Yogyakarta Temple Tours.
Take The Indonesia Heritage Tours from Gunpo is a vacation trip that plans to visit Heritage sites that is a place of worship in Yogyakarta. Usually the temple is a means of religion of Hinduism or Buddhism. Mostly, all of these sites are Buddhist and Hindu. Since, in old Mataram dynasty, religion that existed at that time there were just two religions.
Yogya is a Indonesian special province with a solid cultural society. The city, at this point remains the focal point of Javanese civilization. The establishment of ancient Mataram kingdom in the eighth century has a significant effect on the development of Javanese culture. The cultures creates sites of worship, such as temples and palaces. The influence of Hinduism culture can be seen on the sites of historical relics that are left mainly in a temple.
Borobudur Temple Tours.
When you type ‘ Yogyakarta ‘ in Google search, the image first page that appears is Borobudur temple. As this building is one of the World Heritage symbols. Borobudur becomes the oldest Buddhist temple, because it has been created before Angkor Wat sanctuaries in Cambodia. This temple was crafted precisely in the age around 750-800 AD. History says, Borobudur Temple was build during the reign of Syailendra dynasty.
Borobudur is the biggest Buddhist temple in the world. Tourists can enter and studying about this sites from the stories on the reliefs as spotted on the temple walls. The Relief lectured the manner that happened in old times.
There is a wonderful momentum you must see. Where it is only in Borobudur temple, When the sun rises and sinks. This amazing momentum occurs in twice times a day. That’s why foreigners go to Borobudur not just a day. Most of them stay here in the early morning. They want to captured the wonderful event between stupa’s silhouette. In our opinion, Borobudur’s Sunrise and Sunset moment, is an undeniable moments to enjoy.
Take The Indonesia Heritage Tours from Gunpo : VW Tours in Borobudur
Volkswagen Borobudur Tour is a Journey that is held with a tourist destination in Magelang, Central Java. You will be taken around the Borobudur’s area by riding the VW Cabriolet. This Tour will bring you a time to visit Borobudur Temple, Badhek Coffee Lounge, Camera House, Mendut Temple and Chicken Church. You just have to enjoy the VW with the hood that can be opened and closed manually, to clearly viewing the landscape around Borobudur Temple.
This car is classy, for those of you who had been youthful in the 70-80’s era, will surely know the vehicles we’re ordinary use. This car is a cabriolet system. A method to opening the hood of the car.
Next, you will find another temple that was no less exotic, named Prambanan Temple. Located within the border of Central Java region and Yogyakarta special region. As a sanctuary complex, Prambanan was too beautiful to be ruled out when you visit there. You will know that Prambanan Temple is the core unit of several buildings around the complex.
This temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Prambanan is the biggest Hindu sanctuary in the archipelago and one of the most beautiful temples in Asia. The architecture is tall and slim, according to the structural Hindu temple in general. With Shiva Temple as the main unit that has a height of up to 47 meters. Prambanan also has reliefs of Ramayana stories. Archaeologists said, the relief we’re connected to the story of Ramayana.
The stage of the show’s locations were inverse from the temple, in the west section of the river with the backdrop of Prambanan temple. This Ramayana Ballet is a cultural dance of The Javanese palace. Usually the performances are shows just inside the palace. But now, The performances can also be holds out of the palace. One of the choosing place was in this Prambanan temple. The dance held in front of the temple as a methods of enlarging the tourist occupancy to Indonesia..
Originally the exhibition was still using the title Ramayana Ballet, but the term was replacing to Sendratari Ramayana until now. Ramayana Ballet is usually held at night on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The Show starts at 07.30-09.30 pm.
Ratu Boko Temple
Another heritage that is great is the complex of Ratuboko temple. The Grand Temple was formerly the residential of Queen Boko. Queen Boko Palace has been used as a palace from the 8th era by Rakai Panangkaran, before Borobudur and Prambanan temple was built. Although it is name as a temple, this site is not a worship site as Prambanan or Borobudur. There are structures like fort gate, bathing place, pool, shelter, Pendopo, and fortress walls which usually found in the design of a palace in common.
The complex site is 25 hectares wide and located at (heights|an altitude} of about 195 meters from the sea level. The location of Ratu Boko Palace complex we’re above the hills makes us wondering. How was the way of making the sites and the irrigation systems for the pool. While at the era, there is no heavy device such as tractors.
In this site complex there are 2 caves, named Lanang and Wadon Cave. Inside the caves appears to be a relief of female genital symbols (Yoni symbol) above the entrance. These caves usually to be uses as rides for meditation. The palace complex is very spacious with green and beautiful areas.
Take The Indonesia Heritage Tours from Gunpo Other Temple Tours
In Yogya there are some sites that are heritage of old Mataram kingdom. Some famous such as Sambisari and Ijo Temple, or some infamous such as Candi Abang, Barong, Gebang, Kalasan, Sari, Plaosan, and Banyunibo.
Sambisari Temple was somewhere near Prambanan. The buildings has a very beautiful landscape. Ijo temple is also good for visits, the location of this sites is the tallest among all the temples in Jogja. The height is almost 390 meters up from sea level. In there you can enjoy Yogyakarta’s cityscape from the post on the hill. Green Grass also overlaid around the complex, bring an elegance feels of the temple.
There are numerous different temples that you can visit when visiting Yogyakarta. And fortunately, most of these temples are spotted in the eastern part of the city, not scattered. So the tourists can visit one temple to another without spending a lot of time.
Surely there are some temples which is less famous and relatively less visitors. For example, You can go to Kalasan, Abang or Barong temple, which is somewhere near to Ratu Boko. The temple has a relatively small tourist visitors if compared to the Borobudur or Prambanan.
Benefits of Take The Indonesia Heritage Tours from Gunpo
By undergoing the temple tour to Yogyakarta, you will be invite in to fly into the ancient life through reliefs in the temple building. Some also giving clues about the philosophy of Lingga and Yoni as the privillage essence of life.
As a place for worship, the heritage complex also sometimes has a mystical divine of the past that you can manifests as a meaningful inner experience of life. If you are a person whose interested in culture, archaeology, history, and philosophy, You will be very exciting to visit these sites which has a lot of mystery of life that you can solve within the symbols that contains in the forms, structures, and reliefs of the temple.
Ready to Take The Indonesia Heritage Tours from Gunpo
Interested in visiting the Temple tour in Yogya? Contact us via WhatsApp for travel itinerary offers. You can also undergo custom temple tours. Going not with us? Its O.K, You may go there yourself using the backpacker style. To go to some of these sites, it only needs a day. The expenses spent on this temple tours will not drain the wallets. We guarantee about that.