Enjoying the beauty of tourism in Malioboro as the best place to travel in June, has become an important part of a busy schedule of tourist visits to Jogjakarta, Indonesia. There are so many tourist attractions today that offer various advantages, especially with the addition of new tourist attractions in Jogjakarta. Even now, it has begun to be developed by various natural attractions that are based on very attractive beach and mountain tourism. Plus a variety of new and modern artificial tourist attractions that add to tourism destinations for Jogjakarta holidays.
However, among various tourist attractions in Jogjakarta, which is always crowded with tourist visits is the Malioboro Tourism Complex, because in this place there is a combination of historical tours, shopping tours, and sightseeing tours. One of the places that is always visited is a historical tourist place which is currently still used by the Governor of the Special Region of Jogjakarta who is also the Sultan of Jogja, namely the “Keraton of Jogjakarta or Jogjakarta Palace“. It feels like there is a separate magnet to come to this place.
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Actually traveling to Jogjakarta is less exciting and incomplete without visiting this one place. Keraton Jogja or Jogja Palace, perhaps for some people, prefer to take a walk to a pleasant, busy place. But if you bring your family including children, it would be better if you take a moment to visit this Jogjakarta Palace. Why does this need to be done? The main thing is so that children understand history and understand how high the civilization and culture of our ancestors. Especially if while teaching the manners of etiquette and traditional oriental manners.
The Yogyakarta Palace, or also called the “Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Palace” or also called the Jogjakarta Palace, is the official palace of the Nyayogyakarta Sultanate located in Jogjakarta City, Jogjakarta. This palace is located on Street of Rotowijayan Blok No. 1, Panembahan, Kraton, Jogjakarta City, Jogjakarta Special Region.
To go to and travel to the Jogjakarta Palace is actually very easy, when alone, I often walk while enjoying the calm atmosphere of Jogjakarta. But if you want to enjoy the atmosphere by bringing children, you can enjoy it by riding a rickshaw (three-wheeled bicycle) from Street of Malioboro to the Palace of Jogjakarta, the cost is RP. 15,000, – for one departure.
It is not difficult to find this Jogjakarta Palace, you can search or use the Google Maps application or if you are from Tugu Station, you can just walk along Malioboro Street, straight up to the Beringharjo Traditional Market, and see the directions, or if you are still confused, just ask friendly Jogjakarta community.
The first experience when entering the Jogjakarta Palace is, once you enter the Palace, you will be greeted with a very large square with banyan trees in the middle. This Palace of Jogjakarta keeps a magical story behind the magnitude of this Palace, the Jogjakarta Palace is located between the South Sea of Java Island and Mount Merapi. With a thick traditional Javanese atmosphere coupled with interesting interiors and ornaments, moreover there are philosophical values contained in each structure and building of the Palace.
This Jogjakarta Palace is open every day from 08.30 AM to 01.00 PM, except on Fridays, only open until 11.00 AM.
About Jogja Palace
The Yogya Palace or also called the “Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Palace” is the official palace of the Sultan of Jogjakarta or “Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Sultanate”. Until now, it still functions as a place for the sultan to live and the house of residence is also still practiced, including the tradition of the Jogjakarta Sultanate.
The Jogja Kraton is currently one of the important attractions in the city of Jogjakarta and is a source of income for the surrounding community for the existence of this palace, because of its existence as a tourist attraction. In addition to being used as a residence for the Sultan and his family, the palace is also used as a museum that holds various collections belonging to the Sultanate.
Based on the history of various literature, the Jogjakarta Palace was founded in 1755, after the Giyanti Agreement by Sultan Hamengku Buwono I. Physically the Sultan Jogjakarta palace has 7 (seven) core building complexes, namely Siti Hinggil Ler (North Balairung), Kamandhungan Ler (Kamandhungan North), Sri Manganti, Kedhaton, Kamagangan, Kamandhungan Kidul (Kamadhungan Selatan) and Siti Hinggil Kidul (South Balairung). In addition, the Jogjakarta Palace also has various cultural heritage in the form of ceremonies and respect for ancient and historic objects.
In general, each main complex consists of pages covered with sand from the South Coast, main buildings and escorts and sometimes planted with certain trees. There are a lot of building complexes in the Jogjakarta Palace, with each other separated by a high wall and connected with the Regol which is usually in the style of Semar Tinandu. While the door is made of thick teak. Behind the wood in front of each gate there is usually a partition wall called Baturono. At a particular Regol, this barrier has a distinctive name.
Actually the Jogjakarta Palace is an institution and part of the Royal Palace Institute of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta which is also called the Inner Government and is based in Kraton to take care of the Sultan and Royal Relatives. There is a State Government / External Government centered in Ndalem Kepatihan to take care of the entire country in addition to the Internal Government in order to administer the Sultanate of Jogjakarta. Around the 1950s, there was a change in status from the Sultanate of Jogjakarta to the Special Region of Jogjakarta equivalent to the Province and Kraton, separated from the Special Region Government, so that it only became a Javanese Indigenous Stakeholder Institution. The function of the Palace changed to become a protector and guardian of Javanese cultural identity, especially Jogjakarta.
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Enjoying frugal holidays becomes a different tag line on every tourist visit, and this choice is right if you make a choice on vacation to Jogjakarta. One option, you can choose to travel to Jogjakarta Palace, by enjoying the various beauty of the ancestral cultural heritage, you can at the same time learn the history of the Kingdom of Mataram and the Sultanate of Jogjakarta.
To enjoy historical tourism at the Jogjakarta Palace, you only need to pay an entrance ticket of Rp. 7,000, – for local tourists, and for foreigners Rp. 15,000 per person. Very cheap and economical, right?