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Yogyakarta Destination Guide

Explore Yogyakarta in Indonesia

Yogyakarta in the region of Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta with its 636,660 inhabitants is a place in Indonesia - some 264 mi or ( 425 km ) South-East of Jakarta , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Yogyakarta

Time in Yogyakarta is now 02:32 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Jakarta " with a UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yogyakarta, Tayu, Tasikmalaya, Surabaya, and Sleman. Since you are here already, consider visiting Yogyakarta . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Yogyakarta ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Wayang Kulit / Shadow Puppets, Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia

1:34 min by fly dime
Views: 3988 Rating: 4.00

Wayang kulit, shadow puppets prevalent in Java and Bali in Indonesia, are without a doubt the best known of the Indonesian wayang. Kulit means skin, and refers to the leather construction of the puppe ..

Magic Christmas Live Wallpaper

2:15 min by Perusahaan Dudut
Views: 2045 Rating: 5.00

It's Christmas Time! Feel the Magic of Christmas night in your home screen with many animated and interactive object that you can touch. There are living snowman that can responding to touch, transfor ..


Train vs. Bus in when Traveling in Indonesia Wandering_man's photos around Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1:36 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 1156 Rating: 5.00

Preview of Wandering_man's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about thes ..

Sultan Palace - Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia

1:16 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa
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tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Sultan Palace Yogyakarta Read more at: www.travelpod.com Travel blogs from Sultan Palace: - "... I went t ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Tugu railway station

Tugu railway station is located in Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta Special Region and is under the auspices of PT Kereta Api Indonesia Region VI Yogyakarta. This station and its railway tracks stretching from west to east and also as the border of Jetis and Gedongtengen regency. These station serve the departure and arrival of Executive and Business Class train from Jakarta, Bandung, and Surabaya.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -7.79 110.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Yogyakarta, Railway stations in Indonesia

Jalan Malioboro

Jalan Malioboro is a major shopping street in Yogyakarta, Indonesia; the name is also used more generally for the neighborhood around the street. It lies north-south axis in the line between Yogyakarta Kraton and Mount Merapi. This is in itself is significant to many of the local population, the north south orientation between the palace and the volcano being of importance. The street is the centre of Yogyakarta's largest tourist district surrounded with many hotels and restaurants nearby.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -7.79 110.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Shopping districts and streets, Streets in Indonesia, Yogyakarta

Lempuyangan Station

Lempuyangan Station is a train station Yogyakarta, located eastern of Yogyakarta Tugu Station.

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Located at -7.79 110.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Yogyakarta, Railway stations in Indonesia

Duta Wacana Christian University

Duta Wacana Christian University (DWCU) or Universitas Kristen Duta Wacana (UKDW) is a private university in Yogyakarta, central of Java island, Indonesia. The term "Duta Wacana" in Sanskrit conveys an approximate meaning of being 'an ambassador for knowledge' or 'a messenger of the word. ' According Webometrics World Universities' Ranking on the Web 2007, DWCU is ranked at 89th place among Southeast Asian universities. On July 2008, DWCU was listed as 22nd in Indonesia's University rankings.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -7.79 110.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Nondenominational Christian universities and colleges, Universities in Indonesia

Fort Vredeburg

Fort Vredeburg (also known as Museum Benteng) is a fortress built by the Dutch in Yogyakarta during Colonial times. It is located in front of Gedung Agung, one of seven presidential palaces in Indonesia and the Sultan Palace called Kraton. It was built in 1765 to protect the Dutch governor. It is surrounded by a trench that is still visible. This square-shaped fortress has a watchtower at each of its four corners. In the past, the Dutch troops patrolled frequently on its wall.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -7.80 110.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Yogyakarta, Forts in Indonesia

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Yogyakarta