Location: Jagara Village, Darma District, Kuningan Regency, West Java 45562
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HTM: IDR 10,000 Children and IDR 15,000 Adults
Open and close : 24 hours
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Hello guys. Eid holidays, where do you want to go for recreation? to the beach often, to the mountains, too often. To paris? walah far away guys. Just local tourism, guys, so that you know and love this land of the Republic of Indonesia. Ha ha.
Oh yeah guys. If you are bored with the same tourist attractions, for example to the beach, to the mountains or to the zoo. Why don’t you try to fill your vacation to the darma reservoir in the Kuningan area, West Java.
Besides being able to enjoy the beauty of nature, in this reservoir you will also get many other things that are more exciting, guys. Don’t believe it? let’s first read the review about the darma Kuningan reservoir below guys.
For those of you who don’t know about the darma Kuningan reservoir. We will introduce a little that this reservoir is located in the southwest of the city of Kuningan. Precisely in Jagara village, Darma sub-district, Kuningan district, West Java province.
If you come from the Cirebon area, then you will find this tourist location at the Cirebon-Kuningan-ciamis highway.
Besides functioning as a reservoir for water and aquaculture, Darma Reservoir is also used as a vehicle for tourism by the people of the Kuningan area and the surrounding area.
The beauty of the natural panorama in the form of the hills and valleys around it, makes this tourist location in West Java a very comfortable place to unwind.
So it’s no wonder, when the weekand or the long holiday season arrives, tourists will usually flock to the tourist area of the Dharma Reservoir.
Long before the dam or there was built or rather renovated by the Dutch in 1922, this dam was actually a small lake. At that time, part of the land was used as a residential area for residents and rice fields.
It is said that some of the area of approximately 425 hectares which is now the Dharma Lake area, was a submerged residential area.
So don’t be surprised if when the reservoir water recedes, you will see traces of the foundations of house buildings, even the road tracks that are still solid.
In addition, the people around Dharma Kuningan also believe that there Dharma is a dam that was previously made by the saints during their lifetime. Specifically, according to the community, the guardian named mbah satori (mbah dalem cageur) is the builder of this dam.
Besides the origin of the darma reservoir which is decorated with mysteries. There is also a hereditary myth that is believed by the community about this reservoir.
That said, if a bride and groom came to this place before the marriage contract. Then it is likely that their marriage will fail. Therefore, the prospective bride and groom who have not yet signed a contract, are usually prohibited from visiting the area where darma is.
But don’t imagine that the darma reservoir is still the same as when it was first renovated by the Dutch. Because, now the reservoir has completely changed in terms of construction architecture, facilities and functions.
Apart from being a vacation location. This dam also functions as a water source to irrigate thousands of hectares of agricultural land for residents and supply the needs of the PDAM.
Apart from the myths that developed about the darma reservoir. The rest of this place is still a cool vacation location and very interesting to visit. Here you can do various tourist activities that you might not find anywhere else.
At the Dharma Reservoir, you can enjoy the waves of flowing water while enjoying the natural panorama around it. If you are hungry, you can also easily fill your stomach with a variety of brass culinary specialties that are sold in stalls on the edge of the dam.
Then if you come with the kids. At the tourist site, the darma Kuningan reservoir has also provided rides for children. By paying a small maintenance fee for the game rides facilities, your children can freely enjoy these rides.
In addition to tourist activities as above, you can also do other activities, for example around the surface of the reservoir with a tour boat that has been provided by the manager.
The cost is not expensive, just pay Rp. Even 10,000, you can already enjoy the sensation of riding a boat around the lake while enjoying the natural beauty around.
The visitors who come to the darma reservoir usually spend their time fishing in several fish breeding ponds.
Although it is a breeding place, if you are interested in fishing, the manager also provides a special pool for visitors who want to try fishing in this place.
And for those of you who are not satisfied to enjoy the darma Kuningan reservoir in just a day, here is also an inn for the night. Rates or rental prices for the inns here are also fairly cheap.
For standard room type accommodation, you only need to pay Rp. 220,000 per night. As for the deluxe-type accommodation, per night you have to pay Rp. 275,000. and for family room type accommodation, the rental fee is Rp. 330,000.
Route to Location
The complete tourist location of the Darma Reservoir is located in Jagara village, Darma sub-district, Kuningan district, West Java province.
From the city of Kuningan, you have to travel approximately 12 kilometers. Meanwhile, from the city of Cirebon, the distance you have to travel is approximately 37 kilometers.
The route you can take to get to the darma Kuningan reservoir, assuming that you come from the city of Kuningan, is to travel from the Kuningan city park through the veteran road until finally arriving at the reservoir location.
You can use a private vehicle or take public transportation. Just adjust it to your holiday fund preparation.
Oh yes, to facilitate your journey to the darma reservoir. You can use the google map on your smartphone. With the help of the google map, you will certainly not get lost.
Price of admission
To be able to enjoy all the facilities and tourist rides in the darma Kuningan reservoir. We have to buy an entrance ticket at a price that is not too expensive.
For children, it is enough to pay the entrance ticket for Rp. 10,000, while for adults, the entrance ticket price goes up to Rp. 15,000. It’s quite cheap compared to the price of admission to other tourist locations.
In addition to tourist facilities that can be enjoyed to your heart’s content. In the darma Kuningan reservoir, complete supporting facilities are also available. Some of them are lodging, bathrooms, prayer rooms and parking areas.
So, those of you who are on vacation to this tourist location no longer need to worry about the availability of facilities. Guaranteed, your vacation experience to this place will be an unforgettable beautiful experience.