Yogyakarta Travel Guide
Your Yogyakarta Travel Guide, Yogyakarta is a tourism destination in Indonesia that offers many attractions and activities. As the heart of Java known for its traditional arts and cultural heritage such as batik, dance, music and puppet shows.
Famous as a garden of Java, its center of mountains and volcanoes with beautiful panoramas. In the south many beaches view Indian Ocean.
Trace the history of civilization on Java, start from the magnificent Buddha and Hindu Kingdom that build thousand of temples from the 8th century, the islamic Mataram Kingdom of the 16th century, the colonial area.
Read also : Java Travel Guide
Yogyakarta Travel Map
How To Go To Yogyakarta
Route Direct Flights Domestic to Yogyakarta
- Denpasar Bali
- Tanjung Karang
Route Direct Flights International to Yogyakarta
- Kuala Lumpur (KL)
There are some executive class and economy class start from Jakarta (Gambir Station) or Pasar Senen Station, Cirebon, Malang, Bandung and Surabaya.
Getting Around Yogyakarta
Regular bus services operate daily to Borobudur and Prambanan temples. You can also use Trans Jogja, city hub buses serving route to city center, airport and train station.
By Private Hire Vehicle
Motorbike Rental – If you are looking for cheap and comfy transport, better use scooter to exploring Yogyakarta. Price starts from Rp 60.000 per 24 hours.
Car Rental – Starts from Rp 500.000 per 12 hours including car, driver and gasoline
Read also : Yogyakarta Transport Service
What To See in Yogyakarta
Prambanan Temple – The biggest hindu’s temple in Indonesia consists of three main temples (vishnu, siva and brahma) and surrounded by small temple.
Yogyakarta Keraton Palace – The palace was built by Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono I from 1756 – 1790 with Java cosmo architecture and reflected for Javanese culture. Nowdays, this palace is still used as a house of Sultan Yogyakarta and a center of art and Javanese culture.
Taman Sari – A park site of Keraton Yogyakarta, it was used by Sri Sultan as a place to spend his leisure time to relax. The design of Taman Sari looks like water park which is decorated by flower.
Malioboro – the center of shopping area in Yogyakarta, lots of handicraft, souvenirs, clothes, and traditional food. Many artists showing their talents on music, painting and etc.
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What To Do in Yogyakarta
Shopping – Take a stroll on Malioboro street and Beringharjo street, In this local market one can find everything from batiks to traditional Javanese delicacies.
Food Tasting – Try the gudeg a dish made from young jack fruit, combining with rice, egg, chicken.
Village Tour –
Silver Workshop –
Merapi Lava Tour – This tour package is offered for the visitors by using Jeep. Visitors can enjoy the panorama and explore the villages around Merapi Volcano. Another activities such as : Hike Mount Merapi and Motorcycle Offroad.
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