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Yogyakarta is a bustling town with around 500,000 people and is the most popular tourist destination on Java.

Yogyakarta is well-connected with a good train station, an airport, and highways.

In ancient times, this city was covered in water and initially designed for travel by boats. Later, a massive flood came, drying up all the water. The remaining land was given to the general public by a Sultan, free of charge, to build houses in exchange for serving the Sultan.

Our first destination of the day was Sumur Gumuling underground mosque. This place holds a fascinating history, built around a mix of Buddhist, Christian, and Islamic cultures. Art pieces and building structures clearly showcase this cultural blend.

We had to purchase tickets to enter, as well as a separate ticket for our camera. Video recordings and drone flights weren’t allowed, but we were permitted to capture photos. The place is open from 9 am to 3 pm.

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Don’t visit Broken Beach in the dark. It’s not safe, and you might need help on the way, but there won’t be anyone around.

There are many places to wander around and great spots for taking photos. The underground mosque has two levels for men’s and women’s prayers.

There is also a cafeteria area around this place. We had a salad and a drink before leaving for our next destination, Jalan Malioboro.

Jalan Malioboro

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