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Yogyakarta Tourism Destinations that Must Be Visited in 2022

JalanJalanMen! - This city which is known as a student city is one of the most famous cities in Java and the most interesting. In 2018, more than 4 million tourists visited this city.

There are many reasons why local and foreign tourists like to travel to Yogyakarta.

Starting from its delicious culinary delights, its low cost, to its tourist attractions that are always new, unique, and present stunning views.

Well, for those of you who are planning to spend your vacation in Yogyakarta City and are looking for tourist locations with the most beautiful views, consider the following tourist attraction recommendations that will spoil your eyes!

14 Tourism Destinations that Must Be Visited in Yogyakarta in 2022

1. Merapi Park Jogjakarta - The Word Landmark

Merapi Park Jogja is one of today's tourist destinations that is very popular with young people.

This tour is located in the north of Jogja, or rather in Sleman district. You can travel approximately 1 hour if you depart from downtown Jogja.

Even though it's a bit far from the city center, it still doesn't discourage visitors from this tour. Merapi Park is also open every day from 09.00 - 17.00, for weekends , they will open earlier than 08.30-17.00.

This tourist attraction with an entrance ticket of IDR 20,000 offers the experience of visiting and taking selfies with various world-famous landmarks , such as the Eiffel Tower, the Tower of Pisa to London's Big Ben. So, you don't have to go far to get a photo with a replica of the building, Folks.

2. Heha Sky View

Are you looking for a quiet modern tour with beautiful natural scenery? You can consider Heha Sky View in one of your lists. The tour, which is located in Gunung Kidul district, is about 40 minutes from the city of Jogja.

This place has describe as rooftop restaurant, café & street food stalls over 3 floors with city & countryside views. Heha Sky View has the concept of a blend of nature and modern tourism that is combined in a restaurant. This tourist attraction also provides a variety of entertainment and activities, from food stalls to live music, all of which you can get in one place.

The price of the entrance ticket is still relatively affordable, starting from Rp. 10,000 to Rp. 20,000, you can immediately come visit it at 10,000 – 16.30 WIB.

3. Obelix Hills Sunset View

This tour is located in the hills of the Prambanan area or about 22 km from the city of Jogja. Previously this tour had the name Klumprit Hill before changing its name as Obelix Hills.

The view of this tourist attraction is so beautiful, presenting a row of temples and the hills of Gunung Kidul directly from a height. One of the main attractions, of course, is the view of the sunset that you can witness directly in the afternoon. 

Currently, Obelix Hills also provides glamping area facilities , 30 beautiful photo spots and restaurants with various choices of Indonesian food. For entrance tickets, Obelix Hills is set at IDR 15,000 per person on Monday to Thursday, then Friday to Sunday and holidays are charged IDR 20,000 per person.

4. Jogja Agro Techno Park

This child-friendly and family-friendly educational tour is the perfect choice for a weekend with the family. The location is in Sotan, Wijimulyo, Yogyakarta or to be precise about 22 km from the center of Yogyakarta.

In Jogja Agro Techno Park itself, there are various fruit and vegetable gardens that can be a more fun learning medium for children. Not just for viewing, here you can also harvest and pick these fruits and vegetables to be purchased directly from Jogja Agro Techno Park.

You can visit this tour from 09.00 to 18.00, it is also recommended to visit Jogja Agro Techno Park before 12 noon and after 3 pm so that the weather is not so hot and scorching.

5. Bhumi Merapi Agrotourism

From the name alone, you might have guessed that this tour is located on the slopes of Mount Merapi, more precisely on Jl. Kaliurang KM 20. The concept of Agrotourism itself aims to present tourist attractions that entertain and educate visitors.

This place has describe as agricultural park where visitors can milk goats, feed rabbits & take selfies in a mini Santorini. This tourist attraction with an area of ​​5.2 hectares offers a variety of education about plantations and animal husbandry. Some of the activities offered include seeing the process of making civet coffee, milking goats, processing milk as yogurt and ice cream, including you can also buy hydroponic garden produce there directly.

Not only educational activities, at Agrowisata Bhumi Merapi, there are also various interesting photo spots for those of you who like to take selfies. Opening hours are from 08.30 to 17.00, with an entrance ticket of IDR 30,000 per visitor.

6. Indrayanti Beach

Indrayanti Beach is one of the beach attractions in Jogja which is very popular among local and foreign tourists because of its very beautiful scenery.

This place has describe as small white-sand beach surrounded by trees & boulders, plus various restaurants & shops. This beach is located on the coast of Gunung Kidul which is directly adjacent to the Indian Ocean. You can enjoy the view of the open sea and also the clean white sand. 

In addition, you can also find cafes and small kiosks set up along the coastline. 

7. Jomblang Cave

Jomblang Cave is one of hundreds of caves in the Gunungkidul area. This place is popular because of the sinkhole or pit formed by geological processes over hundreds of years. This place has describe as Rugged vertical sinkhole cave that can be explored using the caving gear provided on site.

Thanks to its beauty and uniqueness, Jomblang Cave was used as a shooting location for the Amazing Race America in 2011.

8. Mangunan Pine Forest

Pine Forest Mangunan is a protected forest that has been transformed into an ecotourism area. Rows of towering pine trees make this place suitable as a place to unwind because of its location away from the noise of the city. This place has describe as Tall Sumatran Pine trees rise into the heavens at this government-administered forest.

Besides being able to see the scenery of the pine trees, here you are also presented with a flower garden that is no less beautiful.

9. Tembelan Canyon

Tembelan Canyon is a unique tourist attraction. The reason is, this place has a viewing post in the form of a ship which is often referred to as the 'titanic above the clouds. This place have spectacular views are on offer from this wooden viewing platform that juts out over a gorge.

From the top of the viewing post, you can see a very enchanting view of the green mountains.

You can also enjoy the sunset in the afternoon and sunrise in the morning accompanied by the mist of the Mangunan mountains.

10. Kedung Pedut Waterfall

For those of you who are looking for natural attractions that offer beautiful and clear waterfall views, Kedung Pedut Waterfall must be included in the list of tourist attractions that you must visit in Jogja. Visitors can hike to this picturesque cascade over rocks & swim in the pool at the bottom.

In addition to offering views of the waterfall, this place which is located in Kulonprogo Regency also has complete facilities for visitors such as food stalls, gazebos, to flying fox.

11. Blue Lake Semin

The next tourist spot in Jogja that you must visit is Telaga Biru Semin which is located in Candirejo Village, Gunungkidul. This place have Trails & lookouts on cliffs around a lake known for its vivid blue color & surrounding greenery.

Taking pictures on Ngentak Hill with the background of the lake with turquoise water is an activity that must be done when visiting this lake, because the results are definitely breathtaking !

In fact, this lake is not a natural lake, but a large hole that was a former mining site.

When the rainy season arrives, the hole will be filled with beautiful turquoise blue water like other natural lakes. So, the right time to visit Telaga Biru Semin is during the rainy season.

12. Warungboto Site

The Warungboto site, which is located on the border of the Umbulharjo and Kotagede sub-districts, Jogjakarta, is visited by many tourists who want to take pictures with the background of this unique and magnificent style building. This place is partly restored, 18th-century house of the emperor, with mazelike rooms & traces of former garden

From a certain angle, the atmosphere of the Site can be said to be similar to the photos taken in the Santorini region, Greece.

In the past, the Warungboto site was the Rejowinangun Pesanggrahan (rest and bath) belonging to the family of Sultan Hamengkubuwono II.

After the 2006 Jogja earthquake which brought down most of the buildings on the site, the Keraton ordered that Warungboto be restored before it was finally opened to the public starting in 2017.

Visiting the Warungboto Site is free of charge, but friends still have to pay attention to the cleanliness of the location and the comfort of other visitors.

13. Congot Mangrove Forest Area

If Jakarta has a mangrove forest area in the PIK area, now Jogja has a Congot mangrove forest area in the Kulonprogo area.

It is known that the first time to plant mangrove trees in this area was a master's degree student from Gadjah Mada University, while the development of the mangrove forest area on the banks of the Bogowonto river was initiated by the local community.

There are several choices of destinations that can be visited in this 3 hectare area, namely the Api-Api Bridge, Kandilagu Sand Beach, Wanatirta Pasir Mendit, and Maju Lestari.

Of the four options, the most famous is the Bridge of Fire. The activity that most visitors do at this tourist attraction is taking pictures in 10 spots that have been provided by the manager.

In addition, small boats are also available for rent at a price of Rp. 5,000.00 per person if visitors want to tour the mangrove forest area.

14. Siung Beach

Gunungkidul has one more interesting tourist attraction to visit when you come to Jogja!

Its name is Siung beach, a beach located approximately 77 kilometers from the city center. Friends can reach this beach within two hours by private vehicle. This place have sandy beach enclosed by greenery & cliffs popular with rock climbers with outrigger fishing boats.

Although the sand is not white like the sand on the beach in Bali, Siung beach is still beautiful thanks to the presence of giant rocks which are a nice background for taking pictures. According to one resident, this beach is called Siung because its shape resembles Siung Wanara (monkey tooth).

One of the activities that many tourists do at Siung Beach is rock climbing, because the cliffs in the western part of Siung Beach are indeed famous as rock climbing places in Jogjakarta.

Camping on the beach is an alternative for other activities. You can also hike to the top of Pengilon hill which is located on the east coast and take pictures with the background of the incredible view of Siung beach.

Conclusion

Those are the various options for traveling in Jogja with very beautiful views that can be your reference when visiting Jogja, Folks.

The list of tourist attractions in Jogja above is a small part of the many tourist attractions in Jogja that should not be missed whenever Folks are there.

After going to these places, it is guaranteed that you will not run out of stock photos to post on Instagram!

Besides being able to take pictures, Folks also had the opportunity to try Jogja's culinary delights while visiting this student city. So, what are you waiting for? 

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