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  Visit Yogyakarta / Jogja - Indonesia
YOGYAKARTA or JOGJA is the main tour destination of the island of Java in Indonesia.
Yogyakarta was the centre of the Mataram Dynasty (1575-1640), and until now the kraton (the sultan's palace) exists in its real functions.
Also, Yogyakarta has numerous thousand-year-old temples as inheritances of the great ancient kingdoms, such as Borobudur temple established in the ninth century by the dynasty of Syailendra.
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  Travelling to Indonesia (Yogyakarta)
Yogyakarta or simply Yogya, is one of the foremost cultural centers of Java.
Imogiri is the official cemetery of the royal descendants from Yogyakarta and Surakarta.
This resort on the slopes of Mt. Merapi, 24 km north of Yogyakarta is surrounded by an enchanting countryside.
www.emp.pdx.edu /htliono/yg.html   (1210 words)

  
 Yogyakarta in central java
Yogyakarta or simply Yogya, is one of the foremost cultural centers of Java.
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 inherited the best of traditions.
Yogyakarta is one of the cultural centers of Java.
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 Yogyakarta travel guide - Wikitravel
Today's Yogyakarta is a bustling town of some 500,000 people and the most popular tourist destination on Java, largely thanks to its proximity to the temples of Borobudur and Prambanan.
Although Yogyakarta city was less than 25 km from the epicenter few areas of the city suffered significant visual damage, with most damage confined to the south and east of the city centre in areas such as the famous silver smithing area of Kota Gede and the artsy areas to the south of Jl Prawirotaman
Yogyakarta is known as the city of education as well as the city of culture.
wikitravel.org /en/Yogyakarta   (5628 words)

  
 Travel in Yogyakarta - Indonesia - Asia - Culture - WorldTravelGate.net®-
The cultural colour of Yogyakarta is still obvious because of the temples, traditional, buildings, various cultural activities, and a number of famous artists.
Yogyakarta is ready to host more visitors who are eager to enjoy its enchanting nature and culture by providing tourist facilities, attractions, guides and other services.
Yogyakarta or Yogya (pronounced JOG-ja) is famous for it's sultans and it's nearby fantastic temples.
www.asiatravelling.net /indonesia/yogyakarta/yogyakarta_culture.htm   (754 words)

  
 Yogyakarta Tourism -Pariwisata Jogjakarta
Yogyakarta is one of the foremost cultural centers of Java.
Yogyakarta's Adisucipto Airport is in the process of changing its status in order to receive not only domestics' flights from Bali and Jakarta, but also direct charter and scheduled flights from other countries.
Geographically, Yogyakarta Special Province is situated in the Southern part of Central Java and lies between 7 degree 33' and 8 degree 12', South altitude between 110 degree and 50' East longitude.
www.indonesia-tourism.com /yogyakarta/index.html   (1252 words)

  
 Interactive City Map of Yogyakarta
At Yogyakarta's northern ring road is the monument Yogya Kembali, established to commemorate Yogyakarta as the capital of the Republic of Indonesia of Indonesia in 1949.
On the second floor are 10 dioramas depicting the highlights of the struggle to recapture Yogyakarta from the occupation of the Dutch Armed Forces.
Yogyakarta is referred as the City of Students, many students come from 32 provinces in Indonesia for studying here.
www.geocities.com /in_yogyakarta/city_map.html   (1229 words)

  
 Indo Holidays
The seven-storey Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta is built on the concept of the 'Legacy of a Misty Tropical Ruin Village', an ancient ruin and supporting village sitting in the midst of a tropical jungle.
Novotel Yogyakarta is minutes away from the famous Kraton Palace, and a short drive from the airport.
Located right in the heart of historic Yogyakarta, born of the rich tradition of Javanese culture, this five star Hotel is set in landscape gardens and lagoons, creating a relaxing oasis in the city.
www.indo-holidays.com /java_island/yogyakarta_1_indo.htm   (867 words)

  
 Yogyakarta on GlobalGuide.Org, mapping the world
The Special Region of Yogyakarta (Indonesian: Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, or DIY), is a province of Indonesia on the island of Java.
The city of Yogyakarta is the capital of the province.
The Yogyakarta Sultanate, formally the Sultanate of Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat, was formed in 1755 when the existing Sultanate of Mataram was divided by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in two under the Treaty of Giyanti.
www.globalguide.org /?lat=-7.8016&long=110.3807&zoom=5&name=Yogyakarta&wiki=0&title=Yogyakarta   (819 words)

  
 Yogyakarta travel guide
Yogyakarta is commonly considered the modern cultural centre of Java.
Yogyakarta was also the scene of Indonesia's most successful rebellions against the Dutch - firstly with Prince Diponegoro who waged a holy war against colonial rule from 1825 to 1830, and also serving as the capital of the newly independent republic after World War II when the Dutch reoccupied Batavia (Jakarta).
Yogyakarta is an excellent starting place for many day trips including to the famous temples of Borobudur, and Prambanam as well as the Dieng Plateau and Solo.
www.world66.com /asia/southeastasia/indonesia/java/yogyakarta   (357 words)

  
 Yogyakarta Summary
Yogyakarta was invaded briefly by British forces in 1812 and was the center of an anti-Dutch rebellion (1825–1830) led by Prince Diponegoro.
Yogyakarta (also Jogjakarta in pre-1972 spelling or Jogja) is a city and province of Indonesia on the island of Java.
Yogyakarta is known for its silver work, leather puppets used for shadow plays (wayang kulit), and a unique style of making batik dyed fabric.
www.bookrags.com /Yogyakarta   (2056 words)

  
 DEHATOUR - INFO YOGYAKARTA - Island Destination   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 inherited the best of traditions.
Seventeen kilometers east of Yogyakarta, it is believed to have been built by King Balitung Maha Sambu in the middle of the ninth century.
This resort on the slopes of Mt. Merapi, 24 km north of Yogyakarta is surrounded by an enchanting countryside.
www.dehatour.com /data/info_yogyakarta.htm   (1264 words)

  
 Yogyakarta - Encyclopedia.com
It is the cultural center of Java, known for its artistic life, particularly its drama and dance festivals and handicraft industries.
The vast walled palace (18th cent.) of the sultan of Yogyakarta was the provisional capital (1949-50) of the republic of Indonesia; part of it now houses Gadjah Mada Univ. Also in the city are the Islamic Univ. of Indonesia and several colleges.
Horror in Indonesia The old royal city of Yogyakarta is at the centre of the death and chaos resulting from the earthquake that has already killed 3,000.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Yogyakar.html   (486 words)

  
 Novotel Yogyakarta
Novotel Yogyakarta, a perfect location in the heart of this Javanese cultural center, minutes away from the famous Kraton Palace, and a short drive from the airport.
Novotel Yogyakarta is the ideal address to stay and discover the magic beauty of the region.
Yogyakarta is most famous for the Buddhist Stupa of Borobudur, the largest in the world.
www.99bali.com /hotels/novotelyogyakarta   (132 words)

  
 Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta (which is often spelled and called in different ways such as Jogjakarta, Yogya, or Jogja for short) is Indonesia in miniature.
Yogyakarta has been best described as a "Never Ending Asia", "Java's cultural heart", the "soul city of Java", or "planted in the fertile heartland of Central Java, (it is) the cradle of great Javanese empires...
Whatever Yogyakarta is, or aims to be, this fascinating city with its surrounding jungles, rice fields and mountains lies in the heart of Indonesia's most important ancient empires.
www.geocities.com /in_yogyakarta   (3191 words)

  
 YogyakartaHotels.com - yogyakarta history, religion and people   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The translation of his chosen name is “The universe in the lap of the king” (The present Sultan of Yogyakarta is a direct descendent by the name of Hamengkubuwono X (the 10th).
Yogyakarta or Jogjakarta, Yogya or Jogja (some traditionalists still use "Dj") - no matter all refer to Indonesia's most unique and culturally interesting city and without doubt, the heart and soul of Java.
As such, spelling Yogyakarta with a "Y" is generally considered more correct and it is the spelling taught in Indonesia's schools and as such is the spelling used throughout this website.
www.yogyakartahotels.com /info/infoyogya.php   (1405 words)

  
 Tales of Asia - Indonesia
Yogyakarta is a smallish city (by Indonesian standards) of some 500,000 odd people.
Candi Prambanan is a large Hindu termple complex 17km east of Yogyakarta on the main road to Solo.
The long distance bus stations in Yogyakarta and ESPECIALLY in Jakarta are a long way from where you are likely to stay, adding both unnecessary cost and travel time to your journey.
www.talesofasia.com /indonesia-yogyakarta.htm   (3666 words)

  
 Yogyakarta Earthquake - Indonesia Matters
Gridlocked traffic paralyzed Yogyakarta streets as panicky residents, mainly from the coastal area of Bantul, fought for every inch of the road toward inland Kaliurang.
The land around Yogyakarta is also home to Borobudur, Kalasan, Sari and other holy temples, constructed by the rulers of the ancient Javanese kingdoms.
Yogyakarta and its people are the custodians of ancient traditions, and the city is home to a royal family that can trace its line back to the Mataram era in the 16th century.
www.indonesiamatters.com /401/yogyakarta-earthquake   (1331 words)

  
 Yogyakarta Hotels
For centuries Yogyakarta (usually call Jogja or Yogya) was a royal kingdom and powerful trading centre, the seat of the powerful Mataram Empire.
Located in the heart of Yogyakarta, Novotel Yogyakarta is an ideal place from which to conduct business or discover Yogyakarta.
Adisucipto and complete range of facilities, the 205 room Hotel Saphir Yogyakarta provides a convenient and comfortable place from which to explore all the wo...
www.balidwipa.com /hotels/area_24.html   (575 words)

  
 Alcoholics Anonymous - AA - Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Welcome to Alcoholics Anonymous - Yogyakarta and Solo, Indonesia.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
Bali : : Jakarta : : Surabaya : : Yogyakarta : : Solo : : Manado : : Bandung : : Medan
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 Bali Hotels with Discount Bali Villas, Bali Resorts and Travel Resources for Bali, Lombok, Yogyakarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Putu Bali Villa is budget villas style located in the heart of Seminyak, 30 minutes from the airport.
Yogyakarta lies in the central part of Java and is connected by buses, trains and regular flights from major cities in Java as well as other cities in Indonesia.
It is one of the best travel and holiday destination featuring pre historic temples, traditional performances and culture.
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 Yogyakarta Gamelan Festival (YGF)
In 1998, the Yogyakarta Gamelan Festival 1998 was canceled, because of the unpredictable politic situation in Indonesia.
This year's Yogyakarta Gamelan Festival was held from 2--6 July 1997 as part of the month-long Yogyakarta Arts Festival, an annual province-wide event in Yogyakarta, a cultural center of Central Java and the 13,000 islands that comprise the nation of Indonesia itself.
A large group from ISI Yogyakarta performed a piece by Trustho combining the sacred and the contemporary: instruments from the gamelan Sekaten, which is played annually to celebrate the birth of the Prophet Mohammed, were combined with finely layered choral parts redolent with contemporary harmonic experiments.
gamelanfestival.gayam16.net /YGFAGI.htm   (3104 words)

  
 Yogyakarta Hotels. Yogyakarta Accommodation Hotel in Indonesia Discounts
Under the management of Duta Garden Hotel, Delta Homestay Yogyakarta - Jogja Hotel is located in Prawirotaman, an area as one of handicraft trading centers and that is predicated an "international kampong".Designed in characteristic Javanese tropical style, Delta Homestay Yogyakarta - Jogja Hotel...
Melia Purosani Hotel Yogyakarta is situated in the heart of historic Yogyakarta, close to the Sultan's Kraton and minutes away from Jalan Malioboro, the city's main shopping street.
Hotel Novotel Yogyakarta is ideally located in the center of Yogyakarta city.
www.holidaycity.com /yogyakartahotels   (330 words)

  
 Yogyakarta - Government
Those two regions were unified to form the Special Region of Yogyakarta and the Sultan of Yogyakarta to be the Governor and the Prince of Regent of Pakualaman as the vice-governor, both were responsible for the president of the Republic of Indonesia.
The Sultan of Yogyakarta was one of the first Indonesian leaders to rally to the cause of the Republic and offered his support to the national leaders.
In recognition of the loyalty and support given by Sultan of Yogyakarta of succeed the struggle of independence, Yogyakarta was made a Special Region within the Indonesian Republic with a provincial status and the Sultan was positioned as the Governor of the province.
www.bagus-discovery.com /map/map_yogyakarta_government.html   (1371 words)

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