What can be Found in Malioboro Yogyakarta?

One of the most favorite object destination for tourist in Yogyakarta is Malioboro. But, what can be found in Malioboro Yogyakarta? Have you wonder it. This single question needs more answer to complete. In my personal opinion, Malioboro was just a street with a thousand sellers and stalls. Even though, my first time came to Jogja, I ever walk from start to end of the road.

The atmosphere is quite amazing with around people of the world. I already been in Jogja for seven years, and walking in middle crowd of Malioboro still my favorite. People from any background gather in there, so the background. Honestly, I go to Malioboro not for buy anything, just to see the atmosphere by looking people who look on something. It refresh my mind and quite good to get rid the stress.

What can be found in Malioboro Yogyakarta?

There a lot of things you may face in Malioboro. Souvenirs, handy craft, clothes, culinary, antique stuff, even more, all of it you can see on Malioboro. Those stuff available in various price, and mostly depend on your bargaining skill. It is better for you to prepare when entering Malioboro’s street. A lot thing to do and hope you give a long time allocation when set up the itinerary. Based on my experience, this is what you can see go along in Malioboro.

·        Clothes

What can be Found in Malioboro Yogyakarta?From the start till the end of Malioboro’s street, the clothes just like spread around. Clothes have the high portion in Malioboro. If you ask me what can be found in Malioboro Yogyakarta? Many. But if you ask me what can be seen in Malioboro Yogyakarta? Clothes. You can find one the Indonesian’s symbol, batik. You also can find many t-shirt with various type and price. All you need is to find the right price. Try your bargaining skill here and see what you can get.

·        Handmade

What can be Found in Malioboro Yogyakarta?When you visits another country, it becomes normal if you buy something related the place. Handmade stuff or replica are the typical souvenirs which you want to bring home. Many handmade sell in the Malioboro and it origin from the local people. The most handmade stuff in Malioboro like traditional games and traditional tools. If you don’t have a chance to visit Prambanan temple, you can buy the replica in Malioboro.

·        Culinary

What can be Found in Malioboro Yogyakarta?Even not so much, there is culinary spot which located in Malioboro. If you come to Malioboro at a day, you can find any culinary stall around the end of Malioboro’s street. And if you come at night, you can find any culinary stall at the middle of Malioboro’s street. I ever tried the culinary and it quite delicious even not the price. I think the price is much expensive even for the local people. Maybe more expensive if you are foreigner.

·        Entertainment

What can be Found in Malioboro Yogyakarta?One of my favorite place in Malioboro is when the night comes. For example, you can see a show like traditional music by local people at the middle of Malioboro’s street. They perform every night starting 6-9 PM at local time. When you come into Malioboro at the weekend, you may see a street theater in the end of Malioboro. Another show usually will be held on Taman Budaya also in the weekend.

·        Vredeburg fort

What can be Found in Malioboro Yogyakarta?At the end point of Malioboro’s street, there is fort called Vredeburg. This fort was built by the Dutch. Vredeburg fort is one heritage object that located in middle city. There are various gunners and weapon inside the fort. Just need to pay IDR 5.000 ($0.5) to get in to Vredeburg fort. This fort keeps many stories about the capital of Indonesia. Was, before Jakarta, Yogyakarta is the capital of Indonesia.

·        Delman

What can be Found in Malioboro Yogyakarta?A traditional transport that still exist. In the big city in Indonesia, traditional transportation was prohibited by the government due the traffic jam that may resulted. But in Yogyakarta, traditional transportation like delman or becak are still exist. I don’t know how to explain a delman or becak are. Delman is cart or wagon which pulled by a horse, while becak is also known as pedicab. You may negotiate the price before try the traditional transportation.

·        Parade

What can be Found in Malioboro Yogyakarta?The last answer about what can be found in Malioboro Yogyakarta is parade. Malioboro’s street was located straightly with Alun-alun Utara, or Altar in simple word. While Altar is categorized as Sultan’s Palace, Malioboro too exactly. When come a holy day in Javanese Calendar, the parade will be held across the Malioboro’s street. When the parade is held, the Malioboro’s street usually closed to any vehicle. Don’t worry, many big days in Javanese. Don’t get miss it.

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