landmark, Pal Putih Monument. Pal Putih of Jogja Monument, previously
called “Tugu Golong Gilig” appears as one of the most famous
symbols of the city.
Why Tugu Jogja becomes so necessary? Tugu Jogja has profound
meaning to Jogja people in which so many historical records of
Yogyakarta are kept. This three centuries-old tower was built a year
after the Yogyakarta Kingdom firstly constructed and it had been
renovated several times.
This monument is a symbolic value and is believed as a magical
line connecting southern ocean, Jogja Palace, and Mount Merapi. Those
three areas are significant for Jogja people for being sacred.
Nowadays, Jogja Monument becomes so famous as Jogja tourism
object. It offers spectacular sight, especially at night.
Cokrodiningratan, Jetis Regency, Yogyakarta City, Daerah Istimewa
For you to know, Tugu Jogja is located right in the center of an
intersection of Mangkubumi Street, Diponegoro, and AM. Sangaji Roads.
At noon you will find this place as a healthy and busy street. So, be
careful with the traffic when visiting this place.
About the facilities, Jogja Monument offers:
- Food stalls
Especially at night, there are many of what they call as
Angkringan, places where you can eat traditional Javanese delicious
meals. Don’t forget to try Nasi Kucing. They are worth
it to taste.
Open Hours and Entrance fee
Tugu Jogja is available 24 hours, every day. But the best time to
visit this beautiful tourism spot is between 05.00 am to 06.00 am and
at night (from 06.00 pm to midnight).
No entrance fee is needed to access this place. However, if you
come here by vehicle, you should pay from IDR 2000 – IDR 5000 for
the parking fee.
Tugu Jogja is the most excellent place for you who like to take
selfies. So, don’t be amazed if you see lots of people around the
pose and create individual posts capturing the tower anytime.