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Feel Different Sensation When Visiting Balkondes Wanurejo

Do you know Balkondes? It’s an abbreviation for Balai Ekonomi Desa. Balkondes is community-based Interconnecting Tourism System. Balkonde…
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Do you know Balkondes? It’s an abbreviation for Balai Ekonomi Desa. Balkondes is community-based Interconnecting Tourism System. Balkondes made by Ministry of BUMN for improving public welfare around Borobudur Temple. Balkondes also made for develop quality of community. Balkondes consist of the accommodation facilities and tourism attraction. One of Balkondes in Borobudur is Balkondes Wanurejo.

Balkondes Wanurejo located near Borobudur Temple. Its about 7 minutes to the east then turn to the south after Borobudur Santo Petrus Church. Wanurejo will give you magnificent nature landscape because this tourism village located in the valley of Menoreh hills between Progo river and Sileng river.

There is Sasono Guno Roso Museum in Balkondes Wanurejo as a cultural tourism. Inside this museum, you can see various kind of traditional Indonesian puppets. Every month on last weekend on Saturday and Sunday, they held cultural performance in this museum at 8.30 pm until 24.00 pm. Every Saturday Pahing (traditional javanese calendar system), you can bring your children to enjoy Dongeng Anak session – storytelling session for children – at 8.00 am till 9.00 am.

Balkondes Wanurejo also provides restaurant and accommodation named Pondok Tinggal that have unique concept. The buildings for accommodation built like Omah Bugis (traditional house) with blangkon (traditional javanese head cover) accent. Pondok Tinggal has fifty rooms (family, standard, and VIP) and Youth Hostel that can be used up to 250 bed.

Beside the building of Balkondes Wanurejo, there is tourist attraction named Junkyard Auto Park. The reason why this place called Junkyard because the main attraction are classic old cars that displayed for selfies property. You can find classic cars like Volkswagen, Impala, Dodge, and Mini Cooper.

There are total fourteen cars. Even there are old motorcycle that are displayed too. The entrance fee is fifteen thousands rupiahs and parking fee is two thousands rupiahs for motorcycle, four thousands rupiahs for car. This place also has cafe and restaurant. Let’s drinking a cup of coffee or tea at sunset time with panoramic scene of junkyard!

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