The Palace of Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta

Architectural Building · History Museum
Admire the ornate design and appreciate the atmosphere of reverence at The Palace of 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. Arrange your visit to The Palace of Yogyakarta and discover more family-friendly attractions in Yogyakarta using our Yogyakarta driving holiday planner.
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  • The palace of Kings here... complexes which you will enjoy all about palace life, history, custom, and traditional ceremonies. This is where you will find heart of Jogja and roots of their people...  more »
  • Experienced the history of jogja. The guide given the important information about the kings and the palace.  more »
  • The place is comfortably supported by excellent service that makes us feel at home or linger here, one more view of this place I feel the best, I suggest that excellent service can be maintained or...  more »
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  • It was established long time ago... beautiful historic palace. More beautiful once you know what lies behind it's historic stories... Don't forget to see their soldier's batik painting....
  • Good place to learn history of Jogjakarta Palace. 5K for the fee entrance and 1K if you bring along your camera. You can just walk around yourself or get a guide that will explain stories about the palace. But in the end of the tour, it is polite if you give some money for the guide. This palace is also the residence of Sultan of Yogyakarta. There are some spots that you can not step on or pass, so be mindful for your footsteps. At the end of the tour, there will be batik sellers that will offer you their products. Price of the batik is quite expensive because mostly it is hand-painted batik. But the quality is very good.
  • Cultural trip with kids here is fun. You can watch traditional dance every Thursday and Sunday. The explanation of the guide is very clear.
  • A historic location in Yogyakarta, suitable for those of you who want to know the history of Yogyakarta more deeply. Here is the residence of the sultan and held all kinds of traditional events. The place is very wide, easy to find from the road, and many tour guides who will guide you and foreign tourists will also be found around here.
  • Have visited this place several times but I have never been bored, especially when you visit it with family and get a good local guide from the palace itself. The guide knows all the history of the palace, the symbols that is everywhere in the building and its meanings, and can describe how the king in the past act in running the kingdom. There are performances daily, check Google on performance schedules, all are free

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