Though not recommended for swimming because of dangerous surf, the area is popular because of the sand and the beautiful surroundings.
After visiting the Singosari Temple, head for the bathing pools which are located at Ken Dedes. There are beautiful statues to be found, and visitors will note that the pools were a part of the royal court. Within are ancient relics from Singosari's Hindu past, including a collection of statues, among them dwarapalas, fierce guardians from Hindu lore.
The Brawijaya Military Museum shows off the interesting history of Indonesia’s armed forces. There are items dating back to the post-World War II era, as well as the anti-communist turmoil of the 1960s and 1970s.
Declared a national park in 1982, Bromo Tengger Semeru is a series of mountains, calderas, and volcanoes – some of which, such as Mount Semeru, are still active. Trekking and hiking are popular activities here, and at the base of the volcanoes lie rice fields – both fertilized and destroyed by the periodic eruptions that wrack the area.
Talk a stroll around the city and see the beautiful Dutch colonial homes, which lend the city a nostalgic flavor. Alternatively, visitors may consider using becaks or pedicabs, as a means of transportation around the city.
The arts center hosts a wide variety of programs for traditional dance, carving, batik-making, and puppetry. Some of the dancers here have been training in the arts since they were children.
Dating back to the 1300s, Singosari Temple is a remnant from a time when the area was predominantly Hindu. Located 5-6 miles (10 kilometers) from Malang, the temple was never finished.