Yogyakarta— or t Jogja or Yogya is a major tourist destination in Indonesia. It is the capital city of Yogyakarta Special Region which is in the southern part of the Central Java province, Indonesia.
Prambanan temple is a UNESCO world heritage site consisting of 240 temples built by the subsequent ruling dynasty, the Hindu-led X. The temple site is dedicated to the expression of God as the trimurti, or Brahma (Creator), Vishnu (Preserver) and Shiva (Destroyer), towering 47 meters high. In the evenings, you can catch the spectacular Ramayana ballet performance where over 200 dancers and musicians perform in open air, with the magnificent temple as the backdrop.
Sulatan Place The palace of Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat or called Kraton Yogyakarta is the javanese culture living museum. The palace is the main living area of Sultan of Yogyakarta and his family. It became a cultural center for the Javanese people and include a museum that displays the sultan is goods.
Taman Sari a garden chateau with an elaborate series of swimming pools, this palace was built by the Portugese (when they briefly resided in Java) as a gift for the wives of Sultan Hamengku Buwono I. The castle is built in an architectural style loved by Yogyakarta is ancient royalty and boasts not only a magnificent view but an eerie underground catacomb.
Borobudur temple This 113 foot high pyramid is a bit of a Buddhist mystery. Built between the 8th and 9th centuries by the ruling Buddhist Cailendra dynasty, little is known about the temple is original purpose or name. Borobudur contains four main platforms with one large circular stupa at the top
Mount Merapi (Gunung Merapi in Indonesia) is a volcano in Indonesia. It is on the island of Java. It is conical in shape. It is the most active volcano of Indonesia.
Located : in the heart of Java, Indonesia
Tourist attractions open hours : 6am – 5.30pm
Tama Sari Water Castle located about 2 km south within the grounds of the Kraton, Yogyakata, Indonesia
Opening Hours : 9am – 6pm
Kotagede Located : about 10km southeast of Yogyakarta
Tourist attraction open hours 9am – 5.30pm