Kraton Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta
Categories: Castles, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
Admire the ornate design and appreciate the atmosphere of reverence at Kraton Yogyakarta, a royal palace and the main seat of the Sultan of Yogyakarta. Completed in 1790 and arranged to represent the Javanese belief systems through its spatial and ornamental design, the palace has become a cultural center and museum of the Sultanate alongside its formal ceremonial use by the contemporary Sultan. Discover local history in a range of exhibits and an extensive collection of artifacts, and experience a guided tour of the extensive palace grounds. Kraton Yogyakarta is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Yogyakarta Edition.
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Ce palais a mal vieilli et aurait besoin d'être mieux entretenu. Il ne présente pas un grand intérêt même si l'orchestre de gamelan et ses chanteuses essaient de dynamiser le site.This Palace has aged badly and would need to be better maintained. He does not have great interest even though the gamelan Orchestra and its singers are trying to revitalize the site.show original
First, to anyone who read this; there are 2 entrances, one that costs 7000/person and the other for around 12500/person (plus additional 2000 for photography) So Google Map drove us to the WRONG one -... read more »
I learned much hope about Java the island and the people from my visit. This place is like a living museum. The downside are the becak drivers, and other hawkers that constantly assault visitors.
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