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Malioboro

Malioboro is a witness to the history of Yogyakarta with the passing of time will continue to operate until now. Long stretches above the Sultan Palace, monument and the peak of Mount Merapi. Malioboro is the heart of Yogyakarta keep abreast of changing times. Malioboro name there are two versions of the already legendary, the first is taken from the name of the British nobility, namely Marlborough a UK resident in the city of Yogyakarta in 1811 - 1816 AD. The second version is from the Sanskrit meaning Malioboro wreath, because this place was filled with a bouquet of flowers each time the Palace execute celebration. More than 250 years of Malioboro has been transformed into a means of economic activity through a traditional market in the reign of Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono I. From the year 1758 until now, Malioboro still persist as the trade and became one of the faces representing the city of Yogyakarta.

Since the beginning of Malioboro has become the centre of government and the economy of the city of Yogyakarta. Every part of Malioboro Street is a witness of a street used to be one of the most important role in the history point of Yogyakarta. Building the Presidential Palace which was built in 1823, became an important point of historical development of the city of Yogyakarta and is the cornerstone of the Unitary Republic of Indonesia. Building's important historical events Indonesia begins. On January 6, 1946, Yogyakarta officially became the new capital of the Republic of Indonesia is still young. Presidential Palace of Yogyakarta as the residence of President Sukarno and his family. Inaugural General Sudirman as the supreme military commander and attended the inauguration as Chairman Shoots Armed Forces of Indonesia, as well as five young Czech Cabinet that was formed and was sworn in at the Presidential Palace Indonesia.

Vredeburg directly opposite the Court House. A building which was known by the name Rusternburg built in 1760. Perceived grandeur of Vredeburg first proposed by the Dutch governors named WH Van Ossenberch the premise of maintaining the stability of the government security lane I. Dutch Party for 5-year waiting period to get approval from the Sultan to improve the Rusternburg Fortress. Construction of the castle with European style by architect Frans Haak. Then the building of the fort was named Vredeburg which means peace.

Along Malioboro street can enjoy the experience of shopping along the sidewalk. From Yogyakarta local handicrafts such as batik, the Javanese head of Blangkon, rattan ornament, leather puppets, bamboo crafts and silver. The experience of shopping is when there is a bargain price, with the meeting of different cultures. If lucky, the price can be reduced by a third or even half of them.