Sendang Sriningsih is a place of pilgrimage in form of springs eternal and it located in Gayamharjo village, between Ijo hill and Mintorogo. History of Sendang Sriningsih began from the year of1934, when a Jesuit priest named D Hardjosuwondo SJ stationed in Jali village and visit the place used to be called Spring Duren. Fascinated by the spiritual aura going places, then built location around the springs water become a place of pilgrimage. He gave a name Sendang Sriningsih which means the media thanks to God for His people.
Once arrive in Sendang Sriningsih, the celebration can begin processed by tracking the way of the cross. The route is designed with little climbing stairs along and approximately 900 meters. As with other cross route, there is help along the way to tell the journey of Jesus while carrying the wooden cross. Way of cross will end when arrive at the T-junction, turn right and see a large cross with a statue of Jesus nailed. Located at the hill where Jesus was crucified, like in Golgotha. Visitor can light candles under the cross, and then say a prayer.
Along the story, Sendang Sriningsih turns into a lake and there is a belief that water can cure all ills. The height of the cave is four feet in which people perform prayers around. The place is spacious and cool to pray under a large tree. On Christmas time, many pilgrims pray in this Maria cave of Sriningsih. They will be lined up neatly and grouped with relatives. Your come will be amazing if it could increase our faith by visiting.