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Ratu Boko, Yogyakarta Region

Head for the hills and discover the ruins of an ancient settlement at Ratu Boko. Built around the 9th century, the remains of the town offer an intriguing glimpse into life at the time based on the layout and organization of the buildings. Interesting questions have been raised as to the overall function of the settlement, so take a guided tour to delve deeper into the ongoing debate. Set against the impressive backdrop of Mount Merapi, the expansive site offers plenty of walking routes amid the natural scenery. Put Ratu Boko at the forefront of your travel plans using our Prambanan day trip tool.
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  • After going to Prambanan to this, I'd say you won't get much from this place except decent sunset scenery and interesting stories about the place. It was a long walk to explore the whole area, and as....  more »
  • It takes 15 minutes if you are buy all in ticket from Prambanan, you can choose some pick up bus from prambanan every 15 minutes. So far Ratu Boko Temple is ordinary temple only the park and usual...  more »
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  • I think the best time to come to Ratu Boko is during weekdays and not holiday season. So that you could take the sunset picture perfectly before anyone else. The ticket is 40.000 rupiah for local people and it's closed by 6 pm. Make sure you come by before that. There is also restaurant downstairs where you could enjoy the view of sunset while having a cup of tea. Although there is Grabbike station where you can order online taxi, but it might be hard to find on the evening. Better to rent a motorbike to come here
  • One of the many temple in Yogyakarta. Candi Ratu Boko are one huge area of ancient temple that scattered around the complex. Many of the temple are still on a original condition. Every temple are located quiet far from each other and lack of trees made the journey quiet hot if you visit this place at a sunny day. But that's worth it tho because every temple are different from one each other and have uniqueness on their own. The lack of information in every temple means that a guide are a requirement if you wanna know every detail of history about this place. If you're tired sight seeing, you can take a rest on every small vendor that sells snacks and drinks in the near of entrance. And the staff from ticketing until guide are very friendly typical local people there. 5/5 must visit place if you like temple and stuff.

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