What to Do in Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta is the center of fine Javanese arts and culture. Well known for its traditional method of producing beautifully hand-made...
As the only Indonesian royal city still ruled by a monarchy, Yogyakarta is regarded as an important centre for classical Javanese fine arts and culture such as ballet, batik textiles, drama, literature, music, poetry, silversmithing, visual arts, and wayang puppetry. Renowned as a centre of Indonesian education, Yogyakarta is home to dozens of schools and universities, including Gadjah Mada University, the country's largest institute of higher education and one of its most prestigious.