Touring Yogyakarta is a matter of personal preference. Well-healed travelers as well as those watching their budgets can arrange their itineraries around lot of interests.
A vibrant gallery scene, world-class special exhibitions and variant of museums: Yogyakarta is a capital for lovers of art and culture. More and more artists are choosing Yogyakarta as home.
Getting to the villages where handicrafts are made can be a challenge, but shoppers with adventurous drivers will have fun searching out the craftsmen who made Jogja famous.
Experience genuine Javanese hospitality and friendliness will be delighted. Enjoy batik lessons or guided trekking for breathtaking views of mountains and paddy fields.
Whatever draws you to the sea or mountain, a day traveling through the countryside and breathing healing fresh unpolluted air are worth to try.
Yogyakarta has traditionally been considered the main centers of batik-making. Most batik production techniques, color palates and motifs were developed in Sultan Palace.