As the most favorite travel destination in Indonesia after Bali, Yogyakarta surely has a lot of wonders to explore. One that loved by tourists is hunt for the local’s handicrafts. Here are the best places in Yogyakarta for handicraft souvenirs.
Naturalan specialized in selling home decor stuff with a trendy and eye-catching design. The products are handcrafted by the locals, using environmentally friendly materials. This shop also regularly comes with a new collection, makes it worth every visit.
Desa Kasongan, Jl. Kasongan, Kajen, Bangunjiwo, Bantul, Yogyakarta
2. Kaloka Pottery
Kaloka Pottery is a shop that sells handmade pottery products. Most of the products sold are tableware products, such as plates, cups, etc. The products in Kaloka Pottery are a must-buy, not only because of its high quality but also it comes in a variety of unique and stylish designs.
Bausasran Danurejan DN3 NO.695, Bausasran, Danurejan, Yogyakarta
3. Kasongan Village
Kasongan represents one of the biggest local producers of ceramic handicrafts in Yogyakarta. Most of its inhabitants work on pottery for household and kitchenware. The products made with artistic sensitivity and natural craftsmanship which thrust Kasongan into a tourism area of local pottery. A collaboration of talented artisans, art observers, merchants, tourists, with government support has helped the village to rise up and perform global business throughout the world. More modern home decor, such as carved stone tiles, ceramic vases, plates, and sculptures are some of the specialties favored by visitors.
Jl. Kasongan, Kajen, Bangunjiwo, Bantul, Yogyakarta
Kota Gede is internationally known for its fine silver craft. A number of shops, factories, and workshops are sited here, located inside heritage buildings that once were homes of merchants and aristocrats, defined by their stylish architecture of the past. Here you can buy handmade accessories, miniature souvenirs, sculptures, tableware, etc.
5. Pasar Beringharjo
Pasar Beringharjo is the oldest market in the Kraton area of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The stalls at Beringharjo Market sell a variety of goods, including batik, clothing, souvenirs, household items, and antiques.
Jl. Margo Mulyo No.16, Ngupasan, Gondomanan, Yogyakarta
6. Batik Kayu Krebet
If the batik that we know is drawn on fabric, the batik produced by Krebet Village’s residents is made on wood. They use wood as a medium to make batik into beautiful, high-value works. The products sold are also very diverse, ranging from trinkets for decoration to accessories.
Dusun Krebet, Desa Sendangsari, Pajangan, Bantul, Yogyakarta