The Palace of Yogyakarta - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About The Palace of Yogyakarta
The Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat is a palace complex in the city of Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. It is the seat of the reigning Sultan of Yogyakarta and his family. The complex is a center of Javanese culture, and contains a museum displaying royal artifacts. It is guarded by the Yogyakarta Kraton Guards . It is now one of the beautiful tourist attractions in Indonesia.
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Museum Sonobudoyo Unit I
0.32km from The Palace of Yogyakarta
The Sonobudoyo Museum is a Javanese history and culture museum and library in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The museum contains the most complete collection of Javanese artifacts, after the National Museum in Jakarta. In addition to ceramics of the Neolithic era and bronze sculptures from the 8th century, the museum also includes collections of wayang , various ancient weapons, and Javanese masks.
Fort Vredeburg Museum
0.6km from The Palace of Yogyakarta
Fort Vredeburg Museum, was a former colonial fortress located in the city of Yogyakarta. The military complex has been converted into an Independence Struggle Museum which was opened in 1992. It is located in front of Gedung Agung and Kraton Yogyakarta .
0.74km from The Palace of Yogyakarta
The Beringharjo Market is the oldest market in the Kraton area of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, having been a continuous place of trade since 1758. Right off of the main street Jalan Malioboro, Beringharjo Market is officially located on Jalan Margo Mulyo No. 16, Yogyakarta. The stalls at Beringharjo Market sell a variety of goods, including batik, clothing, souvenirs, fast food, jajanan pasar, basic ingredients, household items, jamu , and antiques.
0.75km from The Palace of Yogyakarta
Taman Sari Water Castle, also known as Taman Sari, is the site of a former royal garden of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta. It is located about 2 km south within the grounds of the Kraton, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Built in the mid-18th century, the Taman Sari had multiple functions, such as a resting area, a workshop, a meditation area, a defense area, and a hiding place.
1.42km from The Palace of Yogyakarta
Jalan Malioboro is a major shopping street in Yogyakarta, Indonesia; the name is also used more generally for the neighborhood around the street. It lies north-south axis in the line between Yogyakarta Kraton and Mount Merapi. This is in itself is significant to many of the local population, the north–south orientation between the palace and the volcano being of importance.
2.5km from The Palace of Yogyakarta
Tugu Yogyakarta is an important historical landmark in the city of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Tugu means monument, which is usually built as a symbol of an area conceptualizing characteristics of that region. Because of its historical background, Tugu Yogyakarta has become a historical icon of the city. The Tugu monument is located right in the middle of the intersection between Mangkubumi Street, Sudirman Street, A.M Sangaji street, and Dipenogoro street of the city.
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Special Region of Yogyakarta
The Special Region of Yogyakarta is a provincial-level autonomous region of Indonesia in the southern Java. The city of Yogyakarta is the capital and the economic center of the region.