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The Palace of Yogyakarta Kingdom

Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Palace or often also called Yogyakarta Royal Palace or Kraton Jogja is the official palace of the kingdom of Yogyakarta Sultanate and located right in the city center as a whole landscape of urban planning.

The palace complex is the official home of Yogyakarta kings and place to run the state activities by Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X. Palace built by Pangeran Mangkubumi (Prince Mangkubumi) official title Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono I few months after the Giyanti Agreement in 1755.

Classical cultural complex located in the middle of town consists of traditional Javanese style buildings form of Joglo architecture that uses wood construction and contemporary architecture of the Mediterranean which translates into pillars and castle made of cement.

Tinuku Travel The Palace of Yogyakarta Kingdom The Palace of Yogyakarta Kingdom

Tinuku Travel The Palace of Yogyakarta Kingdom The Palace of Yogyakarta Kingdom

On June 20, 1812, Stamford Raffles led 1,200 British soldiers to attack suddenly and hit the walls of the city. Yogyakarta fell and palace burned. Total booty from the palace at the time of gold worth £15,000, jewelery and cash worth £500,000.

Most forms of the palace was restored and expanded by Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono VIII who ruled from 1921 to 1939. In 1876 and 2006 the city of Yogyakarta was hit by huge earthquake and then rebuilt after the devastation.

Keraton Yogyakarta was the center development of Javanese culture and tradition. In this place, visitors learn and see firsthand the Javanese culture kept alive until now. The position of the palace in the city of Yogyakarta has landscaping imaginary line connecting the Parangtritis Beach and Mount Merapi.

There are plenty of daily life can be seen at Yogyakarta Palace. A named Kyai Brajanala bell rang every day, while Sri Manganti space becomes a place for the courtiers to sing the songs of ancient Javanese language. Javanese song voice floated magical mixed with fragrant flowers and incense smoke.

Palace building using the best quality materials, has some luxury hall, courts and pavilion. Various collections belonging to the old royal kept scattered in various places within complex. Museum space saving carriage, gamelan musical instruments, furniture to various Medal Award kings of Europe.

Ceramics and glassware, weapons, photographs, miniatures and replicas to various types of batik as well deorama manufacturing process. Visitors can also watch a performance art with different schedule every day as Macapat, marionettes, shadow puppets and dance.

Every Tuesday, visitors can watch an Jemparingan archery contest is Mataram empire style archery in Kemandhungan Kidul. Jemparingan held to celebrate the coronation of the king. The uniqueness of this jemparingan is every participant must wear traditional Javanese clothes and archery in a sitting position.

Batik Museum was inaugurated by Sultan Hamengku Buwono X in 2005 for storing various collections of batik cloth Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono VIII to Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X. The museum also displayed several collections of gifts from batik businessmen in Yogyakarta and other areas.

An old well was built by Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono VIII unbiased coin scattering. Keraton Yogyakarta also organize courses and study room Javanese culture such as read and write the Hanacaraka alphabet, classical dance, gamelan and more.

Tinuku Travel The Palace of Yogyakarta Kingdom The Palace of Yogyakarta Kingdom

Tinuku Travel The Palace of Yogyakarta Kingdom The Palace of Yogyakarta Kingdom

Activity: Exploration of the old royal collections Yogyakarta, watch classical dance performances, gamelan music and wayang. Hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Yogyakarta city tour.

Routes and public transport: All available.

Location: Jl. Rotowijayan Blok No. 1, Panembahan, Kraton, Yogyakarta.

Reach access: 11 Km from Adisucipto International Airport (1 hour), 3 Km from Tugu Railway Station and 3 Km from Lempuyangan Railway Station.

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