Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

IJO TEMPLE (Candi Ijo) + FREE + SUNSET

CANDI IJO TEMPLE

– All Details to Know About Candi Ijo Temple – yogya-backpacker_see_do_5_budget_temple_ijo_temple_sunset_2

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT IJO TEMPLE?

FREE
The entrance fee is FREE.
You will pay just for Parking Car/Motorcycle fee.

EXOTIC PLACE
You visiting EXOTIC PLACE , IJO TEMPLE located in the top of the hill with nice view.

BEAUTIFUL SUNSET
Perfect place to watch sunset.
Watch SUNSET at IJO TEMPLE. Better you arrived before 5.00 P.M.

CLOSE TO OTHER TOURISM SITE
This place are close to other sights. Such as, PRAMBANAN TEMPLE, PLAOSAN TEMPLE, ABANG TEMPLE, BINTANG HILLNGLANGGERAN ANCIENT VOLCANO. You can combine to visit these place.

Candi Ijo Temple

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WHERE IS CANDI IJO TEMPLE LOCATED?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Groyokan, Sambirejo
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Prambanan
Regency (Kabupaten): Sleman
Province (Provinsi): Yogyakarta

DISTANCE:
About 21 km to east from downtown Yogyakarta or about 4 km from Ratu Boko temple.

MAP OF CANDI IJO TEMPLE:

HOW TO GET TO CANDI IJO TEMPLE?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 4,000. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop/Shelter of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Prambanan halte. Then, you can take a  taxi motor to the Ijo about 5 km to the south and east.

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then, please take a taxi motorcycle to the temple
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then, please take a taxi motorcycle to the temple
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3A – Stop in Airport(bandara) Shelter,
then please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then, please take a taxi motorcycle to the temple
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2B – Stop in Condongcatur Shelter,
then please take Route 3B – Stop in Airport Shelter,
then please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then, please take a taxi motorcycle to the temple

From Prambanan Shelter :
Take a taxi motor to the Ijo temple about 5 km to the south and east.

*) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 am until 9:30 pm.

Candi Ijo Temple Sunset

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HOW MUCH IS THE ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRANCE FEE:
Free
*) You need register your name & identity at the guests book.
**) Update info: Since September 19th, 2016 Ijo temple no longer free entrance fee. You have to pay IDR10K per person.

***) Along August 2017 is free entry due to Independence Day celebration.

WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT?

OPENING HOURS:
8.00 A.M – 6.00 P.M

SUNSET TIME:
5.20 P.M

Candi Ijo Ticket Window

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OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
Some restroom and toilet.

*) Better you bring your own tissue

WATCH CANDI IJO TEMPLE FROM VIDEO:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rr6wEjAipas

SOME ATTRACTIONS NEAR CANDI IJO TEMPLE:

You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Candi Ijo temple:

1. Ratu Boko temple + sunset.
2. Candi Abang temple.
3. Abhayagiri restaurant + sunset view.
4. Sojiwan temple.
5. Bebek Bacem restaurant (fried sweetened duck).
6. Plaosan temple (twin temples surrounded by rice field).
7. Ramayana ballet performance (in the specific day only).
8. Prambanan temple.

10 DESTINATION THAT MOST VISITED BY INTERNATIONAL TRAVELER IN YOGYAKARTA AND AROUND:

Find other gems in Jogja and around that you never knew existed. Here they are:

1. Borobudur temple
2. Prambanan temple
3. Jomblang cave
4. Ramayana ballet
5. Merapi volcano (Hiking)
6. Merapi volcano (Lava Tour by Jeep)
7. Sultan palace and Water castle
8. Timang beach + Gondola
9. Ratu Boko temple
10. Malioboro street

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