Kalibiru Tourism

Kalibiru Tourism and Community Initiatives

This is the tourism that comes from community initiatives. A natural attractions built with the initiative of audiences around the forest with the intention that the State does not seem excessive. They tend to grow green, the forests have thick, cool and maintained its continuity. Tours are nature tourism Kalibiru, situated in the hills menorah Kulonprogo district of Yogyakarta.

Cool place that can be achieved with a distance of 40 km towards the west of the city of Yogyakarta, about 10 km from the city Wates, DIY Kulonprogo district capital. Mini-style tourism development seems to be an integral part of a long process an endeavor that actually came from the communities surrounding the forest. They sought to restore forest conditions that originally barren and baked.

Development of community forestry tour Kalibiru apparently can not be separated from the form of environmental services is based on the Community Forest license throughout 35 years. Starting from 14 February 2008. Permission was obtained forest management groups, to trust ever awarded by the government to audiences around the forest. The initiative came from there.

What's interesting about this Kalibiru natural attractions are its natural freshness of green that stretches and thus familiar to the desire to consume natural tranquility. Even more fulfilled when the tranquility of nature that intersect close to the friendliness of the surrounding villages that are still consistent caring sense of family, mutual cooperation, a wide variety of cultural arts. This is where visitors are matched with rural tourism, cultural tourism, tracking, outbound training natural therapies to the fun.

Sumber: Volume 04. Mutiara Kulon Progo

Parangtritis Beach

Parangtritis, the Famous Beach in Yogyakarta

Parangtritis is one beach that must be visited, not just because it is the most popular beach in Yogyakarta, but also has close linkages with various other attractions, such as the sultan's palace, Beach Parangkusumo and Merapi region. The beach is located 27 kilometers from the city center is also part of the power of Queen of South.
Parangtritis is a beach full of myth, believed to be a manifestation of the unity among which consists of Mount Merapi, the Kraton of Yogyakarta and Parangtritis. This beach is also believed to be a meeting place with Sunan Kalijaga Panembahan Senopati shortly after undergoing hermitage. During the meeting, Senopati reminded to stay humble ruler despite his supernatural powers.

Parangtritis has unique views that are not on other tourist attractions are in addition to large waves, also the mountain - the mountain of sand that frequency at the surrounding beaches, mountains of sand is usually called dunes. The object of this tour is managed by the local government of Bantul pretty well, ranging from lodging facilities and markets selling souvenirs parangtritis. In addition there are the so-called parang wedang baths in bath water is said to cure various diseases including skin diseases, water from the bath contains sulfur that comes from the mountains in the area. Another location is the beach at the beach Parangkusumo where there is a place supposedly for a meeting between the king of queens jogjakarta with the southern sea. On certain days (usually months suro) here is offering offerings (Labuhan) to Queen of the South Sea or in the Java language called Nyai Rara Kidul. Locals believe that a person may not use green colored clothes when they're on this coast. Parangtritis become a major tourist visits, especially on New Year's Eve Java (1 sacred / Suro). In Parangtritis there are also trains horses or horses that can be rented for up the coast from east to west.

Sumber: Visit Indonesia
website: www.visitingjogja.com

Parangkusumo Beach

Parangkusumo Beach

Parangkusumo Beach, Stone Love Experience an unforgettable spiritual experience Hashi masu Panembahan Senopati invites you remember meeting with South Queen please.

Parangkusumo surf beaches, sand dunes, lightning cempuri magic and fun vacation. 19. September 2010 at the weekend, the National Kite Festival 2010 18 for recreational activities from day to day, enjoy Parangkusumo, it is the size of the festival.  

Parangkusumo sky, flooding, offers various types of dragons from all over the archipelago illuminated kite club. In the Biennale a few days in class travel kite two-dimensional, three-dimensional, traditional and unique features in Japan, or Sutakkingukaito Rokaku. the beach was filled with creativity. Creativity is a form of dragon, monster, butterfly, which produces the diversity of small steps into dragon form, feel the sea breeze known as Van damaged by strong winds at all without this obstacle. Arts Festival at the end of the field, a beautiful stadium. This event is a success, as the benchmark comparisons in the festival next year.

Petilasan Parangkusumo
Physically, it ruins the form of the composition of some Black Stone (Watu Gilang) is located on flat land. Complex high by 1.50 m walls, surrounded with input from the south. The same thing with beach Parangkusumo, these ruins are the most important port of the ceremony takes place every year and the main attractions Parangtritis. The ruins were used as a place of pilgrimage.
Petilasan Parangkusumo located in coastal areas of Bantul regency, are believed to be a meeting place between the founder of the Islamic Mataram Kingdom, Panembahan Senopati, with Nyi Roro Kidul (South Sea mystic ruler). In a place called by the name Cepuri there are ruins of stone. Which is considered sacred stone is believed to be the location of a meeting between Panembahan Senopati, which was followed by the Kings next Islamic Mataram Sultanate including Kings Ngayogyakarta with the Queen of the South Coast. Today, the location Petilasan Cepuri Parangkusumo is an important place for events that are customary or spiritual. This place is often used for tirakatan or pilgrimage. Also Petilasan Cepuri also often used as the location utuk Ageng Labuhan ceremony of Sultan Palace, or other harbor rituals that are usually held by the various streams of trust. Although open every day and has become one tourist destination, but there are certain times when visitors are most crowded, on Kliwon Tuesday night and Kliwon Friday night.

Sumber: Yogyakarta Provincial Tourism Authority


Searching for Dragon Fruit Regions

Who said the coast was always empty and barren!!. of coastal land that could blend her green leaves with red fruit that produced the dragon fruit plants, and therefore color the Glagah Beautiful beaches located in the district Glagah, Kulonprogo regency of Yogyakarta. A sincere effort and fail than Romo Paul aeorang agro region with a specific charm that can be known to many people.

Dragon Fruit or familiarly called the fruit of this god inhabits an area of 2.5 ha. Wanadri region is home to the 2 types of fruit gods. The red and white fleshy called Hylocereus undatus, medium pink with red flesh that has a name Hylocereus polyrrhizus. Who would have guessed the dragon fruit is the result of local land have been traveling to across the country. This is of course not separated from the number of properties which he saved among others, to maintain stamina, increase ketajan eye, balancing blood sugar and much more.
Being an interesting experience to visit this agro because it turned out but can see how the form pohonya, visitors can also make a number of other activities that are not less challenging. Test the stamina via canoe, play beach volleyball, futsal until the flying fox.
Travel as far as 40 km towards the southwest of Yogyakarta, it may mean a trip worth it to find comfort in agrotourism, located in the district Kulonprogo it. Indeed, agro-tourism was not alone, there are culinary biuah colored dragon as a tourist destination penompang fresh.


Sumber: Volume 04 Mutiara Gunungkidul & Kulon Progo. Exploring Jogja
website: www.visitingjogja.com

Kuwaru Beach

Cool Beach Kuwaru
A dense forest of pine trees that lined the sea along the coast with waves that roar race every day to reach the edge of the beach, and beach paitai kuwaru. a more tranquil beach lined up along the south coast of Yogyakarta Special Region. The beach is not blistering Sun cooked and are also protected by a thick pine forest in the sea.

Located near the east coast Pandansimo, Village Poncosari, Srandakan district, Bantul, Yogyakarta, the beach is relatively new Kuwaru beach, 29 km south of Yogyakarta city, quarter past the city and along the east coast of the southern Srandakan Progo river. very small, almost rare, the beach is shady and cool in the coastal area south of Yogyakarta. But in people Kuwaru may contain mats and eat with comfort, without the scorching heat of sun or wind gusts of sea disturbed by wild desert pine trees greening Kuwaru damped by local residents about 6 years ago. Bantul, it seems, to develop the potential of nature tourism without simple.
Effort involving the community to raise awareness have a permanent set of Kuwaru "Green Kuwaru" "Pacific Kuwaru" and when it resorts Kuwaru time to have fun, looking for rental ATV, All Terrain Vehicle, or culinary-based catch fresh fish from local fishermen, is the result of public involvement efforts.

Sumber: 03 / 2010. exploring Jogja.

Ratu Boko Temple

Queen Boko

Located 3 km from Prambanan temple, the temple consists of the door, a temple on fire, Paseban (audience'hall), and bathing areas pendapa princess. There are camping and hiking as any other package plan to visit the shrine.

The ruins of stone, apparently still lacking, a form that is not clean and armor a little impressed. That afternoon, when we get everything on the site in accordance am Sun Boko. Hot sun did not stop us turned around, what makes this site different in tone, it seems that we are invited to walk in the past. origin notes issued by the Rakai district year 746-784 AD Panangkaran Site Abhayagiri Ratu Boko called Vihara. Abhaya means no danger, speed means hill or mountain, temple, or accommodation. Be Abhayagiri monastery, where Buddhist shelter and Monaco, on a hill full of peace. After Walaing Abhayagiri Vihara renamed the building which was approved by a king named Rakai Walaing followers Kumbayoni Pu. The name comes from the palace of Queen Boko Boko Palace and the Queen. Kraton derived from Ka-da-tu-a, in which King's Palace, Queen Boko chosen by the King and Queen Boko means stork. This understanding is a problem, called the king Bngau, if the name of a king or names that are often a heron highland accommodation Ratu Boko. As we know that in the west, north and south of Queen Boko hill is a vast canyon lands and the fertile agricultural areas, while Ratu Boko hill itself there as a backup water from large to small. Located not far from the city of Yogyakarta Boko site is located 3 miles south of Prambanan, + / - 18 km east of Yogyakarta city, + / - 50 km from the western city of Solo, is located on a hill that is part Thousand Steps. Boko site is a site that has a site with facilities Andrawina kepurbakalaannya Cafe & Karaoke, also available on the open stage (open stage), which dilereng hill to create a natural feel with beautiful natural scenery stunning. From the site open phase can clearly see the elegance Sewu Prambanan and the bottom of Mount Merapi, which always blow smoke, beauty and crowd river that divides the city Opak Prambanan and density of traffic flow Jogja-Solo can also enjoy drinking soda in Andrawina Cafe.

Site Ratu Boko is the largest classical time placement sites found dijawa, especially the middle part of Java. This feature makes Ratu Boko as a specific site, but many mysteries and a number of interesting phenomena can be identified and tested. Various forms of ancient heritage sites located in Boko, and many of them have a different structure from that found elsewhere. Tourists who visit, so they know that the legacy of the classical period in Indonesia was not only one temple. Ratu Boko Before entering the site will be treated to beautiful views, Yogyakarta, Solo, this is the Prambanan Temple, Boko menunujukkan placemarks. After switching to the temples with a smooth road hotmix see the winding road and driving with a shade tree on the right side of the hill on the left. To achieve the above there are two parking lots that are above and below. If it means we have to go in the first dozen steps and then to the new Andrawina coffee throughout the site. Or you can directly on the car, but we will see strong growth. Because of the dry season, which runs along the hill we will meet teak field naked, but does not reduce the beauty of the hill. Until the position of each person will be charged a fee of 7000 rupees, 5,000 rupees and a car parking USD 2000. But for foreign tourists who bring the cost of U.S. $ 10:00 on people. The site is located in Villa Dawung Bokoharjo Village, Prambanan District, Sleman Regency is the range of about 80 hectares. In addition to a karaoke bar and also camping available plots by brick dipetak, and adequate sanitation facilities. Once we enter the first door on the door after about 15 meters of white stone temple burning that serves as a burning corpse, and this temple faces west. In the south-east of the temple on fire has a lake where the water contains a mystery. It is said that this means either Mantana called Amrita Amrita (water), Mantana (spells), which means holy water that has been the mantra, the myth of water can help in the light of what is desirable and used to often for events such as the ritual procession to make holy water for Tawur Grande Hindu procession. During platforms including mobile berdenah rectangular 20 x 21 m and height 1.46 m is composed of Andesite in the north of the stairs again to the east and west are they made of aggregates, either. On the surface of the platform is a series of poles Hall, as many as 24 pieces, while the base platform support Pringgitan not with 12 pieces.
In addition to the mystery continues on the site, the most interesting attraction is the atmosphere of twilight and dawn are very, very beautiful. According to Pak Sigit is a cabin, an unprecedented view of the magic sunset and sunrise, and these packages are often sold to tourists we hope this site will be kept,. Also being built to further consider the Ancestral Cultural heritage of the United States. Source: Summary of the book to go back to old ways Mangga Sari Ratu Boko Karanga Ayuati - Eko Nurcahyo Gatut

Mystery of Queen Boko Temple
One of the very mystery of the ancient relics of Queen Boko Palace and Temple of Queen Boko. This temple, situated on a hill about 3 km from Prambanan Temple and 19 km from the city of Yogyakarta, an area of 16 hectares, which includes two villages in the region of Yogyakarta, and Sambirejo Dawung. Try to reach the sunrise or sunset, it's great! From Ratu Boko temple complex, you will be able to see clearly, as beautiful golden ball floating round the temple door, and slowly sank. So, even in the morning when the sun rises. Ratu Boko Planning and Architecture Ratu Boko, probably around the 9th century AD by the dynasty dynasty, which later took over the Hindu Mataram. As relics of ancient monuments, Queen Boko still retain the mystery. Attributes which here refers to the area of the city. But again, the members are still difficult to determine, whether a real garden, palace, castle or temple. Ratu Boko has 3 core pieces, each separated by stone walls and fortresses. To achieve the first core, through a large door that was built in two stages. West of this terrace is a strength or Lime Stone Temple (Temple of lime). Named Lime Stone Temple because it is made of limestone. The distance is about 45 feet from the door first. Both the core and one separated by a wall andelit. The second terrace is available after passing through the door paduraksa with 3 doors. The doors of the larger (front door) is in the center flanked by two small doors. Terrace, second and third separated by walls of limestone and andelit fort. To enter the third terrace, must go through five doors, most of which center door is larger than the other 4 ports on them. In the third core (core in general) are in the middle fixed. Here you can find, among others, Hall (meeting room). The foundation of this room length of 20 m, width 20 m and height 1.25 m, which is located in the north of this terrace. While in the south, we find the foundation Pringgitan, length 20 m, width 6 m and height 1.25 m. Both the flag and pringgitan, dikelingi by a fence with a length of 40 m, width 36 m and height of 3 m. The fence has a gate of 3 roof in the south, north and west. Three pieces are made to climb the stairs to the foundation. In this room, bathing pool is not complex, surrounded by a rectangular cage. The complex consists of three groups. The first group, consisting of three parts rectangular pond. Two of them extends from north to south, and both are separated by a door. While the second group consists of 8 circular pool that is divided into three rows. In this core, we can see the remains of buildings called Paseban (Reception Room), extending from north to south. The ruins of the fence gate, and the slopes here. In addition, there is Princess (Princess Palace or residence), where it is located in a rectangular pool 31 x 8 m2, surrounded by a fence. This guide has two doors, each masng the southwest and northeast. About 60 meters from the door, you can see the ruins of stone, but the land is still in good condition. Basically, a square 20 x 20 m. Apart from these places, there are many ruins found in Ratu Boko, like the ruins of the Men of the Cave (Cave Man) is 3.5 m long, 3 m wide and 1.5 m and height of a small cave again, women Cave (Cave women). Ratu Boko has produced a variety of artifacts, including statues, two Hindu statues (Durga, Ganesha, Garuda, phallus and yoni), and Buddhas (Dhyani Buddhas of three unfinished). In addition, some inscriptions and pottery found. One of the inscriptions found in Siwagraha registry. This inscription mentions the battle between the king and Rakai Pikatan Balaputra. Since losing the war, Balaputra escape and build a defense at the foot of Queen Boko. It has also been found in five fragments Prenagari Sanskrit inscriptions and letters, but not intact, you can read this post. Other religious buildings Awalokiteswara a Buddhisatwa in Buddhism, especially Mahayana Buddhism. Judging from the shape of letters, the inscription of the 8th century AD In addition, there are three letters in the Old Javanese inscriptions in the form of a poem written in Sanskrit. Two of them have years of Saka 778 or 856 m, which has a lack of institutions and lack Triyambaka Kerttiwasa by King Kumbhaya. While others have a record made by the King lost Kalasodbhawa. Another inscription was found in Queen Boko writing in Sanskrit, Javanese, and writing (short articles) gold plated. Ratu Boko remaining Mystery Revealed Although the different buildings are still many who do not, until now the role of Queen Boko is still unknown. Some believe that Ratu Boko is a monastery, or in a place of rest and recreation. Subscriptions also seems difficult to serve as a resource to find that the feature of this temple. The writings are found not only shows that Ratu Boko was a period of 8-9 centuries. Inscription eighth century buildings often have a sacred Buddhist establishment, while the ninth century is to build a Hindu temple once. But because there are no inscriptions, which explicitly mentions the role of each of the existing building, Ratu Boko is still a mystery until now. Will this mystery unfold?

Sumber: Berita Iptek Topik: Sejarah