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Saparan Bekakak Cultural Heritage in Yogyakarta

Saparan Bekakak Cultural Heritage in Yogyakarta

Saparan Bekakak Cultural Heritage in Yogyakarta

Saparan Bekakak Cultural Heritage in Yogyakarta

      There are many annual events can be used to attract tourists to come. One of them is Saparan Bekakak Cultural Heritage in Yogyakarta. This annual cultural event is held every Syafar month (Islamic calendar) or Sapar month (Javanese calendar). It has been done for many years since the reign of the first Sultan. (Also read : Recreation to Suramadu Bridge)

      Saparan Bekakak ritual is celebrated annually in Ambarketawang village, Gamping sub district, Sleman regency, Yogyakarta. If you want to see the ceremony, you can get there by public transport or private vehicles. If you want to go there by using public transport, you can take public bus to get to this place. Departing from Giwangan bus station, take public bus and get off at Gamping Ring Road. Ask people around this place to know where the ritual is done. If you want to go there by using by private vehicles, you can departed from Yogya downtown, take the route to Wates by heading west. read more

Maestro Palace the Museum of Affandi

Maestro Palace the Museum of Affandi

Maestro Palace the Museum of Affandi

Maestro Palace the Museum of Affandi

      Talking about everything related to Yogyakarta will be never ending of topic, whether it is about recreation, education, culture, art or others. And talking about art, Yogyakarta never stops bearing artists to animate the domains of art and culture in Indonesia. Frequently, many of the artists are well-known to the foreign countries because of their admirable artworks. One of the most celebrated painting artists that Indonesia has ever had is Affandi. (Also read : Improve Knowledge In Taman Pintar Yogyakarta)

      Affandi was a legend artist who was in abstract paintings. Historically, Affandi had a very important role in the development of Indonesia fine art. In his life, Affandi, had ever joined the community of five Bandung artists, a community that moved to learn and cooperate to be able to support other artists. His big name is eternal as well as his artworks. His paintings have made Indonesia proud in international’s eyes; in Europe, Asia, Africa, and even America. Today, even though he had passed away, his artworks are his legacy for the young generations and for the admirers of art. People can still see and admire his artworks in Affandi’s Museum. (Also read other article at : Importance Having Friends) read more

Retrace History in Dewantara Kirti Griya Museum

Retrace History in Dewantara Kirti Griya Museum

Retrace History in Dewantara Kirti Griya Museum

Retrace History in Dewantara Kirti Griya Museum

      If we want to retrace the history of Ki Hajar Dewantara, the National Education Father, we can visit Dewantara Kirti Griya Museum. It is also can be a right place for commemorating. And for giving information about this place, we want to share the post entitled” Retrace History in Dewantara Kirti Griya Museum”. (Also read : SIRING KEMUNING BEACH BANGKALAN)

      The name of Dewantara Kirti Griya means a place or house that contains works and recordings of the struggle of Ki Hadjar Dewantara. In addition, the chronology of his life from youth to death is also enshrined in this museum. The museum can tell the biography of the figure of Ki Hadjar Dewantara through objects and photographs displayed through certain procedures in museum exhibition halls.

      Dewantara Kirti Griya Museum is located in Tamansiswa area. It is exactly located at Tamansiswa street no. 31 Yogyakarta.  There are many routes to get the location of the museum, make you easily to reach Dewantara Museum. Dewantara Kirti Griya Museum is a build to retrace the history of Ki Hajar Dewantara’s life that becomes a part of the history of the education of Indonesia. This museum is officially open in 1970. (Also read other article at : How Busy Day Saturday) read more

Amazing View Around Jungwok Beach

Amazing View Around Jungwok Beach

Amazing View Around Jungwok Beach

Amazing View Around Jungwok Beach

      South Beach of Java Island has its own charm to explore. There is a row of beaches with various characters that are suitable to be a tired release. One of them is Jungwok Beach which is included in Gunungkidul Regency, Yogyakarta. This beach is about three hours’ drive from Yogyakarta City, tourists will find white sandy beaches with clear sea water and great views of the coral reefs as breakwaters. (Also read : Pentingsari Beautiful Tourism Village)

Location of Jungwok Beach

      This beach is located in Wediombo area; it is exactly on the east side of the Wediombo Beach. It is approximately one kilometer from Wediombo beach so we can take the route this beach from or to Wediombo Beach. The distance Jungwok beach from Yogyakarta City is about 80 kilometers. The closest route to Jungwok Beach is from Yogyakarta city by following the connecting road between Yogyakarta-Piyungan-Patuk-Wonosari-Semanu-Jepitu-Pantai Jungwok (Wediombo Beach). read more

Sonobudoyo Museum Place of Cultural Heritage

Sonobudoyo Museum Place of Cultural Heritage

Sonobudoyo Museum Place of Cultural Heritage

Sonobudoyo Museum Place of Cultural Heritage

      We know that Yogyakarta is well-known as historical and cultural city because it has many museums to visit. Visiting museums is one way to know the history of some nations that sometimes is forgotten. One of them is Sonobudoyo Museum. This museum is the second most complete museum of arts and cultures in Indonesia, after Jakarta National Museum.

      Sonobudoyo museum is a state museum under Culture Department which functions to administer, maintain, and preserve museum’s collections which have science cultural value, including the collection development and cultural educative guidance. Different with other museum which has specific type of collections, Sonobudoyo Museum has 10 types of collections which can be categorized as; Geology, Archaeology, Biology, Ethnography, History, Numismatics, Philology, Keramologika, Fine arts, and Technology. (Also read : Awesome View on Karimunjawa Island)

      There are some facilities provided in this museum. First is pavilion, used to receive guests in great numbers. There are two set of gamelan exhibited in this room, namely Gamelan Kyai Mega Mendung and Gamelan Kyai and Nyai Ririrs Manis. Second facility is an auditorium, used to hold some events, such as seminar, discussion, workshop, etc. The third facility is conservation laboratory. The last facility is library that is accessible for public. read more

Jagatnatha temple Hindus praying place

Jagatnatha temple Hindus praying place

Jagatnatha temple Hindus praying place

      One more recreation place can be an alternative of spending our leisure time or our holidays to visit. It is Jagatnatha temple Hindus praying place in Yogyakarta. This temple is the place of Hindus people to pray.

      The history of Jagatnatha temple began in 1967 when Banguntapan was visited by many Hindu Dharma people. Because of the development of the Hindu people; they formed the Hindu Dharma People Assembly in Banguntapan, Bantul. In 1975 they began to build the Jagatnatha Temple and were succeed to build a worship place and padmasana (a place for the offerings) during that time. From 1976 to 1982 they developed the construction by starting to build Kori building, the left and right fences, Bentar temple and Penyengker wall. Finally, the temple in Banguntapan became the Jagatnatha temple. (Also read : Buyutan Beach Pacitan)

      The location of Jagatnatha temple is in Pura Street number 370, Plumbon village, Banguntapan sub district, Bantul regency, Yogyakarta Province. 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

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