The grandeur of ancient archaeological sites with high-value and very interesting architecture to be enjoyed in Sleman District. One of the ancient sites that offer a fascinating appeal is the site of Queen Boko.
In addition to interesting architecture, Ratu Boko site also offers a wealth of unforgettable natural panorama for those of you who visit it. The appeal that is a pity when missed is the beauty of the sunset on the site of Queen Boko and the scenery and panorama of natural beauty.
Sunset Site of Queen Boko
Although Sleman does not have a beach, Sleman offers a panoramic beauty of sunset in the afternoon (sunset) which is different from the panorama on the beach. To enjoy the beauty of the sun that returns to the confluence with different perspectives, you can enjoy it at the location of Ratu Boko site located in District of Prambanan, Sleman.
To enjoy the sunset you must arrive at the site of Queen Boko before 16.00 hours or at 4 pm. Do not forget to make sure that the weather is bright. Arriving at the site of Queen Boko you have to hurry to the gate of Ratu Boko site because at this point the beauty of sunset you can enjoy Bus Pariwisata. You can take a position on the step of the gate, in the middle of the gate or in the upper court after entering the gate.
From this location can be seen clearly a similar sun yellow ball that slowly descended to earth. Meanwhile, the golden yellow light looks beautifully around the yellow ball and glows into the sky. If you take a position in the yard after entering the gate of Ratu Boko site it will look yellow ball is located in the gate of the site. Although sunset on the site of Ratu Boko only takes a few minutes its beauty will make its own experience for you that will not be forgotten.
In addition to taking a position around the gate of Ratu Boko site, you can also enjoy the sunset at the temple burning. The location of the burning temple which is the highest point of Ratu Boko temple allows you to enjoy the sunset behind the gates of Boko Temple. This Burning Temple is on the left and a little up after you enter the gate. Other locations such as Cafe Andrawina can also be an option. In this Cafe, you can ask for a place to eat at the cafe near the cliff so you can enjoy the beauty of the sunset while waiting for dinner.
See the Panoramic Beauty at the Top of the Hills
Ratu Boko site is located on the hills of Prambanan which is about 2-3 km south of Prambanan Temple. Although at the top of the hill but this site is easy to reach by means of whatever transport you use. If your position is in downtown Yogyakarta, you only need about 30 minutes to reach Ratu Boko site. Administratively, Ratu Boko site is located in the District of Prambanan, Sleman Regency.
The position of the site at the top of limestone hills makes Ratu Boko site has its own elegance compared to other sites. From the complex of Ratu Boko site, you can enjoy the atmosphere of the landscape (city view) is very beautiful. The expanse of farmland looks like a rug extending beneath the hills. Meanwhile, if your view is slightly directed to the north it will appear the grandeur of Prambanan Temple and Sewu Temple. The beauty of natural scenery from the site of Queen Boko does not stop here, when the weather is clean or bright then you can see the valor of Mount Merapi which became the background of Prambanan Temple.
The beauty of natural panorama can also be enjoyed from the north side of drawing cafe located in the upper parking complex. If you park below then you can go to the location by climbing dozens of stairs. The beauty of nature can also be seen by walking slightly up from the ticket purchases and directing the view towards the left or slightly approaching to the side of the cliffs of the hills.
For those of you who like tracking, Ratu Boko is the right choice. The tourists can walk not only the temple complex Ratu Boko but also the temple complexes around it include Ijo Temple, Banyunibo and Barong Temple.
Beautiful To Take a Picture
Stepping in from the gate of Ratu Boko site means you start treading a complex of sites built in the 8th century. The physical form of Ratu Boko site is estimated to be a palace building. In this Ratu Boko site complex, there is a former gate, baseband space, pond, pendopo, ringgit, keputren and two cave nest to meditate.
For those of you who like photography, Ratu Boko site complex can be an alternative location for shooting. The variety of buildings in the complex of the site will be a special attraction and provide a variety of atmosphere choices. One of the locations to take pictures that are not on other sites is a swimming pool complex located on the east or rear of the building.
The beauty of the location with a variety of buildings is also suitable for pre-wedding shooting. With its own uniqueness, this location provides different photo taking options compared to other spots. Many of the couples took pictures in front of the gates of Ratu Boko temple and in the bathing pool complex. The greenery of the land between gates and other temple complexes is also often used as a shooting location. In addition, some couples also take advantage of a panoramic sunset as a shadow silhouette photography.