One more beach in Bantul area should be included in your tour agenda, Kuwaru beach, located in the Poncosari, Srandakan, Bantul, Yogyakarta. It is a shame to pass up this place.
Playing waves or just sitting on the beach enjoying the blue sea and the waves chasing each other can be a panacea of your daily routine work or study.
Visiting the beach is not complete if you does not play with the water, especially when the waves come and touch our bodies would be nice. Yet for your own safety, you should not bathe or swim until the middle of the sea. To clean our body from the sea water or sand, around the coast there are a number of toilets.
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Sari temple establishment has a close relationship with Kalasan temple. According to archaeologists from BP3 (Archeological Heritage Preservation Hall) Yogyakarta, Sari Temple is a temple or a dormitory building reserved for the priests, while the temple is a place of worship Kalasan. Thus in terms of location, both relatively close to this temple. Sari Temple is approximately 0.5 km northeast of Kalasan temple, precisely in Bendan, Tirtomartani, Kalasan, Sleman, Yogyakarta.
Evidence of links between Sari temple with Kalasan temple, both founded in the same period, namely around the 8th century AD. In addition, these two temples are both using the bajralepa technique to coat the temple walls. Bajralepa is a stucco coating that can smooth the surface of the wall of the temple and preserve the rock so as not to wear out quickly. It is important to preserve buildings, whether it is an ancient temple or the Britannia Hotel Gatwick Airport, as allowing them to crumble to dust would be a waste of the time and labour involved in their construction. But over time, now at Temple layer Sari bajralepa had the loose. Even more the condition of the temple was no longer like the original intact. This temple had the first restoration that completed in 1930. The number of the missing temple stone made Sari temple restoration not maximum.
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Perhaps your current image to visit the Temple Kedulan is an ancient temple still standing strong. Unfortunately the beauty temple Kedulan could not fully enjoy because this time, the temple is located in the Kedulan, Tirtomartani, Kalasan, Sleman, Yogyakarta is still under reconstruction.
In the middle basin of land large enough only visible part of the foot Kedulan temple. While other parts of the body and roof of the temple placed on the other side of this temple area. Parts of the body and roof of the temple Kedulan condition no longer intact, so take time to rearrange the stones of the temple which was free to fit the original design.
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To find the location of Kalasan temple is not difficult. From highway Yogya – Solo, about 14 km east of Yogyakarta, the temple in the south of the road would have seen. Just need to enter the narrow street about 50 m, we have entered the temple complex that administratively into the territory Kalibening, Tirtomartani, Kalasan, Sleman, Yogyakarta.
Based on the inscription dated 700 Çaka, known background Kalasan establishment of this temple is the demand for teachers of Maharaja Tejahpurana to build shrine to the goddess Tara. As a form of offering to the goddess, the temple design course was designed following the best possible material. But Kalasan temple which was built around the year 778 AD was also not lost with age. Now, the building was not Kalasan temple whole again as before, although this temple was never restored by the Dutch in the year 1927 to 1929. Nevertheless, some privileges Kalasan temple other than the temple still we can see. Among them, the temple walls are coated bajralepa stucco coating the outer side of the building which gives effect to the Diding golden temple. Based on laboratory analysis bajralepa element consists of quartz sand (30%), calcite (40%), kalkopirit (25%) and clay (5%). Also on the east side Kalasan temple, right in front of the stairs inside, we can find the rare stone board which forms nearly half circle. Stone monolith is also often called the stone-month or moonstone.
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From the road, a statue of brave men on horseback in the front yard of a house Jl. No.3 Wetan Bintaran attention. This is the house of the General, Commander Soedirman. Since August 30, 1982, the official residence of General Sudirman was enshrined as a museum called the Museum Sasmitaloka Great Commander General Sudirman under the management of the Army.
Like back to the past, maybe this was your first impression on walking in from the main door. One set of tables and chairs are arranged in the ancient residence of the living room is still Soedirma General ceramic berlantaikan tempo first. Like the house in general, this building is equipped with a number of rooms. If you look carefully, in each of the installed door made the room numbers and names that have been sequenced one by one. This allows us to explore the residence of General Soedirman. From the living room, we are invited to enter the lounge. Inside were tables and chairs are also a variety of ancient and Pangsar Soedirman award. Collection spoils Sten Submachine gun made in England in 1845, Lee Enfield rifles made in England, Samurai swords will seize attention as soon as we enter the work space is also displaying the old telephone during the general served as Commander of TKR. Accidentally slept in the room in place of the wax statue of General, adjacent to the bed of white berkelambu used him. In this room are still stored collection of sewing machines that are used daily by ibu Soedirman to sew clothes or fix of General Sudirman. Family photos, photos of his wife and little sons and daughters of General Soedirman displayed next to the bedroom.
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Comfortable, maybe this is the first impression we will feel when entered into Dewantara Kirti Griya Museum. Residential atmosphere that serve as the museum which located on Jl. Tamansiswa No. 25 Yogyakarta is beautiful. The owner, Ki Hajar Dewantara wanted his residence to be a museum. Various types of books stored in cabinets, desk chairs, ancient briefcase to witness history as well as the important part and parcel of everyday life of a fighter and national education leaders. Simplicity of the famous with the slogan “Ing ngarsa sung tuladha, Ing madya mangun karsa, Tut wuri handayani“ we can see through his personal belongings. In the bedroom of Ki Hajar Dewantara which is not too extensive, lies well preserved some clothes he usually wear, brush caps, combs, canes to help walk, white bed with bed hanging even glasses that are his trademark. A number of youth photos, organization, family pictures featuring the sons and daughters of Ki Hajar Dewantara, silver wedding photographs decorate the walls of this 300 square meters building.
160 mortar projectiles that stored in a glass case at Dewantara Kirti Griya Museum is one of two Dutch mortar that deliberately directed to Tamansiswa in January 1949. This is evidence of how the Dutch feel disturbed by the constant resistance of Ki Hajar Dewantara resistant. Spirit to keep fighting to escape the confines of colonial felt very distinct in his statement displayed on one wall of the museum “Kita haroes mempoenjai kekoeatan dan kepribadian dalam menghadapi perdjoeangan nasional ini. Djika tidak maka selamanja saoedara-saoedara akan tetap mendjadi boedak. Lepaskan diri dari perboedakan ini” (We must have the strenght and personality in the face of this national struggle. If not then slave you will forever be, comrade. Remove yourself from this slavery!". A row of plaques of honor displayed in one corner of the museum, although the value of his contribution to this nation far more than that, even priceless. For his services are very large also the government set the date of birth of Ki Hajar Dewantara 2nd of May as Educational National Day.
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Visiting Yogyakarta tourism object is not complete without coming to Fort Vredeburg Museum. This fortress has a high historical value to the struggle against the tyranny. Before known as the Fort Vredeburg as now, the fort was named Fort Rustenburg.
In the year 1760, at the request of the Netherlands, Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono I—the Sultan of Yogyakarta— built a very simple square fort on the land owned by the Kraton (palace). On each corner stands a bastion or seleka which resembling a turtle shape with four legs. By the Sultan the four corners was named Jayawisesa (northwest corner), Jayapurusa (northeast corner), Jayaprakosaning (southwest corner) and Jayaprayitna (southeast corner). Then, under the supervision of architect from the Netherlands named Ir. Frans Haak, in the year 1767 the fort reconstruction was take place. When the building was finished, the fort named Fort Rustenburg which means “Fort of resort”.
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