Yogyakarta Tourism

Visit Yogyakarta - Best of Yogyakarta

A former Indonesian capital and the centre for batik, ballet, drama, music, poetry, and puppet shows, Yogyakarta is a city in central province of Indonesia with rich heritage and abundant natural beauty. With parks, museums, architectural sites and a huge list of places to visit, Yogyakarta is on the bucket list of every traveler who wants to get acquainted to the Javanese culture and heritage.

A Yogyakarta trip will take you to a land where the impact of Hindu dynasty and Islamic rulers has gelled to form a strong and unique character of its own. Be it the world famous Ramayana Ballet or the graveyard of Islamic rulers, Yogyakarta has an experience waiting for all.

Yogyakarta itineraries are filled with heritage palaces, ancient neighborhoods and temples that will enchant the visitors.

Yogyakarta Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Yogyakarta tips for your visit

  • Stay safe when travelling in public transports like pick pocketing is very common.
  • Always check the authenticity of the travel guides as there are many scammers.
  • Drive safe and walk safe as traffic is brutal especially in the evenings.
  • It is best to travel in groups.

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Facts and Stats for Yogyakarta*

  • Pollution Statistics in Yogyakarta

    Know the pollution level of Yogyakarta before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 55.36 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36.54 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 57.14 (Moderate)
  • Yogyakarta: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Yogyakarta for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Yogyakarta.

    • Burglary and Theft 44.17 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 48.39 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.94 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 71.67 (High)
    • Car Stealing 44.83 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.94 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 35.48 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.87 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.35 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 24.19 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Yogyakarta - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Yogyakarta is 119.19 (High)

    • Safety Index 56.45 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 66.55 (High)
    • Pollution Index 58.67 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.17 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 38.55 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 70.73 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.78 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 30.81 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Yogyakarta

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Yogyakarta

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.33 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 16.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 42.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 21.04 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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