Yogyakarta palace, better known by the name of the Great House in downtown Yogyakarta, precisely located on Jalan Ahmad Yani, or also in the south of Jalan Malioboro, or also in the north of Yogyakarta Palace, west of Vredeburg and Smart Park . Regions great building located in the Village Ngupasan, Gondomanan District, Yogyakarta, and at an altitude of sekitar120 m above sea level. Great House complex occupies an area of roughly around 43,585 m².
Great House, as well as other presidential palace that is as an office and official residence of the President of the Republic of Indonesia. In addition, the Great House as a place to accept or stay state guests. Since August 17, 1991, the Great House was used as a place to commemorate Independence Seconds to Yogyakarta and the holding of each 17 Sunset Parade which began 17 April 1988.
Great House itself there are several buildings which consists of six main buildings of the Great House (main building), Government House, House Indraphrasta, Sawojajar Pensions, Pensions and Pensions Saptapratala Bumiretawu. The main building which was completed in 1869 to the present shape does not change. The main room is called the Garuda Room serves as the official room to welcome guests of the state or the other great guests. In addition to the homestead, homestead since 20 September 1995 Sono Arts complex covering an area of 5600 square meters, located in the south, which was originally owned by the Ministry of Information, the Presidential Palace to be part of this.
In front of the main building of the Great House, there is a high-towering monument to the white color made of andesite stone 3.5 meters high which has called Dagoba, which comes from Cupuwulatu Village, near the Prambanan Temple.