Wisatakuliner.id – Hello travel friends, on this occasion we will provide information about tourist attractions Gamplong Nature Studio in Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region.
Culture and tourism are two things that cannot be separated from the city of Yogyakarta, the city which is famous for its Gudeg is indeed known to have a wealth of culture and extraordinary tourism.
Talking about tourism, Yogyakarta can be said to be heaven, of course it’s not an exaggeration because the city that was once the capital of Indonesia never runs out of tourist destinations.
Recently there is a tourist destination being discussed among the people of Yogyakarta and its surroundings, the tourist destination is Studio Nature Gamplong.
Studio Gamplong Alam is a tourist destination that started construction at the end of 2017, this place was built by Mooryati Soedibyo as the founder and owner of Mustika Ratu Group.
This tourist destination that stands on an area of two hectares was originally built for the purpose of shooting the film Sultan Agung The Untold Story.
For your information, the film Sutan Agung is a colossal drama genre film that tells the story of the struggle of Sultan Agung, this film was directed by a well-known national director, Hanung Bramantyo.
The film, which also stars 2015’s Putri Indonesia Anindya Putri, is set in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Then after extensive research into the shooting location by Hanung Bramantyo and the team from Mooryati Soedibyo, Gamplong Tourism Village was chosen as the shooting location.
The location is still beautiful, making the Gamplong Tourism Village considered the right location for the making of this film, then after being selected as a shooting location 2 hectares of land was converted into an ancient Indonesian area.
Various kinds of semi-permanent buildings that reflect the life of the Indonesian people in the 16th and 17th centuries stand in this area.
Starting from the Gate of the Karta Sultan Palace, the Hall of the Karta Alit Palace, the Ageng Hall of the Karta Palace, Holland or Batavia Benteng, the Mataram Village Area, to the Chinatown Village of the past is in this place.
These buildings are the main attraction of this place, the nuances of Indonesia in the 16th & 17th centuries become an interesting photo background.
In addition, there are many other Indonesian properties and Tempoe Doeloe buildings that can be used as interesting photo spots.
After finishing shooting the film Sultan Agung, the building at Studio Gamplong didn’t just fall down.
Mooryati Soedibyo as the owner of Studio Gamplong gave this place to the Sleman Regency Government.
He hopes that the Gamplong Nature Studio can improve the economy of the Gamplong community and its surroundings.
The inauguration was held on Sunday afternoon July 15 2018 and was attended by the President of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo, besides that the president also hopes that this place can become a favorite tourist destination in Jogja.
After being used in the making of Sultan Agung films and visited by tourists from various regions.
Gamplong Nature Studio is booming again after being used as a filming location for Earth of Mankind.
For your information, Bumi Manusia is a historical drama genre film that tells the story of two human children who make love on the stage of the colonial land struggle in the early 20th century.
This film is also directed by Hanung Bramantyo and stars a famous domestic actor, Iqbal Ramadhan.
After being used as one of the locations for shooting Earth, this place is increasingly visited by tourists who come from various regions.
Most of them were curious and wanted to take pictures with the background of the building that was used as the shooting location for the film. Earth of Man movie.
Then after making a film for the second time for the second time, the nickname ‘Mini Hollywood’ is increasingly attached to Gamplong Nature Studio.
And finally as a note for anyone who wants to visit this place to take good care of the buildings and facilities and not damage anything in this place.
Gamplong Nature Studio Location
The location of Gamplong Alam Studio is very easy to reach, administratively Gamplong Alam Studio is located in Gamplong 1.
Sumberrahayu, Moyudan, Hamlet, Sumberrahayu, Sleman, Sleman Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta. This place is open from 08:00 to 17:00 WIB.
Route to Studio Alam Gamplong
The route to Gamplong Nature Studio is also quite easy, from the center of Yogyakarta you can all go straight to the west and then continue straight along the main road until you reach Jalan Wates.
At the intersection on Jalan Wates please all friends turn right then continue straight until you all cross the railway bridge.
Then after crossing the railway bridge please turn left and then follow the road until you all see the field, then turn left and follow the road for about 300 meters and you will all arrive at Gamplong Studio Alam.
If calculated the distance from the center of Yogyakarta is about 30 km and takes about 1 hour drive.
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The Attraction & Uniqueness of Gamplong Nature Studio
Alam Gamplong Studio is a tourist village destination that has been famous since the 1950s for its handicrafts.
Recently in this village a natural studio was built which is very interesting and becomes crowded because of its interesting photo spots.
Here are some of the uniqueness and attractions offered by the Gamplong Tourism Village:
- Gamplong Studio Alam Sleman
This place was nicknamed “Mini Hollywood” because it was the shooting location for the film Sultan Agung The Untold Love Story by Hanung Bramantyo.
The visitors who come will be presented with an atmosphere in the 16th and 17th centuries which was built on the land of the village treasury.
Some buildings are built semi-permanently, such as old Javanese houses made of woven bamboo, cattle stalls and wooden carts.
The Ageng Karta Palace Hall, the Karta Alit Palace Hall, the Karta Gate of the Mataram Kingdom, Hollandia and Batavia Forts, the Chinatown Village of the past, and the Mataram Village Area.
The buildings and arrangements that were originally made for filming purposes were eventually given to the local government and eventually developed into one of the new tourist destinations.
Although it was only built in October 2017, this tourist spot has received enthusiasm from the community.
Its location away from the noise makes the tourists will be able to enjoy a quiet rural life with beautiful nature directly.
Visitors who come at the same time can learn about culture and history by looking at every corner of the ancient buildings here.
Being in this tourist village, tourists who come will see how local residents weave lurik cloth, stagen, and other crafts with skill and precision.
They weave using non-machine weaving tools (ATBM). Apart from viewing and shopping at the 15 weaving shops here, visitors can also learn to weave or knit directly with the experts.
- Center for Creativity and Craft
Besides being famous for their weaving craft, the people who live in this village are also famous for their expertise in utilizing natural materials to make products ready for export.
They can make use of coconut stalks, water hyacinth, vetiver, and repair products such as bags, accessories, wallets, mats, curtains, and more.
It is the work of the people here that end up decorating souvenir shops, souvenir centers both in Yogyakarta and orders from out of town and even abroad.
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Natural Gamplong Studio facilities are quite complete, in this place all friends will find various facilities such as:
- Spacious parking space
- food stall
- Gift shop
- Interesting photo spots
Gamplong Studio Ticket and Parking Prices
The price of admission to Studio Alam Gamplong is free or there is no charge at all.
You all only need to pay a parking fee of Rp. 2,000 for motorbikes and Rp. 5,000 for the car and a sincere levy on the box located near the entrance to this place.
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Well, that was complete information about the Gamplong Nature Studio tourist attraction. For those of you who are on vacation to Yogyakarta, you must include Studio Alam Gamplong in your visit list.
Thank you for reading our article, see you in our next article and always keep it clean wherever you are traveling.