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Yogyakarta is the origin of civilization in Java. This city was once the throne that produced the magnificent Borobudur and Prambanan temples in the 8th and 9th centuries and the seat of the reign of the Mataram kingdom in the 16th and 17th centuries. Yogyakarta was once known for its slogan which reads “Jogja The Neverending Asia” thanks to its extraordinary charm. Today, the city is also known as “Jogja Istimewa” because of its beautiful values.</p> <p>This city is one of several cultural centers in Indonesia. Every visitor can explore it by walking in the Keraton Museum (Sultan's Palace), chatting in the City Square, seeing the process of making jewelry in Kotagede, to shopping at Malioboro. There are many adventures that you can do in this relatively small but vibrant city, one of which is catching the sunrise at famous temples such as Prambanan and Borobudur in the neighboring city of Magelang.</p> <p>The Wonders of Historical Heritage<br /> Buddy Pesona can feel the five wonders in this very ``art`` city. From enjoying the natural wonders by visiting the beach to venturing into other beautiful landscapes. Parangtritis, Indrayanti, Pok Tunggal, Siung, Krakal, and Jogan beaches are some of the famous beaches in this city. You can find interesting scenic points at Becici Peak, Pinus Pengger, and Tembelan Gorge. These are just a few of the many more natural attractions that you can explore in Yogyakarta!</p> <p>To enjoy its culinary wonders, don't forget to try Gudeg, a special concoction of traditional Javanese recipes that have become the hallmark of this city. Don't forget to try Bakpia, a traditional snack with lots of interesting flavors that is popular as a souvenir. For drinks, you can try Jamu, a traditional drink that is a mixture of various kinds of nutritious plants that are often used for natural remedies.

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