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Welcome to Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta Special Region (Java: Dhaérah Istiméwa Ngayogyakarta) is a province-level Special Region in Indonesia which is a fusion of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta and the Paku Alaman State of Kadipaten. Yogyakarta Special Region is located in the southern part of Java Island, and is bordered by Central Java Province and Indian Ocean. This special region is well-known nationally, and internationally, especially as a premier tourist destination after the province of Bali. Yogyakarta Special Region experienced several major natural disasters including earthquake on May 27, 2006, eruption of Mount Merapi during October-November 2010, and eruption of Mount Kelud, East Java on February 13, 2014.

Prambanan temple

Prambanan Temple is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia. Until now can not ascertain when this temple was built and on whose command, but strong allegations that Prambanan Temple was built around the mid-9th century by the king of Wangsa Sanjaya, the King Balitung Maha Sambu. The allegations are based on the contents of the Syiwagrha Inscription found around Prambanan and presently preserved at the National Museum in Jakarta. The inscription dates to 778 Saka (856 AD) was written during the reign of Rakai Pikatan.

Borobudur temple

The Sailendra dynasty built the world’s largest Buddhist relics between 780-840 AD. The Sailendra dynasty was the ruling dynasty of the time. This relic is built as a place of worship of Buddha and place of pilgrimage. This place contains guidance for people to abstain from the lust of the world and to Buddhist enlightenment and wisdom. This legacy was discovered by British troops in 1814 under the leadership of Sir Thomas Stanford Raffles. The temple area was completely cleaned in 1835.

Borobudur sunrise

Borobudur sunrise gives visitors a different experience. Started at 04.30 WIB morning, started from Lobby Manohara Hotel by walking towards Borobudur temple using flashlight as street lighting. Then proceed to climb level by level Borobudur temple up to level 9 to enjoy the sunrise. At 05.30 WIB is the golden time that is expected, the sun gradually show itself on the eastern horizon and presents unforgettable scenery around it. Sunrise emerges between Mount Merapi and Merbabu volcanoes, as well as the expanse of rice that is still shrouded in fog with the sound of bird song as backsound, Nirvana tub. The blend of Buddhist temple and hundreds of stupas adorn the view of Sunrise at the largest temple in the world.

Dieng Plateau

Welcome to Dieng Plateau

Dieng Plateau is at an altitude of 2093 masl, located between two districts of Banjarnegara and Wonosobo. The scenery is very beautiful and has always been the center of cultural development in Indonesia. Around the end of the 19th century, had many tourists visit and travel to Dieng Plateau, especially the Netherlands. Explore Dieng Plateau’s tour in Central Java, Indonesia and discover the 1001 unique uniqueness of nature and local culture.

Goa Jomblang

Goa Jomblang is a vertical cave of type collapse doline. This cave is formed due to the geological process of land subsidence and its vegetation above it to the base of the earth that occurred thousands of years ago. This collapse forms a sinkhole or a well known Javanese term luweng. That’s what makes it unique because in the cave there is a wide cave mouth about 50 meters is often called by the name Luweng Jomblang. Goa Jomblang in Gunungkidul Regency, DI Yogyakarta [need a reference]

Currently Goa Jomblang is a place of ancient plant conservation and developed into a special interest attractions which are managed by residents or local residents. To descend this vertical cave the manager has provided complete equipment according to safety standards caving in vertical cave.

The sunlight that bursts in from Luweng Grubug as high as 90 meters forms a light pole, illuminates the beautiful flowstone and the depths of a pitch black cave. Water dripping from the heights also beautify the landscape. It is not wrong if many people are amazed to come here when witnessing a natural painting known as “the light of heaven”.