Welcome to Central Java
Jakarta may be the nation’s capital, but the Javan identity is at its strongest here, in the island’s historic heartland. This is where Java’s first major Indianised civilisation was born, and it was the stronghold of the great Islamic sultanates centred on the kraton (walled city palaces) of Yogyakarta and Solo as well. Even today, Central Java (Jawa Tengah) remains the province in which the island’s cultural pulse... Read More
Top experiences in Central Java
Sights in Central JavaSee all sights
Central Java adventures
Explore Bali & Java
Free your spiritual side against a backdrop of stunning beaches and jungles in Bali and Java. Travel by cycle-rickshaw to local markets and the Sultan’s Palace in Yogyakarta. Find your inner peace at ancient Hindu and Buddhist temples. Take high tea at the Mangkunegaran Palace and stroll the coastline of the unforgettable beaches in Sanur. Discover the perfect blend of beauty and Buddhist zen in this incredible corner of the world.