Since 1756, Yogyakarta has served as the capital city of the Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Sultanate. Even to this day, this city remains the intellectual and cultural heart of Java. A place where Javanese traditions, a laid back atmosphere, and friendly locals seamlessly intertwine, the city has its own charm that makes travelers always yearn to return.
Trace Yogyakarta's history by visiting the Keraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat, a palace complex where the sultan and his family reside. Visit Borobudur Temple, the world’s largest Buddhist temple that is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Another site to see is the Prambanan Temple, a m...