Visit 20 Unique Places that You Can Only Find in Yogyakarta
The True Heart of Jogja's Downtown
Malioboro is the true heart of Jogja's downtown. As such, it's no wonder that the neighborhood now offers numerous affordable lodgings despite the fact that the city has indeed had increased number of star hotels.
- Alun-alun Kidul
The Flickering Palace's Backyard At Night
At night, the Southern City Square located behind the King's Palace-is always full of people looking for affordable amusement. The flickering lamps of odong-odong driven around the square adds to the merry.
- Tugu Jogja
The Most Popular Landmark in Yogyakarta
Tugu Jogja or the Jogja Monument becomes the landmark that is closely linked to Yogyakarta. There is a tradition to hug and kiss this monument after finishing the study in a university.
- Tebing Breksi
From Limestone Mine to the Best Place to Unwind
Losing its function as a limestone mining site, the Tebing Breksi in Sambirejo, Prambanan now finds itself visited by crowds of all age groups. Who would have thought that a place that used to be unattractive can be turned into a tourist attraction so att
- Taman Sari
A Water Castle which is Full of Beauty and Secret
The sound of splash water, the beauty of its ancient architecture, and its wonderful view make Taman Sari becomes very enchanting. Its alleys and buildings make Taman Sari has many secrets to reveal.
A Tourist Kampong in The City Center of Yogyakarta
Sosrowijayan is the second famous tourist kampong after Prawirotaman. Located in the center of Yogyakarta city, this kampong offers lodgings and hotels at affordable prices and other interesting facilities from old hotel building to batik course.
- Taman Pelangi
Enjoying Rainbow in The Night
Here, you can see rainbows, even in the night. Lampions in various shapes and colors will enchant your eyes. Numerous amusements are also available for you to try.
- Yogyakarta De Arca Statue Museum
Meet Dahlan Iskan and Einstein in Jogja
No need to worry if you want to take photographs with Jackie Chan, Michael Jackson, or famous heroes or presidents; just come to De Arca Statue Museum in Yogyakarta. There are heroes of all times as well as well-known figures, all residing in this place.
- Yogyakarta Animal and Ornament Plant Market (PASTY)
Mini Zoo Accommodating Tradition
PASTY is a paradise for animal and ornament plant lovers in Jogja. It is a mini zoo with all sorts of animals for sale. PASTY also accommodates a tradition growing among Javanese men: having birds as pets to comply with one of the chivalry criterias.
A World-known Kampong of Batik and Lodging
Prawirotaman kampong has many lodgings at affordable prices; most of them are managed by descendents of one clan. This predicated 'international kampong' was once an independence struggler post and a famous batik business area.
from Small Hotels to Wayang Kancil
Sosrokusuman is not only provider of economy-priced lodgings. The kampong connecting Malioboro Street to Mataram Street has other enchantment such as wayang kancil, mural painting and center of gifts.