Articles for the Travel Tip @ Prambanan Category


Travel Guide@Borobudur, Travel Tip @ Prambanan

Cultural immersion

Cultural immersion

ADMIT it. You, independent traveller, yearn to experience something different, to visit cool places few have been, and then gloat about larger-than-life experiences in exotic cities. Yogyakarta, Jakarta’s cultured sibling in central Java, will provide you with plenty of conversation starters. I nominate the following as my favourite Yogyakarta experiences, in no particular order: Kraton […]

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Travel Tip @ Prambanan

Prambanan Travel Tip :: Shopping & Dining

Prambanan Travel Tip :: Shopping & Dining

| | | | | | | Buy Hawkers hassle tourists near the entry gate but will generally take the hint after a terima kasih (thank you) or two. There is a large market just outside the gate selling lots of touristy souvenirs. Eat There are many good value Indonesian warungs in and around Prambanan. […]

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Travel Tip @ Prambanan

Prambanan Travel Tip :: Transport

Prambanan Travel Tip :: Transport

| | | | | | | The nearest major cities are Yogyakarta, 17 kilometres to the south west and Solo about 40 kilometres to the north east. The main road connecting these two large cities passes right by Prambanan and this makes transport links very straightforward. The nearest actual town to Prambanan is Klaten, […]

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Travel Tip @ Prambanan

Prambanan Travel Tip :: Sightseeing

Prambanan Travel Tip :: Sightseeing

| | | | | | | Entrance Fees The main site of modern day Prambanan complex is inside a large, landscaped park. The complex is open daily from 6AM to 6PM. Try to get there early to beat the heat. Entry costs Indonesians less than $1, while foreigners are charged a fixed tourist rate […]

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Travel Guide@Borobudur, Travel Tip @ Prambanan

Travel: Savvy traveller

Travel: Savvy traveller

THIS WEEK’S WINNER: SABRINA ANNE JACOB in Yogyakarta, Indonesia Must Do Do not miss the two main attractions — Prambanan near the airport, and Borobudur, more than an hour’s drive from the city. It is recommended to hire a guide especially at Borobudur to learn more about its rich culture and history. You can also […]

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