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Depok Beach

Depok beach is nearest beach from down town of Yogyakarta and it is located close to Parangtritis and Parangkusumo beaches. Depok is famous because there is fish port where could get fresh fish directly from the fishermen or traders and it can be eaten home or cooked directly over the lip at restaurant around. Price of the fish from fisherman is relatively cheap, that’s why it makes Depok known as center of fish for seafood seekers.

Based on the stories of local, Depok name from breakage of Majapahit kingdom and it makes the soldiers fled to place and the soldiers built padepokan (learning community). The area was given with the name of Depok. Tunggul Wulung prince initiated by the stump at the time it had adopted children who have a role named Aris Baya orchard organizing of Depok. In moment passes that resulted Tunggul Wulung grabs Grogol Depok region. Finally, the region split into two parts and they are Sono and Grogol. In the year of 1947 Sono and Grogol villages merged into Tirtoarjo village, it was due to availability of regional autonomy, then Tirtoarjo village transformed into Parangtritis village.