KOMPAS.com – A guide to Jogja could easily encompass trips to Borobudur Temple and Mount Merapi, but let’s not forget Yogyakarta’s best places to drink, too.
Indonesia’s alluring city of Yogyakarta oozes culture and tradition, and while visiting its many tourist attractions is one way to become acquainted with the Central Java city, it is hard to beat a cup of coffee to take everything in.
Kompas.com has selected Yogyakarta’s best places to drink for you to unwind in the birthplace of ‘gudeg.’
1. Kopi Sosok
Located at Puncak Sosok, Bantul Regency, Kopi Sosok is one of the best places to pull up a chair and have a cup of joe in Yogyakarta.
With highly affordable prices for drinks starting from $0.23 (Rp 4,000) coupled with a view overlooking the village below, Kopi Sosok has become a favorite spot among the local searching for sunset views and cool breeze.
While you are here, be sure to order their cassava with cheese or fried bananas to go with your beverage of choice. This Yogyakarta coffee shop opens every day from 4:00 P.M. - 11:45 P.M.
2. Kopi Merapi
With a café name like that, it is no surprise that Kopi Merapi offers stunning views of Mount Merapi to go with your cup of coffee.