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Ramayana Ballet Purawisata

Jl. Brigjen Katamso | Purawisata, Yogyakarta 55152, Indonesia
+62 274 375705
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Ranked #8 of 60 attractions in Yogyakarta
Type: Performances
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

dont't miss to wacth the Ballet since it unforgetable , if you have money please buy VIP Ticket and you will have the Best View

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South East London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

This performance was something every tourist should see as it is such an important tale in the Hindu culture of Indonesia. However, the seats are rather uncomfortable as they are made of stone and there are no backs. There are also lots of mosquitoes so take lots of protection.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It was magical to see this performance on such a big stage with Prambanan as its backdrop. The costumes were colorful and beautiful and the performers covered the entire stage whilst incorporating their dancing. Familiar with the story of Ramayana, it was a treat to see it performed live on stage. I would recommend that visitors to Jogja should included... More

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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I've never like "puppet story" since I was little, but this performance really turns me to someone who liked it! to bad not too many Indonesian watching this show.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I was a bit hesitant when our guide recommended this but was persuaded to try as they claim to be the longest performing show for 30+ years. We were pleasantly surprised and thoroughly enjoyed the show. Seating could be quite uncomfortable though since the outdoor performance lasts about an hour and half with the hot humid weather.

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Bandung, Indonesia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

See I'm a tourist and didn't know how to book for the performance. It's scheduled to have outdoor performance, then sudenly it's raining. We have to wait for an hour before the management announce whether the performance going to be continued or not. Finally they decided to continue on the indoor but then apparently the indoor has less seat rather... More

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Pavia, Italy
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5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I saw half of the ballet with about 40 colleagues coming from differenti countries of the world More tran half of us goto asleep after 15minutes.Luckily a sudden rain interrupted the ballet and made us run away !!! I do not raccomand it !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

had buffet dinner and saw the ballet in june 2014. If you like Indonesian food then spend money for buffet else see the show only. the show is very good. Being from India we knew the entire story being told. The Ballet is well performed in a good ambiance. Must see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Have attended this Ramayana ballet on the 14th Jun 14 after a romantic dinner just besides this open air theater. This evening dinner was set with the epic beautiful lighting of the Prambanan temple in the background..and the view is just breathtaking. The Ramayana ballet was extraordinary. The only hiccup is that the organiser of this ballet just got a... More

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

nice weather on performance day. good lighting and sound management. can still understand whole story despite mute performers.

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