Silver Craft

Kotagede located approximately 10 kilometers south east of Yogyakarta city. The region is now known as Kotagede, which is the center of silver handicrafts in Yogyakarta. There are about 170 ancient buildings made ​​between the years of 1700 to 1930, Kotagede simply referred to as the Silver City, but the old town is a requirement of the history.

Entering Kotagede region of the north through Gedong Kuning district, a small road flanked by classical buildings that lined row on the road, an exotic opening for tourists after going through the gate entrance. When entering the Kotagede, the tourists are able to enjoy a variety of silver sold on the home front as well as a gallery with a kind and price diversity.

Silver itself is a hereditary culture. Originally Kotagede craft in the form of gold, silver and copper, but as time progresses, craft silver that more desirable. So that the craftsmen prefer to cultivate more silver until now. Kotagede silver was exported to many countries, especially Europe and the demand continues to soar each year.