What village is situated on the landscape is a combination of plains and foothills are eroded, so often found as a unique geological salt springs and chunks of volcanic rocks rest (Kendil Watu, Spear Watu, Watu Ambeng, and others). Geologically, the Village area Candirejo form hilly area that is included in Menoreh Mountains region, which is the former old volcano.
According to stories handed down, Candirejo name originally derived from the word 'candghra' which over time turned into 'candirga', then 'candirja' and the last 'Candirejo'. The word itself means a stone temple, while 'Rejo' means fertile, so 'Candirejo' can mean lush rocky village. Another story Candirejo name comes from the discovery of a temple of this place. Based on the findings in the form of stone temples, statues, and yoni, proving that indeed there ever was a temple in the village, which the local people called the Temple Brangkal.
One of the activities that reflect the activity Saparan Candirejo village Perti village which is a tradition that describes how close the relationship between man and God which is indicated by a symbol or a symbol in the form of food (alms) and staged performances Wayang (Puppet nanggap), pageantry cone ( ngalap Blessings) as the culmination of the ritual procession Saparan, something that formed from the copyright sense and intention Candirejo villagers are underpinned by awareness to maintain the harmony between these three components.
Travel Candirejo village was originally a rural area that is often used as a homestay for tourists who want to enjoy the splendor of Borobudur temple, by living in houses, together in the warmth of a family home owners. For cultural tourism can be seen in Candirejo include arts Jathilan (lumping horse) are usually shown every night by the Candirejo himself, made during a dinner accompanied by gamelan music pengrawit to sing the piece-the piece of Java.
Candirejo village, has a natural heritage including Banyu Asin, Watu Kendil, and Tempuran. To get to the location Banyu Asin can be reached by climbing carriage tours. Banyu Asin is a unique natural phenomenon that there is spring water tastes salty but Candirejo locations are far away from the sea. The myth tells that salt water brings good luck mate form of smoothness and ease of fortune. Special fatherly Watu the magnitude Kendil tons, which is a stone that seemed to be similar to kendil hilltop according to the story handed turn-existence can not be separated from the eruption of Mount Merapi rubuan years ago.
Tempuran natural heritage objects is a natural tourist attraction where tourists can see the beautiful panorama of three major river deltas (Progo, Belan river, and the river Sileng) which divides the village Candirejo, where Progo is believed to be a replica of the Ganges in India. In all three streams, there are many species of fish that have the potential both for tourists who like fishing.
The village is home Candirejo various peculiarities such as bark gardens, orchards of papaya, cassava gardens, peppers, corn, beans, ginger, turmeric, rambutan, coconut, and a variety of wild medicinal. Special papaya is grown by people Candirejo tanahkering types of papayas, besides large papaya fruit this would have the advantage of a long dry season. While the unique gardens of cassava yields are generally accommodated by villagers Candirejo that will eventually be used to manufacture chips tartar. A variety of tree include albasia, mahogany and teak.
Distance to Borobudur
North : Kecamatan Muntilan
West : Ds. Ngargogondo, Candirejo
East : Desa Sambeng
South : Desa Kenalan
4.133 Soul (4453 KK)
Dusun Sangen, Candirejo