Culinary Trip with guest from Salatiga

October 02, 2020

My cousin from Salatiga has something to do in Magelang, so they ask me for some culinary place and ask me to join them. Because I have nothing to do, so I promise them to going with them. They said, they will arrive Magelang around 11:30 am.

So I decided to buy some snack first.

At 12:00, they are coming. After say hi to my uncle, then we go near Borobudur Temple to eat lunch in there. We decided to try Borobudur Silver (BS) Restaurant.


BS Resto is a member of Borobudur Silver Group, and was established in 2009 to accomplish their One Stop Concept of Destination for Visitors of Borobudur Temple in Mungkid, Magelang, Central Java. The Restaurant setting features an elegant combination of contemporary and traditional interiol design, a beautiful place to relax and enjoy fine food, friendly service and the natural beauty of the region. Enjoy the fresh country air, dining with panoramic rural and mountain views. Several Thematic areas in the restaurant are provided to suit your preference and events.

The place is okay, and the health measurement is good. The food is okay, just a bit pricy.

Borobudur Silver Restaurant
Address: Jl. Mayor Kusen KM 2,4 Mungkid, Pabelan, Magelang, Central Java.
Phone: +6281229475140 / +62293789325

Then, because we are looking for a place to hangout and while waiting for the person that they want to meet, so we decided to go to another place which has ice cream, Terracotta Resto Borobudur.

Terracotta Resto Boroburur
Address: Jl. Mayor Kusen no 8, Citran, Paremono, Mungkid, Magelang, Central Java 56512

Then after got a news from the person that they wants to meet, we go back to City. After done with the business, they want to eat Kupat Tahu Pak Pangat.

Kupat Tahu Pak Pangat
Address: Jl. Panembahan Senopati no 41 Jurangombo Utara, Kec Magelang Selatan, Magelang, Central Java 56123

After drop me, then they go back to Salatiga.

2015 Borobudur International 10K & Half Marathon Magelang # Central Java – Indonesia


On 15th November 2015, located at Borobudur Temple, there’s an event for all runner in the world. It’s Borobudur 10K and Half Marathon (21K). The event took every year. There’s a lot of category.

I take Public Woman Runner which cost IDR 50.000/person.

If you want to know how to register, then ask the website or keep up-to-date on every September.

You will got a t-shirt and number and also Doorprize.

We have to take route:

You have to come before 5 o’clock if you bring car, so the car could park inside Borobudur Temple Car Parking. If not, then you have to park outside because the road will be cleared from traffic.

Then once you enter the area, you have to wait behind the START line. The more late you came, you will start from behind.

On 06:10, the 21K begin to run, then on 06:16, the 10K begin to run.
When I begin to run, the 21K runner has already on their 8th km. Wow.. so fast.. 😀

While running, we meet the 21K runner. And they are so fast.

When we passed 5Km, the organizer will give us a paper medals, which we can change it into medals souvenir on finish.

Finally, after almost 1 hour and 42 minutes, I see the FINISH line.

Finally.. I’m entering finish line on 1 hours and 42 minutes.

And I got the Souvenir.. ^^ Hope I could join again next year.. ^___^

Hash :: Chicken Church and Puntuk Setumbu Magelang # Central Java – Indonesia

Today hash’s destination is Chicken Church. Why it is named Chicken Church? Because, people who build this building, which likes Chicken, was actually build a prayer place. The owner said, it is actually called Dove not chicken.

This abandoned building, has been there a long time ago. I have been there 3 to 4 times to hash / jogging. But, nowadays, the building is become more and more famous.

The way to go there also rebuild. It’s hard to reach there before, but now it’s easier even you have to climb for 45 degrees road.

Now, the building is used as tourists spot for local people. Those who wants to go up, have to pay IDR 5.000 for Indonesian, and IDR 10.000 for foreigner.

For further information,

From the Chicken-Dove-Church building, we decided to walk to Puntuk Setumbu. It took about 20 minutes to go there with small path and climb up. But the beautiful scene welcome us on the peak. Under the main location of Puntuk Setumbu, there’s a small place to see sunrise, just walk a little to bottom. Not much crowded and we can enjoy it quietly.

view from under the main location of Puntuk Setumbu
Borobudur Temple view from under the main location of Puntuk Setumbu
The main location of Puntuk Setumbu
Puntuk Setumbu, this place will be full of people in the morning before sunrise
This is the path to under Puntuk Setumbu location.
The path to Chicken-Dove-Church. We go back here to the car park.

2014 Borobudur International 10K

Borobudur International 10K 2014 is a special running event which held in The Magnificent Borobudur Temple in the Magelang Regency, Central Java Province, Indonesia. The event is presented by the province of Central Java in collaboration with the Indonesian Athletic Association (PASI).

The Borobudur 10 K opens competition in three main categories, which are: the General Category (international professional athletes, national athletes, international and national runners), the Local Category (citizens of Central Java and Yogyakarta), and Students Category.

– Indonesia Travel
– 2014 Result

You have to registered first before join the running. And you will get number, t-shirt and smal backpack. For apply, you could contact the information in the website above. The price is based on what category you are.

On 4.30, we go to Borobudur, and it’s already so many people in there.

While waiting, I saw this mushroom.
And also this.

This is the route:

Credit to Borobudur 10k Website
Central Java Governor,  the tournament comitte and sponsor open the event
Central Java Governor,  the tournament comitte and sponsor open the event

Too many people, with red t-shirt. Everyone are so excited to run.

Camera House near Borobudur Temple, Magelang # Central Java – Indonesia

Near Borobudur Temple, there’s an unique house. Why is it unique? Because, it’s form like Camera. People called it Camera House. The owner of this house is a painter. He said, that he build this house for gallery.

The Camera House located near Borobudur Temple. It’s not inside the area. many people thought that it located inside the temple area, but it’s not. After you pass Borobudur Temple entrance, you will pass Manohara Hotel, then just go to Amanjiwo Hotel direction and after you pass a big soccer field, you will see this house.

me and my friend shadow

Soccer Field Tuk Songo, Borobudur Magelang # Central Java – Indonesia

Today, me and my friends went to hunting foto. Our first location is Soccer Field Tuk Songo. I have been here many times to hash, but never brought my camera.

There’s a big tree in the corner of the field, and it looks creepy.

Sunrise at Punthuk Setumbu, Borobudur Temple, Magelang # Central Java – Indonesia

Woke up at 3 o’clock, and go to Borobudur Temple at 4 o’clock. Me, my brother, and my brother’s girlfriend also my brother’s friends went to Setumbu to watch sunrise. Punthuk Setumbu located near Borobudur Temple. You can see the sunrise with background Borobudur Temple, Mount Merapi, and Mount Merbabu.

Don’t forget to bring tripod to take photos.

The ticket entrance is IDR 15.000 for local. And we have to walk uphill for a while. Use comfortable shoes and bring flashlight because it’s still dark. Wear jacket too because it’s cold.

Once arrived at Punthuk Setumbu, there’s so many people in there. Most of them are tourists.

Unfortunately, it’s cloudy. So the sunrise didn’t shown enough.

And the morning fog started to cover whole area, so we have to go back.