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In the heart of the old city the huge palace of Sultan of Jogja effectively the center of a small walled-city within a city. The innermost group of building, where the current Sultan still lives. Were built between 1755 and 1756, although extensions were made over almost 40 years during the long reign of Hamengkubuwono I. We are TOUR DRIVER YOGYA offer to you tour packages to visit this heritage place.
Merapi the “FIRE MOUNTAIN”, is one of Indonesia’s most destructive volcanoes and there are times when the summit is off limits because of dangerous sulfurous fumes. The summit, which often cuts trough cloud is 2911 meters high. This volcano just erupted on last November 2010 were more than 300 peoples killed. We are tour driver Yogya offered to you special tour about Merapi, MERAPI VOLCANO TREKKING.
Kasongan is inside the territory of Bantul regency, about 7 km from jogja. Besides farming, the villagers of Kasongan earn their living by making pottery. Now Kasongan village famous as the centre of the pottery industry in Yogyakarta. There are many shops or galleries which have various kinds of collections of the beautiful pottery that have a good quality standard of export.
Just west of Sultan Palace is the Taman Sari or Fragrant Garden. Better known in Jogja as Water Castle, this was once a splendid pleasure park of palaces, pools and water ways for the Sultan and his entourage. The architect of this elaborate retreat built between 1758 and 1765 was Portuguese, from Batavia and the story goes that the Sultan had him executed to keep his hidden pleasure rooms secret.
The Prambanan Complex was constructed in about the middle of 9th century-around 50 years later than Borobudur-but remarkably little is known about its early history. It’s thought that is was built by Rakai Pikatan to commemorate the return of Hindu dynasty to sole power in Java. Lets visit the PRAMBANAN TEMPLE WITH TOUR DRIVER YOGYA
A steep rocky path leads up the main site, two kilometers south of Prambanan village on a small plateau in the Gunung Kidul hills. Ratu Boko is the “ Palace of the Eternal Lord” , is has been believed a huge Hindu Palace complex dating from the 9th century.
Standing 50 meters off the main road near by Kalasan village, this temple is one the oldest Buddhist temple on the Prambanan plan. A Sanskrit inscription of 778 AD refers to a temple dedicated to the female Bodhisatva, Tara, trough the existing structure appears to have been built around the original one some years later. TOUR DRIVER YOGYA would accompany you to see this temple.
About 200 meters north of Kalasan temple, in the middle of coconut and bananas groves, the Sari temple has the three parts design of the larger Plaosan temple but is probably slightly older. Some students believe that its 2nd floor may have served as dormitory for the Buddhist priests who took care of Kalasan temple. The sculptured relief around the exterior are similar to those of Kalasan but in much better condition.
A country lane runs to this isolated temple, about 2.5 km north of the 10.2 km Jogja-Solo post on the main road. Sambisari is a Shiva temple and possibility the latest temple at Prambanan to be put up by Mataram rules. It was only discovered by farmers in 1966. Excavated from under ancient layers of protective volcanic ash and dust, it lies almost 6 meters below the surface of the surrounding fields and is remarkable for its perfectly preserved state.
From the plain of Kedu, 42 km north west of Jogja, a small hills rises up out of a pattern of palm trees and rice fields. It’s topped by one of the greatest Buddhist relics of South-Asia up there with Cambodia’s Angkor Wat and Burma’s Pagan-and its ranks as one of Indonesia’s most famous attractions. Rules of the Saylendra dynasty built the colossal pyramid of Borobudur sometimes between 750 an 850 AD. Very little else is known about Borobudur history but the Saylendra must have recruited a huge workforce, for some 60,000 cubic meters of stone had to be hewn , transported and carved during construction of Borobudur. TOUR DRIVER IN YOGYA we provide better service for you to visit this heritage place.
This tiny temple, about 2 km east of Borobudur, is similar in design and decoration to Mendut. It is not a stupa, but resembles most Central Javanese temple. With is broad base , central body and pyramid roof.
The Mendut Temple is another km east, back towards Muntilan. It may be small and insignificant compared with its mighty neighbor, Borobudur, but this temple houses the most outstanding statue of any temple in Java that can still be seen in its proper place – a magnificent three meters high figure of Budha. Flanked by Bodhisattvas Lokesvara on the left and Vairapana on the right.YOGYA TOUR DRIVER would guide you to visit this temple.
On the magnificent height of the Dieng Plateau are some of the oldest of Hindu temples in Java. The name “Dieng” comes either from “Di-Hyang”, which means above of the “Heaven” in Indonesian, or from “Adi-Aeng”, which is Javanese for “Beautiful – Amazing”.
There are three tourist objects that we can visit, that are Complex of Pandawa temples, Sikidang Crater is the active sulfur crater and the many Colored Lake. LET’S GO TO DIENG PLATEAU WITH YOGYA TOUR DRIVER.
The site of these nine small Hindu temples is probably the most beautiful of all the temple locations in Java. The temples are scattered along the tops of the foothills around Gunung Ungaran.
In the centre of the city, Kraton Mangkunegaran dating back to 1757is the palace of the second ruling house in Solo. It was founded after a bitter struggle against the Susuhunan of Surakarta. Launched by Raden Mas Said, a member of the Surakarta aristocracy and an ancestor of Tien Suharto. The Prince and Princess of Mangkunegaran still live at the back of the Palace. DRIVER TOUR IN YOGYA
One of Java’s most mysterious and striking temples, the Sukuh Temple stand 900 meters high on the slopes of Gunung Lawu, 36 km east of Solo In form it is a large truncated pyramid of rough- hew stone with a curious Inca look and, while the sculpture is carved in the ‘wayang style’ found particularly in East Java, the figures are crude, squat and distorted. LET’S GO WITH YOGYA TOUR DRIVER
Ceto Temple is located about 5 km, 1630 ft above Sukuh temple. Dates found inscribed here including A.D. 1468, 1472 and 1475. The layout of the temple is similar to Sukuh, but comprising many more terraces. As at Candi Sukuh the main deity portrayed is Bima. On a lower terrace were found fragments of narrative reliefs in poor condition.
The most interesting remain is a complicated figure composed of stones laid flat on the ground. At the western end is a large lingga like that found at Sukuh, lying horizontally and pointing due west. At its base is a composition representing a tortoise on the back of a huge bat. On the tortoises back are number of sea creatures oriented in various compass directions. YOGYA TOUR DRIVER WOULD DRIVE YOU HERE.
This powerful volcano is one of the most spectacular sights in Java. Bromo rises up in a desolate landscape- a vast sea of lava sand that stretches 10 km across, surrounded by craggy peaks- and has a strange end – of- the- world feeling, particularly at sunrise. LET’S GO TO MOUNT BROMO WITH YOGYA TOUR DRIVER
The Ijen Plateau, part of a reserve area which stretches north – east to Baluran, was at one time a huge active crater complex 134 sq km in area. Today Ijen is dormant, not dead, and the landscape is dominated by the volcanic cones of Ijen (2400 meters) and merapi (2800 meters) on the north – eastern edge of the plateau and Raung (3332 meters) on the south – west corner. Coffee plantations cover much of the western part of the plateau, where there are a few settlements. YOGYA TOUR DRIVER FOR YOUR OVER LAND TOUR.