Yogyakarta Things to Do

  • Borobudur, Yogyakarta
    Borobudur, Yogyakarta
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    Mount Merapi View, Ratu Boko
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    Prambanan, Yogyakarta
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    Art in Vredeburg Fortress

    by Goldenboy Written Sep 24, 2003

    This original building is no more a fortress now. It is more become a hall for exhibition. It is open for public, and free.

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    Old Colonial Buildings

    by Goldenboy Written Sep 24, 2003
    Bank Indonesia at night

    There are some Dutch building left here. One of it is this Bank Indonesia Building. Thick wall, white, and you can see the typical of windows and doors.

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    Pasar Beringharjo

    by Goldenboy Written Sep 24, 2003

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    Crowded market

    I dont think you need to get inside this market. But it is nice to know, and maybe ya need something inside? Your bargaining expertise will be tested here hahaha. BUt its ok. its still cheap anyway.

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    Attractive dance performance

    by Goldenboy Written Sep 24, 2003

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    Tari topeng peng!

    Its held periodically every sunday, for the regular show. Every 11.00. It is a serial of dance performance, it is free, i mean, included on your Keraton entance fee.

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    Kraton Mangkunegaran

    by Goldenboy Written Sep 24, 2003
    Poor Kraton, Its dirty...

    People believe not to take a picture with the back on Sultan's home, inside the Kraton complex. Your picture will burned. I forgot to prove it though, using my digicam. Well, oneday, may be.

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    Menduit temple

    by paradisedreamer Updated Aug 14, 2003

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    Menuit Temple

    This temple is close to Borobudur and is an important part of the complex. Inside there is a huge statue.

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    The Kraton complex

    by paradisedreamer Updated Aug 14, 2003

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    Gamelan instruments

    The palace was found by Pangeran Mangkubumi in 1755. Pictured are the Gamelan instruments used for Wayan Kulit (Shadow puppets)

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    Borobudur (4)

    by paradisedreamer Updated Aug 14, 2003

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    Borobudur

    At the top there are three circular terraces where you will find the bell-shaped stupas, representing the sacred shape of Buddhism. Each of them has a statue of the Buddha inside

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    Prambanan (3)

    by paradisedreamer Written Aug 14, 2003

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    Prambanan

    At Prambanan you are sure to meet lots of schoolchildren wanting to try out their English, they are so eager to learn so please give them a few minutes of your time.

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    Borobudur (2)

    by paradisedreamer Written Aug 14, 2003

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    Borobudur

    Borobudur consists of 7 levels topped by a 40m stupa. it is made of andesite stone and is a testament to the backbreaking work of 5 generations.

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    Ramayana Ballet

    by paradisedreamer Updated May 21, 2003

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    You can see Ramayana Ballet performances most nights – check with your hostel / hotel. There are also shows at Prambanan Temple.

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    Ramayana ballet

    by xaver Written Aug 31, 2002

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    one scene of the ballet

    Ramayana is a ballet played about twice a week not far from Yoyakarta, it is played in Prambanan temple, one of the most fascinating induist temples in Java.

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