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Imogiri Royal Tomb

Kings of antiquity are largely centralised in all aspects of life and refers to a single authority, namely Maharaja. Each district required to give tribute to the kingdom, never tried to refuse to pay this tribute if not attacked and destroyed. The pattern of the life of the King is a major concern of the followers at the time, until the burial place had been prepared long ago when the king was still alive.

The grandeur and awesomeness visible when we visited the tombs of the kings of Mataram in Imogiri Royal Cemetery. Imogiri Tomb built in 1632 AD by Sultan Mataram Hanyokrokusumo King III and is a descendant of the king of Mataram Kingdom, Panembahan Senopati. Imogiri Royal Tomb located in the south side of the city of Yogyakarta, about 45 minutes south of the trip by car. The tomb is on the hills Imogiri is still one cluster with a Thousand Mountains.

Imogiri cemetery is divided into three parts, the main tomb, ie the tomb of Sultan King Hanyokrokusumo, Amangkurat II, Amangkurat III with one queen. The left wing consisted of Pakubuwono I, III and Amangkurat Pakubuwono Jawi. On the right wing consists of the queen solo, Pakubuwono III and his consort and queen. Tomb of King Imogiri stories about mystical tombs we often hear.

The story of the miracle of the kings of ancient times until about the story of the Queen of the South Seas. The story goes something like this, then Panembahan Senopati found Mataram was imprisoned in the Southern Ocean quivered feel the magic of Panembahan Senopati. Then came the South Sea Queen met Panembahan Senopati to stop hermitage. The Queen of the South Coast will help power the Panembahan Senopati in Java and request that the Queen of all kings of Mataram would be her husband but gave no offspring.