Located in Java Island, Yogyakarta Special Region (Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, DIY) is officially one of Indonesia's 33 provinces.                                              

Yogyakarta is one of the foremost cultural centers of Java. This region is located at the foot of the active Merapi volcano, Yogyakarta was in the 16th and 17th centuries the seat of the mighty Javanese empire of Mataram from which present day Yogyakarta has the best inherited of traditions.

The city came into being in 1755, after the Mataram division into the Sultanates of Yogyakarta and Surakarta (Solo). It’s a Cultural Sites where’s Gamelan, classical and contemporary Javanese dances, wayang kulit (leather puppet), theater and other expressions of traditional art will keep the visitor spellbound. Local craftsmen excel in arts such batiks, silver and leather works. Next to the traditional, contemporary art has found fertile soil in Yogya’s culture oriented society.

Find the Famous Buddhist temple of Borobudur, huge Hindu temple Complex of Prambanan and many smaller temples that was built around 8 to 9th century ago, watch the Ramayana Ballet Performance with full moon with the background of Prambanan Temple, walk around Malioboro Street, and a coffe in the evening at sides bars café along Prawirotaman and sosrowijayan street. Find it yourself and you will always want to come back. 

Amazing Tourist Destinations in Central Java

Exploring A Thousand Years Old Temples in Yogyakarta

 As a famous archaeotourism destination, Yogyakarta is a paradise for exploring a thousand years old temples and finding the ruins of the