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Keraton Surakarta Hadiningrat, Solo

Categories: Castles, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Discover the history of Javanese monarchy with a visit to Keraton Surakarta Hadiningrat, a royal palace featuring ornate architecture and housing cultural artifacts, paintings, ceramics, and gifts from European kings and queens. Enhance your palace experience by visiting with a local guide. Keep in mind that this palace remains the primary residence of the Surakartan royal family, which means that some areas remain closed to the public. See Keraton Surakarta Hadiningrat and all Solo has to offer by arranging your trip with our Solo trip generator.
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  • Sebenarnya tidak ada yang terlalu menarik di Kraton Surakarta, namun saya merasa damai jika berada disini. Tempatnya enak buat melepas penat sekedar jalan dan cekrek cekrek 
  • Pada kunjungan terakhir saya, tempatnya sudah mulai rapi, koleksinya sudah mulai dibenahi, dengan memperbaharui interior dan eksterior, pemugaran dilakukan di sana sini, semoga nanti jauh lebih baik 
  • I love history, and this is full of it. Sadly though, its days are numbered. 19th century carriages are literally rotting away. It is still in use and is incredible to see. We loved strolling around i...  read more »
  • I never go inside, but I was walking trough it's complex from south to north. The palace complex seems still keep it culture very well. Love many buildings hidden behind high white wall with it's special door. There are many place signs writed in Javanese letter too. The top or crown of main entrance was the most unique parts from this Palace.
  • This place helps me imagining the life of people who live in keraton. Especially about the wet market nearby
  • You can see typical transportation of Sultan at the museum. Walking distance from the Keraton gate, about 15 min. Many parking spots. Weeksdays are better to come here. Do not wear sandala to enter the palace
  • The history of solo city is here, you can see a lot of vehicle of king of solo on previous era
  • Nice place to learn about the history of java
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