6 Must-Visit Attractions in Yogyakarta According Popularities

6 Must-Visit Attractions in Yogyakarta According Popularities

Yogyakarta is known by the palace and its university. But not only that, Jogja is also famous for its tourist attractions. Many tourist attractions in Jogja will spoil your eyes. Yogyakarta is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia. Bordered directly with Central Java, Yogyakarta has many interesting sights.

6 Must-Visit Attractions in Yogyakarta According Popularities

1.      Prambanan Temple

Prambanan Temple is one of the tourist attractions in Yogyakarta which must be visited. Prambanan Temple is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia, and decorated with Ramayana reliefs around the temple.

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Prambanan temple is located about 17 km(s) from the city of Yogyakarta. If you don’t bring a vehicle, to reach Prambanan Temple just simply ride a Trans Jogja and get off at Prambanan Station, it very easy to reach Prambanan Temple.

2.      Parangtritis Beach

Parangtritis Beach is the most famous beach in Yogyakarta, so Parangtritis Beach worth mentioning as one of the tourist attractions in Yogyakarta which must be visited. Located about 25 km(s) of downtown Yogyakarta, Parangtritis Beach is on the edge of the Indian Ocean.

The main characteristic of this beach is the big waves and strong enough. The uniqueness of Parangtritis Beach is a sand dunes called Gumuk Pasir around the beach. If you want a different experience, you can try to play paragliding at Bukit Parangndog, Parangtritis Beach.

3.      Malioboro Street

Malioboro Street offers an endless shopping and culinary tourism experience. During the day, along Malioboro Street, you will find many sellers of clothing, handbags, sandals, key chains, handicrafts, batik, accessories, and other unique items. All of those souvenirs can be purchased at low prices. While at night, you will find a lot of sellers of typical food from Yogyakarta along Malioboro Street.

4.      Jomblang Cave

Jomblang is a cave attraction located in Gunung Kidul. Jomblang is a vertical cave that has an ancient forest in it. In addition, if you come to Jomblang Cave at 10-12 am, you will be able to see the light through the cave which is often referred to the light of heaven. The beauty and uniqueness of Goa Jomblang make it one of the most visited tourist attractions in Yogyakarta.

5.      Yogyakarta Palace

Yogyakarta Palace is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta Palace is a historic building of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta. Besides you can enjoy the architecture of the ancient sultanate, you can visit the museum to see the goods which is partly a gift from the king of Europe. The Sultan Palace open from 8 am to 2 pm.

6.      Taman Sari Water Castle

Taman Sari Water Castle is a place of meditation for the royal family of Yogyakarta. Taman Sari also serves as a defensive fortress against the enemy. Currently, Taman Sari is one of the tourist attractions in Yogyakarta which is famous for its uniqueness. There are many artificial ponds accompanied with flower garden which smells nice. The ticket of Taman Sari is $0.5.

7.      Mount Merapi

Mount Merapi is the most famous mountain in Yogyakarta, and one of the favorite locations of nature lovers who like to hike mountains to enjoy the beauty of the sun rising at its peak. The ticket price of Mount Merapi is $03 for each person.

 

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