Yogyakarta as the Most Tourism City
Yogyakarta is one of the smallest provinces on the island of Java. Area of around 3,185.80 km 2 and the geographical position is 8º 30 ‘- 7º 20’ South Latitude, and 109º 40 ‘- 111º 0 ‘East Longitude. Population of around 4.5 million people. When compared to other provinces in Indonesia and with provinces on Java.
Yogyakarta Special Region Province consists of 1 Municipality of Jogja City with 4 Regencies including: Kulonprogo, Sleman, Bantul, and Gunungkidul. Yogyakarta has special autonomy such as the Special Capital Region of Jakarta and the Special Region of Aceh. This special autonomy was given to the Indonesian government in accordance with Law No.3 of 1950 concerning the Establishment of the Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY). Formation of the Yogyakarta province cannot be separated from the important role of the Sultanate of Ngayogyokarto Hadiningrat Sultanate as the kingdom of Mataram who actively participated in forming the government of the Republic of Indonesia before and after Independence.
Not only as a Special Region, the title that bears the province of Yogyakarta, or better known as the city of Jogja, Jogjakarta. Jogjakarta also has the title as the largest tourist area with a tourist attraction that is in great demand by tourists in Indonesia, as a Student city with the largest number of universities and colleges in Indonesia and as a City of Culture with the greatest historical heritage and culture of Javanese cultural communities that are still thick here.
Here are 3 predicate of the city of Yogyakarta which is the most dubbed and assessment by the people in Indonesia who have come here:
1. Tourism City
The city of Jogja has the first title, indeed it is appropriate to assume the title of the second largest tourist city after Bali. Because in Jogja it is really supported by very complete tourism facilities and very adequate numbers. Among them there are hundreds of international star hotels in Jogjakarta, jasmine hotels, homestays or famous star hotels in the city of Jogja such as the Hyatt regency hotel, grand aston hotel, sheraton hotel and melia hotel and other star hotels. And supported by local people who are aware of tourism and there are interesting tourist attractions and famous cultural sites.
- Jogja City has Kraton Jogja, Tamansari, museums
- Bantul has Kasongan tourism village, Parangtritis Beach
- Kulonprogo has Kalibiru, Sermo Reservoir
< li> Gunung Kidul has pindul cave, indrayanti beach, jomblang cave
- Sleman there is Prambanan Temple, Merapi Mountain
Besides that in Yogyakarta also has hundreds of travel travel agents, car rental services in Jogja, car rental services, transport tours that support the development of tourism in Yogyakarta.
To facilitate domestic tourists and foreign tourists who will come to travel in Jogjakarta. Here there is also Adisucipto International Airport Yogyakarta as a commercial airport visited by dozens of airlines such as: AirAsia, Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, Silk Air, Malaysia Airlines.
Besides that there is also the Tugu Jogja Station or as a train station to and from Jogjakarta. Tourists can easily access to Jogja city destinations from Jakarta, Surabaya or other cities on the island of Java. The train station is in the middle of the city. Another alternative could be to use the inter-city bus terminal at Giwangan Bus Terminal located in the southern city of Jogja.
2. City of Culture
The city of Jogja or the city of Jogjakarta has the second title as the City of Culture. Here as the center of Javanese culture with a strong Javanese tradition with the existence of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta Palace and Puro Paku Alaman as one of the centers of Javanese culture. And local people who still lead and maintain strong traditions.
3. City of Students or City of Education
The city of Jogja or the city of Yogya has the third predicate as the City of Students. In the city of Yogya has the best international-renowned universities such as Gajah Mada University and Yogyakarta State University. There are various universities and colleges in the fields of health, agricultural institutes, high schools of economics.
So this is the predicate of the privilege of Yogyakarta as a tourism city, cultural city, student city in Indonesia.