Get to Know More About Muhammadiyah, IGOV Students Goes to Napak Tilas Muhammadiyah

Yogyakarta (1/11) – Kauman Tourism Village is the only Tourism Village based on the Islamic religion and traces the history of Syiar to Islam, especially the establishment of the Islamic organization Muhammadiyah in Yogyakarta and Indonesia in general. The Kauman Religious Tourism Village is regionally located in Ngupasan Village, Gondomanan District and its location are right on the west side of the north square, only a 10-minute walk from the Yogyakarta Sultanate Palace and 15 minutes to Malioboro. The existence of the Kauman Religious Tourism Village has a very strategic position and is supported by cultural heritage buildings which are at the same time the Grand Dalem Sultanate, namely the Gede Kauman Mosque and the existence of historical places related to the journey of the national figure as well as the founder of Muhammadiyah, namely K.H Ahmad Dahlan. Sonobudoyo.



Besides being a religious-based tourist village, Kauman Tourism Village is a witness to the journey of the Yogyakarta Sultanate since the 1700s until now and the national struggle of the people of the Republic of Indonesia. This is useful for students who want to know more about the history of Muhammadiyah and the struggle of the Indonesian people to be free from colonialism directly, which is the same as the purpose of the establishment of the Kauman Tourism Village to maintain silent witnesses in Indonesia’s religious journey.

To maintain history so that it will be remembered and get to know more about kemuhammadiyahan, students of the International Government Affairs and Administration of the Universitas Muhamamdiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY) batch 2022 visited Kauman Tourism Village on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. This activity was held in the Kemuhammadiyahan course that was taught by Fadhillah Tsani, S.E. The students who took part in this program felt happy and enthusiastic about the learning model that was not monotonous and could go directly to getting to know Muhammadiyah through visiting tourist villages containing the history of Muhammadiyah in Yogyakarta.

“I feel that this activity eliminates the boredom of monotonous learning models and I feel that this kind of learning is easier to understand than just studying through books or journals,” said Reyga Pramudita, one of the IGOV Batch 2022 students. (ARP)

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