YOGYAKARTA (which is often spelled and called in different ways, such as Jogja, Yogya or Jogjakarta.) is the main travel destination of Java- Indonesia.
Jogja is an old city that keeps a lot of hidden charm in it and unique provincial government, because it is the only province in Indonesia which the province government is leaded by the monarchy. The Sultan of Yogyakarta serves as the elected governor of the province. As we know, Sultan also the king of Jogjakarta Palace.
Yogya is a city with outstanding historical and cultural heritage. Yogyakarta was the centre of the Mataram Dynasty and also has numerous thousand-year-old temples as inheritances of the great ancient kingdoms.
Jogjakarta is known as the best education city where lots people from all over Indonesia, Asia, Africa and Europe come to continue their study here. 4 states university established here, and so do private universities. The education facility is one of the most complete an modern in Indonesia.
Jogja has been best described as a "Never Ending Asia", "Java's cultural heart", and the "soul city of Java". The society lives in peace and has typical Javanese hospitality. Therefore, because of its culture richness and heritage, Jogja has long been known as the cradle of Javanese culture. The daily life, rich culture and unique nature made Jogjakarta being a interested place to know.
Yogyakarta has many beautiful natural landscapes including Mt. Merapi, Parangtritis Beach and magnificient historical sites: BOROBUDUR the biggest Buddhist temple in the world and Prambanan the Hindus temple. Yogyakarta/Jogja is the point of depart tour and travel to visit Jakarta, visit Borobudur, Visit Solo (Surakarta) and Semarang, visit karimunjawa ( the 27 islands),visit Bromo mountain,visit Ijen, Bali and Lombok or to others tourist destinations in Indonesia such as Sumatra, Sulawesi and Lombok (Gilis).