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Written by Dewi Gading   

Yogyakarta is one of the provinces in Indonesia is located on the island of Java, Yogyakarta is famous for Javanese culture. Arts and culture is an integral part in the life of the people of Yogyakarta. From childhood to adulthood, the people of Yogyakarta will very often see and even, following the various arts and cultural events in the city. For the people of Yogyakarta, in which every stage of life has its own meaning, tradition is an important thing and still be carried out until now. Tradition also must not be separated from the art presented in the ceremonies that tradition. Community-owned arts Yogyakarta is very diverse. These various arts are beautiful strung in a traditional ceremony. So for the people of Yogyakarta, art and culture really become an integral part of their lives.

Art in Yogyakarta typical example is kethoprak, Jathilan, and puppet kulit.yogyakarta also known for silver and a unique style of making batik dyed fabric. he was also known for contemporary art alive. Yogyakarta is also known as gamelan music, including the unique style Gamelan Yogyakarta.

Palace of Jogja

Kesultanan Yogyakarta was founded by  Prince Mangkubumi has  title Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono I in 1755. Dutch East Indies government recognized as the Yogyakarta Sultanate kingdom with the right set up their own households. All that is revealed in the political contract. Sultanate last political contract listed in Staatsblad 1941, no. 47. Officially in 1950, Yogyakarta Sultanate (and the Duchy Pakualaman) became part of Indonesia, which is as Special Region of Yogyakarta. Now The Sultan Hamengkubuwono X is The Governor of Yogyakarta

Kraton dancer and inside Jogjakarta palace

Museum in Jogja

* Museum Sonobudoyo, museum negeri provinsi, Unit I di Jl. Trikora (lokasi), Alun-alun Lor  Keraton Yogyakarta dan Unit II di Dalem Condrokiranan, Jl. Wijilan, Kota Yogyakarta.
* Museum Affandi di Jalan Solo (lokasi)
* Museum Wayang "Kekayon" atau di Jalan Wonosari Km 7, Yogyakarta, (lokasi).
* Museum Ullen Sentalu di Jl Boyong, Pakem
* Museum Pusat TNI AU "Dirgantara Mandala" di Lanud Adisucipto
* Museum Seni Lukis Kontemporer Nyoman Gunarsa di Jl. Wulung, Papringan, Depok, Sleman.
* Museum Benteng Vredeburg di Jl. Ahmad Yani, (lokasi)
* Museum/Monumen Pahlawan Pancasila, Kentungan, Condongcatur, Sleman.
* Museum Keraton Ngayogyakarta dan Museum Kereta di dalam kraton Yogyakarta

Beaches in Jogja

Beaches in Jogjakarta

Parangtritis Beach

Parangtritis is located about 30 km to the south of Yogyakarta.

Including the coastal region of Bantul is a sloping beach, with rocky hills, coastal scenery and white sand and limestone hills on the north coast. In this area is around the tourists can use the beach and horseback who rented horses and navigable by local residents. As well as places for recreation. Many visitors who come to meditate. This beach is one place to perform the ceremony of offering from Kraton Yogyakarta.


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