Itinerary

Keraton Jogjakarta

This place is a grand complex that was meticulously planned to reflect the Javanese cosmos. The Kraton is a piece of living history and tradition. It continues to be used, both as a home of the Sultan as well as for other important ceremonial and cultural functions of the Yogyakarta court. The palace contains a museum that displays the sultanate's artifacts.


 


Location & Highlights:
marker Keraton Jogjakarta (Google Map)
  • Architectures
  • Cultural Attractions
  • Natural Surroundings
  • Relics & Wall Carvings

Taman Sari (Water Castle)

The castle is located near the Kraton, this place was also known as the garden for the Sultan of Yogyakarta. The water castle is surrounded by a water garden with an extensive pavilion. Built in the mid-18th century, the Taman Sari had multiple functions, such as a resting area, a workshop, a meditation area, a defense area, and a hiding place. Taman Sari consisted of four distinct areas: a large artificial lake with islands and pavilions located in the west, a bathing complex in the centre, a complex of pavilions and pools in the south, and a smaller lake in the east. Today only the central bathing complex is well preserved, while the other areas have been largely occupied by the Kampung Taman settlement.


Location & Highlights:
marker Taman Sari (Google Map)
  • Architectures
  • Cultural Attractions
  • Fountain
  • Natural Surroundings
  • Relics & Wall Carvings

Borobudur Temple

The Borobudur Temple is the world’s biggest Buddhist monument, an ancient site widely considered to be one of the world’s seven wonders. The temple sits majestically on a hilltop overlooking lush green fields and distant hills. This 9th-century Buddhist Temple is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. The central dome is surrounded by 72 Buddha statues, each seated inside a perforated stupa.


 


Location & Highlights:
marker Borobudur (Google Map)
  • Architectures
  • Cultural Attractions
  • Landmark
  • Natural Surroundings
  • Relics & Wall Carvings

Prambanan Temple

It is the largest Hindu temple complex in Indonesia. The temples decorated with reliefs illustrating the epic of the Ramayana, dedicated to the three great Hindu divinities (Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma) and three temples dedicated to the animals who serve them. Prambanan Temple itself is a complex consisting of 240 temples. All the mentioned temples form the Prambanan Archaeological Park and were built during the heyday of Sailendra’s powerful dynasty in Java in the 8th century AD. These compounds are located on the border between the two provinces of Yogyakarta and Central Java on Java Island.

Prambanan as a Hindu Temple was made High and slim compared to Borobudur, with the main Shiva shrine stands 47 meters in the middle of the complex surrounded with smaller temples. Prambanan has a bas-relief on the inner side of the gate around the three main shrine. The bas-relief tells the story about Ramayana and can be read from the east gate clockwise around the inner compound.


 


Location & Highlights:
marker Prambanan (Google Map)
  • Architectures
  • Cultural Attractions
  • Hindu Temple
  • Natural Surroundings
  • Relics & Wall Carvings

Jalan Malioboro

It is situated in the downtown which an icon and also the busiest business district in the area. The street is alive 24 hours a day and extends for 1 km from North to South with historical Dutch colonial-era architecture, new modern building architecture mixed in with the Chinese and contemporary commercial districts.


 


Location & Highlights:
  • Cultural Attractions
  • Landmark

GENERAL INFORMATION

MEETING POINT: JOGJA AIRPORT (arrival before 09.00) or HOTEL at 09.00

ENDING POINT: JOGJA AIRPORT (departure after 17.30) or HOTEL at 18.00

PLEASE USE PROPER CLOTHS