Yogyakarta Places to Visit – Kaliadem Merapi Volcano 

Kaliadem Merapi Volcano is a plateau area with a 25-hectare pine forest situated 1100 meters above sea level and becomes one of the places of interest in Yogyakarta. Its location is right on the slope of Merapi Mount, one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia. It is the name of a traditional village as a favourite destination ever. Despite this, it has gotten strong damage because of the last disaster of eruption that makes the region devastated by volcanic dust. Moreover, it has killed and burned any life on the above-ground including the local villagers. Also, visitors can visit this site and giving a view of the rest volcanic dust that has destroyed this village. Meanwhile, the majesty of Merapi Volcano as a backdrop is still captivating the people to come and visit it. It has also become one of the places to visit during Yogyakarta Tours with other tourist destinations in Yogyakarta.


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The location of Kaliadem is about 30 km north of Yogyakarta City right in Cangkringan District, Sleman Regency and Yogyakarta Province. We can access this site from Yogyakarta as well as Solo through Kaliurang. Meanwhile, Kaliurang is a famous tourist place with plenty of accommodations with any kind of hotel categories including private villa.


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Since this place is on the plateau area, hence the cool temperature well surrounds it with fog cover the entire area from late afternoon until night time. Beside of the temperatures, the visitor can also visit the volcanic museum, safety bunker and see the rest of lava flow. Meanwhile, the beautiful Merapi Volcano is still a magnet for the people to see it closely. It is a good place to visit to learn about the volcanic in Indonesia in particular Merapi. Since the last eruption, it has left and the stone very much, therefore it is a good place for off-road adventures using rental jeeps that available in this place.


  • Volcano museum
  • Toilet/restroom
  • Food stalls
  • Jeep Adventure Tours
  • Parking area
  • Drink stall
  • Hiking guide
  • Off-road track

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