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sjr_yogya-gedung-agungLocated at the lower and of jalan Ahmad yani, this large colonial mansion with it’s iron gates and beautifully kept lawn was built in 1823. During the second world war it became the residence of koochi zimmukyoku tyookan, the Japanese military commander, after which it became the presidential palace during the period when Yogyakarta functioned as Indonesia’s temporary capital. Nowdays the Gedung Agung is Used for formal functions and accommodates state visitors.