Friday, May 9, 2014

Attractive Tourism in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta has long been known as a city of students. Yogyakarta is a city that still feels strong culture. If you're happy with cultural attractions, visiting Yogyakarta is the right choice as there are a variety of cultural sites of interest to attend.
Yogyakarta is a city that became a tourist destination in Indonesia. The city is infused with strong Javanese culture does have its own appeal. Friendly attitude of the people living understated, cultural buildings, typical food, beautiful crafts is an attraction of the city of Yogyakarta. What will you find in this student city?
Javanese atmosphere immediately felt the moment you set foot in this city. Thick Javanese accent coloring corner of the city population. Traditional transportation such as buggy, tricycle or bicycle became a common sight in the city of Yogyakarta. Do not forget to stop in tempet following places and will be feel the beauty and atmosphere of culture that is still maintained its sustainability.

Tugu Yogyakarta 

Tugu Yogyakarta has been built since 3 centuries ago. Is a landmark of the city of Yogyakarta is rich in historical value. This monument is located at the crossroads Mangkubumi, Sudirman, AM Sangaji and Diponegoro. 

Sultan Palace 

Yogyakarta has a government that respected citizens. Royal palace of Yogyakarta sultanate became a symbol of the city. Yogyakarta Sultanate is a fraction of the Mataram kingdom. Jogjakarta Sultanate became famous when led by Sultan Agung which becomes its heyday. Kraton is home of the Sultan and the family. 
The location where the establishment of a palace or the palace of Yogyakarta was previously a swamp forest and banyan named Bannerman Pacetokan. Keraton Yogya has a unique building and the building looks magnificent with accessories attached Java, you just can not arbitrarily enter it.

Puro Pakualaman 

The palace was built in the time of Mataram. Its size is smaller than the Keraton Yogyakarta. Puro Pakualaman made ​​with south-facing symbolizing respect to the main palace. 

Great House (Gedung Agung)

Also known by the name of Department of State. In the beginning was the residence of the residents of the 18th Yogyakarta. Then turn into the Presidential Palace is home to the President of RI and family and to be the main building of the complex Presidential Palace of Yogyakarta. 

Bank Indonesia Building 

Not far from Great House Bank Indonesia Building stands. 3-storey building features a beautiful Dutch-style architecture. The building was once used as a bank with different functions on each floor. 

Fort Vredeburg 

The fortress was built in 1760. Arti Vredeburg name means peace. Located not far from the Great House and the House of Bank Indonesia.

Taman Sari

Taman Sari means beautiful garden and fragrant. At first, it was used as a bathing place royal family. Now, these baths are not used anymore , but the structure of the building and a beautiful swimming baths is still a tourist attraction in Yogyakarta.


Is the name of the famous street in Jogjakarta. This road is quite long with markers Station Yogyakarta palace on one side and on the other side. Along the way, many local specialty food vendors, batik, souvenirs or to serve as a souvenir. The street is always crowded with tourists.

Beringharjo Market

Is a market that was founded in 1925. Beringharjo Name is the name given by the lane IX and has a sense of well-being. Location establishment Beringharjo previously a banyan forest. In this market you can buy batik cloth or clothing at bargain prices.


In the 16th century, this area was once the capital of the Kingdom of Mataram. An area that is famous for silver. Most of the people working as a silversmith. They make a variety of jewelery and ornaments of silver. The handicrafts are being hunted to serve as a souvenir from Yogyakarta.

Sonobudoyo Museum

In this museum there is a collection of archaeological and ethnological originating from various areas such as Cirebon, Central Java, East Java, Madura ,Lombok. The museum was inaugurated in 1935 by the lane VII.
It is not surprising if considered as a cultural city of Yogyakarta. Many historic buildings, stories, trinkets and culture, many people feel comfortable when staying in this city.