Taman sari water castle Yogyakarta, build your water fantasy. Yogyakarta has so many classical cultures, such as Taman sari Water Castle Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta used to be having a monarchy government system. Their leader is a king called by Sultan Hamengku buwono. From past (before freedom) until now, there are already ten sultans have led Yogyakarta. But since Indonesia reached freedom, Yogyakarta become a special region which can make their own rules based on their local wisdom.
One kind of ancient things in Yogyakarta is Taman sari. Taman sari water castle, which located near Kraton Yogyakarta, will make you interested with its old-fashioned history and satisfied with it looks like. Actually, how beautiful Taman sari is? Let’s check it out.
The Reasons Why We Should Visit Taman sari Water Castle
Taman sari is known as a water castle, legacy of Yogyakarta Kingdom. It used to be a bathing place for the sultan and all empire family. But now, there is no water there. There are just ancient-old buildings. But they don’t bring down its classical and historical value. Because of that, we must visit Taman sari. The other reasons are explained below.
1. The One and Only Water Castle Park
Yogyakarta is a historical city. Cause of their ability to build strong buildings, there are still many old buildings stand up and look still strong. Taman sari water castle Yogyakarta seems the strong one. If you have a chance to visit, you will see its rest greatness, even though the water castle’s age is so old. Taman sari is also the one and only big bathing place in the history of Indonesia because you can’t find such a big bathing place anywhere just like Taman sari.
2. Full of Traditional Culture
Because of its historical, Taman sari contains many traditional cultures of Yogyakarta in the past. There just not a bathing place, there are other four areas in Taman sari. All of them is always contain water. You can see Segaran artificial lake in the west, Umbul Binangun bathing area in the south of Segaran lake, a pool area in the south of Umbul Binangun, and Magangan complex in the east of Segaran.
3. Good Tourism Place for Many Ages
Taman sari has been listed as a temporary world heritage site. You can study many things here and look the beautifulness of lakes, a bathing place or a pavilion. However, since Taman sari develops into a tourism place, Yogyakarta administration has been extending and build many supported buildings to give freshness to tourists. The example is now you can find Taman sari underground mosque if you, Muslim tourists, want to take a pray.
As tourists, you have to pay some fee to enter Taman sari. It’s cheap, Taman sari Water Castle entrance fee is IDR 12,500 per person. If you want to rent a camera, it will take IDR 2,000. Bonus, you can hire a tour guide with costs IDR 20,000 for guiding. Taman sari opening hours start from 9 AM until 3 PM.
With its classical and historical value, Taman sari Water Castle Yogyakarta becomes interesting and suggested to be visited. Don’t forget to visit when you have a holiday in Yogyakarta.