Welcome to Jogja!
IT GIVES ME GREAT PLEASURE TO PROVIDE THIS MAGAZINE TO YOU, WITH ITS CONTENTS OUTLINING THE MANY ATTRACTIONS TO BE FOUND IN THE SPECIAL REGION OF YOGYAKARTA ( DIY).
In this magazine, produced in cooperation with The Jakarta Post, Indonesia’s most established English- language newspaper, you will learn more about everything Yogya has to offer, from its famous royal heritage, arts and cultural performances to high- quality handicrafts and delicious cuisine. advise all visitors to stop by the royal palace, take a stroll along Jl. Malioboro to find a beautiful batik or knickknack and then partake of a traditional Yogya meal, eaten crosslegged on the sidewalk. Of course, you should also take a ride in a becak trishaw for a leisurely sight- seeing tour of the city.
For the more adventurous, Yogya’s pristine natural surroundings are brimming with opportunities to test your limits and set your heartbeat racing. And our excellent hotels and convention venues also make the city an ideal place for Meeting, Incentives, Convention and Exhibition ( MICE) gatherings.
Yogya has a spirit of tradition from its royal heritage, but it is also a thriving modern city, home to some of the nation’s most distinguished institutions of higher education. There is a vibrant sense of innovation and exploration, balanced by a respect for time- honored traditions.
Don’t just take my word for it – please come and see for yourself the beauty of Yogya. I trust that you, along with the thousands of tourists who visit us every year, will find what you are looking for and become a regular visitor.
Please be our guest.