10 Famous Tourist Attractions in Sleman Yogyakarta

10 Famous Tourist Attractions in Sleman Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta or more familiar with Jogja, is a city with many famous places to visit. These attractions are located in separate places throughout the area of ​​Yogyakarta. There are thousands of interesting tourist destinations in Jogja, especially about tourist attractions in Sleman.

Sleman is a Regency in Yogyakarta. In the city of Sleman, there are several tourist attractions that you can enjoy. Sleman has a good potential tourist attractions, ranging from historical tours, natural attractions, family tours, and many others.

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Most of the tourist attractions in Sleman can you reach in short time compared with attraction Gunung Kidul, Bantul, or Kulon Progo. However, there are still many people who don’t know what attractions are located in Sleman. To be able to explore the attractions of Sleman, you may need the following list.

10 Famous Tourist Attractions in Sleman Yogyakarta

1.      See the Luxury of Prambanan Temple

Prambanan Temple is known as one of the historical landmarks in Yogyakarta. Prambanan is the largest Hindu temple in Southeast Asia, and located in Sleman Regency. This temple is a building built in the 9th century as a relic of Hindu religion.

In Indonesia itself, Prambanan Temple has been designated as one of the world’s precious heritage by UNESCO. Until now, Prambanan temple has become an interesting historical heritage to be studied.

2.      The History at Kalasan Temple

Not only Ratu Boko Temple which is close to Prambanan Temple, other temples that are also close to Prambanan Temple is Kalasan Temple. However, Kalasan Temple is not a historic building of Hindu religion, but a Buddhist temple that is also one of the oldest temples in Yogyakarta.

3.      Ratu Boko Temple

Most of people tend to think that there are just two temples in Yogyakarta, which are Prambanan and Borobudur. However, there are many temple in Sleman, more than 30 temples. One of the temple is Ratu Boko Temple that located not far from Perambanan Temple.

If you’re visiting Prambanan Temple, you should take your time to visit Boko Temple. Boko Temple holds many interesting historical stories. Reportedly, this temple is the former kingdom of Ratu Boko, which is the residence of Roro Jonggrang.

4.      Seeing Ramayana Ballet Show at Prambanan

Still in the region of Sleman regency, you can see an art show called Ramayana Ballet. Prambanan often performed Ramayana dance and drama art. Ramayana Ballet Show is an outdoor theater located close to Prambanan area. However, if the weather does not support, the show will be held inside the building.

5.      Nature attraction in Kaliurang

If you want to enjoy nature attraction in Sleman, you should come to Kaliurang which has cool atmosphere. Kaliurang located on the slopes of Mount Merapi. Kaliurang consists of several interesting tourist spots, ranging from the playground, entertainment stage, fruits and vegetables orchard.

6.      Monumen Jogja Kembali (Monjali)

Monjali is a monument that became a tourist attraction in Sleman that keep the story of Yogyakarta. This monument was deliberately built as a reminder of the services of the heroes who had fallen on the battlefield.

7.      Seeing Various Paintings in Affandi Museum

For you who like the art of painting, you should come to Affandi Museum. In this place, you can find many paintings from the famous painters in Indonesia, Affandi. Affandi Museum is one of the museums that often visited. Affandi Museum located in Laksda Adisuciptno Street No. 167. In this place, you can see hundreds of paintings by Affandi.

8.      Explore Japanese Cave

Take your time to come to Japanese Cave, or Goa Jepang. This cave keeps many story about Japanese colonization. In this place, there are two caves that used to be a Japanese defense bunker. This cave located in Blambangan, Jogotirto, Berbah, Sleman.

9.      Visit Traditional Kitchen Museum

Contrast to the museum in general, this museum is somewhat unique because it stores of traditional kitchen equipment that has been used. This unique museum is located in Kembang Arum, Turi, Sleman. This place can be used as an educational tour to know more about the past.

10.  Witnessing the Impact of Merapi Volcano in Kinahrejo

Perhaps, most people don’t know about Kinahrejo village. This village was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Merapi, but the rest of the building from the village attracted the attention of many tourists. You can see the remnant of Merapi Lava.

In addition to these attractions, there are still hundreds of other tourist attractions in Sleman, such as Ullen Sentalu Museum, Merapi Park, Merapi Volcano Museum, Lampion Park, Turi Tourism Village, Sambi Tourism Village, etc.

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