Yogyakarta Fortress Museum, Yogyakarta

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Learn about the Indonesian independence movement by observing some 50 dioramas at Yogyakarta Fortress Museum, a converted Dutch-era fort. The colonial architecture makes an interesting diversion in itself, though the museum's content--which also includes slide shows, videos, and artifacts relating to the independence struggle--appeals more to Indonesian patriotism than historical scrutiny. Arrange your visit to Yogyakarta Fortress Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Yogyakarta using our Yogyakarta trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 13, 2017
    The dioramas offer a particular image of the history and that is (according to me) partly distorted. But very good to get to have been
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  • August 11, 2017
    Museum ini dilengkapi diorama yang membawa kita pada suasana saat Belanda mencoba menguasai Yogyakarta yang pernah dijadikan ibukota RI  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    We take our kids to this place in the middle of our relax time at our hotel. Surprisingly the kids love it, they asked questions, taking photos and enjoying every moment of the tour. It also their adv...  more »

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The area just south of the main train station in Yogyakarta offers a cluster of decent accommodations, with both budget hostels and luxury hotels available. Jalan Jendrai Sudirman offers reliable chain hotel options offering comfortable rooms, with more budget options scattered across the side streets of the northern districts.
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