Everything You Need to Know About Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta (pronounced 'Jogjakata' or often simply 'Jogja') is often referred to as the main gateway of Central Java and is a popular destination among visitors to Indonesia. The city is renowned as being the centre of Javanese fine arts and culture such as the Wayang Kulit shadow puppetry, as well as for music, ballet, drama, poetry, and batik.

Home to many fascinating attractions and two UNESCO Heritage Sites, Yogyakarta is more than just a cultural and religious site. Its city centre, the Kraton or Sri Sultan’s Palace, is relatively lively while the Malioboro, the centre of economic activity, is a paradise for shoppers and travelers. 

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  • Yogyakarta Hotels

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  • Yogyakarta Attractions

    Java’s long history has resulted in countless heritage buildings and museums and Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono’s Palace is a Read More»

  • Yogyakarta Restaurants

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  • Yogyakarta Nightlife

    Yogyakarta's nightlife offers as much entertainment as it does during the day. Be it bars, pubs, lounges, or nightclubs Read More»

  • Yogyakarta Shopping

    Yogyakarta is known as the best place to shop for Indonesian items. Shoppers will also find Bali or Asmat souvenirs Read More»

  • Yogyakarta Activities

    There are numerous things to do in Yogyakarta, but experiencing a Javanese dry massage should be high on anyone’s Read More»

  • Yogyakarta Information

    Yogyakarta is quite small, so getting around the city is easy and inexpensive. Thanks to its sophisticated and expansive Read More»

  • Yogyakarta Map

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