Jl. Malioboro is the main street in Yogya
and the immediate vicinity is a reference point for most visitors.
For our purposes this area encompasses the areas of Yogyakarta that
fall within the immediate vicinity of Jl. Malioboro and the Keraton
Hotels in this area are either located on or are within a city block
of Jl. Malioboro just a few minutes walk to the Keraton, museums,
restaurants and shops along Jl. Malioboro.
Starting at the Tugu Monument this area encompasses the areas of
Yogya that fall outside the area of Jl. Malioboro.
Most hotels are located along the main road that changes its name
from Jl. Sudirman to Jl. Sumoharjo then to Jl. Adisucipto as it
approaches the airport and finally Jl. Solo as it heads east towards
Solo and Surakarta. As such, access to and from the aiport, city
and tourist destinations outside the city is quick and easy.
Solo, once a rival kingdom of Yogya, is now a partner
in developing tourism to central Java. The area's international
airport is here. Solo has all the charm (with less urbanization)
of its larger neighbour making it an attractive destination in its
Located due north of Yogyakarta on the north coast of Java is Semarang.
Known as a centre for batiks, ceramics and jamu. In the centre of
Semarang is the delightful Novotel Semarang a luxurious 4 star hotel
with state of the art facilities.