Recreation

Pentingsari Beautiful Tourism Village

Pentingsari Beautiful Tourism Village

Pentingsari Beautiful Tourism Village

      There are many beautiful places can be an alternative for recreation destination in Yogyakarta. Those beautiful places are beaches, mountains, culture heritages, beautiful village and others. One of the beautiful places we want to share is the place related to the village. It is Pentingsari Beautiful Tourism Village. It is very attractive and exotic village in Sleman, Yogyakarta. (Also read : Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple)

      Many tourists have said that Sleman is the paradise of the tourist villages. In Sleman we will find many tourist villages like Srowolan village with its beauty and comfort of a village. Similar to Srowolan village, we can also visit Pentingsari village. Pentingsari village offers comfort, beauty and special traditional performance. We can also spend some time in this village to release our stress by staying in a home stay provided by the villagers. Pentingsari village is suitable for family vacation and bring the family close together by doing various activities together. read more

Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple

Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple

Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple

      When we want to go to Mojokerto regency for finding temples, there are some temples can be found in this regency. One of them is Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple. This temple is located in Kraton sub-village, Temon Village, Trowulan Subdistrict, Mojokerto Regency. It is about 3.5 kilometers away from Wringinlawang Temple and about 600 meters away from Tikus Temple.

      Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple hides many secrets, as most of information revealing when the temple was erected, the king who instructed its construction and its functions remains unknown. The name Bajangratu was first mentioned in Oudheidkunding Verslag (OV) in 1915.

      Sri Soeyatmi Satari, an archeologist, claims that the name of Bajangratu is closely connected to Jayanegara, the king of Majapahit, since the word ‘bajang’ means a dwarf. According to Kitab (book) Pararaton and folklores, Jayanegara was enthroned at a tender age, when he was still a tiny young boy. The nickname Dwarf King or Bajangratu, however, stuck with him as he grew older. (Also read : Mangunan Batik Tourism Village) read more

Sokoliman Megalith Sites in Gunung Kidul

Sokoliman Megalith Sites in Gunung Kidul

Sokoliman Megalith Sites in Gunung Kidul

       Have ever gone to Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta? We are sure that many of us who like going for recreation have ever gone there. There are many interesting recreation places can be visited in this regency. One of them is Sokoliman Megalith Sites in Gunung Kidul.

       Why Sokoliman Megalith Sites in Gunung Kidul is interesting place? Because we can learn archeology in this place. It means that wou don’t need to be an archeologist or learn archeology to be interested in archeological discoveries. We just visit this site. Let’s trace the history of Indonesian ancient human through the site which is located in Gunung Kidul. (Also read : Ranu Kumbolo Lake)

      Seeing Sokoliman Megalith Sites in Gunung Kidul at a glance might be not too interesting for us, but for anyone who likes to know about the history of Indonesian ancient human, especially the ancient human who lived in Yogyakarta, we can go visiting this site.

      This site of Indonesian ancient human is located in Sud-Village of Sokoliman, Bejiharjo village, Karangmojo, Gunung Kidul regency, province of Yogyakarta. It is about 12 kilometers from Wonosari. It is very easy to get there because the road to go to Sokoliman site is accessible as the road has been made of hot mix – asphalt road. If we take a bus to go to this site, we can take the bus from Giwangan bus station, that heading to Wonosari, stop in Wonosari bus station, then change the bus heading to Bejiharjo village. Then we have to take the motorcycle taxi that will take us to Sokoliman site. For saving more time, it is better if we take our own private vehicle because we can pass through few shortcuts. (Also visit : Soal Auxiliary Verb To Be) read more

Improve Knowledge In Taman Pintar Yogyakarta

Improve Knowledge In Taman Pintar Yogyakarta

Improve Knowledge In Taman Pintar Yogyakarta

      Yogyakarta is well known as the education city. It is showed with many places that are supporting about education. One of them is Smart Park (Taman Pintar) Yogyakarta. Do you know about Smart Park Friends? Yes, this is a place of science center. So we can Improve Knowledge In Taman Pintar Yogyakarta. It is located in the center of Yogyakarta city. Easily, everyone can find this place. (Also read : Keraton and Museum of Sumenep)

      Taman Pintar (Smart Park) is located at Panembahan Senopati Street, No. 1 – 3 Yogyakarta. It is exactly located eastern of intersection Malioboro Street. It is in front of Indonesian Bank (Bank Indonesia).

        In Smart Park (Taman Pintar), we are able to do many things. There are appreciating, expressing, and creating. So we can improve your knowledge. There, the guests not only see the visuals (tools), but they can try, interact, and enjoy them. They can play and also get learn. Thus, the guests can feel how science is. Those activities will stimulate the guests’ or students’ minds to develop and conscious if the technology science is very important for us. read more

Mangunan Batik Tourism Village

Mangunan Batik Tourism Village

Mangunan Batik Tourism Village

      Mangunan Sub-district (hamlet) was inaugurated as tourism village in 2010. The village has various art and cultural activities that can be done. The seven-hectare village is full with rice fields which add the rural atmosphere of the place. The establishment of Mangunan as village of batik is hoped to be able to help preserving the Javanese culture. (Also read : Study Art in Yogyakarta Batik Museum)

      Mangunan hamlet is located in Kalitirto village, Berbah Sub district, Sleman regency, Yogyakarta. The location this place is strategic because this place is located in the main road of Yogya-Solo, so this village has always visited by many tourists every year.

      In Mangunan Batik Tourism Village, visitors will be witnessing the true value of the village. The management of the village provides three choices of package, the half day, the full day and two-days package. The village has vast area of farm field where tourists are taught how to cultivate the field.

      Tourists can learn on how to plow the field, planting the rice and harvesting the rice. They will experience how it feels to be a farmer for a day. Besides that, tourists will be taken to enjoy traditional performance of Jathilan and gejok lesung, also learn the cultivation of the fish. read more

Kemuning Tourism Village for Recreation Destination

Kemuning Tourism Village for Recreation Destination

Kemuning Tourism Village for Recreation Destination

      One more destination place we want to share in this occasion, in this case we want to share a place in Gunung Kidul regency. It is Kemuning Tourism Village for Recreation Destination Alternative. This village can be one of alternative tourism destination when we want to spend our holidays in Gunung Kidul regency. (Also read : Beauty of Cave or Goa Gelatik)

      Kemuning tourism village is located in Sub-Village of Kemuning, Bunder Village, Sub-District of Patuk, Gunung Kidul Regency, province of Yogyakarta. It is 200 meters above sea level with 25 hectares broad of settlement area and 90.37 Hectares of the whole broad. The name of Kemuning is taken from the name of the tree that is related to the village naming. It was built by Mbah Reso Wijoyo and now it has been already eight descendants who live there.

      This village is located in the area of hills. Along the way to go to this place, we can enjoy the beautiful view with the green trees along the road. Eucalyptus trees dominantly grow in this place. read more

Beauty of Cave or Goa Gelatik

Beauty of Cave or Goa Gelatik

Beauty of Cave or Goa Gelatik

      One more recreation place we want to share in this post can be used as your alternative reference when you want to visit to Gunung Kidul regency for spending your holidays. This recreation place is Cave Gelatik (Ind: Goa Gelatik). It is a natural cave. This cave is near to Pindul cave. The Beauty of Cave or Goa Gelatik is not doubted. (Also read : Cave or Goa Tabuhan in Pacitan)

      Gelatik cave is located in Karang Mojo area. In which it is actually located in Bejiharjo village, sub district of Karangmojo, Gunung Kidul regency. It is a part of tourism package offered in Bejiharjo tourism village. The existence of this natural cave becomes one of objects that can attract visitors to come to Bejiharjo tourism village.

      To get the Gelatik cave, we go by taking public transportation from Yogyakarta heading Wonosari. And then we change to the bus heading to Karangmojo direction. Or we can go to Gelatik cave by taking motorcycle or other private vehicles.

      Gelatik cave, first, was used by people to meditate and isolate themselves in order to wish something so their wish will be granted. However, after becoming a tourism object, this place was never used as a meditation place anymore. read more

Cave or Goa Tabuhan in Pacitan

Cave or Goa Tabuhan in Pacitan

Cave or Goa Tabuhan in Pacitan

      Do you plan for spending your next holiday in Pacitan? If you so, don’t forget to visit Cave or Goa Tabuhan in Pacitan. This cave is called as Goa Tabuhan or Tabuhan cave because if the stalactites or stalagmites were being lapped, they will yield sound like rhythm of Javanese music (gamelan). (Also read : Jatijajar Cave Kebumen)

      Tabuhan cave is located western of Pacitan. It is exactly located in Wareng village, Punung district, Pacitan Regency, East Java. It is about 40 km from Pacitan city towards west. The route to the cave is easy and along the way, around the road there is beautiful tropical scenery to enjoy, such as; rice fields, coconut palms and others.

      According to the public story from the local people around the cave, Tabuhan cave has been found by Kyai Santiko who lost his ox but finally he found the ox in the cave. After the brushwood has cleaned, the cave was taken care by Raden Bagus Joko Lelono and a princess Raden Ayu Mardilah.

      Tabuhan cave is initially known as Tapan cave because since ahead applied by the chevaliers for some meditation like; Sanggargenu, Bambang Trigo. Raden Banteng Wareng and also Pangeran Diponegoro. read more

Beauty of Gedangsari Waterfall in Gunung Kidul

Beauty of Gedangsari Waterfall in Gunung Kidul

Beauty of Gedangsari Waterfall in Gunung Kidul

      If you go to Klaten or Gunung Kidul, don’t forget to visit Gedangsari Waterfall because this waterfall is very beautiful. The beauty of Gedangsari waterfall in Gunung Kidul has not been questionable. Gedangsari waterfall is also called Tegalrejo waterfall, and ever people call it Bayat waterfall. (also read : Kedung Kayang Waterfall Magelang)

      Being called as Bayat waterfall because it is near the capital of sub-district of Bayat, Klaten, even though, administratively it is located in Tegalrejo, Gedangsari, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta. The existence of this waterfall is exactly at the bottom of the mountain which becomes the border between Gunung Kidul and Klaten.

      Gedangsari waterfall forms several levels and every level forms a cavity that is almost deep and can be used as a place for having a bath and swimming. With the small water flow, as it is on the drought season, this cavity is still fully filled and deep enough so for you who cannot swim, do not ever try to jump in the water. read more

Study Art in Yogyakarta Batik Museum

Study Art in Yogyakarta Batik Museum

Study Art in Yogyakarta Batik Museum

      It is not wrong if Yogyakarta is very famous not only as the city of tourism but also the city of education. As the city of tourism can be given some evidence there are many recreation places in Yogyakarta. Meanwhile, as the city of education can be shown there are many places for studying. One of them that we want to share is Study Art in Yogyakarta Batik Museum. Yeah, in this place we can visit for having recreation and studying art, especially how to make batik. And be sure that Study Art in Yogyakarta Batik Museum is very enjoyable.

      Yogyakarta Batik Museum is initiated by private institution and declared on 12 May 1977 by Educational and Cultural Department of Yogyakarta Special Region. (also read : Green Village Gedangsari Yogyakarta)

      Yogyakarta Batik Museum is located in sub-district of Danurejan. It is exactly located at Jln. Dr. Soetomo Yogyakarta. When we want to this museum you don’t need to be doubt because the route to the museum is quite simple. You can take Transjogja bus line 2A and 2B and then stop at Kridosono shelter at the front of SMP N5 Yogyakarta. Start from there, you can take a pedicab. You can also take pedicab or walk to the south from Lempuyangan train station. read more