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Address: | Imogiri Hill, Yogyakarta 55782, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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cemetery of kings

here you can see cemetery of kings of yogya from times ago to get here, pls be sure that you hv good health because the stairs is so many that you have to climb quite high

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 14, 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

First a few warnings: STEPS - Unless entering through the top, there're about 500 steps between the car park and the entry so, come prepared. DRESS CODE - Traditional Javanese. You can change into your own costumes there, or hire one. A staff will help you put it together (Tip 10,000 to 20,000RP) FOOTWEAR - Not allowed inside the compound... More 

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Bogor, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

here you can see cemetery of kings of yogya from times ago to get here, pls be sure that you hv good health because the stairs is so many that you have to climb quite high

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

i did come there view times. but still, this place is very nice, even it needs effort to go there because its in the sub area of jogjakarta. but, you can also visit some places thats from nature, such as pines forest and the rice fields around there are so nice. dont forget to do culinary stuff, though

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Truly different experience, and a must see while in jogja. It has interesting stack of stairs. the tomb location are divided between east and west based on the origin of jogja and solo royal family. Better take a local tour guide with you to hear interesting stories on the whos and what.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

Imogiri is the graveyard of the royal hoses of Jogjakarta and Surakarta, better known as Solo. It has special significance for people who live in central Java. This auspicious location has been used for the Royal families of Jogjakarta and Solo for hundreds of years. Everyone with a royal connection wants to be buried there. Unless you know some of... More 

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

It takes a lot of steps to get there. This is truly a holy place. Respect the place and the people. Have clean thoughts and don't make noises. Plus try to count the steps when you go up. Count again when you go down. Same numbers?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

When we headed to Imogiri Kings Cemtery on a Friday late morning, the rain poured like cats and dogs. We arrived at the hill bottom around eleven something, without any alternatives, we took our lunch at the nearby food stall as the ceremony would be held at 1 p.m. The cemetery is for the royal families of Yogyakarta, therefore we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Located in the south part of Yogyakarta, this cemetery complex lies in one of the regency which is Imogiri. Public transport is a bit difficult to reach the area so usually rent a car or motorcycle will be the better option. Make sure to bring enough amount of water because you will need it. Need to climb many many stairs... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

Our guide suggest us to visit this Graveyard, it is just a different place than other place we ever visited on our travel journey. The history behind made this graveyard looks so special.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2015

Imogiri is a royal cemetery. It was established by the first sultan of Jogyakarta, Sultan Agung, in 1645. The site has mystical significance and access requires following certain rituals, such as wearing appropriate clothing. Imogiri is not close to Jogyakarta. A guide may be helpful, but sort out financial considerations in advance. An entrance fee is not charged, but a... More 

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