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Monday, 4 February 2013

YOGYAKARTA

Dear Friends and Mates,

What am i about to share with you now is a city located in Indonesia, called Yogyakarta. This city is a Special Administrative Region in Indonesia and The City of Yogyakarta is the capital of the province is a quite interesting place to be visited by travellers and why is that? let us begin our journey!

How to get there?
  • Plane. Yogyakarta can be reached by plane for only 45 minutes from Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta International Airport). 
  • Train. Yogyakarta can also be reached by train for about 9 hours from Jakarta (Gambir Station)
  • Bus. Yogyakarta can be reached by bus for about 12 hours from Jakarta.
Interesting Places.
Yogyakarta is located in south side of Java Island and it demography contour makes Yogyakarta have mountain, and yet beautiful beaches.
  • Mount Merapi.

Courtesy of Subandono
Mount Merapi which has 2.968 high, is one of the most active volcano in the world. It was erupted in 2010 and after the eruption, it's cube has transformed and make Merapi more beautiful than before. Merapi today is one of the most wanted object to be visited in Yogyakarta by tourist, local and international.

  • Keraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat
Courtesy of Ramanews.com

Keraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat (Keraton Yogyakarta) is an official palace of Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono which located in City of Yogyakarta. Despite Yogyakarta kingdom has formally became a part of Indonesian Republic in 1950, Keraton is still used by Sultan as a palace, and they kept the tradition originally. Some part of the Keraton Area are now became a museum.

  • Sundak Beach.

Among all the southern shore in Yogyakarta, there is one beach that really amazing, it is called Sundak Beach. Located in Gunung Kidul, Sundak Beach is actually a small beautiful beach that not everyone know about it. So, if you come and visit it, you won't see any crowd at there. A perfect beach to be enjoyed.

That would be all for now, wait for my next post! Cheers! 

Contributor: A. Ari Prasojo.

1 comment:

  1. woow,, thanks for posting about Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta is Great. not only the place, scenery, but also the food. Yogyakarta has been the most favorite destination in Indonesia for domestic and even international tourist beside Bali. If you don't mind, please also share about the food..:)

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