Exploring Yogyakarta’s History with Jogja Good Guide
Are you looking for an authentic and immersive experience while exploring Yogyakarta? Jogja Good Guide offers the perfect walking tour for you! Jogja Good Guide is a walking tour operator that is part of Jakarta Good Guide, offering a unique experience for tourists to explore Yogyakarta's vibrant culture. Their four routes - Kotagede, Kauman, Malioboro, and Kotabaru - take you on a journey through Yogyakarta's history and its influence on modern-day Indonesia.
One of the best things about the Jogja Good Guide tour is that it is pay-as-you-wish. You can pay what you think the tour is worth based on your experience. Not only is this a great way to explore Yogyakarta, but it is also an affordable way to do so. Jogja Good Guide's tours are led by knowledgeable and friendly guides passionate about sharing their love for Yogyakarta with you.
Let's dive into the four routes that Jogja Good Guide offers:
If you want to learn about Javanese culture, the Kotagede route is the perfect tour. This three-hour tour highlights the traditional market, local neighborhoods with old houses featuring authentic Java architecture, the 16th-century King Cemetery, and exploring the inside part of a Joglo house. You will have the opportunity to try local snacks and street foods and drink Jamu, a traditional herbal drink unique to the Kotagede market.
The Kotabaru route takes you on a journey through Yogyakarta's colonial history. Kotabaru was a neighborhood built for the Dutch during the colonial era, and all the buildings and houses in Kotabaru were created using the Dutch architecture style. The tour includes visits to two museums that showcase Indonesia's colonial history, making it an exciting and educational way to learn more about Indonesia's past.
Kauman was the first Kampoeng founded after the Yogyakarta Sultanate was established. Kauman was an area where the royal servants lived, including Ahmad Dahlan, who later became an Indonesian national hero. This one to two-hour tour takes you through Kauman, highlighting Ahmad Dahlan's story and his significant contributions to Indonesia's education and social movements.
The Malioboro route is a perfect way to get to know Yogyakarta's modern and old city at once. This two-hour tour covers some of the most important landmarks of Jogja, including buildings left by the Dutch colonial era. It is also an opportunity to taste some of the delicious street foods on Malioboro street.
In conclusion, Jogja Good Guide offers an authentic and immersive experience for anyone looking to explore Yogyakarta's rich culture and history. Their knowledgeable and friendly guides will take you on a journey through Yogyakarta's past and its influence on modern-day Indonesia. So, put on your walking shoes and get ready to explore Yogyakarta with Jogja Good Guide!
- Walking tour
- Learning history and culture