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Although Indonesia consists of many cultures, religions, language, and separated by islands, the people is bound together and share the same identity under the name of Indonesia with Bahasa Indonesia as its national language.
Indonesia is an archipelago country, located in South East Asia. Lies between Indian Ocean in the south and Pacific Ocean in the north, this country comprises approximately 17.000 islands with over 200 million people population. Across the islands, Indonesia consists of distinct ethnic, linguistic and religious groups. Approximately there are more than 300 ethnic groups such as Javanese, Sundanese, Batak, Bugis, Minangkabau, Balinese, Chinese, Arab, Indian and many more.
As a tropical country, Indonesia has abundant of natural resources.There are about 28.000 species of flowering plants in Indonesia, including more than 6000 traditional medical plants used as jamu. Jamu is a traditional herbal medicine made from natural materials such as parts of plants. Although it is a part of heritage but the some of it have been scientifically proven, for example Temulawak known as Javanese turmeric (Curcuma xanthorriza) has already proven to reduce the cholesterol leve, anti inflammatory properties and many more indicationl due to its curcumin. Today Jamu in Indonesia is developed by holding preclinical and clinical test to make it a scientific proven based on heritage of Indonesia.
Gadjah Mada Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) is the oldest university in Indonesia. It is also the largest university in terms of student population. Located in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, the university is acknowledged as one of the best university in Indonesia. UGM has 18 faculties with 73 undergraduate study programs, 28 diploma study programs, and 62 gradute study programs. One of notable alumni of UGM is Prof. Boediono the current vice president of Indonesia. He was a lecturer of faculty of economics and business of UGM, and also the former governor of Central Bank of Indonesia.
Location : Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta Website : www.ugm.ac.id
Faculty of Pharmacy UGM was founded by the Ministry of Health of Indonesia on September 27, 1949 as the oldest pharmacy college in Indonesia. Itâ€™s also acknowledged as one of the best pharmacy institution in Indonesia. There are four majors that should be chosen by the students on the 3rd year: 1. Science and technology pharmacy 2. Industrial pharmacy 3. Community and clinical pharmacy 4. Natural resources pharmacy
Our main concern is in natural resources potency. and one of the fruitful effort is the invention of three molecules analog of curcumin which have been patented in US, those molecules are Pentagamavunon (PGV), Heksagamavunon (HGV), Gamavuton (GVT). And many researches related to curcumin is being proceeded by our Curcumin Research Center( CRC)
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Yogyakarta is one of the province in Indonesia located in southern coast of Java. It is called as Special Region because Yogyakarta is the only province in Indonesia that is governed by Sultan.
Tourist destinations in Jogja
Prambanan temple One of the largest and the most beautiful Hindu temples in Southeast Asia. The temple complex, a UNESCO world heritage site, consist of 237 temples
Taman Sari Water Castle A former royal garden of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta. It was built as a resting place for Sultan and his family. It has a large bathing complex and some artificial lakes surround it. Nowadays only the bathing complex is well preserved
Keraton The official name is Keraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat. Keraton is the palace and residence of Sultan. Itâ€™s acknowledge as the best javanese palace architecture.
Borobudur temple The biggest Buddhist temple in Indonesia. A UNESCO world heritage site which is built by Sailendra dynasty. There are 2,672 reliefs and 504 Buddha statues in the temple which makes it most visited tourist attraction in Indonesia
Malioboro Malioboro is a major shopping street in Jogja, near Keraton. Itâ€™s a must visit place in Jogja with many stalls selling variety of goods, Batik shops, mall, restaurant, and hotels.
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Ramayana ballet The performance is held every full moon in Prambanan temple. Based on epic Hindu poem, over 200 professional dancers and musicians take part on the show.
Andong & Becak Andong is traditional public transportation, it’s a cart pulled by a horse. It’s a common mostly in Yogyakarta. Wanna have a horse cart ride in Malioboro crowd? Try andong! Becak or pedicab is another public transporation. It’s tricycle humanpowered transport designed to carry passenger, in no polluting way.
Becak Yogyakarta Batik’s pattern
Batik Batik is a unique and traditional pattern found in clothes , sarong and kebaya. There are many types of Batik in Indonesia which represents its own culture such as Surakarta Batik, Yogyakarta Batik, Cirebon Batik, Madura Batik and so on. It’s widely used across nation anytime.
Many other things you can see in Jogja, curious of it?
Tongseng, although it is believed to be originated from Solo, but it's not difficult to find a plate of rice served together with tongseng in Jogja. Tongseng is likely a kind of gulai (cooked meat in highseasoned broth from coconut
Bakmi Jawa, or translated â€œjavanese noodleâ€?, is a kind of noodle cooked with special spice and seasoning with Javanese style and there is some chicken shred over it. Most of javanese noodle is cooked with broth. The way ofpreparation is unique. It is cooked in a pot of clay, on the flame of charcoal on a fireplace.There are also other variations like fried javanese noodle, javanese rice noodle (fried or cooked with
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Published on Apr 12, 2012
Published on Apr 12, 2012
Once in a lifetime experience, living in the only Sultan governed province and the centre of Javanese culture in Indonesia