unable to visit it, it's hard to give an opinion, but from outside it looks very nice. you pass it on the way to Vredeburg
We did some shopping at the Plaza Ambarrukmo. Prices are reasonable, so was the food although some of the cooked food is not to our standard, especially those in the Food Mall. The ones at the restaurants fared much better, of course a little higher in prices, but worth the try. We also did our shopping at Galleria – a... More
I was there for 5 days. Visited Borobodor buddhist Temple, Prambanan Temple, Merapi Volcano. Merapo volcano was fantastic. We took a jeep traveler and paid Rs25000. Its worth going by the jeep. Only 2 nites and 3 days will be better seems there nothing much to see. Borobodor entrance fee USD20 and Prambanan USD18. Our tour guide took as to... More
We thought this was really interesting and a glimpse into a different world. You can have a guide which I would highly recommend and you pay at the end what you feel it was worth, we really enjoyed it but would not go again I don't think.
This tourist trap is a total rip off unless you enjoy looking at clothes, jewellery, medals & photos of past and present Sultans...... Price of admission must be the Sultans main source or income but none of it is used to a poorly maintained palace
The palace is relatively recent, and has an interesting history (last 150 years). It is worth having a guide. The sultans of the time were clearly interested in having a palace with mod-cons such as stained glass and brass chandeliers. There are a large number of photos of the family, family processions with horse drawn carriages and guards in Austrian... More
Visit in the morning when it is cooler and before the tourist busses arrive and you won't be disappointed. Wonderful glimpses of traditional Javanese music, batik and royalty. Friendly, informed guides make the tour very worthwhile.
Gedung Agung is actually is a presidential Palace it used to be a Dutch resident office in Yogyakarta.The building was established in the year of 1842 recently it is still used as Indonesia presidential Palace and can be visited by tourist by giving notice in advance
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