Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

BREGODO PAKUALAMAN (20 April 2019) – Changing Shift of Pakualaman’s Troops

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS EVENT?

ONCE A MONTH EVENT
This unique event was attended by hundreds of visitors  from all over Yogyakarta.

AWESOME CULTURAL EVENT
You gonna see awesome cultural event, rich in elements of the process and appreciation

UNIQUE PARADE
You gonna see of  Pakualaman’s soldier wear unique and exotic uniform.
You also will see so many unique weapons.

THE EVENT THAT ONLY HELD BY TWO PALACE IN YOGYAKARTA
This event only held by two Palace in Yogyakarta.
Sultanate of Yogyakarta and Pakualaman Yogyakarta.

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DESCRIPTION:

Pakualaman soldier parade performed by the Pakualaman Palace and Government Tourism Department. Pakualaman is a small hereditary Duchy within the Sultanate of Yogyakarta. It was created in 1812 when Natakusuma was rewarded for helping the British quell the conflict in Yogyakarta in June 1812. On this occasion, the palace and the army courtiers participated in it.

Pakulaman Army Parade festival begins with the release of the Yogyakarta court accompaniment force consisting of soldiers Wirobrojo, Ketanggung, Bugis, Daeng, Patangpuluh, Nyutro. They wore colorful uniforms and attributes while carrying traditional weapons spears, keris, and ancient rifles.

Royal’s Soldiers:

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*) Pakualaman Military Parade started from the palace, Sultan Agung street, Bausasran until Gadjah Mada street. Annual celebration, many people who participated in it. They waited since the parade starts until completed.

The Commander and the royal soldiers:

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*) Photo source: https://aanprihandaya.com/2012/12/16/puro-pakualaman/

WHEN?

HELD ON:
April 20th 2019.

OPEN HOURS:
3.00 P.M – Drop

AGENDA:
Pakualaman Palace’s Soldiers parade
Turnover Soldier ceremony

Royal’s Soldier Parade taken from the mirror:

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WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Pakualaman Royal Palace, Kraton Pakualaman, Yogyakarta .

MAP:
HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop/shelter of Trans Jogja.  Ask to the operator if you still confused.
Operator will glad to give information. :-)

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
please take Route 1B – Stop in Pasar Sentul Shelter
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Pakualaman/Pasar Sentul Shelter
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 4A – Stop in Museum Biologi UGM Shelter
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2A – Stop in Taman Pintar Shelter,
Then, take Route 1A – Stop in Pakualaman/Pasar Sentul Shelter

*) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 AM until 9:30 PM

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*) Well, you can imagine how they looks stylish in the past time, also so colorful.

OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
There are strong signal for your  smartphone.

CAFE:
There are some simple cafe near the site.

TICKET:
FREE

*) Scooter parking fee is IDR 3k.

MORE INFO:
+62274 587486

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*) You will found other cultural show before the parade. They also have a stage for performance.

**) Better you prepare umbrella or raincoat or poncho, just in case if raining.

WATCH THE PAKUALAMAN SOLDIER PARADE FROM THE VIDEO:

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