Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

Yogyakarta Traditional Archery (Jemparingan) – 16th September 2018

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS EVENT?

AWESOME EXERCISE
The exercise combined with local traditional archery & sport.
Involving local archers from young to old.

UNIQUE ARCHERY
You gonna see unique archery methode.
The archer will sitting on the ground.

VERY CHEAP
The festival is not expensive.
It just only IDR 25K per pax.

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*) Photo source: antarafoto.com

DESCRIPTION:

Java Classical archery founded by Sultan’s soldiers archer community in aim to protect the Sultanate from the enemies. Today anyone can learn how to use it and as hobbies too. 

*) Photo source: goodnewsfromindonesia.id

WHEN THE EVENT START?

HELD ON:
16 September 2018

TIME:
8.00  AM – Finish.

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*) Photo source: yogyakarta.panduanwisata.id

WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Lapangan Delingsari, Yogyakarta.

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can take an online scooter taxi such as Grab-bike or Go-jek for efficient and reasonable price. But, you need to install the apps first before order it.

Foreigner join on the competition:

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*) Photo source: tribunjogja.com

OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your cell phone.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
There are many local/simple/traditional cafe.

*) For foreigner i recommend: Don’t drink with ice cube in any restaurant or street food in Indonesia, because indonesian ice cube made from not boiled water. It contain bacteria (E. Coli) that can makes stomach problem or diarrhea. Indonesian intestine become immune (adapted) to this bacteria, but not for foreigner (american and european especially).

RESTROOM/TOILET:
There are some restroom and toilet.
*) Better you bring your own tissue

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WATCH THE ARCHERY COMPETITION ON THE VIDEO:

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