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Imogiri Kings Cemetery

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Address: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Great experience, good excercise

We visited the cemetery and walked the 454 steps to the sultan's grave. There are hardly any tourists and for a small fee you can borrow appropriate clothes to visit the grave. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
wouterbeumer
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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

this place is a cemetery for Kings of Yogyakarta and its Family, thousand of step ladder which no one can counting exactly the same amount of step he or she stepping on. Entering this places we should use traditional and unique shirt. Obey all the rules and regulation if you do not want to feel something goes wrong by itself

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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We visited the cemetery and walked the 454 steps to the sultan's grave. There are hardly any tourists and for a small fee you can borrow appropriate clothes to visit the grave. It was great experience, however please be aware that you should be in good shape (and drink enough) to walk those steps at very high temperature.

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
44 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Imogiri has some beautiful places to visit like taman buah mangunan, makam raja, jembatan gantung. but beware of the heat

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Malang, Indonesia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Yeah, that's what's felt whenever we reach this place. Makam Imogiri (Imogiri Graveyard) is popularly known as one of spiritual/religious trip's destinations in Central java. It has such spiritual nuance other places may not have. With its mysterious stairs and sacred graves, many tourists keep visiting this place all the time.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

My friend told me this satay is legendary around Jogja. Considering the remote location, I was surprised when I saw a bunch of foreigners enjoying "sate klathak" with us in the restaurant. The satay itself is quite delicious. If you like goat meat, you will definitely love this satay. It smells like goat. I myself found goat meat a bit...... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Ive been to this awesome place just twice - Very traditional Java - Pay homage to the kings of Java - Dress up in full Java gear - Hired at reasonable cost - Not for your average tourist

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

If you would like to see the view from the mountain or to visit the tombs of the Kings of Mataram era, this is the place to be.

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Yogyakarta
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117 reviews 117 reviews
21 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

This listing is poorly named, though I'm not sure how to get TripAdvisor to change it. Imogiri is the name of the whole district while the reviews here refer to the Makam Raja (Graveyard of the Kings) which happens to be in Imogiri. A beautiful quiet little tourist spot unless you visit on a public holiday or weekend when it... More 

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Grembergen, Belgium
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13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

.. you are full prepared to dress as a java man or woman, and go inside at very limited moments. Nothing to see from outside the graveyard and no picture taking allowed.

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Semarang, Indonesia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This place made a big impression on me. The climb up the steps, through the trees and graves. We went early in the day, to avoid the heat. Be aware that the compound with the graves is closed for the whole of the Ramadhan fasting month.

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