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Traditional batik market

Before the solo fires, this was an outdoor market with a lot more personality. It’s now shoved... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
PelleasPhiladelphia
,
Philadelphia
via mobile
There are a lot of skills needed!

This is the old market and people will recommend us to come here for cheaper prices. The area is so... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
nikensmartiniblog
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Jakarta, Indonesia
via mobile
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2 Aug 2018
“Traditional batik market”
24 Jun 2018
“There are a lot of skills needed! ”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I never came to this place before the fire, so i only have the experience for the new building. I am not interesting for buy some batik, but excited about Solo traditional snacks. Go to the highest floor and you can find a lot of...More

Thank pennyseptina
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Before the solo fires, this was an outdoor market with a lot more personality. It’s now shoved into the upstairs floor of a mall. But if you want real choice of batik fabrics, this is a MUST stop. Not a stop for shirts or scarves,...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This is the old market and people will recommend us to come here for cheaper prices. The area is so crowded and the sellers will give us the higher prices if they know that we are tourists. And be careful of pickpocket! I, personally prefer...More

Thank nikensmartiniblog
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Basically, this is the traditional market in Surakarta. If you want to find cheap Batik, you can find it here. However, i prefer to go to Laweyan for such product due to the over crowd at this place.

Thank Devin P
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Bargaining skill needed! I can not bargain so I came here to eat, not to sho. There is Bu Edi's Tengkleng (kind of mutton turmeric soup) seller which is famous around that place. It is not even a restaurant or something, but always crowded esp....More

Thank VeraT990
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The batik market is good if you want find some souvenirs or if you like batik clothes. If you dont like both, dont go there. Its really crowdy, walkway is really small and it hot, smelly and sweaty in there.

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Went here on Sunday morning at 9.30am. Not all stores are open yet but every single store is selling batik clothes and dress. Price is cheap and negotiable.

Thank sunblips
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a very crowded local market that sells batik products and many other things. Parking can be a challenge.

Thank Jamal A
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Klewer Market is a famous tourist destination in the city of Solo, located in the city center near the palace and the main square ( alun-alun ) . Klewer market is famous for batik center , a variety of designs and products can be found...More

Thank AlitcadWahyudi
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Now it's located in Alun2 of Solo city, come in the morning so you can have the best bargain experience as it would become very crowded in the afternoon especially on weekends. Lots of batiks, very nice & cheap, a lot cheaper than you can...More

Thank xtnas99
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G-Mar-Te
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No. Klewer market is not the only one. but it is one of the oldest market and good bargain.
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