Gunung Sewu Geopark, Yogyakarta – Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
Conical Karst landscape with extensive caves, Uplifted beaches
Became a UNESCO Global Geopark on September 19, 2015, Gunung Sewu is a showcase of high aesthetic value of tropic conical karst landscapes in southern part of Java. The closely related between geodiversity and endemic flora-fauna, ecosystems, as well as intangible cultures diversities is an Earth’s heritage that formed a complete history of area of 40 million years ago until now. Prehistoric man who ever lived together with rhinos and hippos that now extinct is a portrait of the circumstances of about 10,000-4,000 years ago. The locals experience benefits of Geopark from geotourism, education, and education aspects.