Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Historical Tourism Fort Vredeburg in Yogyakarta

Vredeburg is a historical travel place in Yogyakarta. Location on road of Mallioboro, making this fortress much visited by tourists. Vredeberg fort located in front of the Gedung Agung and the Palace Sultanate of Yogyakarta, precisely on Jl. Jend. A. Yani, No. 6 55 224 Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Vredeburg was built in 1765 by the Netherlands Government, as a place to withstand an attack from Kraton Yogyakarta. Vredeburg surrounded by a moat surrounding, rectangular-shaped fortress have watchtowers at its four corners and stronghold that allow Netherlands soldiers to walk around while on guard and fired a shot if needed.

Vredeburg Fortess Gate Building
In the building area of 2100 sq m found several weapons belonging to Netherlands soldier this cannon, this cannon ready to shoot the fighters Indonesia. In your castle presented some historical relics that are packed in film sparingly (diorama). You can also see the paintings and stories about the history of Yogyakarta during the colonial period.

Fort Vredeburg Yogyakarta, originally named "Fort Rustenburg" which have meaning "Fortress Resorts", built by the Dutch in 1760 on the ground Keraton. Blessings permit Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono I, around 1765 - 1788 and later improved building be renamed "Fort Vredeburg" which have meaning "Fortress of Peace".

Vredeburg Fortess Cannon

Historically this building since its establishment until now has experienced various changes in the function of the years of 1760 - 1830 serves a defensive fortification, in year 1830 -1945 serves as military headquarters of Netherlands soldier and Japan, and in 1945 - 1977 serves as base of Indonesian military. After 1977 the Hankam return to government. By government through Minister of Education which was held Mr. Daoed Yosoep with approval by Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX as owner, defined as an information center and cultural development of the archipelago on August 9, 1980.

The facilities are in Fort Vredeburg
  • Library
  • Performing Room
  • A seminar room, Discussion, Training and Meetings
  • Audio Visual & Study Group Room
  • Free WiFi
  • Guides
  • Living room
  • Mosque
  • Bathroom.   
Transportation into Museum Fort Vredeburg
From Adisucipto Airport :

Train Prameks (IDR 10,000 passing rate every 30 minutes) or Madiun Jaya (prices fare IDR. 20,000). To reach the prices counter , walk through the exit in the form hallway. Get off at Tugu station, then walk to the south (approximately 1000 meters) along Path of Malioboro.
Bus (Trans Jogja) IDR 3.000 prices (every 15 minutes) and get off at the station Post. To reach the counter Trans Joga, walk through the exit in the form hallway.

Taxi (price around IDR 40,000). if you use a taxi better choose taxis metered (eg Jazz telephone Taxi 373737). Average taxi airport did not want to metered, so you must be very clever bargaining
motorcycle (a rate above IDR 20,000 depending your negotiation)

From Tugu Station
Distance between Tugu with Fort Vredeburg approximately 1km. This station only reserved for passenger trains between cities that Business and Executive, Prameks, Madiun Jaya. And you can choose some of the following alternatives:

Walk to the south (approximately 1000 meters) along Path of Malioboro
Pedicab ride (costing approximately IDR 10,000
Andong ride (costing approximately IDR 20,000

Ticket Price Fort Vredeburg
Adults: IDR 2.000
Children: IDR 1.000

Opening Hours Museum Fort Vredeburg
Tuesday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 16:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8:00 to 17:00 pm

Historical Tourism Fort Vredeburg in Yogyakarta Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Choirul Anas Hidayat


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