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Kerep Cave

Kerep Cave located in Ambarawa town about 22 kilometres from Ungaran and 50 kilometres from the city of Semarang and 90 kilometres from Yogyakarta, offers religious tourism for Catholics. Kerep Cave pilgrimage much visited every day, especially on the second Sunday of each month, because it was held Mass of Catholics.

Kerep Cave pilgrimage founded in 1954 when the Pope declared that the Marian Year. Momentum is encouraging parishioners and their pastor Ambarawa to bring the statue like the one in Cave Maria Lourdes Perancis and put it somewhere to be a means of pilgrimage.

Kerep cave development is done by people of Catholic mutual aid and voluntary, as well as the process of collecting rocks from the Yangtze River, to purchase an additional stone, cement and sand. Once the construction is completed, the inauguration done by Mgr. A. Soegiyapranata in a festive ceremony on August 15, 1954, and supported by his people who attended the event. If you are interested in the history and beauty of Kerep Cave pilgrimage then take a time to visit it.