Most Popular New Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions April 2022

How many times have you traveled to Yogyakarta? Millions of people go to Jogja every year. First, I want to see Borobudur and Prambanan temples. Well, you’ve never been there? Yes, it’s okay too. Maybe you prefer simple things. For example, playing betting online game in hotel, breakfast gudeg is savory and sweet. Enjoy the sunset at Parangtritis Beach. Sitting on a romantic Malioboro pedestrian bench. Listen to street musicians whose voices make me mellow for some reason. “Going back to your city, there is a touch of emotion in longing…”

Oops, unknowingly you were singing in your heart. It’s okay, just keep going. After all, this weekend you are off. So, you can go directly to Jogja. Departing Friday afternoon, the evening arrived at Jogja. Just imagine. Saturday and Sunday, you can relax on the beach. Let the clear sea water caress. It feels soooooo. You can also go down underground rivers and other exciting tours. Exploring the corners of the city of Yogyakarta which is rich in cultural heritage buildings. Visiting the past at the Ullen Sentalu Museum. Find a new spirit from hundreds of tourist attractions in Jogja.

Also imagine the familiar atmosphere in the angkringan. The warmth of the ginger tea blends with the aroma of burning charcoal. It is true what a poet said, “Yogya is made of longing, going home, and angkringan.” Then you realize that this longing, this longing, is so real. Jogja is your hometown too. Your hometown is calling you to come home.

1. HeHa Ocean View

HeHa Ocean View is a very popular contemporary tourist spot with lots of cool photo spots with a sea background. HeHa Ocean View can be reached in 1.5 hours from Jogja City.

2. HeHa Sky View

HeHa Sky View is very popular and can be reached in just 30 minutes from Jogja City. HeHa Sky View contains selfie spots, food stalls, and restaurants. The place is very instagramable, lots of cool photo spots with views of the sky and the city of Jogja from a height

3. Breksi Cliff

Losing its function as a place to mine limestone, the Breksi Cliff area in Sambirejo, Prambanan, is even crowded with visitors of all ages. Who would have thought, a place that used to not get a lot of attention, is now a unique tourist spot.

4. Obelix Hills

Obelix Hills is a modern tourist spot with sunset views from a height, restaurants, and 30 photo spots. Obelix Hills can be reached in 1 hour from Jogja City.

5. Drini Beach

A coral island on the shore divides Drini Beach into two parts with opposite characters. The calm East side and the fierce West, make Drini Beach a double character beach.

6. Nglambor Beach

The seabed of Nglambor Beach is like a universe aquarium that holds a million charms. Thanks to a pair of “giant turtles” who are able to tame the fierce waves from the Indian Ocean, the underwater panorama on the southern coast can also be immersed in its beauty.

7. Spring Sendang Sono

Sendang Sono is a place full of stories, beauty and serenity. This place is used by many Catholics in Java as a place of pilgrimage and prayer. You can visit Sarikromo’s tomb, enjoy the architecture that won the Aga Khan Awards and write a letter to God in front of the Maria Cave.

8. Nglinggo Tea Garden

Trekking through terraced slopes covered in green rugs to enjoy panoramic views of eight high mountain peaks is a charming treat when visiting Nglinggo Tea Gardens, the only tea plantation in Menoreh Hills, Kulon Progo.

9. Suroloyo Peak

Suroloyo Peak is the highest peak of the Menoreh Mountains. From an altitude of 1,019 m above sea level, we can observe the Borobudur Temple which looks very small surrounded by 4 “forts”: Mount Sindoro, Sumbing, Merbabu, and Merapi.

10. Parangkusumo Sand Dunes (Gumuk Pasir)

On the sand, the body automatically moves snaking. Like a snowboarder, with a body sled down the slopes of the sand dunes that span the Parangkusumo Sand Dunes.

11. Mangunan Pine Forest

The Mangunan Pine Forest is indeed popular as a photo hunting location and even pre-wedding. Rows of pines that thrive regularly are no less beautiful than the forests that are often used as filming locations abroad.

12. Plaosan Temple

Plaosan Temple which was built by Rakai Pikatan has several unique features compared to other temples, namely the two main “twin” temples and a smooth surface terrace. In this temple there are also figures of Vajrapani, Amitbha, and Prajnaparamitha.

13. Kotagede

Kotagede is a silent witness of the growth of the Islamic Mataram Kingdom which once controlled almost the entire island of Java. The tombs of the founders of the Islamic Mataram Kingdom, the ruins of the fort walls, and other relics can be found in Kotagede.

14. Baru Beach

The shade of the shrimp pine tree makes this beach suitable as a family picnic spot. The scenery is even more unique with the presence of dozens of windmills which are the main electricity producers on this beach.

15. Wohkudu Beach

The main reason why Wohkudu Beach is suitable for camping is the presence of two protective cliffs on the left and right of the beach which are about twenty meters high and long enough to reach the entrance, as if embracing all the campsites in Wohkudu. These two cliffs protect from strong winds at night and the heat of the sun during the day. This a suitable place to set up a tent for a romantic honeymoon with a partner, burn a bonfire while joking with friends, or lie alone gazing at the naked stars and galaxies without the pollution of city light, Wohkudu Beach is the choice.

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