Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

Ratu Boko Festival (22nd-23rd September 2018)

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS EVENT?

BIG CULTURAL EVENT
This event is a cultural, art and culinary festival with performance.

AWESOME BACKGROUND
You going to see local dance with awesome heritage area yes Ratu Boko Temple

BEAUTIFUL ATMOSPHERE
You going to see local dance with awesome sunset, the Ratu Boko temple sunset.

LOCAL DANCE EVENT
This is the biggest event for the local classical & contemporary dance.

DESCRIPTION:

Ratu Boko Festival is the biggest cultural, art and culinary festival in Yogyakarta. The exotic of grand Ratu Boko temple with nice atmosphere will be combined with a sunset as the best place to watch the local art performance.

This event organized by PT Taman Wisata Candi (TWC)

WHEN?

HELD ON:
september 22nd-23rd, 2018

TIME:
4.00 P.M – 8.30 P.M.

HOW MUCH IT COST?

FESTIVAL:
IDR 50K.

VIP (1 DAY):
IDR 150K.

VIP (2 DAY):
IDR 250K.

*) If you have a Ratu Boko ticket in the afternoon you still can see it, no need to pay more.

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WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Ratu Boko temple.

Village (Desa): Bokoharjo
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Prambanan
Regency (Kabupaten): Klaten
Province (Provinsi): Central Java (Jawa Tengah)

DISTANCE:
About 20km or 30 minutes to east from downtown Yogyakarta or about 2 km from Prambanan temple .

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE TEMPLE?

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. Then, you must reach to Prambanan halte. Then, you can take a walk or use taxi motor to the Ratu Boko about 2 km to the south.

From Adi Sutjipto Airpot :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then take a walk to Ratu Boko temple
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then take a walk to Ratu Boko temple
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3A – Stop in Airport(bandara) Shelter,
then please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then take a walk to Ratu Boko 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 take a walk to Ratu Boko temple

*) It’s free if you change the bus to Prambanan. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. :-).

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

AGENDA:
Culinary Festival
Traditional Dance contest
Local Dance & Traditional Music Performance
Craft Exhibition
Batik & Painting Exhibition
Jathilan art & dance Performance

22 September 2018:
4.00 PM – 4.15 PM: Sekar Puri classical dance show.
4.35 PM – 4.50 PM: Opening ceremony.
4.55 PM – 5.10 PM: Golek Mugi Rahayu classical dance show.
5.15 PM – 5.30 PM: Garapan Kayungyung dance show.
5.30 PM – 6.50 PM: Break & praying.
7.00 PM – 8.30 PM: Tirta Amerta classical dance show.

23 September 2018:
4.35 PM – 5.00 PM: Nusantara creation dance show.
5.05 PM – 5.30 PM: Pasar Ting creation dance show.
5.30 PM – 6.50 PM: Break & praying.
7.00 PM – 8.30 PM: Sumunaring Abhayagiri contemporary dance show.

For More Information:
+62274 496 402

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