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Mangkunegaran Palace: Tours & Tickets

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Built in 1757 by the nephew of the King Pakubuwono II after a bitter power struggle, this smaller palace is still lived in.
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Jl. Ronggowarsito | Keprabon, Banjarsari, Solo 57131, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately when we visited the Mangkunegaran Palace it was holding a large Batik Fair and the palace was closed. We were disappointed however the Batik Fair was a lot of fun and we saw some beautiful Batik clothing and wall coverings.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank AvidTraveler12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In August 2018, I made my second trip to Solo, at that time my journey only focused on fishing in Triwindu Market. Perhaps the visiting hours for the palace was under a tight control as the royal family is still living therein. I finally chose...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank OTIS W
Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

Went to see this palace on Friday 30 Sept and had a fantastic guide called Erna who showed me around the palace. She was funny and gave a lot of background information about the palace and Indonesian culture. The palace itself was not that great...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Parasjourneys
Reviewed 17 August 2019

This palace is well maintained. Unfortunately we are not allowed to take picture in the collection room. There will be a guide accompany us during the visit. Beside the collection room, there are some nice area to visit, like garden, dining room and the main...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Samuelpas
Reviewed 2 July 2019

There are two palaces in Solo; The Mangkunegaran Palace and The Kasunanan Palace. We visited the Mangkunegaran Palace because it is easier to go to and the traffic was less congested then the way to the Kasunanan Palace. Although this palace is smaller then the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank epy28
Reviewed 14 June 2019 via mobile

We have a guided tour along the palace and the guide explained to us the history of the building and the heritage of the royals. There were a lot of collection from the Mangkunegaran royals inside the palace - no picture was allowed in this...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank biru08
Reviewed 7 May 2019

Reminiscing the past through typical Javanese royal buildings which are full of philosophical meanings of Javanese culture. The right place to understand and learn the philosophical basis of Javanese culture.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Soerjo H
Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

Mangkunegaran Palace is a palace for Duke of Mangkunegara. It was built in 1757 but this is not the only palace in Solo or Surakarta. The second palace is Kasunanan Palace. Mangkunegaran has big building with the Javanese concept which blended with European style. To...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank YogaEfendi
Reviewed 3 March 2019 via mobile

i was here in 2012 and then again now. it seems the collection gathers more dust in the past years. when it comes to guide, i have to say that those of Kasunanan Solo has better quality compare to the one we had in Mangkunegaraan....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bonnie2405
Reviewed 28 February 2019 via mobile

I was visit on February 2019 with my sister and mother. When we enter the gate, a smile youg man named Wahyu introduce his name as official guide of Mangkunegaran Palace. He accompanied us to visit each sacred chamber in the palace and of course...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Hi, you can rent a car with driver, it usually include the fuel as well. It is the fastest and convenient ways to do it,because bus and train are not available all the time
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