5 Must-Go Tourist Attraction Destinations in Yogyakarta!
Good day guys! Here are 5 places that you guys need to visit when you are in Yogyakarta! Have fun!!
Starting off the list, with one of Yogyakarta’s most famous temple, the Prambanan Temple Compounds. This temple was built in the 10th century, and it is the largest temple compound dedicated to the Hinduism in Indonesia. In fact, Prambanan is one of Indonesia’s main tourist’s attraction, making it a huge loss, if you did not go here! In Prambanan, you will be able to see Hinduism temples all around the compound, as well as statues and figures.
- Ratu Boko
Next up in the list would definitely be Ratu Boko! Located about 3 kilometers south of Prambanan Temple Compounds, Ratu Boko is currently the remains of a palace, whom was alive around 10 centuries ago. Ratu Boko is not a temple, and is situated on a high altitude, above a hill. When you arrive in Ratu Boko, have a good look around the architecture on this palace, as well as enjoy the nature surrounding the palace! You will like it.
- Pantai Pulang Sawal
Pantai Pulang Sawal, or Pulang Sawal beach is located on the South of Yogyakarta. It is one of Yogyakarta’s famous beaches, It is very exotic, has clear blue seas, and perfect for a day off vacation! The weather in the beach is not bad and is not full of trash! The beach is also close to a mountain, making it a nice view for anyone who is on the beach!
4. Jalan Malioboro
Malioboro street is a major shopping street located in Yogyakarta. The street is full of local stores where you are able to buy souvenirs and other memorials about Yogyakarta. As it is one of the most famous streets located in Yogyakarta, the street is packed with outsiders and tourists making the streets crowded with buyers and sellers from all over the place! It will be a thrilling experience!
- Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat
Last but not least on the least, would be Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat, which is a palace located Yogyakarta, and it is the official palace for for government officials. Though most are unable to look around the inside of the palace due to security reasons, having a look from the outside perimeter is not a bad choice either! It was first constructed on 1755 for the First Sultan of Yogyakarta, who rules the area. Now it is used as the current Sultan of Yogyakarta. Being in close proximity to a such historical located, which is used until now, it will be fun!
After covering my Top 5 Must-Go locations in Yogyakarta, why don’t you try to look around these destinations and see for yourself? You would not regret going there! Do not forget to take pictures and have fun in one of Indonesia’s most famous tourists destinations!