Entries by Lokalindo

Yogyakarta City

Yogyakarta Special Region (Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, DIY) is one of the foremost cultural centers of Java. This region is located at the foot of the active Merapi volcano, Yogyakarta was in the 16th and 17th centuries the seat of the mighty Javanese empire of Mataram from which present day Yogyakarta has the best inherited of […]

Water Castle Taman Sari

Taman Sari means beautiful park. It is about ten minutes walking from the Sultan Palace southwestward. This park was built by Sultan Hamengku Buwono I in 1757. He created a new style that was a mixture of Javanese and Portuguese Architecture. Taman Sari was once a beautiful and sophisticated water park. The area around the […]

Grojogan Sewu Waterfalls Tawangmangu

Tawangmangu is located 40 km east of Solo, this recreational resort offers fresh weather, scenic views, swimming pools, bungalow style hotels and restaurants. Tawangmangu, a mountain resorts at an elevation of almost 1 km above sea level, which promises a cool escape from the city’s heat. It lies on the slopes of Mount Lawu, at […]

Keraton Sultan Palace Yogyakarta

Kraton or Sultan Palace is the palace building with its grand and elegant Javanese architecture, lies in the centre of the city. It was founded by Pangeran Mangkubumi in 1755. The Prince was then called Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono I. He chose the right place for the site of the building, right between Winongo and […]

Solo or Surakarta

As one of the elegant city in Central Java with its lively character, Solo would be the heaven for the lover of the old Javanese arts and culture. There is a lot of batik clothes and specific Javanese fabrics or garment points here and the never sleep’s food and any other merchandise trading life that […]

Prambanan Temple

The biggest and the most beautiful Hindu’s temple in the world. Built around 9th century by Rakai Pikatan from the Dynasty of Sanjaya. There are 3 temples at the complex of the sanctuaries. The biggest temple is called Candi Siwa, and 2 other smaller temples are called Candi Brahmana and Candi Wisnu. Candi Siwa widely […]

Mount Bromo

Mount Bromo also Gunung Bromo, located in the Tengger Caldera, is one of the most popular tourist destination in Eat Java. It is an active and part of the Tengger massif, and even though at 2329 meters it is not the highest peak of the massif, it is the most well known. The volcano is […]

Mount Merapi Volcano

The internally giant smoking Mount Merapi is one of the active volcanoes found in Indonesia, present its peaceful and sleepy dense forest. Beyond this, there is vast deserted land lies with its deep and steep valley spread out among the mountain hills where sibilant pines and wild grass make out the dominating vegetation, all presents […]

Merapi Golf

Learn the fascinating game of golf with on the background green paddy field, volcanoes, tropical tress and the always friendly Indonesian people. These 18 holes, 6370 meters par 72 course is located only 30 minutes drive from the ancient city of Yogyakarta. The stunning design of Merapi Golf Course is truly masterpiece of golf course, […]

Malioboro

Malioboro is centrally located in downtown Yogyakarta. The street stretches from Tugu Railway Station to the Sultan’s Keraton, spanning across some 2 1/2 kilometres in length. Without doubt Malioboro is the most famous shopping promenade in the city. The street probably has the most concentration of small and personalised sidewalk shops selling anything from exquisite […]