Malioboro street which is known as a paradise for shopping for typical Jogjakarta art crafts does indeed offer many unique things, the origin of the name Malioboro also has two versions. First, this name is taken from Sanskrit, which means ‘bouquet of flowers’. This is because along the way before it was filled with bouquets of flowers every time the palace held an event or celebration.
The second version says that street names were taken from an English nobleman, Marlborough, who lived in Yogyakarta between 1881-1816. Regardless of where the name Malioboro begins, this most popular street in Yogyakarta has always managed to attract the attention of tourists who come to this city.
Jalan Malioboro is a kind of souvenir center in Yogyakarta. Along the way, you can find a variety of unique souvenirs ranging from t-shirts, batik, blangkon, sandals, handicrafts to bakpia patok and yangko which are typical snacks of Yogyakarta. Along the way there are rows of pedicab drivers and delman who are faithfully waiting for customers. This is the time for you to go around Malioboro Street with typical Yogyakarta transportation modes. Regular pedicab drivers offer packages around tourist attractions at an affordable cost.
Delman can also be your choice if you want to experience a unique tour around Yogyakarta. While on Malioboro Street, you can almost always listen to the strains of Javanese gamelan played from tapes or played directly by Yogyakarta street artists. Not only during the day, this tourist spot is crowded at night.
Lesehan culture and angkringan cannot be separated from this beautiful city. Until now, Jalan Malioboro is still an important part of the Yogyakarta Palace. This road is always the location of the caravan every time the palace holds a certain event and celebration.
The Malioboro area is close to other historical tourism objects which very much hold interesting historical stories. After you shop at Malioboro you can continue to visit other attractions that are quite close. Places and attractions such as traveling architecture Dutch colonial heritage and other traditional shopping tours. Historical tourism objects next to Malioboro such as: Yogyakarta Palace, North Square, Great Mosque, Fort Vredeburg, Sonobudoyo Museum and Kauman Village.
- Car: you can use a private car or rent a car.
- Online motorcycle taxi: can also use motorcycle taxi online.
- Toilets: for those of you who relax or take a walk feel like you have a BAB also available toilet
- Where to eat: there is also a place to eat
- Parking: for those who use two-wheeled or four-wheeled private vehicles, parking is also available.