Yogyakarta is a city that is always interesting to talk about. Many people are saying that once we will always want to visit again. Well, for those of you who have never set foot in this city, see 7 reasons why Yogya be appropriate destinations visited during the holidays.
1. Many art and cultural events
Yogyakarta is no denying that the city is rich in art and culture. Here we can freely watch the various mat art affordable for all people. Annual events such as Ngayogjazz, Biennale, Artjog, Yogyakarta Art Festival ( FKY ) and others are events that always visited local residents and tourists. Not only that, regular cultural events is also interesting to follow, especially for those who love photography as crashed maulud vying mountains, the Chinese Culture Week every Lunar and sekaten.
2. Historical and cultural tourist destinations that attract
Maybe no other city that has a lot of destination as many historical and cultural sights of Yogyakarta. Yes, for those who love history and education, the city of Yogyakarta is right. If talk of history, you can visit Prambanan Temple, Ratu Boko Temple and Borobudur Temple is located in Magelang, about 40 km from the city center. In the city center you can visit the Sultanate of Yogyakarta Palace and Taman Sari and Sonobudoyo. The story of Indonesia's independence, we can watch in Jogja Kembali Monument. Want to know how the legacy of Mataram Kingdom central government ? Kotagede your foot step. Herein lies the Mataram Kingdom central government since the fall of the year 1582 AD Display - 1640 M. Still dealing with the story of the kingdom of Mataram, there are Imogiri Tomb is the tomb of the kings of Mataram and his family.
3. Abundant natural tourist
DIY not only have Parangtritis very popular and is in full swing every tourist. You also need to visit other destinations in the region Gunungkidul nature. Some point favorite is Pindul Goa, Beach Indrayanti, Single Pok Beach, Beach Jungwok, Sri Gethuk waterfalls, Mount Nglanggeran, Goa Jomblang and Ngobaran Beach. Stepping into Kulon Progo district there Grojogan waterfall Watu Jonggol, Sermo and Wildlife Progo rafting. In Sleman district you can visit Ground which is a plateau and follow the tour at Merapi volcano thrill.
4. Variety of food and a place to hang out
One reason could be done very sparingly picnic in Yogyakarta is due for feeding purposes you will not spend too deep. This is known as a student city rich region famous place. Yes, angkringan is the name for a seller of rice ( along with fried foods, drinks and other snacks ) are laid out in a wooden wagon. With Rp. 10 thousand as much you can fill the stomach. Angkringan is no longer synonymous with the not rich. Eating in angkringan was packed with slick and become part of the lifestyle. Come to angkringan Pakualaman almost never quiet. Alternative cheap dinner this famous monument or other is often referred to this famous Lik Man. Located north of Tugu Station, this area is always crowded.
Yogyakarta was not perfect if not tasted warm. Sweet dishes containing young jackfruit or gori that you can find in every corner of the city. Two famous stall is gudeg Gudeng Mbarek Bu Hj. Amad located in northern GMU Center Building, Karangasem CT II/05. We also can taste in Jl Djum gudeg Yu. Wijilan around the area of Yogyakarta Palace.
In addition to warm, there are some typical foods such as misbegotten Yogya tempeh, bakpia, barking pondoh and its variants. If you want kongkow with friends, you can visited Raminten or Universe.
5. Many cheap lodging
As the backpaker destination, it is not difficult to find cheap lodging in Yogyakarta. As the main magnet city, Malioboro is a bag of cheap lodges that cost less than Rp. 150 thousand per night. Some point in Malioboro provides inexpensive lodging are many roads Sosrowijayan, Dagen and Sosrokusuman.
6. Shopping is unique and arty stuff
Not to be confused looking for a souvenir or add to your home collection of unique items, just go these places. The main one is Malioboro. Yes, this area is packed with merchants selling a variety of unique objects. In all there are two destination Malioboro shopping you must visit the Batik and Beringharjo Mirota. For peyuka books, both new and secondhand, datangklah to Shopping Center which is located not far from Malioboro. About 2 km from Malioboro, Yogyakarta Palace precisely in the center of batik Ngasem there. The houses in this area Ngasem an outlet that sells batik print or write in a variety of prices. Steer your vehicle to the south of Yogyakarta. Precisely in Kasongan, Bantul you will find pottery-making centers. Not enough ? Try to visit Klithikan Market located at Jl. HOS Cokroaminoto. Here available second-hand goods are still valuable. You will have fun hunting down one by one shop available. Anyway, Yogya is also known as one of the centers of silver. If interested you can come to Kotagede. Silver jewelry from cheap to expensive prices we can choose. Well, already fully has your grocery bag ?
7. Alternatives to feel the atmosphere of rural Java
Full vacation rustic feel very attractive lately. Primarily by tourists who used to live in the wilderness town. The pleasure of living in a quiet and peaceful countryside that can easily be found in Yogyakarta. Among the hundreds of tourist villages have various privileges you can select one of the following villages. The first is the village which is the national champion Sidoakur klompencapir. Not only that, Sidoakur never got the title as the winner of the Green and Clean. The village also has a rich musical culture such as art, gejog mortar, klothekan and others. In contrast to Sidoakur, Village Tourism Bobung it is rich in handicrafts. Handicrafts from wood batik mask intangibles that have started since the 80s. Another interesting tourist village to visit is Kembangarum, Brayut, Krebet, Turgo and Bejiharjo.