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Cheese in Yogyakarta

Mazaraat Artisan Cheese

Run by friendly, local husband-and-wife team – Jamie and Nieta – Mazaraat's house-made cheeses are made using organic milk from Mt Merapi, delivered fresh 45 minutes after milking. Pop by to taste and purchase their…
Jewellery in Yogyakarta

HS Silver

Established in 1950 is this well-regarded silver shop with a diverse selection of jewellery and ornaments all made onsite; ask for a substantial discount off the marked prices. Be sure to take a free tour of the wor…
Clothing in Yogyakarta

Hamzah Batik

An excellent place to browse for cheap clothes, leatherwork, batik bags, topeng (wooden masks used in funerary dances) and wayang golek (three-dimensional wooden puppets). When you're done shopping here try the trad…
Art in Yogyakarta

Lana Gallery

A great range of contemporary art by new and emerging artists from across the archipelago, many of them graduates of Yogya’s fine arts school. The gallery is split over two art-filled houses. It's run by Wildan, one…
Arts & Crafts in Yogyakarta

Gong

A hole-in-the-wall storefront with an incredible collection of authentic antique wooden puppets and masks from across the archipelago, though most are from Java. Some are as much as 50 years old. To the discerning c…
Design in Yogyakarta

OXX

At the entrance to Oxen Free bar is its small concept store that stocks a diverse selection of cool, contemporary art, indie clothing, handmade jewellery, accessories and hats.
Arts & Crafts in Yogyakarta

Batik Plentong

Batik Plentong gives free guided tours of the batik process in its attached workshop (8am to 4pm). This place caters to tour groups, so prices are very high – view the process here before 3pm and shop elsewhere.
Music in Yogyakarta

Doggyhouse Records

The recording studio of local label Doggyhouse Records has a small shop selling CDs and vinyl of local bands; anything from heavy metal to dub reggae. It's a good spot to get the low down on the local scene.
Clothing in Yogyakarta

Voice of Jogya

Within the souk-like alleys of Taman Sari's palace walls is this cool clothing store set up by a local designer whose t-shirts incorporate imagery that blends Yogya culture with contemporary, indie flair.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Yogyakarta

Via Via

Via Via is a great place to pick up souvenirs with an interesting range of locally made, sustainable, fair-trade crafts and accessories, as well as organic coffee, spices, Indonesian books and postcards.