Sumenep, Indonesia Cruise Port, 2018 and 2019 Cruises to Sumenep, Indonesia | The Cruise Web
 

Sumenep, Indonesia Cruise Port

Sumenep is a town that is located in Indonesia. The town is found on Madura Island and it was significantly prosperous in the 18th century. It is quiet, peaceful and fortunately, its past glory is still evident. By the middle of the afternoon, the town settles into a collective slow siesta. It has numerous crumbling villas, and a mosque and fine kraton. Sumenep has a variety of things to offer and there are many activities that people can take part in at the town. It is without a doubt one of the most interesting towns in Madura. Listed below are some of the activities and features that people cruising to Sumenep, Indonesia will definitely enjoy:
 
  • There are multiple good dining establishments at the region. One of the restaurants that is known to serve good food is Rumah Makan 17 Agustus. A person can order different foods such as the sate kambing (lamb sate), which is usually served with rice cakes and raw shallots.
     
  • Sumenep is known as the center for champion bull breeding. Giling stadium is known to host bull races on many Saturday mornings. Visitors can get entertained at the venue but a person should take the time to look into the animal welfare issues associated with the spectacle beforehand.
     
  • Visitors should definitely make their way to Royal Carriage-House Museum, which is found opposite the kraton. It is a good place that one can learn about the region’s history. It has the throne of Queen Tirtonegoro together with a Chinese style bed, which is considered to be 300 years old.
     
  • Another sight that is worth visiting is Asta Tinggi Cemetery. It is where the royal family tombs are found. The royal tombs are decorated with painted and carved panels. Two of them depict dragons that are said to represent Sumenep’s colonial invasion.

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