Prambanan is a magnificent spectacle and an icon of Indonesia’s cultural heritage. The temples at Prambanan were built in the 9th century and is known locally as Roro Jonggrang, coming from the legend of the ‘slender virgin’.
Settled on a hillside plateau, overlooking Prambanan temple complex and with a view to Mount Merapi behind Prambanan Temple complex, lie the remains of a once grand palace. The palace (kraton) is named Ratu Boko after a King Boko of local folklore, but the real owner of the palace is more likely to have been a king of a local dynasty.
Kalibiru is a natural tourism village in the Manoreh hills with the height of 450 meters above sea level. Kalibiru Tourism Village is suitable for those who want to a challenge adventure. The village presents a beautiful natural scenery and the atmosphere is very cool, suitable for tracking activities.
Located near the Kraton, this place was also known as the garden for the Sultan of Yogyakarta. Tamansari was originally built for multiple purposes yet now only several buildings remain. Some of its original functions were a place to rest, to meditate, to work, to hide and to defend the Sultan’s family.
Malioboro is the most famous street in Yogyakarta. Located in the heart of the city, this is the main street and was once the ceremonial avenue.
Grand complex that was meticulously planned to reflect the Javanese cosmos, elegant complex of pavilions was constructed based on ancient beliefs.