KOTAGEDE - YOGYAKARTA

180 YEARS BEFORE MATARAM SULTANATE WAS DIVIDED INTO YOGYAKARTA AND SURAKARTA, PANEMBAHAN SENOPATI BROUGHT THE DAWN OF THE ISLAMIC KINGDOM NAMING KOTAGEDE AS ITS FIRST CAPITAL.  REMNANTS OF THE OLD KINGDOM SURVIVED AND THEY CAN BE FOUND IN MAKAM RAJA-RAJA HASTA KITHA AGENG (MATARAM ROYAL CEMETERY), MASJID AGUNG KOTAGEDE (GREAT MOSQUE OF KOTAGEDE), PASAR LEGI GEDE (GREAT MARKET), BATU GILANG ANCIENT OUTER CITY WALL SITE.

SILVER WORKSHOPS FLOURISHED AROUND THE END OF THE 19TH CENTURY TO CATER EUROPE'S GROWING APPETITE FOR SILVERWARE.  WITH IMMENSE WEALTH CAME KALANG MANSIONS, UNIQUELY CONSTRUCTED HOUSES IN MIX DUTCH AND MALAY ARCHITECTURAL STYLE. SOME CAN STILL BE FOUND INTACT IN KAMPUNG JAGALAN, ALONG JALAN MONDORAKAN AND JALAN TEGAL GENDU.

WE ARE PROUD OF OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD AND ITS RICH HISTORY, WE ARE MORE THAN HAPPY TO SHOW YOU AROUND KOTAGEDE.  ASK OUR HELPFUL #BHUMIFAMILY STAFF!

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