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YOGYAKARTA (OFTEN CALLED “JOGJA”) IS A CITY ON THE INDONESIAN ISLAND OF JAVA KNOWN FOR ITS TRADITIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE. ITS ORNATE 18TH-CENTURY ROYAL COMPLEX, OR KRATON, ENCOMPASSES THE STILL-INHABITED SULTAN’S PALACE. ALSO WITHIN THE KRATON ARE NUMEROUS OPEN-AIR PAVILIONS THAT HOST CLASSICAL JAVANESE DANCE SHOWS AND CONCERTS OF GAMELAN MUSIC, CHARACTERIZED BY GONGS, CHIMES AND PLUCKED STRING INSTRUMENTS.