Jaddih Hill is a place of a result of mining activities located in Jaddih Village, Bangkalan, Madura. Initially, is the place where local villagers and miners mining white limestone on the hill and not open to the public. But times by time, this place has become a popular public tourism and attracts many tourists.
Jaddih Hill is just 10 kilometers far from the central of Bangkalan, Madura Island, and 28 kilometers far from the center of Surabaya. Visitors can access Jaddih Hill either by car or motorbike. But tourists must pay attention to the road because the path to Jaddih Hill is quite difficult and steep.
The Cappadocia of Madura Island
The main attraction of the Jaddih Hill Tourism area is the beauty of giant cliffs with exotic and artistic shapes. The scars on the hills, large chunks of limestone, and various strokes. Those are made by mining machines for years so that now the location of this hill can become a very beautiful tourist attraction.
Many people say this place is similar to the Cappadocia from Turkey. Not only limestone hill scenery, this place offers some great objects to explore such as caves, pools from natural springs because of mining excavation, also lake with pretty water. Hence, the writer recommends visiting this place when days still rain often.
Historical Hideout Place
Jaddih Hill also has a historical place lay in it. This place is former a hiding place of fighters from Japanese occupation in the Japanese colonial era. Therefore, tourists can find holes that resemble caves that until now it still exists. There are also painting walls in the hiding rooms since the Japanese era.