These days, with the crazy life of mega city, a lot of people seek for an escape to relieve the excessive stress that they experience every day. One of a way to do that is by having a vacation to foreign places. Yogyakarta becomes one of the most visited places for vacation in Indonesia. It is due to the popularity of Borobudur and Prambanan temple that is located near the city. In this passage, we will describe some of places to visit in Yogyakarta.
Yogyakarta offers a lot of activities that you can enjoy during your stay. The following paragraph we will give you a brief explanation about trip to Yogyakarta.
- Taking pictures in Umbul Ponggok: in this place there is a rectangular pool that looks like an ordinary public pool. But once you enter the pool to swim you will see many extraordinary properties, such as chairs, motorcycle, and even desk, accompanied with beautiful freshwater fishes swimming around the pool. You can rent both snorkeling kit and underwater camera to capture unique photo of motorcycling underwater, studying underwater or simply taking pictures with groups of colorful fishes. This place offers a great experience, especially for photo enthusiasts as you can create extraordinary poses and photos to be upload on your social media.
- Enjoy the nature in Mangunan Fruit Gardens: this place is gaining popularity, especially among Instagram users because the place offers a great scenery and photogenic views to be captured by camera. You can reach this place by short hike from the parking lot. Once you arrive on the highest peak of the hill, you will be greeted with stunning landscape of numerous hills and Oyo river in the middle of the valleys. The most recommended time to visit is during early morning when the clouds hang lower below the hills.
- Admiring the beauty of Bukit Bintang: this place is the best place to enjoy your night time in Yogyakarta. This place is located at Pathuk Hills, Gining Kidul. Bukit Bintang is literally translated as Star Hill. Once you reach the top of the hill, you will see thousands of flickering lights from houses and buildings below you like the stars that scattered in the night sky. This place is popular among teenagers and young couple due to the romantic ambience that is offered. You can bring your own foods and chat with your friends accompanied by the beautiful lights across the horizon. There are also some restaurants and cafes that open until late night.
- Enjoying the sceneries at Kalibiru National Parks: for those who love to take pictures, going to this national park will be a great experience. This national park offer the atmosphere of secluded places, completed with its beautiful views. It also offers several outbound activities such as rock climbing, flying fox, and tightrope walking that is also suitable for adventurous trip.
Those are several best things to do in Yogyakarta. This city still has a lot of tourist attractions to be visited and enjoyed, but the list above pretty much describe the main agenda that you can do during your vacation in Yogyakarta.