What To See

Dieng Plateau – Lakes, Craters, and Temples

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Dieng Plateau – Lakes, Craters, and Temples

Dieng Plateau is a marshy plateau that forms the floor of a caldera complex on the Dieng Volcanic Complex near Wonosobo, Central Java, Indonesia. Referred to as “Dieng” by Indonesians, it sits at 2,000 meters (6,600 ft) above sea level, far from major population centers. The name “Dieng” comes from Di Hyang which means “Abode of the Gods”. The Plateau is the location eight small Hindu temples. Built around 750 CE, they are the oldest known standing stone structures in Java. They are originally thought to have numbered 400 but only eight remain. Dieng’s misty location almost 2000 m above sea level, its poisonous effusions and sulphur-coloured lakes make it a particularly auspicious place for religious tribute....

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Pindul Cave – Cave & River Tubing

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Pindul Cave – Cave & River Tubing

Feel the sensation of an adventure in the river inside a cave using a lifebelt. While going through the dark valley in the cave with stalactite and stalagmite, you will also have a story about the journey of Joko Singlulung looking for his father. - DeJongAsia – Yogyakarta Tour -

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Sri Gethuk Waterfall – Rancang Kencana Cave

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Sri Gethuk Waterfall – Rancang Kencana Cave

Located in a village called Bleberan, this water fall becomes a very worth visit spot. To get to this place, you need to ride your vehicle along the woods owned by the government. You have to be careful since the road condition is not always good in some parts. Entering Menggoran village, we will see different vegetation of wood, and it’s a quite dense woods. After getting to a fishing area which is also functioned as a parking lot, there will be two choices to reach the falls. The first track is going to a path with green rice fields and coconut trees as the view, and the second one is crossing the stream of Oya river using a very simple raft made of drum and wooden board. - DeJongAsia – Yogyakarta Tour...

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Ramayana Ballet

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Ramayana Ballet

Ramayana ballet is an art performance that is so beautiful, admiring and it is difficult to compare. This performance is able to unite various Javanese arts such as dance, drama and music on one stage and one momentum to present the Ramayana story, a legendary epos written by Walmiki in Sanskrit language. Ramayana story presented in this performance is similar to that engraved on Prambanan temple. As people tell, Ramayana story that is engraved on the most beautiful Hindu temple is similar to the story in oral tradition in India. The long and straining story is summarized in four scenes, namely the kidnapping of Shinta, Anoman’s mission to Alengka, the death of Kumbakarna or Rahwana, and the meeting of Rama-Shinta. There are two locations where Ramayana...

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City Tour and Markets – Batik, Silver, Handicrafts

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City Tour and Markets – Batik, Silver, Handicrafts

Malioboro – Coming from the Sanskrit language which means bouquet of flowers, Malioboro becomes flower that its charm is able to attract tourists. Not only full of stories and memories, Malioboro also becomes souvenir paradise in the heart of Jogja. Beringharjo – Beringharjo has been functioning as a trading place since 1758. Now, it offers more merchandise, ranging from batik, traditional snacks, Javanese herbs, to Buddha effigy costing hundreds thousands. Kasongan – Close look at ceramic handicrafts making that is done from generation to generation while hunting beautiful hand-made collections produced by skillful craftsmen.  - DeJongAsia – Yogyakarta Tour...

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Beaches – Indrayanti, Parangtritis, Sundak, Ngobaran

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Beaches – Indrayanti, Parangtritis, Sundak, Ngobaran

Indrayanti Beach – Besides offering the charm of white sandy beaches with crystal clear sea water, Indrayanti also offers the sensation of starry romantic dinner at the restaurant located by the beach. Parangtritis Beach – Parangtritis is the best tourist place for enjoying the sunset while having fun conquering sand dune with ATV (All-terrain Vehicle) or walking along the beach with a carriage in the romantic evening. Sundak Beach – It is not only waves that you can enjoy when you go Sundak Beach, but also historical evidences and the existing fortune; for example, the coral cave where a dog fight a sea urchin. Ngobaran Beach – Ngobaran Beach is rich of cultural enchantment; ranging from the temple, the mosque directing to the south, to...

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