Tourism Spot Kaliurang
For most people who live in Yogyakarta, one famous place where they could retreat themselves from the bustling city activities would be Kaliurang. This place is located at the slope of Merapi Mount which is still an active volcano until now. It is situated at the height of ± 900 m/dpl that makes this area has a cool and refreshing weather with the approximate temperature of 20ºC-25ºC.
Kaliurang has been thriving as a popular get away destination among the locals and other visitors alike. The main selling point of Kaliurang would still be its majestic view of Merapi Mount and the vicinity areas that offer a variety of natural beauty that should definitely be on your list if you are at this amazing place.
Famous street culinaries:
Besides being famous for its natural beauty, Kaliurang also has some signature culinaries that always remind the visitors that they have indeed been to this place.
- Tempe bacem
Tempe is a popular delicacy among Indonesians that is made of fermented soy bean. Meanwhile, bacem is one way to explain that one particular dish has been marinated with brown sugar. It is a light sweet delicacy that would be perfect for your travelling companion.
Jadah is also another popular delicacy that looks like a small white bowl. Its main ingredient is sticky rice and can be found at most warung (small eateries) scattered at popular attraction in Kaliurang.
- Tengkleng gajah
If you are looking for a heavy meal, tengkleng gajah is the perfect choice. Tengkleng is a kind of traditional Javanese stew that uses mutton as its ingredients along with some local spices. Meanwhile the word gajah that means elephant is used as a figure of speech to describe the big sized bone that could be found in this particular dish. As a result, the customers are provided with a straw to suck out the marrow from the bone. This hot meal could be quite spicy for some people so it might not be a good choice for those who have sensitive digestion problem.
GPS Coordinate: -7.596794,110.426213
Kaliurang is located at ± 28 km from the city center of Yogyakarta, Hargobinangun Village, Pakem Subdistrict, Sleman Regency.