Yogyakarta: The Exotic City Which Present The Magnificent Ancient Temples
Yogyakarta, together with its twin city Surakarta (Solo), is the cradle of civilization on Java. This city was the seat of power that presents the magnificent temples of Borobudur and Prambanan in the 8th and 9th century and the new powerful Mataram kingdom of the 16th and 17th century. Until today this city continues to produce philosophers, thinkers, master painters and master craftsmen.
Moreover, Yogyakarta commonly described as friendly city. This is the place to come to shop, to travel and you can buy anything here. You can get wide range of handicrafts and wide choices of the famous exotic Batik. For suggest, visit Kotagedhe to find many beautiful handmade jewelry. This area is the famous area of those handmade products.
Visit the ancient Hindu temple of Prambanan which is 19 km (12 mi) from Yogya. The majestic Buddhist temple Borobudur can be reached by car from Yogya within one hour.
Yogya’s palace or keraton (also known as kraton or karaton) is a splendid example of traditional Javanese architecture, there is simply no other place like it. From Yogya have an adventure and can climb up the active volcano Mt. Merapi, or enjoy eco-tours visiting rural villages like Candirejo near Borobudur, or Kembang Arum in Sleman, Yogyakarta. There is no shortage of accommodations options in Yogya. From five star luxury hotels to budget losmens, there is accommodation to suit every type of traveler. Booking your choice hotels here!