5. Enjoy Malioboro at Night
Malioboro is one of Yogyakarta Night Spot, it was a place for shopping in various kind, Shopping Mall, Street Vendor, a place for eating and drinking in the night up to the early morning, it was the street that never sleep, while you enjoy the street restaurant, a group of music players approaching you, singing their songs or sing by your request, so, Malioboro in the night is a worth to visit. Visit Malioboro is one of the most popular things to do in Yogyakarta at night.
6. Enjoy Kopi Joss at Angkringan Tugu (lek man)
If you like to have an altenative place to chat and hang out, and you have bored with cafe and etc, you can enjoy it in the angkringan. A traditional place to having eat and drink, and mostly it open at 7.oo pm to morning early.We can buy Sego Kucing, small amount of rice mix with vegetables and drink Kopi Tubruk, it special because it served with a boiled arang. For the snack, there are many choices, You can try sate usus, jadah bakar, sate puyuh, tempe and tahu goreng its very fun you must try it.
One of the best angkringan in Yogyakarta is Angkringan Tugu (lek man). Angkringan Lek Man has been very famous in Jogja, with Jos Coffee as the top menu-a cup of coffee served hot and added with pieces of flaming charcoals (‘jos’ is the sound produced when the flaming charcoal is plunged into the coffee).
The food menu is relatively similar to other angkringans, such as nasi kucing, various fried snacks, quail eggs satay, chicken intestine satay, chicken skin satay, etc. Lek Man is the son of Mbah Pairo, who was said to be the first angkringan seller in Jogja, selling since the 1950s.
The legendary story is what makes Angkringan Lek Man never lacks customers, either those coming to eat or just hanging out until late night. People from outside Jogja are also known to visit Angkringan Lek Man, particularly because it is located near Tugu Train Station.
7. Visit Tugu Jogja to Take Picture at Night
Tugu Jogja is the most popular landmark of Yogyakarta. This monument is located right in the center of the crossroad between the Mangkubumi, Soedirman, A.M. Sangaji and Diponegoro roads. The Tugu Jogja that is almost 3 centuries old has a very deep meaning and it keeps some history records of Yogyakarta.
Interestingly, this landmark is going to be a bit busy with teenagers who just hang out or visit to take picture at night. For sure if you like photography, try capturing this landmark with a slow shutter speed. Take picture Tugu Jogja at Night is one of the most popular things to do in Yogyakarta at night.
Being so identical of the Tugu Jogja to Yogyakarta makes many university students from outside of Yogyakarta to express their happiness after the graduation day by hugging and kissing the Tugu Jogja. That may also express their love to Yogyakarta that they will about to leave soon and at the same time say their promise to return to this city.
8. Visit Bukit Bintang
Hargodumilah or often called Bukit Bintang is located on the road Jogja-Wonosari miles 16 Pathuk Gunungkidul. Giving the name of this star hill because from here if in the night looking at the Jogja city will be seen the lights shining of houses from a distance like a star-studded that blend with night sky that is full of stars. It made the scenery of Jogja city look together between the sky and a limited horizon. Looks so beautiful!
In the daytime you will see the stunning views of Mount Merapi, Mount Merbabu, Mount Sumbing and Sindoro that stands and show off the beauty in the distance. When visiting Hargodumilah at twilight, you will witness the sunset over the Jogja city. The beauty will continue at night with the twinkling of Jogja city that you will see from this hill.
Many tourists are mostly teenagers come to enjoy the atmosphere here. Roads around the hill has been expanded as the visitors parking. Small shop to restaurants with romantic shades lined on the sideroad. It is suitable for you who want to seek solace with peers, spouse, or family to sit around, enjoying drinks and snacks while watching the beauty of Jogja city in the distance.
Try to enjoy the beauty of Yogyakarta from different sides on this hill! Not only rich in culture, Jogja also has amazing natural! Visit Bukit Bintang is one of the top things to do in Yogyakarta at night.