Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat

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Inner gate to the Kraton of Yogyakarta
One of the pavilions (bangsal)
Kraton Yogyakarta featured in 1,000-rupiah banknote.

Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat is the primary kraton of the Yogyakarta Sultanate. The sultan and the royal court has its traditional seat there.

The complex consists of a number of low-lying buildings such as audience halls, museums, and the residences of the sultan and the queen.

It is a popular tourist destination.

Popular Culture[edit]

The Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat was served as the second pit stop in The Amazing Race 19.

Further reading[edit]

  • Brongtodiningrat, K. P. H. (1975), The Royal Palace (Karaton) of Yogyakarta: Its Architecture and Its Meaning, Yogyakarta: Karaton Museum Yogyakarta, OCLC 12847099. 
  • Dwiyanto, Djoko (2009), Kraton Yogyakarta: Sejarah, Nasionalisme & Teladan Perjuangan (in Indonesian), Yogyakarta: Paradigma Indonesia, ISBN 978-979-17834-0-8. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kraton of Yogyakarta at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 7°48′21″S 110°21′51″E / 7.805770°S 110.364112°E / -7.805770; 110.364112