One of the interesting things to do in Jogja is riding a bicycle. It keeps you healthy and at the same time, you can enjoy some of the great places around Jogja. There are three cycling routes you can take when you are spending time by riding a bicycle in Jogja.
Ride a Bicycle at the South Square
The first place you have to visit if you want to ride a bicycle is the Alun-Alun Kidul or the South Square. The location is close to the Sultan Palace. You may go there by using Trans Jogja, taxi, or motorcycle. It will be fun if you go there by taking a walk. You can visit this place anytime you want but the best time is in the afternoon or night. This is one of the best destinations in Jogja, especially if you love to ride a bicycle. The unique part is that you are about to ride a colorful bicycle. The bicycle is designed with lights and audio set. There are a variety of bicycle designs such as a bicycle in the form of a classic car, sports car, and many more. Due to the use of colorful lights, the bicycle is available at night starts from 06.00 PM up to 04.00 AM every day. There is no entrance ticket on the Alun-Alun Kidul and you can go there anytime you want for free. The colorful bicycle is on rent and you have to spend around $1.97 up to $2.96 or Rp. 30.000 to Rp. 45.000. By spending the amount of money, you are able to ride this unique bicycle around the South Square for 30 minutes.
Ride a Bicycle to Parangtritis, Prawirotaman, and Tirtodipuran
Riding a colorful bicycle at the South Square is not the only thing to do in Jogja. One of the interesting things to do in Jogja is following a bike tour. For example, you can just ride a bike to Parangtritis, Prawirotaman, and Tirtodipuran. The first destination is Parangtritis in which it is one of the beautiful beaches in Jogja. Just ride your bike to enjoy the most beautiful sunset there. You can go there anytime you want 24/7. To enter the beach, you have to pay Rp. 5000 or $0.33. Then, you can continue the riding to the Prawirotaman where you can enjoy Batik village and also known as Tourist village. This is also the place for you who want to find a place to stay while exploring Jogja. The price is around Rp. 50.000 to Rp. 95.000 or $3.28 to $19.71. Continue your riding to Tirtodipuran and it can be used as the final destination before enjoying the delicious menu offered there. It is easy to find restaurants or a place to eat there.
Ride a Bicycle to Prambanan Temple
For historical lovers, you can just ride your bicycle to the Prambanan. Prambanan is considered as one of the most popular temples in Jogja. This temple was built in the 9th century and known as a Hindu temple. It was built to worship Trimurti which is the God of creator namely Brahma, the Preserver namely Vishnu, and the Transformer namely Shiva. This is a chance for you to visit a UNESCO world heritage site in a unique way.
Now, you know the best things to do in Jogja only by riding a bicycle. It will be your most unforgettable moment while spending time in Jogja.