Kota Gede

Shopping Yogyakarta, Indonesia Published on: 13-11-2015

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Kota Gede, also known as Sara Gede, is the headquarter of silver handicrafts in Yogyakarta. This place is famed for its numerous silver and batik shops and factories.

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Why Kota Gede is special ?

Kota Gede, also known as Sara Gede, is the headquarter of silver handicrafts in Yogyakarta. This place is famed for its numerous silver and batik shops and factories.


The special thing from Kotagede is about keeping the originality and the naturalness of the making process of silver crafts. The locals sustain to proceed crafts manually or handmade in order to keeping the high value of the artworks they produce. Hence, the artworks of silver they produce here are relatively more expensive, but those are all worth it because of the products are made by using the high sense of art of the craftsmen who dedicate themselves to this work.


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What to explore at Kota Gede?

Coming to Kotagede, visitors can find many shops or craftsmen along the street who make various kinds of jewelries made of silver, such as earrings, bracelets, pendants, rings, and other souvenirs. Before deciding which thing you want to buy, you can do a kind of observation in the shops you can find along the street as they offer you many kinds of designs. Moreover, you can also order a special design based on what you request, but definitely, it will cost you more. There is another unique thing about visiting Kotagede which is well-known for its silver products. Visitors can learn to make their own jewelry or souvenir in the some shops who offer this kind of thing. By paying more, visitors can add their valuable experience on making their own artwork.

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How to get to Kota Gede?

You can reach Kotagede by taking Trans Jogja line 3A and 3B which stop at Tegalgendu shelter. You can also take city bus line 11 and stop near the HS Silver shop.

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Selling points

  • Lots of silver shops
  • City of fascinating silver artwork
  • Shops can do with fresh infusion of designs
  • Heaven for silver lover
  • Nice little streets full of silver shops
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Total travel distance
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Tips for you

  • You should definitely have a cab waiting for you if you go into this as it is difficult to find a taxi in the surrounding neighborhood.
    Transportation
  • Some place offers a workshop so you can spend your time here as silver ring or necklace designer or even maker.
    Things to do
  • There're lots of choices and unique models but rare to get a fit size of couple rings with good models. You can book at the workshop and wait for it. The price is obviously expensive than others.
    Things to do
  • Kotagede also has unique traditional cake, you can find in many silver store as a compliment when you arrive in.
    Service
  • Besides the silver thing, Kotagede is also quite popular for its culinary. You can walk along the street and try a lot of local food here.
    Food
  • It's better to beware of your belongings because it's not really safe here.
    Thief
  • If you are the first customer coming to the shop, you can get the best price than other times during a day.
    Experience

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homey ! get out from activity all day

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banyak bgt kuburanna

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Ternyata Shania,Putri,Nurul,Alyssa dateng juga kerumah kuuyy ..

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Today is good trip event I see the dark clouds on the sky!!!

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Kren bgt rmh Joglo nya,,

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I popped in here as i just happened to be walking by. They had a few varieties of cakes and some drinks, but that was about all !

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Filigri silver in kotagede really nice model,and you can find everywhere, model little bit different like in Bali, but still nice and beautiful !

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Today is good trip event I see the dark clouds on the sky!!!

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