Gabusan art market known as Pasar Seni Gebusan was intended to open access for craftsmen to international market. For that reason, the outline of the market bringing more than 400 skilled craftsmen of worldwide standard. The design of the art market was done by both local and foreign architects, but obviously accentuating local architecture. Opened […]


Yogyakarta Sultanate is one of the Islamic kingdom in Java which has a square broad found on the front of the Sultan Palace that (Square North) and plaza located on the rear of the palace of Yogyakarta, namely (South Square). Both the square have their respective functions. When North Square is a gathering place for […]


Jalan Malioboro (Malioboro Street) is a major shopping street in Yogyakarta; the name is also used more generally for the neighborhood around the street. It lies north-south axis in the line between Yogyakarta Kraton and Mount Merapi. This is in itself is significant to many of the local population, the north–south orientation between the palace […]


Beringharjo is the traditional Jogja’s main market, 800m north of the Kraton Palace, is a lively and fascinating place. The front section has a wide range of batik – mostly inexpensive batik cap (stamped batik). More interesting is the old section towards the back. Crammed with warungs and stalls selling a huge variety of fruit […]


Ratu Boko is an archaeological site known to modern Javanese as Kraton Ratu Boko or Ratu Boko’s Palace. Ratu Boko is located on a plateau, about three kilometres south of Lara Jonggrang Prambanan temple complex in Yogyakarta Indonesia. The original name of this site is still unclear, however the local inhabitants named this site after […]


Kasongan originally a rice field belonging to villagers in southern Yogyakarta. In the period of Dutch occupation in Indonesia, in the rice fields belonging to one of the residents were found dead horse. The horse is thought to belong to a Dutch officer. Since that time the Dutch occupation era, the people who own the […]


Sukuh temple is unique in Java, its sculpture depicting the fertility, and in one of the sculpture clearly displaying human reproduction symbol. Sukuh temple has a distinctive thematic reliefs from other candi where life before birth and sexual education are its main theme. Its main monument is a simple pyramid structure with reliefs and statues […]


This is the one of the main attraction of Yogya, situated about seventeen kilometers of Yogyakarta, set among the green rice fields. Prambanan is a complex of over 200 temples and shrines, the largest, the tallest one is a real masterpiece called “Loro Jonggrang” or “Slender Virgin”. It is covered with wonderful relief depicting the […]


Borobudur temple is one of the world wonders, located about 42 kilometers in the north of Yogya. This largest Buddhist shrine in the world stands majestically and serene on a hilltop-overlooking lush green fields and distant hills. Built in the 8th century, made of gray andesite stone, the basic structure it consists of ten terraces […]