Yogyakarta has always been a magic place for those who long for a quiet and serene atmosphere. Well known as good place to study and rich in cultural stuff, Yogyakarta is also famous for its many amazing tourist attractions. Starting from nature tourism, educational tours, historical tours, to religious tourism. Yogyakarta is indeed very special city in Indonesia.
Speaking of tourist attractions, do you know that in Yogyakarta there are many locations that are good for escaping from hustle bustle and can make you happy? Yes, busy work or studying in college is so draining, time and thought, of course sometimes is also stress.
For relieving your stress, and make you happy again. below are Top 5 Yogyakarta Best Hidden Destination that can make you happy again. If you are stressed? Try to come to Yogyakarta bro!
1. Chill And Relax All Day At Embung Batara Sriten
Embung Batara Sriten is a natural tourism destination in Gunung Kidul area, precisely located in Padukuhan Sriten, Pilangrejo Village, Kec. Nglipar, Yogyakarta. To enter here you will not be charged entrance fee, it is totally free! It just, that you will only be charged parking fee of Rp 2.000 only.
Free stuff, is always interesting isn’t it? Why we say Embung Batara Sriten is the most appropriate place to relax yourself? Because, this place is very green and refreshing. Located at an altitude of 880 meter above sea level, makes this place as if it located on the clouds.
This is why Embung Batara Sriten touted as the highest Embung on the island of Java. This place is so charming and so stunning, that can make as a natural stress reliever. So this place is very appropriate for you who want to relax themselves as well as make you happy.
2. Kaliurang, Everyone’s Favorite For Chilling Out
Kaliurang is located in the area of Pakem, Sleman, Yogyakarta. Kaliurang is a natural tourist destination area located at an altitude of 900 masl. Kaliurang is a destination that presents a natural green scenery and also fresh cool air. That’s will make you feel at home when visiting this place.
The cool air and the green panaromas of this kind tourist destination must be the perfect place to relax all day. There are also some of the interesting places you can visit around Kaliurang. Such as Tlogo Putri, Gardu Pandang, Merapai Volcanic Museum, Goa japan, Taman Wisata Palawangan Turgo, and Playground. So, still do not want to visit Kaliurang to freshen up?
3. Enjoy The Mountain View From Puncak Suroloyo!
Suroloyo Peak/Puncak Suroloyo is one of the tourist attractions suitable for adventurers. Suroloyo Peak is located in the area Kulonprogo, Yogyakarta. The peak is located at an altitude of 1,091 mdpl is said as the throne of the Gods. Here you will also found a statue of the god Shiva who stood proudly.
In addition, there are also three monasteries known as Suroloyo, Kaendran, and Sariloyo. The peak of Suroloyo is also called the house of the god has a view that is so epic and beautiful. From this peak Suroloyo you can enjoy the beauty of a number of high mountain peaks in Yogyakarta such as Mount Merapi, Mount Sumbing, Mount Sindoro, also Mount Merbabu. If not covered by fog, from this peak Suroloyo you can also enjoy the splendor of Borobudur Temple. Now, you already interested to pay a visit here?
4. Visit Gunung Nglanggeran To Enjoy Best Sunrise In Yogyakarta
Mount Nglanggeran or Nglanggeran Ancient volcano is located in the area of Gunung Kidul, in the Village Nglanggeran, Kec. Pathuk. Nglanggeran Ancient volcano was active tens of millions of years ago, and now become dormant. This volcano has a beautiful panorama to enjoy. Here you can find a beautiful sunrise. Not only that, when night comes, you will see the city of Jogja like a sea of fireflies.
This place is often also used as a place to camp for those outdoor activities enthusiasts. Its location is far from the city crowd and the panoramic view is so beautiful making this place a paradise for those who want to be happy with getting closer to nature. In addition, in the area of Mount Nglanggeran, there is Embung Nglanggeran which will be more beautiful if you visit it at dusk.
5. Lots of Gunungkidul Hidden Beaches You Can Visit
Beside the mountains, Gunung Kidul is also famous for its beautiful beaches. In addition, which makes it more interesting, some beaches in Gunung Kidul can also be used for camping activities. Camping in the beach area is very interesting, especially if the beach area is still quiet. It was like being at a private beach, we can play at will, without any disturbances.
The beach always has its own charm, even sunset on the beach is always successful to make the visitor is reluctant to go home. The roar of the waves into a melodious voice, the beach atmosphere is also fun to enjoy. Fatigue and stress must be lost immediately if a visit to the beach.
So, the ranks of Gunung Kidul beaches like Sundak Beach, Drini Beach, Jungwok Beach, Siung Beach, Pok Poker Beach and Seruni Beach can be visited if you are visiting Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta. You will love this part of Yogyakarta!