The Story of Friendly Monkey in Lutung Kasarung

  A long time ago, lived a monkey named Lutung Kasarung near the big kingdom. The king of the kingdom wanted to pass down the throne to one of his daughter, since he only has two daughters. The older...

King Mintin’s Curse for His Two Sons

  A long time ago, live a wealthy king with a queen and two twins. The name of the king is Mintin. Unfortunately, King Mintin’s curse was left by his wife and made him very sad. In fact, soon...

The Legend of Cindelaras and His Cock

  A long time ago, there was a kingdom named Jenggala. The name of the king is Raden Putra. Raden Putra has a very beautiful empress who was pregnant with a boy named Cindelaras and his cock. However, some...

The History of Batu Golog

  Many of you might have never heard about Batu Golog. In the Indonesian language, this words might mean the stone of machete. As an addition to that, this stone is the main source of the naming of some...

Aji Saka and the Man Eating King

  A long time ago, lived a man named Aji Saka in a small village near the great kingdom of Medang Kamulan. That kingdom was ruled by a king who loves to eat a human every single day. This...

The Historical Origin of Toba Lake

  Many people in the world know that Toba Lake is one of the biggest lake that you can find in Asia. Theoretically, the lake was made because of the super enormous eruption that happened many years ago. However,...

Aryo Menak and the Lovely Goddess

A long time ago, in the eastern part of Java, lived a man named Aryo Menak. That man loved to explore the forest at any time. One time, when he was resting under the beautiful full moon, he saw...

Loro Jonggrang and the Origin of Prambanan Temple

Long before the Prambanan Temple built, there was a fight between the King Giant named Prabu Baka and the opponent King Pengging. Many people believe that the King Giant will be the winner, but they are wrong. That is...

Sangkuriang Legend and the Origin of Tangkuban Perahu

  The legend of Tangkuban Perahu as one of the most famous mount in West Java can also be considered as the Sangkuriang legend. Once upon a time, there lived a boy named Sangkuriang with his mother named Dayang...

Nyi Roro Kidul as the Queen of Southern Sea

  The urban legend of Nyi Roro Kidul is very famous for all of the people in Java and Bali Island. That is because she is believed as the queen of the spirits in the southern sea. The beginning...

The Seditious Malin Kundang

A long time ago in Sumatra, there was a family of three people. A husband, a wife, and their son named Malin Kundang. Because they were so poor at that time, the husband is leaving their family behind to...

The Monkey King and His Bad Behaviors

  Many animals in the jungle do not believe if they have to choose the monkey king. However, because of the lion as the king of the jungle was shot down by humans and none other animals are offering...