Is there any Yogyakarta romantic destination in Yogyakarta? Sure that, the city of Jogja and its surrounding towns in the province of Special Region of Yogyakarta is famous for its traditional cultural customs. So many tourists come to visit this city because of it.
But actually, in addition to customs and culture, Jogja City and the surrounding areas also has many interesting sights, both in the middle of the city and that presents incredible natural scenery. Not only beautiful, these places also have a romantic feel, perfect city to spend together with loved ones.
If you are planning a vacation to Jogja but have no idea where to go, we are here to give you on a recommendation, a romantic sights in Jogja that will make your holiday experience even more memorable:
1. Enjoy a romantic afternoon at Ratu Boko Temple, One Of Yogyakarta romantic destination
Ratu Boko Temple or also known as Istana Ratu Boko is the right place to do romantic tour next time you can visit Jogjakarta. You shouldn’t skip this Yogyakarta romantic destination.
This tourist complex is quite large, about 250,000 square meters. In the center of the complex there are main gate, pond and burning temple.
Quick tips for you, do not visit Ratu Boko temple during the day, it is very hot so it is not comfortable enough to get around.
Visiting in the afternoons just a moment before sunset is the best choice, not too hot and the sunset at Candi Ratu Boko will be give a romantic feeling. Taking pictures with your loved ones here can be an unforgettable experience for both of you right?
Location: Jalan Solo kilometer 17, Desa Bokoharjo, Kecamatan Prambanan, Kabupaten Sleman.
Open: 06.00 AM – 17.00 PM WIB
2. Enjoy flickering city lights at night from Pinus Pengger
Pinus Pengger may be less popular than other common tourists destination in Yogyakarta. However, this place is actually interesting too compared with the famous tourist attractions such as Malioboro Street, and Taman Sari Jogja.
Pinus Pengger Forest best place to take photo. The plac is equipped with many interesting accessories to take pictures, such as giant bird’s nest, tree bridge, to the ladder of love.
If you want to enjoy the natural atmosphere for longer, visitors can also camping in Pinus Pengger Forest. Spending the night in this Yogyakarta romantic destination would be fun right?
Location: Dusun Sendangsari, Desa Terong, Kecamatan Dlingo, Kabupaten Bantul.
3. Pintu Langit Dahromo, One of romantic place in Bantul Yogyakarta
Pintu langit Dahromo, is photography spot with romantic atmosphere laid out in the majestic nature of Bantul. Indeed, Bantul seems to be a paradise of nature lovers. There are so many nuanced tourist attractions here.
Pintu langit Dahromo is located on Dahromo Hill. The most iconic location here is the white door with the door open, directly facing the natural landscape in front of it. The best time to visit Pintu langit Dahromo is during the night. So you can see shining lights of the city from here.
This unique romantic place is quite affordable. You only need less than Rp20.000 (USD 1,5) to visit this place with your partner.
Location: Bukit Dahromo, Dlingo, Kabupaten Bantul, Provinsi DIY.
4. Clinging with your partner under thousands stars in Bukit Panguk Kediwung, Dlingo
Bukit Panguk Kediwung is just opened as a public tourist destination, and still relatively new. But the facilities here are quite complete for a new hidden tourist destination in Yogyakarta.
It is already built viewing post with instagrammable spot to take photo. So it will be perfect to decorate your Instagram feed. Taking photos with loved ones will surely leave a deep impression.
Located 2 kilometers from the Kebun Buah Mangunan, the access to this place is not too smooth. Visitors must go up the road up and winding. Even so, when it reaches its peak, everything will pay off with beautiful natural scenery, so will not regret visiting here.
Interestingly, this place is open 24 hours, so you can choose to enjoy what kind of romantic moment; sunrise, sunset or even night with lots of stars. Of course it is depend on the weather.
Location: Kediwung, Mangunan, Dlingo, Kabupaten Bantul, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta
Open: 24 hours
5. Pengilon Hill AKA Bukit Pengilon will be your favorite place to spend a day with your partner
In this place, there is no white sand. But if you are a lover of coastal line with majestic ocean scenery. We sure that you would love it. You can see them from many different angles. Especially from the top of the hill.
The green grass covering Pengilon Hill (Bukit Pengilon) is perfect for laid back, enjoying the beach breeze.
If you want to camp here, it is possible. The place is quite comfortable for camping. You can enjoy ‘milky way’ too if the sky is clear, and the weather is good.
Location: Dusun Ngelo, Desa Balong, Kecamatan Girisubo, Balong, Girisubo, Kabupaten Gunung Kidul, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta.
6. Enjoying a day in Tembelan Kanigoro Gorge AKA Jurang Tembelan Kanigoro
Still in Mangunan area, there is also the Kanigoro Tembelan Gorge. This place is also so an interesting alternative to visit with your loved ones.
Visitors can take pictures on the ship located on the hill. Not a real ship of course. But it is bamboo made ship for taking photos. Visitor can get their best photo here.
Almost everytime this place is crowded with visitors, so you better come here in weekdays. Visiting on that time, you can enjoy the atmosphere of nature without getting disturbed with the crod.
You can’t see the sun rises here, because at that hour, this place is usually covered in fog. The best time to visit here is around 06.00 – 08.00 WIB to get the best light and panorama.
Location: Mangunan, Dlingo, Kabupaten Bantul, Provinsi DIY.
Open: 24 hours
7. Upside Down World Jogja, feel the sensation of staying in an upside down world!
Since the first day of its launching, Upside Down World Jogja immediately attract the attention of many tourists. Since launching date, this tourist destination is never empty of visitors. Maybe because this is one of Yogyakarta romantic destination?
The room inside Upside Down World Jogja carries the concept of housing in general, such as kitchen, living room to family room. The difference is, everything is upside down. Do not surprised if you find a sofa stuck to the ceiling or a television above our heads.
In addition to providing space for photographs, Upside Down World Jogja provides guides who are also photographers. With the guide, you can get the best photo here. Because the guide can help directing the best pose here.
Location: Jalan Ring Road Utara Kota Jogja
Open: 10.00 – 19.00 WIB