Welcoming the Lebaran holiday 2016, Yogyakarta Special Region Tourism Department has prepared a variety of tourist activities. Aris Riyanta as the Head of the Department of Tourism (Dispar) Special Region of Yogyakarta told Antara on Thursday (06/16/2016), said special travel activities Eid holiday that begins July 2 to 10 deliberately prepared to increase the attractiveness and long excursions.
“The assumption Lebaran vacation Yogyakarta people who come there are aimed at gathering and there are indeed for recreation,” said Aris.
Aris hopes the presence of a variety of tourist activities during the Eid holiday keDIY able to increase tourist visits, with a target of 10 to 15 percent increase over the previous year, an increase from 2.4 million in 2015 to 2.6 million tourists this year.
“20 Tourism Village in Sleman precisely target each visit about 500-700 tourists during the Eid holiday,” he said.
To achieve these objectives, Dispar Yogyakarta also has scheduled a variety of tourist activities set up with the Department of Tourism in the five districts in Yogyakarta. Here are some of the tourist destinations in Yogyakarta which will hold interesting tourist attractions during the Eid holiday.
Tourism Village Brajan
Tourist village located in Sendangagung Minggir Sleman, Yogyakarta, is famous for bamboo handicrafts. Although Brajan just a small village, but the people make this village became famous with many charming bamboo handicrafts. Not only for the local market, bamboo craft village tourism Brajan also have been exported to many countries. When the Eid holiday, which coincides with the harvest season catfish, this tourist village will hold catfish fishing competition for the guests who come.
Museum Mount Merapi
Museum with an artistic style building constructed with the background of Mount Merapi, since its inception in 2010 has become one of alternative tourism destinations in Yogyakarta. Located in the area Hargobinangun, when the Eid holiday this museum has scheduled performances jatilan for tourists who come to visit.
Tourism Village Kadisoba
Kadisoba is a tourist village that upholds the preservation of culture. This is evidenced by the convening still some traditional ceremonies and dances are held in certain times. Some ancestral traditions are still maintained identical to the agrarian culture of Indonesian society, such as ceremonies tedun for example, the ceremony that marks the beginning of the harvest season. When the Eid holiday, this tourist village will hold a number of interesting tourist attractions for visitors, one of which is the race of birds chirping.
The beach is located not far from the center of the city of Yogyakarta is a tourist destination most visited by tourists during the holiday season. In addition to numerous tourist facilities, such as ATVs and wagon, Parangtritis is also famous for its panoramic views of serene sunsets. Eid holiday this year, Parangtritis will host musical performances koesploes.
For those of you who like to travel to various places mystical, Goa Selarong be one of the destinations that could be an option. Based in Selarong, Bantul, this cave is a cave historic trail when guerrilla Prince Diponegoro against the Dutch colonialists. However, over the time, many tourists who come to pray while meditating in this cave locations. When the manager of the Eid holiday has been providing entertainment in the form of staging jatilan for the visitors.
Tourism Village Bejiharjo
Tourist village located in the district Karangmojo, Gunung Kidul regency has potential natural attractions are unbelievably charming, one of them is Goa Pindul. In fact, not only that, it also keeps the tourist village archaeological site and the village which retains art wayang beber increasingly scarce. When the Eid holiday, Gunung Kidul district Dispar prepare cultural event with a myriad of exciting events for visitors.