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Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta
With a thriving population of about half a million residents, Yogyakarta is at once one of the largest cities in Java, and also the most popular tourist destination. If you are looking to check out some Javanese art, you have now come to the right place. Whether its traditional architecture and painting, or dance and shadow-puppet performances, this city is the leading cultural haven for a variety of traditional means of expression. Though there is truly an overabundance of beautiful ornate temples, a few most noteworthy specific ones to check out are Borobudur and Prambanan Buddhist temple complexes. The truly one-of-a-kind architecture of the stupas found at these locations is some of the most unique architectural creations ever constructed, and gives off a sort of haunting mystical aura thanks to their stunning appearance. The list of attractions goes on and here, with several UNESCO World Heritage Site and plenty of stunning natural attractions to go along with the man made ones. For a unique look at a culture that seems alien under the gaze of western-centric perspectives, Yogyakarta is a veritable showcase of mysterious beauty.
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Borobudur Temple
4.6/5
324 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    
Statue/Sculpture
MelbiesIncredibly amazing! I went early and watched the sunrise over the active volcano while chilling on an ancient temple! One of my favorite experiences ever. This is a must in ones lifetime
Prambanan
4.4/5
221 Reviews
Temple
E44***42it was a very awesome experience to tour this temple. it is so amazing how the people from olden times were able to carve a detailed story of ramayana and sita as well as their gods.
Mount Merapi
4.3/5
97 Reviews
Volcano
D35***26Great adventure trip. using the Land Cruiser Jeep, use a short package to visit 3 places: bunker, mini museum and hedgestone. and ends with a track on the river / times.
Taman Sari Water Castle
4.1/5
90 Reviews
Historical Architecture
_GG***28i love the attraction, the history of the place, but the weather so hot there,you need to wear sunglass. will be back again soon.
Yogyakarta Palace
4/5
75 Reviews
Exhibition
Palace
M38***13The Royal Palace of Yogyakarta is the most important part of the history of Yogyakarta. There is a lot of history to explore in the Royal Palace of Yogyakarta. Part of the palace complex is an open museum, collecting various collections belonging to the sultanate, including various gifts from European kings, palace replicas and gamelan heritage, various patterns of batik, sultan and Abdidalai Photos of various events in Mnia.
Sonobudoyo Museum
4.2/5
29 Reviews
Museum
M38***13After seeing the disappointing Jakarta's many museums and the over-commercial attractions such as the Royal Palace of Yogyakarta and the Water City, I had already lost confidence in such a museum. However, after visiting, I feel that it is the most conscientious among the many attractions in Yogyakarta. The collection is still very rich, with various exhibits about Javanese culture. However, like many cultural museums in Jakarta, most of them only have Indonesian annotations, and there are not many annotations. There are not many things that can be learned after visiting. But it is good to walk around in the air-conditioned museum on a hot day.

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World Heritage Sites and top historic destinations for you! The late Maya Angelou once remarked, “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” It is precisely this fascination with what came before that inspired us to look at the world’s most amazing historic destinations. Temples and monuments to grand empires feature prominently in our list, poignant reminders that no matter how much we think the world around us fixed and constant, time erases all in the end. See a list of unesco world heritage sites by country.
10 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites: UNESCO Bucket List 2020
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10 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites: UNESCO Bucket List 2020

Yogyakarta Weather

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Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Yogyakarta
Nov 26, 2020 Yogyakarta Weather:Mostly Cloudy, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:75%, Sunrise/Sunset:05:10/17:42
Yogyakarta Driving:Suitable, Running:Not Recommended, Cycling:Not Recommended

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