Kaliurang is in Central Java.
The largest nearby city is Yogyakarta located 25 km (16 miles) south.
- In the nearby village of Kaliadem, there is a Merapi volcano museum and a jeep trail from where tourists can see the destructive forces that shaped the landscape from the last major eruption.
- Ullen Sentalu Museum (Museum Ullen Sentalu). Ullen Sentalu is a museum about the Yogyakarta royalty with lush gardens. There are collections of personal items, letters, artwork, and batik that are available for viewing. English speaking guides are included with the admission ticket price.
There are many small hotels and villas for rent.