Y ogyakarta is a complete place to be chosen as a destination for exploring. It is well-known for the exotic culture, tasty culinary, city tour, and for sure the diverse landscape. Mangunan fruit garden is one among of them. A place offering a stunning view that will fascinate the visitor.
A shady way leads to the entrance gate will accompany the journey. Around the road there are various fruit trees plant well in the garden. It aims as cultivation so that the visitors are not allowed to pick them as much as they want. Yet, it could be different if the harvest time comes.
Actually, the tourist attractions of this place is not the garden itself, but the viewing post. It is kind of place where people can enjoy the spread of seribu mountain and the unique shape of oyo river. These scenic view is just pleasant to look at. Here, most visitor do some activities like taking photo, lying down at the gazebo available there, and also just want to find the green refreshing view.
Sunrise From Mangunan Fruit Garden
Mangunan fruit garden is popular with its magical view during the golden hour. Both when the sun rises in the early morning and also when the sun sets in the evening. The perfect view of seribu mountain and oyo river combination is possible to get when the pure white cloud slightly covered the river like a mist.
The ticket window will be opened since early morning about 5 a.m. Therefore, if the visitor want to hunt some sunrise, better to leave at 4 a.m. from Yogyakarta. The ticket price is absolutely affordable which is IDR 5.000 each person. Then, for the vehicle it cost around IDR 2.000 to 5.000.
By this cheap ticket price, does not mean that there is no sufficient facilities. At the top, around viewing post, people can find the toilet, mushola, and also some eateries provided with snack, beverages, and food. In return, just please keep this place clean and not littering.
Sunrises Mangunan Fruit Garden
Landscape of Mangunan Fruit Garden
Just like its name, this fruit garden beautifully lays at Mangunan, Dlingo sub-district, Bantul regency. It is only need about an hour to drive there by private vehicle. Some directions could be easily find along the way so do not worry to lose.
Because of this place is at around 200 meter above sea level, visitor coming by motorcycle or car should be aware of their vehicle’s condition. Especially when it rains, the road will be slippery sometimes.