5 Places To Visit For Some Things To Do In Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta is one of favorite city to be visited in Indonesia by local or foreign tourist. I will tell some of favorite places you should visit.

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1. Prambanan Temple

It is a biggest Hindu temple in Southeast Asia. This temple is at Prambanan village, Sleman and has been registered as world heritage site by UNESCO. Inside the temple site, there are three main temples. Those are Wisnu Temple, Brahma Temple and Shiwa Temple. You can feel the greatness of Prambanan Temple by walking around the site.

2. Borobudur Temple

It is the biggest Budha Temple in the world. It has 123 x 123 m2 and contains from 504 Buddha statues, 72 terawang stupa and 1 main stupa. Its unbelievable architecture attracts travelers from around the world to visit. Even, the popular CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has just visited this temple several days ago.

3. Malioboro

You might ever hear of this popular street in Yogyakarta before. You can feel the traditional ambience of Yogya while walking around Malioboro and also don’t forget to buy local souvenir there. And last, please taste the local food. You will be captivated.

4. Mount Merapi

It is located at mid Java province, approximately 25 kilometers from Yogyakarta. It is the youngest mount of volcano mountain ranges which head to south of Mount Ungaran. You should try to hike the tip of the mountain, or take lava tour and enter the Museum of Mount Merapi.

5. Parangtritis Beach

Located about 25 kilometers in south of Yogyakarta downtown, Parangtritis has great wave and the unique thing is there are many of sand hill which is called gumuk around the shore. If you like paragliding, you can try it here.