More than culture heritage, Yogyakarta has famous temples in the world, the highlights are Borobudur Temple and Prambanan Temple. Both temples Borobudur and Prambanan are situated outside the city center and are something like a „must-do“ when in Yogya. Borobudur is a Buddhist temple while Prambanan is hindu.
Apart from those two temples, Yogya has stunning sightseeing opportunities, you can easily spend some time at the following sights: Kraton (Sultan Palace) and Tamansari Watercastle are situated in the heart of the city center. You can also visit Pasar Beringharjo, Don’t miss this one if you’re into markets. You can buy batik as well as food and spices there. The market is opened from 8am to 4pm.
There are a lot of home industries in Yogyakarta like Batik, Silver, Wood craft, etc.
Yogyakarta also has beautiful natural panorama such as: active Volcano (Mt.Merapi) with jeep willys you can enjoy Lava tour, many beautiful with sand Beaches in Gunung Kidul (Timang beach, Nglambor beach, Indrayanti beach, Drini beach, Sadranan beach, Kukup and Krakal beach), beautiful Caves (Pindul Cave and Jomblang Cave), Rivers, Green Rice Fields.
Yogyakarta society lives in peace and has typical Javanese Hospitality.
Yogyakarta Tourist Map :
Highlight : BOROBUDUR TEMPLE