Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Yogyakarta one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Yogyakarta is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Yogyakarta or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Yogyakarta. Explore the historical monuments of Yogyakarta with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Yogyakarta guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Yogyakarta page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Yogyakarta with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Prambanan Temple

    #1 of 9 Historical Places in Yogyakarta
    Prambanan Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Historical Site

    Address: Jl Raya Jogya - Solo Km 16 Prambanan, Sleman, Yogyakarta 55571, Indonesia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A 9th century Hindu temple complex in Central Java , the Prambanan temple is a UNESCO world heritage site and is largest Hindu temple sites in Indonesia and is one of the biggest in Southeast Asia. De...Read more

  2. Water Castle

    #2 of 9 Historical Places in Yogyakarta
    Water Castle

    Tags: Heritage Building

    Address: Jl. Taman, Kraton, Yogyakarta 55133, Indonesia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 02:00 pm Details

    Taman Sari also known as Tamansari Water Castle is a site of a former royal garden of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta built by portugese's invisible hand in 18th century. It is located about 2 km south wi...Read more

  3. Tugu Monument

    #3 of 9 Historical Places in Yogyakarta
    Tugu Monument

    Tags: Landmark, Monument

    Address: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Tugu Jogja is the most popular landmark of Yogyakarta. This monument is located right in the center of the crossroad between the Mangkubumi, Soedirman, and A.M. Sangaji and Diponegoro roads. The&...Read more

  4. Jalan Malioboro

    #4 of 9 Historical Places in Yogyakarta
    Jalan Malioboro

    Tags: Street Market, Streets

    Address: Jl. Malioboro, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55271, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A great place for shopaholics, Jalan Malioboro or Molioboro Street is well-known as a shopper’s paradise in Yogyakarta. Lying around the north-south axis in line with Yogyakarta Kraton and Mount...Read more

  5. Ratu Boko

    #5 of 9 Historical Places in Yogyakarta
    Ratu Boko

    Tags: Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Ratu Boko Palace ruins are the remains of the 8th century golden age of the Javanese kingdoms. Overlooking the magnificent Prambanan temples and the Mount Merapi, Ratu Boko is located at a distanc...Read more

  6. Plaosan Temple

    #6 of 9 Historical Places in Yogyakarta
    Plaosan Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Jl. Candi Plaosan, Kec. Prambanan, Kab. Klaten, Jawa Tengah 57454, Indonesia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located about a kilometre away from the Prambanan temple complex, the Plaosan temple is spread over an area of 2000 square meters at an elevation of 148 metres above sea level. Surrounded by verdant p...Read more

  7. Kota Gede

    #7 of 9 Historical Places in Yogyakarta
    Kota Gede

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Kota Gede is a silent witness of the rise of the Islamic Mataram Kingdom that ruled almost the entire Java. The cemetery of Islamic Mataram Kingdom forefathers, the fort's ruins, and the other histori...Read more

  8. Imogiri

    #8 of 9 Historical Places in Yogyakarta

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    Imogiri also known as Imagiri is a royal graveyard complex in Yogyakarta, in south-central Java, Indonesia, as well as a modern village located near the graveyard in Bantul Regency. Imogiri is a tradi...Read more

  9. Grand Pacific Hall

    #9 of 9 Historical Places in Yogyakarta
    Grand Pacific Hall

    Tags: Hall

    Address: Jalan Magelang Km 4.5, Depan TVRI Yogyakarta, Sinduadi, Mlati, Kabupaten Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55284, Indonesia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The Grand Pacific Hall is a wonderful venue that can be rented for conventions, meetings, weddings, gatherings or other similar events. The hall is quite spacious and that is what makes it ideal for e...Read more

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