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Address: Jalan Malioboro, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 819-1553-4286
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US$ 43.75*
and up
Private Tour in Yogyakarta: Kraton Sultan Palace, Water Castle and Kota Gede
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US$ 73.80*
and up
Full-Day Yogyakarta Explorer Including Lunch

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The guide that bring us around the palace are senior citizen. Her voice is too soft and unclear. Tourist are prohibited to wear hat in the palace

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Jimbaran, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

authentic indonesian heritage. i'm proud to be indonesian. please taking care this please like this until forever.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The guide that bring us around the palace are senior citizen. Her voice is too soft and unclear. Tourist are prohibited to wear hat in the palace

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

it was some what a palace tour. I mean it tells the heritage and culture of the place. but I felt that it will be better if there were proper schedule to tell the public if they decided to open or not. thankfully I went on a self drive and we return the next day. kind of felt it was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

At the start of Keraton tour i asked for a guide which is provided free of charge. This lady is quite smart n could converse in English too. Visited the museums including old collections of batik from the princesses, museum of Sultan Hamengku Buwono 1X. There was a pagelaran wayang kulit for about 60 mins about the Penyebaran agama Islam... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A sultanate palace with quiet & spacious ground to explore. If come by car, try to park right outside the entrance. There is no pressure to pay the guide inside as they seem to be proud taking visitors around.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful palace, still in use. The ticket includes tour guide (tips discretionary). There was a puppet show when we were there. Very interesting, only wished that I understand the language.. 😬

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Kraton Yogyakarta or Yogyakarta Palace, and got a great history and current affairs lesson. Built in c.1755, Kraton Yogyakarta is the main seat of the Sultan of Yogyakarta and his family. Yogyakarta is designated as a Special Region, and was the capital of Indonesia from 1946 to 1948, after WWII and after the fall of Jakarta to the Dutch.... More 

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Porto de Galinhas, PE
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a big deal.. Close to the Water temple, that is much more interesting.. You can definitely skip it if is in your schedule.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here early February. Didn't find it very spectacular. However, there was a full complement playing the musical instruments and that made it worthwhile. From here we walked (about 20 minutes) to the water castle....much nicer in my opinion....and also summing well, a small underground mosque which was fascinating

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very reasonable admission and some displays with English captions were interesting however most were in Indonesian so sometimes I wasn't sure what they were.

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