Jakarta’s little sister city is a much younger and dynamic place than the capital. There are few places in the world where the chaos is so exotic as in this city on the island of Java, still reigned over by a Sultan.

The lively life of a sultanate

If you are planning to travel to Yogyakarta, you should know that the architectural and cultural heritage of this city is truly spectacular. It’s amazing to watch the sun rise from the Borobudur Buddhist Temple or cycle through the Prambanan Hindu Temple Complex. Both of them are recognised as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Time stands still at the Sultan’s Palace and never stops on the bustling Malioboro shopping street, the best place to feel the vibrant heartbeat of the city. If you still have any energy, at sunset take a tour of the Alun Alun park on an “odong odong”, the colourful Indonesian rickshaws. In the park, you can also take the peculiar magic tree test to reveal whether or not you have a pure heart. Are you ready?

The currency used is the perak. We recommend you carry cash as many places such as street-food stalls don’t accept credit cards.
The most widely spoken language is Javanese with a dialect known as “refined Javanese” due to several peculiarities in its pronunciation.
The quality of Internet access is good in hotels. Many bars and restaurants also offer free Wi-Fi to customers.
The climate is warm all year round. The temperature ranges between 23⁰C and 31⁰C.

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