If this is your first time to Yogyakarta (often called “Jogja”), below are 11 things you can do in this city on Indonesian island of Java. Here, you’ll find some of the most popular highlights of Yogyakarta, ranging from historical landmarks, to attractions where you can witness heritage arts living on through live theatrical performances.
Yogyakarta offer many attractions and home to two UNESCO Heritages Sites (Prambanan Temple and Borobudur Temple). This city is more than just a cultural and religious site.
Yogyakarta fun facts: This city was once the capital of Indonesia. This happen between year 1946 – 1949 during the capital of Batavia (now Jakarta) was occupied by Dutch. Later, the capital city was shifted to Jakarta and remains til date.
TOP THINGS TO DO IN YOGYAKARTA
1. Kotagede Silversmith Centre
2. Kasongan Pottery Village
3. Parangtritis Beach
4. Kinahrejo Village
5. Merapi Volcano Museum
6. Mount Merapi
7. Borobudur Temple (UNESCO Heritage Site)
8. Keraton Yogyakarta
9. Taman Sari Water Castle
10. Prambanan Temple (UNESCO Heritage Site)
11. Beringharjo Market
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