Yogyakarta also referred to as Jogjakarta or Jogja is very important as it is rich in its expression of culture. It showcases its Javanese fine arts and culture and also includes literature, music, poetry, etc.
Tourists around the world visit this place where they are fascinated by the historical and religious temples, arts and crafts, artifacts and architecture.
Borobudur is a phenomenal and marvelous Buddhist Stupa and a temple complex with a huge Buddhist structure in the world. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites and dates back to the 8th century yet history remains a mystery.
With such detailing of the site, it is extraordinarily beautiful. You will be amazed to see how huge this place is! Added to it, the location where it stands, Kedu Plain, the backdrop of the twin Volcanoes, adds more beauty to the place.
You must definitely explore the place during sunrise which is so soothing!
It took 75 years to build it according to researchers while the builder still remains unsure, re-discovered after several years of abandonment due to volcanic eruptions or some other factors. Many tourists around the world visit this marvelous place.
It is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia and the second-largest in South East Asia, the architecture is an inspiration of Hinduism with such detailing that of Hindu culture and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The complex dedicates to the trinity- Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. The complex spreads out to 17 to 18 kilometers and is located between Central Java and Yogyakarta.
You must definitely witness the sunset here. It is breathtaking.
Taman Sari means a beautiful garden which was built during the 18th century.
It is basically a water castle divided into four parts-an artificial lakes with pavilions and islands and a bathing complex, a complex of pools and pavilions and a smaller lake.
Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat
The palace completed in the year of 1755-1756 by the founder and chief architect of Yogyakarta Sultanate, Hamengkubuwono I. He got inspired by the old city of Yogyakarta and hence designed the palace that way.
The architecture showcases the Javanese culture and the complex consists of a courtyard, main building, and a secondary building. Many visitors go to the palace to see the palace and the royal artifacts and the culture.
It was a forest. It has evolved to become a historic province that contains the remains of Mataram Sultanate and also famous for silver crafting and royal mosque, cemetery, palace, etc.
It is a museum of history, culture, and the library of Javanese. It contains many artifacts and ceramics of the Neolithic era and some bronze sculptures, etc.
Luweng Jomblang Cave
The cave is located in Gunungkidul in the range of Karst Hills.
And you get on the ground and walk into the cave where you would discover the beautiful vegetation and the spectacular view of the rays of the sun entering into the cave from a space.
It is a protected national forest and is a major attraction among the tourist.
Merapi Mountain meaning Mountains of Fire. It is an active volcano that has been active regularly since 1548 and erupted last on May 11, 2018. The mountain is very steep and has a coverage of dense vegetation around.
It is a river passing through Central Java and Yogyakarta where you can enjoy rafting.
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