Yogyakarta City Tour

Yogyakarta City Tour, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (B)

This is a continuation of our Borobudur day trip (previous post), and also includes the rest of our stay in Yogyakarta (also Jogja, Jogjakarta), this city is the capital of Yogyakarta Special Region in Java, Indonesia. It is renowned as a centre of classical Javanese fine art and culture such as batik, ballet, drama, music, poetry, and puppet shows.

After our Borubudur sight seeing, we headed to Sendang Sono. It is known as The Lourdes of Indonesia.

An entrance with stone wall on both sides will lead you to the vast pilgrimage complex where you will find small chapels, the path of Jesus Sacrification, the Cave of Maria, shelters, and kiosks selling praying goods. Cool weather will greet you upon entering the complex thanks to many growing trees there.

Sendang Sono was named by its location. Sendang means water spring and Sono means the sono or sonokeling tree, denoting that the spring is located under the sono tree. Since we are Catholics, we had a short prayer at this spot. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Yogyakarta City Tour
Guide Location: Indonesia » Yogyakarta
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Angelo John Yap
Read it on Author's Website: http://saventravel.blogspot.md/2014/10/yogyakarta-city-tour.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Omah Dhuwur
  • Taman Sari
  • Ganjuran Jesus Sacred Heart