About Jogja


Jogja, Yogya, or Yogyakarta is a capital city of Yogyakarta Special Region in Java, Indonesia. The first thing people say about Yogyakarta is a center of education, batik, Javanese art, and Istimewa (special).  Jogja Istimewa or Jogja is Special. Why is the slogan of Yogyakarta Jogja Istimewa (special)? Jogja has special culture, special kingdom, and special people. Special culture: Jogja has gamelan, classical and contemporary Javanese dances, pattern of batik which different from other regions, wayang kulit (leather puppet). Special kingdom: Jogja is the only province which has a king as governor in Indonesia. Special people: The people of Jogja are known for their hospitality and good manner.

In otherside, Yogyakarta has beautiful beaches, active volcano Mt Merapi, ancient mountain trek Gunung Api Purba, many caves, waterfals, river, spring water, and so much places adventure activities. A single day for visiting Jogja is never enough for you. Why? Because there are a lot of things to do in Jogja, ranging from its nature, art, tradition, adventure, and culinary. Jogja has an active-unique volcano, good hospitality in the city, contemporary-beauty arts and beautiful beaches. That’s why Jogja is the second most favorite destination in Indonesia – after Bali. The more you explore, the more you never seen.

So, I’m warning you to be careful because Yogyakarta is dangerously beautiful!