therefore, tourists should not forget to try and buy some during the visit later. Have no worries. The price is quite affordable and it comes in various sizes!

Nearby Attractions

  • Kedung Luweng
  • Sendang Pengilon
  • Suru Sukorini Mountain
  • Sembir Waterfall

How to Get There
A trip to Kliripan Village may take around 1 hour and 13 minutes if tourists come from Adisucipto International Airport. What they need to do is to head to Kokap Sub-District first. Next, they can directly get to the village by any reliable transportation service. For a faster trip, though, it is recommended to take Magelang – Purworejo Street.

Where to Stay

  • King’s Hotel
  • Kusuma Hotel

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