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Address: Jl. Taman, Kraton | Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Private Tour in Yogyakarta: Kraton Sultan Palace, Water Castle and Kota Gede

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It's quite small. We spend around 20 mins there for take a picture and walk around. Entrance fees is cheap, You should try.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It's quite small. We spend around 20 mins there for take a picture and walk around. Entrance fees is cheap, You should try.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This place is very well preserved (maybe too much restored, looking almost as new) and a good example about the luxurious life of the past sultans. Once secluded for the rest of the mortals, the Tamansari consists of two water pools for the private recreation of the sultan and his numerous concubines, and a little tower to see this nice... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I find The Water Castle or Taman Sari is not as spectacular in comparison to the other World Heritage Sites. The architecture is not so intricate. It is located about 2km south from the Kraton Yogyakarta ( Sultan Palace ). The main attraction is the central bathing complex. There are 2 gates that leads to the bathing complex. Within the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The entrance ticket was really cheap (Rp3000 for locals and Rp7000 for international tourists *regularly 1 USD=Rp13.300*). However, the place was really badly organized. Once you enter the main entrance there would be so many tour guides that would keep bothering you to hire them unless you keep walking straight and saying no. Make sure you have reliable and clear... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice but no must. I worth visiting as a stopover while visiting Yogya but if you're not in the neighborehood leave it as it is.

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Doha, Qatar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is the ruins of the Sultan's private bathing area with some raunchy little tales attached. There are no guides and no information available so research before you go. It is set in lovely quiet back streets and is very peaceful. However, it was quite tricky to find; we ended up at the ruins of the water castle first and... More 

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Bolton, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The photos we had seen made this attraction appear stunning. However when we visited on May 21st it was just the opposite. The pools had been partialy drained and what was left in them was weed infested and stagnant. Maybe it had been undergoing restoration or maintenance, but nobody told us that when they took our entrance fee. The architecture... More 

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Visited here with my siblings on 2012. Fun to take pictures in... If I were in a good mood enough might have taken many splashes around the ponds... Lovely place

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Binh Duong Province, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

it's ok, normal place, not clean like this picture, and the exit very complicated, you can lost way :)

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Taipei, Taiwan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

With A LOT OF IMAGINATION you can imagine how cool it would have been for the sultan to take a bath there or a steam one. All the women ( wives most) and the kids on one side in two pools and the sultan on the other one. He could look at the kids and women and could invite anyone... More 

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Address: Jl. Taman, Kraton | Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Yogyakarta

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