Yogyakarta Tours

The Keraton is the Reflection of Javanese Culture

The Keraton is the Reflection of Javanese Culture

The Keraton is the Reflection of Javanese Culture – The palace of Yogyakarta, known as the Keraton (also spelled kraton or karaton), is a grand complex that was meticulously planned to reflect the Javanese cosmos. This splendid example of traditional Javanese architecture has no equal. Designed and built in stages, …

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The Magnificent Borobudur Temple

The Magnificent Borobudur Temple

The magnificent Borobudur temple is the world’s biggest Buddhist monument, an ancient site widely considered to be one of the world’s seven wonders. Built in the 9th century during the reign of the Syailendra dynasty, the temple’s design in Gupta architecture reflects India’s influence on the region, yet there are …

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Kota Gede the centre of Yogya’s silver industry

Kota Gede the centre of Yogya’s silver industry

Kota Gede was the original site where Panembahan Senopati, founder of the new Mataram kingdom established his palace in 1575. The new Mataram kingdom claims direct descent from the ancient Mataram rulers who built the mighty Borobudur and Prambanan temples. In the year 1680 Kota Gede was ransacked by troops …

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Malioboro is the most famous street in Yogyakarta

Malioboro is the most famous street in Yogyakarta

Malioboro is the most famous street in Yogyakarta. Located in the heart of Yogya, this is the city’s main street, and was once the ceremonial avenue for the Sultan to pass through on his way to and from the Keraton. During such occasions Malioboro would be festively decorated with flowers. …

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The Beautiful of Prambanan Temple

The Beautiful of Prambanan Temple

Prambanan Temple The Exotic Hindu Temple. As the largest Hindu temple in Southeast Asia, the beautiful and graceful temple of Prambanan is a magnificent spectacle and an icon of Indonesia’s cultural heritage. Located not far from the Buddhist Borobudur temple, the proximity of the two temples tells us that on …

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Yogyakarta The city of cultural heritage

Yogyakarta The city of cultural heritage

Yogyakarta The city of cultural heritage – Yogyakarta (or Jogjakarta) has been known as The Neverending Asia. Many say that a single visit to Jogja is never enough. The list of things you can experience in Jogja may seem overwhelming, ranging from natural splendors, art and tradition and heritages to …

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