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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Ranked #10 of 61 attractions in Yogyakarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries
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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I must say the makam is eye opening, especially when you see that the islamic dynasty has some european style on their casket. But you gotta brush up your bahasa indonesian if you would like to understand the guide. Only 15000IDR to wear the required clothes to go in.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I like to try lots of traditional foods from Yogyakarta , so i want to try this sate and once more you crazy about this sate , different from others , the meet very soft and you want more and more, high recommended for this food !

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Denpasar, Indonesia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

for you that need some historic vacation in this places maybe be able to visited fo that,this is real cemetry,specially for keraton yogyakarta king cemetry ,position at south yogyakarta 25 minutes from central bus terminal.

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Visit the cemetery from the family of the kingdom Yogyakarta, and after in the afternoor you can try Sate Klathak ( young goat with great taste and cheap ! ) Rent motorbike and you can enjoy Yogyakarta with great traditional foods !!!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

When you visit this place, better in the morning, the air still fresh , and you can take breakfast there, there is traditional food you can eat there , just like gado gado but the use rice, you can also ask to not use rice.

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Imogiri Mataram's Royal Cemetery. In the beginning, Imogiri was prepared by Yogyakarta's first Sultan, Agung. He wanted to be buried at Mekkah but there are many reasons why he could not be buried there. As an alternative, he grabbed a fist of sand and suggested throwing it to the land of Java, and where the sand fell a cemetery would... More

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Seminyak, Indonesia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Inner tombs are only open on Friday and Sunday. try to reach this site early morning to avoid crowd - definitely have to try to use steps (do not use short cut to reach the peak by motor bike or car). good place to mediate and understand ancient javanese history.

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Sandnes, Norway
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I visited Imogiri with an Indonesian friend two years ago and it was a spectacular experience. The place in itself is nice, but for me the uniqueness hail from the opening seremony. Each morning javanese men in traditional costumes "bless" the sacred graves with syncretic chants. Not only are their chants beautiful, but it gets you into a state of... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Imogiri can be visited anytime but the inner tombs are only opened on Friday, Sunday and Monday with restricted hours. I came with my tour guide and driver to Imogiri and a dalem on motorbike led us by the road up the hill to the entrance of the royal cemetery, so we don't have to sweat on the many steps... More

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Guangzhou, China
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58 reviews 58 reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We rented a bike to cycle from Yogya to Imogiri, which is a 20km distance. It was an easy ride, straight road and not very busy road thanks to the Eid holiday. We were worried the place would be closed but it wasn't! After climbing the stairs (oh boy!), it was wonderful sitting on top of the stairs for a... More

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