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Gembira Loka Zoo

Jl. Kebun Raya No.2, Rejowinangun, Kec. Kotagede, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55171, Indonesia

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About Gembira Loka Zoo

Gembira Loka Zoo is a zoological garden located at Yogyakarta Special Region in Java, Indonesia. Gembira Loka Zoo was opened in 1956 and comprises a botanical garden, orchid nursery, artificial lake, children's park, numerous bridges across the Gajahwong River, and a collection of approximately 470 animals, most notable of which are its Komodo dragons, orang-utans, gibbons, and a hippopotamus. The park is 54 acres in size.



Attractions near Gembira Loka Zoo

Affandi Museum2.39km from Gembira Loka Zoo

The Affandi Museum is a museum located in Yogyakarta on Java, Indonesia. On the bank of the Gajah Wong River on Solo Street, the painter Affandi designed and constructed a home for himself, which also functions as a museum to display his paintings. The building is uniquely constructed, with a roof that resembles a banana leaf. The museum has around 250 of Affandi's paintings. The high air humidity and temperature are causing concerns about the condition of the paintings.

Fort Vredeburg Museum3.52km from Gembira Loka Zoo

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 .

Pasar Beringharjo3.65km from Gembira Loka Zoo

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.

The Palace of Yogyakarta3.73km from Gembira Loka Zoo

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.

Museum Sonobudoyo Unit I3.76km from Gembira Loka Zoo

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.

Jalan Malioboro3.77km from Gembira Loka Zoo

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.

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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.