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Ratu Boko Temple, Yogyakarta

Head for the hills and discover the ruins of an ancient settlement at Ratu Boko Temple. Built around the 9th century, the remains of the town offer an intriguing glimpse into life at the time based on the layout and organization of the buildings. Interesting questions have been raised as to the overall function of the settlement, so take a guided tour to delve deeper into the ongoing debate. Set against the impressive backdrop of Mount Merapi, the expansive site offers plenty of walking routes amid the natural scenery. Put Ratu Boko Temple at the forefront of your travel plans using our Yogyakarta day trip tool .
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  • Ancient Temple with magnificient sunset view, visit this temple around 4 pm and enjoying sunset view in about 5-6pm. This huge ruins temple, which you may spend 2 hours for exploring whole temple. Bes...  more »
  • the scenery is nice, the place is still within easy reach, just less description for the most stupid ... its history, but great for photos
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  • Truly recommended landmark to visit in Jogjakarta, you should visit Ratu Boko around 4-6 pm to see a beautiful sunset there. The sunset view is like a portal gate to another world, breathtaking and do...  more »
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  • First time I went there, I thought it was pricey. But after getting in, I was very very satisfied. It's definitely worth the price. The area is so clean, beautifully managed, and of course it offers amazing spots for taking pictures. Other than that, the temples were just fabulous. The ruins are beautiful and the guide is highly informative. Definitely a recommended place.
  • Keraton Ratu Boko (Queen Boko Palace) is in a large area. It is clean and has very beautiful view. Very recommended for relaxing while learning the history of Ratu Boko and its related history to other kingdoms. Near the ticketing office, there are a restaurant offering high class food and beverages, coffee and merchandise shop. I suggest you to bring umbrella when visiting Ratu Boko because it has very few and far places to protect you from sudden rain. The vast area will make you healthy since you have to walk from one spot to another spot in a quite far distance. But, it is fine. You will be satisfied with the panorama. The toilet is clean. And in the middle of this area, you can find mini local canteen to buy some food and beverages. Love this so much!!! Enjoy Ratu Boko Palace. Enjoy Yogyakarta!
  • Make sure to check the weather if u really craving for sunset as s we all know this place is famous with its sunset. But that's not bad, u can still enjoying this temple by walking around it temple complex since its very wide.
  • Simple but classy and exotic. The most beautiful temple in Yogyakarta for instagram photoshoot. If you seek for a temple with a beautiful view, this place is a must to visit. Make sure to visit it at dawn for sunrise, and if you just look for a leisure time, just visit at the evening. Make sure to bring along your friends.... and have a pleasant visit...
  • A beautiful megalitic site. Located at high plateau giving superb view. Exercise caution if you explore the Goa (meditation cave) area which is located at a secluded corner away from main area. I saw a big cobra snake when I was there. Best to stay on the stone pathway and not venture near bushes. Entry ticket price is rather high.
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