Archaeologists and residents are voicing protest towards the central government’s plan to build an archaeology park in Trowulan, East Java, over what may be a potentially archaeologically-rich area which is thought to be the original site of the 12th-15th century Majapahit kingdom.
Protests over Majapahit Archeology Park
Tempo Interaktif, 18 November 2008
Several archeologists and residents around Trowulan, East Java, disagree with the governmentâ€™s plan to construct the Majapahit Archeology Park in Trowulan sub-district, Mojokerto Regency.
They are worried the construction will damage the Majapahit original site as it will be built on top of it.
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