So, who does not know Jogja? This is a city in Central Java which often crowded with tourists during weekends or holidays. Jogja is one of the major tourist destinations in Indonesia after Bali Island. As its name implied, Special Region of Yogyakarta, this city is so special because it is one of the cities in Indonesia which still has a royal family. The royal family was led by a Sultan who still highly respected by local residents. If you prefer to visit Merapi first, then you can rent Merapi Jeep. Another feature of this city is the relics of temples scattered in various regions. There are some temples in Yogyakarta are even included in the list of world heritage sites. Yogyakarta Ramadhan Holiday offers you with something unique if you visit Jogja during Ramadhan. Jogja Tourism Ramadhan should be on your next list bucket. During Ramadhan season, you can taste Special Lebaran cuisine. If you still confuse where to go after Jogja, then you can visit Dieng and enjoying Dieng Culture Festival.
Instead of temples, Yogyakarta also offers you with other tourist destinations in both cultural tourism, shopping, and culinary tourism as well. You can spend a few days in Jogja to enjoy beautiful places in Jogja. Enjoying Breksi Cliff Jeep can be your best option when you visiting Breksi cliff. Or get a more adventurous trip with Bromo Jeep.
This temple is very famous in the world and once included as UNESCO World Heritage List. This temple is the largest and most complete Buddhist Temple in the world. The shape of Borobudur Temple resembles a lotus flower which is so beautiful when seen at sunrise or sunset atmosphere. After that, you can visit Ullen Sentalu Museum as well. It was located around 40 km northwest side of Yogyakarta and this temple has 72 stupas. No wonder that this place always become one of the main tourist destinations.
Another famous Temple is the Prambanan Temple. It was located around 17 km from Yogyakarta center. This is the largest Hindu Temple in Indonesia. Even this temple has reliefs which tell a story about Ramayana and Krishnayana. This temple used as a host of Rama Sinta Performance. In the usual days, this show was held indoors. However, on the full moon day, then the show will be held in the open space around Prambanan Temple. Jeep Lava Tour Merapi is something you have to try when visiting Mount Merapi. Since it is not too far from the city, it is not difficult to reach this temple. There are so many public transportations available.
Jomblang Cave is the tourist cave located in Gunung Kidul. It is a vertical cave which has an ancient forest. If you visit Kaliurang first, then you have to try Jadah Tempe Mbah Carik Kaliurang. If you visit this destination at 10 to 12 am, then you will see the light penetrating the cave which is often referred to as the light of heaven. The beauty of uniqueness if this cave makes it as one of the tourist attractions in Yogyakarta that you should not miss.
This is the most famous street in Yogyakarta. Along this road, there are so many souvenir stalls and vendors who sell various kind of goods such as handicrafts, clothing and so on. one of the best things here is a food seller which known as lesehan. Even, you can enjoy Malioboro at night which is so unique where you will see some people wearing unique costumes and you can take pictures with them. You should know that Malioboro Street is always interesting to visit and this is an icon of Yogyakarta.
In Jogja, there is also a beach where you can try snorkeling. It is Nglambor Beach – unlike southern beaches in Jogja, there is a lagoon with calm water here, therefore, you are able to enjoy natural wealth here while snorkeling. Merapi Golf Yogyakarta might the best attraction in Mount Merapi. However, snorkeling is the best activity here. there are unique spots to take pictures. You are able to go to a small island with a rope bridge, it triggers your adrenaline.
Ullen Sentalu Museum
This museum was located in Boyong Street, Kaliurang – it takes around 25 km from Yogyakarta. This museum has unique architecture and the entrance of the museum consists of steps, bends, and labyrinths which lead you to the underground exhibition halls. There are so many beautiful Artjog pieces here. Ullen Sentalu Museum contains a collection of history and culture pieces from the Mataram Kingdom. You will get insight related to the history of Javanese Culture. No wonder that this museum also provide you with a detailed explanation of art objects in this museum. Keep in mind that Ullen Sentalu Museum has very strict rules. This is also a family tourism place in Jogja. Visitors do not allow to take photos of all objects exhibited here during the tour. Therefore, you only focus to listen to the guide’s explanation.
This place was the place of recreation and mediation for Yogyakarta royal family. The charm of Taman Sari Palace lies in the beauty of its ancient architecture and beautiful scenery. if you want to get a menu for Lebaran, then visit Jogja during Ramadhan season can be your the best way. This palace was built to appreciate the services of Sultan’s wives who had helped during the war. The palace is surrounded by a flower garden which gives fragrant smell to the surroundings.
This beach is cool tours in Jogja that you should not miss. This beach has strong waves and wind. In this place, you are also able to try paragliding in Parongdong Hill. It is located 25 km from Yogyakarta and this beach is still one of the favorite destinations.
Ratu Boko Temple
This is one of the temples in Jogja which is so popular with its beautiful sunset scenery. this temple location is under Prambanan Temple Management, so you are able to use the ticket from there. No wonder, that this spot is so romantic and does not forget to take a picture here.