Labuhan Keraton Ngayogyakarta

LABUHAN KERATON NGAYOGYAKARTA Labuhan Keraton or the Royal Offerings of Yogyakarta is usually performed on the 30th of Rajab, so it will probably be hold on Thursday, 27 April 2017, at 07.00 am at the “Pendhapa” (Javanese Mansion) of Kretek Subdistrict Office. The Ngayogyakarta Royal servants transfer the vessels of the offering-implement to the Bantul Government. Then the offering-implement is delivered to the “Pendhapa” of Parangkusumo, and given to the caretaker to be arranged in “ancak” (the vessel made of bamboo). After the prayer fort it in “cepuri” (a supporting…

The Ancient Ratu Boko Temple, Yogyakarta

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=218GWVk1pL4 Ratu Boko Palace is located in Jl. Raya Piyungan, 3 km south of Prambanan Temple at Dawung and Sambirejo villages, Piyungan, or 19 km east of Jogjakarta. It opens daily 6 am – 5.30 pm and it entrance fee charged. Ratu Boko Palace is a huge complex built on 16 hectares as the residence of King Boko of the first Mataram dynasty. Local legend says that Ratu Boko liked to eat human flesh. Primarily in ruins, visitors must use their imaginations to fill in historical and structural gaps. Gold…

Ratu Boko Temple, Yogyakarta

Ratu Boko Temple 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. Ratu Boko temple is located on a plateau, about three kilometres south of Lara Jonggrang Prambanan temple complex in Yogyakarta Central Java, Indonesia. Grand stone gates,…

Hotels In Yogyakarta In iPad, iPhone & Android

To support the need of recreational things in Yogyakarta, the accommodation is also increase. In fact, there are numbers of star hotels and non-star hotels that ready to serve their specialties to comfort your stay. Hence, this Hotels In Yogyakarta is made. This application is kind of reference to provide the information and news for tourists that want to stay in Yogyakarta. There are numbers of Hotels and its description, and it can be accessed from iPad, iPhone and Android.  

Ijo Temple, Sleman – Yogyakarta

Ijo temple is located at the top of the hill known as Gumuk Ijo, the highest hill in Prambanan. Bukit Ijo is on 410 meter above sea level, and it has 357,402 – 395,481 meter above sea level. If we stand on the temple and take a look at to the south, we can see valley with abrupt terrace or escarpment, however it has magnificent panorama to be seen. Ijo Temple is consists of several temples with leveled terrace. The most sacred terrace is on the back yard and on…

Bedaya Pangkur Traditional Dance

Bedaya Pangkur Dance Bedaya Pangkur Traditional dance is one of sacred dance from Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace, which is performed by 9 dancers and gentle movements. This dance was first performed since 200 years ago and it can be now performed outside the Royal Palace to be consumed by general entertainment. Bedaya Pangkur Dance was created by Pakubuwono IV during 1787 – 1820. It has slow movements and it tells about the romanticism love. The slow movements within the dance are symbolize the balancing of lust and human senses. These 9…

Bambangan Cakil Dance

Bambangan Cakil Bambangan Cakil dance is one of classical dances in Java, Central Java in particular. This dance is actually adopted from one of the scenes that exist in the staging of the Puppet scene or Wayang Kulit traditional puppet, which is Perang Kembang or Flower War. This dance is telling about the battle between the knights that fight giants. The knight is a character that is subtle and gentle, while the giant figures is illustrate the rough and cruel. In Leather puppet performances, Perang Kembang scenes are usually performed…

The Sacretly Beauty Of Sumur Gumuling, Yogyakarta

Sumur Gumuling Sumur Gumuling is a tourism object that becomes part of Tamansari Tourism complex in Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia. Sumur Gumuling or Gumuling Well is a round building that having some chambers inside the building, that was functioned as a mosque at the time of Yogyakarta Palace. The leader of the prayer did not need a speaker since the circular construction, because the echoes that make his voice heard louder. The word Gemuling is Java language means, rolling in circular. Literally, this building is having a circular design and…

Yogyakarta, Where The Culture Is Calling

Yogyakarta Special Region of Yogyakarta or Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta is the one of Indonesia Province and the smallest province in Indonesia, with the capital of Yogyakarta city. Yogyakarta is located on Java Island, properly in Central Java. Until this day, Sultanate of Jogyakarta is still hold the precolonial monarchy. Yogyakarta is the center of everything about Javanese, including the art, the famous Batik cloth, Wayang or Indonesia traditional Puppet, or anything about the Javanese itself. The economic commodity from this province is coming from the agriculture, trading, handicraft like, silver…