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A famous Javanese Kings Palace

A must visit place for tourist while going to Solo city. It has a museum which showing the kings of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Javanese cultural heritage in the real palace

Solo palace depicts as the center of Javanese culture represented by the presence of photos of the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Soerjo H
Semarang, Indonesia
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This 18th-century palace housed King Pakubuwono II and his royal court.
| Baluwarti Village, Kliwon Market District, Solo, Indonesia
+62 271 656432
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit place for tourist while going to Solo city. It has a museum which showing the kings of Surakarta kingdom heritage

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Solo palace depicts as the center of Javanese culture represented by the presence of photos of the previous king, the kencana horse carriage, the royal clothes and inheritance, etc. Nice and interesting place to visit, but unfortunately less well maintained.Its better to use a guide...More

Thank Soerjo H
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to explore the history of Surakarta. How the king rules the kingdom and his peoples.

Thank Heroe1980
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Really nice place, i like that historical building, nive tour guide, kindly people. And i like the handcraft of this place.

Thank andreydavidson2018
Reviewed 8 March 2018

SH Palace is full of richness of its own historical background. To acquire more knowledge and moving around this sacred palace, do get a guide for in-depth information. Surrounding areas looked round down and maintenance rather questionable. Overall for anyone in loves of history, is...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

I would say that this building is the icon of Surakarta due to the richness of its history. However, maintenance of the overall complex should be intensively increased in order to capture more visitors

Thank Devin P
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Last December I joined my school tour to Surakarta. I was amazed by the tour guide. He is so friendly and fun. We learn how the palace was made and some fun facts from the history of palace. I enjoyed my school visit.

Thank Eleazar Evan M
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We can reach this palace with private vehicle or public transportation. They provide guide to give information related the place, the tradition or the items, but i do not know how much cost for the guide. We can learn history by visiting this place. By...More

Thank ektanlain
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Quite place to explore (weekdays always the best!). I think it would be better experience if I asked for palace's guide. You could take a picture together with the guard in front of palace.

Thank VeraT990
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Be aware of the opening hours as they can close early afternoon. We were told we needed a tour guide to view the palace so the cost was 90,000IDR. This was excellent, the guide (Dodi) spoke very good English and knew a lot about the...More

Thank Hannah W
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