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Nglambor Beach

THE ONLY ONE SNORKELING PLACE IN YOGYA

This beach is the only one beach that can use for snorkeling in Yogyakarta. Other beaches can not use for snorkeling because of big wave and strong flow cause facing ocean. You will feel so lucky that able snorkeling at south beach of Java.

EXOTIC PLACE

You visiting exotic place with nice view. Quiet and peaceful.

You also can hear the sound of the wave, birds and the sound of blowing wind.

CLOSE TO UNMAINSTREAM TOURISM SITE

This place are close to beautiful UNMAINSTREAM place. Such as,  JOGAN BEACH, SIUNG BEACH and TIMANG BEACH etc. It just only one way to the site. So, you spend your time effectively to visit these place.

CHEAP

The entry ticket are very cheap.

Detail ticket price:

GOVERNMENT Retribution = Rp5,000

Snorkeling at NGLAMBOR BEACH = Rp50,000 (include Glasses, Snorkel, Boot, Safety jacket, Guide & Photo).

This new beach began to rise and is famous among local tourists because it has a uniqueness and distinctiveness that is not owned by other Yogyakarta coast. On this beach, visitors can swim and snorkel to see the beauty of marine life.

To be able to see the beauty of marine life, you do not need to swim away. From a distance of 10 meters from the shore, you can already see the beauty of the colors of coral and marine fish in it. If you bring bread or fish meal, you can try to feed the fish in the sea. small fish will be friendly approach you so food in release.

 

 

RATU BOKO PALACE/TEMPLE (Kraton/Candi Ratu Boko) + SUNSET

EXOTIC PLACE

You visit EXOTIC PLACE , RATU BOKO TEMPLE located in the top of the hill. As a palace in the past time, you can imagine the luxury and the victory in the past.The temple architecture are mix budhist and hindus.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time/moment to visit this temple:

RATU BOKO TEMPLE in quiet/little visitor in early morning. Better you arrived at 6.00 A.M when the gate open.

Watch SUNSET at RATU BOKO TEMPLE. Better you arrived before 5.00 P.M or the gate will closed.

CLOSE TO OTHER TOURISM SITE

this place are close to unmainstream site. such as, prambanan temple, plaosan temple, ijo temple, bintang hill, nglanggeran ancient volcano. you can combine to visit these place.

 

 

Goa Pindul

This cave become popular and busy since 3 years ago.

It become crowded in weekend or holiday.

So many young local people visiting this place and the number increasing every year.

EXOTIC PLACE

You visiting exotic place with nice view, beautiful water color, horizontal cave.

Close to the cave you will found rice field and river.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

If you like outdoor exercise, you might love this place.

You will doing body rafting, caving and body rafting at river.

If you need more challenge and had a lot of courage, you can try to jump from the bridge or rock.

CLOSE TO UNMAINSTREAM TOURISM SITE

This place are close to beautiful UNMAINSTREAM place. Such as, KALISUCI BODY RAFTING, JOMBLANG CAVE, SRI GETHUK WATERFALL etc. It just only one way to the site. So, you spend your time effectively to visit these place.

DESCRIPTION:

Pindul Cave is a cave formed by karst with underground river located concerning 7 kilometer south of the city center Wonosari, Gunung Kidul. Wading throughout a river using cano/kayak is something common, yet if the stream is located inside a cave, of course it will be a satisfying yet difficult encounter.

Pindul is a cave that becomes part of the team of seven caves with underground river streaming within. It lies in a village called Bejiharjo, Karangmojo as well as it provides the actual feeling of journey. For trip 45 to 60 minutes, site visitors will certainly be welcomed to accompany the river in the darkness of the bowels of the planet with 300 meters size using lifebelt. This is a task integrating physical body rafting and also caving, and later called cave tubes.

 

 

Borobudur Temple

(Identification)

Borobudur is a Buddhist temple. It was built in the ninth century under Sailendra dynasty of ancient Mataram kingdom. Borobudur is located in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia.

(Description)

Borobudur is well-known all over the world. Its construction is influenced by the Gupta architecture of India. The temple is constructed on a hill 46 meter high and consists of eight steps like stone terrace. The first five terraces are square and surrounded by walls adorned with Buddhist sculpture in bas-relief. The upper three are circular. Each of them is with a circle of bell shape-stupa. The entire upper structure is crowned by a large stupa at the center of the top circle. The way to the summit extends through some 4.8 km of passage and stairways. 

 

 

Keraton Yogyakarta

The palace court with its grand and elegant Javanese architecture lies in the center of the city. Prince Mangkubumi founded the palace in 1755. The Prince then was called Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono I and he chose the right location of the compound between Winongo River and Code River. The palace stretches out from north to south. The front yard is called alun-alun Utara (the North Square), and the back yard is called Alun-alun Selatan (the South Square). The layout of the buildings shows that the Palace, the commemorative column and Mount Merapi lie in one line. The palace meeting hall is called Pagelaran, where formal meetings of palace officials are held, while the "Manguntur Tingkil" hall is the place where the Sultan is seated.

The visitors can enjoy the atmosphere of the kraton in former times by visiting the life-size diorama of wedding ceremonies on the palace meeting hall, performed by puppets, which are intentionally arranged to create such an atmosphere. Sets of Javanese musical instruments, antiques and heirlooms have made the palace of Yogyakarta worth to visit. Many sets of gamelan music instruments, antiques, and heirlooms make the palace of Yogyakarta the most interesting tourist attractions in Yogyakarta. The palace of Ngayogyokarto Hadiningrat is now the dwelling place of Sultan Hamengku Buwono X and the family.

West of the palace, there is Water Castle, built in 1758 by the prince, Sultan Hamengkubuwono I. The Water Castle is located in the older part of the city within walking distance from the Bird Market. Part of the pleasure garden and castle is at present no more than an intriguing collection of ruins, pools, arches and underground passages enclosed by massive walls, however, the central courtyard with the nymph-baths has been restored.

 

 

Prambanan

kilometers east of Yogyakarta, King Balitung Maha Sambu built the Prambanan temple in the middle of the ninth century. Its parapets are adorned with bas-reliefs depicting the famous Ramayana story. This magnificent Shivaite temple derives it name from the village where it is located.

Prambanan Temple is locally known as the Roro Jonggrang Temple, or the Temple of the "Slender Virgin", it is the biggest and most beautiful Hindu temple in Indonesia. The temple complex of Prambanan lies among green fields and villages. It has eight shrines, of which the three main ones are dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. The main temple of Shiva rises to a height of 130 feet and houses the magnificent statue of Shiva's consort, Durga. There are 224 temples in the complex; three of them, the main temples are Brahma Temple in the north, Vishnu Temple in the south, and the biggest among the three which lies between Brahma and Vishnu temples is Shiva Temple (47 meters high).

Two theatres have provided the temple. Enjoy sunrise behind the glory of Prambanan Temple. Visitors should be at the location - in the area of The Open Air Theater and archaeological park of the temple - before sunrise at about 5:00 o'clock in the morning. The First open-air theatre was built on the southern side of the temple in 1960 and the second was built on the western side of the temple in 1988. During full moon evenings in the month from May to October, the Ramayana ballet is performed right here. Perhaps one of the most majestic temples in the South-East Asia, Prambanan attracts many admirers each year from abroad.

 

 

Candi ijo

Ijo temple is located at the top of the hill known as Gumuk Ijo, the highest hill in Prambanan. Bukit Ijo is on 410 meter above sea level, and it has 357,402 – 395,481 meter above sea level. If we stand on the temple and take a look at to the south, we can see valley with abrupt terrace or escarpment, however it has magnificent panorama to be seen.

Ijo Temple is consists of several temples with leveled terrace. The most sacred terrace is on the back yard and on the top. This reminds us to one of the megalithic cultural heritages or artifacts, that is ‘punden’ with steps. It is still unknown about the period of its establishment, however from the profile of temple, the motif of kala-makara accessories, langgam arca and relief of the temple is in naturalist style; it has similarity with another temples around which was built from VIII-X century. Therefore, it is predicted that the temple was established also in the same period.

The compound of the temple consists of 17 structures lied on 11 terraces with steps on the site. The temple yards are the entrance to the main temple, long wise from west to east. The top temple yard (11th terrace) is the most sacred one where we can find walls surrounding, eight lingga patok, the main temple, and three perwara temples aligning on the front of the main temple. The renovated were at the main temple and the middle perwara temple. The main temple has entrance at the westward. On the out wall there are relung for arca of Agastya, Ganesha, and Durga. Those artifacts are now kept in Kantor Balai Pelestarian Peninggalan Purbakala Yogyakarta.

In the temple, there is lingga-yoni that symbolized the god of Siva with the goddess of Parvati. Thus, it can be concluded that the temple is dedicated for Hindu Siva with lingga, called lingga kultus. On the middle of perwara temple, there is arca of lembu (nandi). In Hindu’s mythology, nandi is the vehicle of the god of Siva.

The other structures of the Temple of Ijo are on the 9th terrace, ruins of batur eastward. On the 8th terrace, there are three temples and four batur, also two stone inscriptions. One of the inscription was found at the top of the entrance F-coded. The inscription is in one meter height written as Guywan, by Soekarto it is read as Bhuyutan which means asceticism. The inscription now becomes one of the collections of Museum Nasional Jakarta. The other stone inscription is 14 cm high, 9 cm long, with 16 sentences consisting of repetitive mantra of condemnation “Om sarwwawinasa, sarwwawinasa”.

The inscription does not mention number of year. However, from paleographic point of view, it is predicted from VIII-IX century. Therefore, there is a possibility that Temple of Ijo comes from the same period. On the 5th terrace, there is a temple with two batur; on the 4th terrace and on the 1st terrace, there is only one temple. Somehow, on the 10th, 7th, 6th, 3rd, and the 2nd terrace there is no temple or building.

 

 

Sumur Gumuling

Sumur Gumuling is a tourism object that becomes part of Tamansari Tourism complex in Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia. Sumur Gumuling or Gumuling Well is a round building that having some chambers inside the building, that was functioned as a mosque at the time of Yogyakarta Palace. The leader of the prayer did not need a speaker since the circular construction, because the echoes that make his voice heard louder.

The word Gemuling is Java language means, rolling in circular. Literally, this building is having a circular design and and there was a Sumur or Well at the center of the building. As a Mosque, Sumur Gumuling has rich in philosophy; It has only one gate before passing some complicated interior design at the inside. This single gate indicating that human being are created from a soil and will back into the same form. At the top of the building, there are 5 stairs that symbolize 5 principals in Islam. The four stairs are connect into other small chamber at the center of the building, while the other stair is connects to second floor above.

At early time, Sumur Gumuling had two gates. Both were the edge of the tunnel that lead to the well. These days the west gate is just a remnant, and the tunnel had fallen, so that it is impossible to go through. While the east gate is still in a good condition and everybody can pass through it.

Today, this historical building becomes one of the popular tourism objects that always been visited in Yogyakarta. Furthermore, this building is also frequently used for photography and movie making.

Once when we exit, as well as in we were came in, we should through a dark alley. It is actually a long hallway, but it is not allowed to be traced. The guard said that it believes that the hallway is lead into the south sea of Parangtritis. For those who are trying to keep on trace will not be save alive.



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