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Address: Jl. Taman, Kraton | Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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The Taman Sari in my opinion is one of the top places to visit while you are in Yogyakarta. To be fair if this "Water Castle" would be placed in any European city, it would not be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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99 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very disappointed.  It took me a while to locate the Tamansari but when I saw it, it is more like a decommissioned central water feature rather than a grand swimming pool.   Left after walking 10mins around the place.  To me, this place just showcase the debauchery of the old Sultan.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Taman Sari in my opinion is one of the top places to visit while you are in Yogyakarta. To be fair if this "Water Castle" would be placed in any European city, it would not be anything special. In Yogyakarta is a nice break between all the temples sightseeings. WHAT WILL YOU SEE It's a bathing complex with pavilions... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place that contains a good story for history lover, nice architecture design from the past, lovely place, nice old building.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I got picked up by a guide before I'd even got inside but as I had come from the wrong side and was miles from the entrance I didn't mind and learnt a few things along the way. The Sultan's pools are pretty in a rundown sort of way and the underground mosque was nice, if heaving with visitors (it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was worth the visit however not much to this place. Would suggest you do the Underground Mosque at the same time and when walking out stop at the Water Castle Café which was very lad back family run and had a coffee and Mee Goreng and a nice chat with owners

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Thank GarryTanner67
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First open time were too short. The site close at 3pm, very hot. Only an old historical site, used by the first sultan until the third then never been used again. If u travel with kid i'm not recommend it

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Thank DinaMD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Know the story - engage a guide to tell you the fascinating story behind its layout. There is another way to the underground mosque. Not many guides know how to get there.

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Thank a_permanent_tourist
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not really a destination as it is only partially restored but worth a visit if you are going to the sultans palace. Entry fee is very cheap compared to Borobudur and Prambana

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Taman Sari used to be the Sultan's private playground where the Sultan used to swim and relax with his wives. There are two public interconnected pools on one side of the building and a private pool on the other side where the Sultan would relax with his chosen companions. There are other rooms for relaxation including a room with a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Indonesia not only gave this world the stockmarket (thanks to the spice trade), and those "selfie sticks" among others, but possibly also the world's first luxury spa. Sadly it's now overrun by the surrounding houses, which makes it look like a mini urbanised Angkor Wat. We also noticed significant loss of mystical charm after recent renovations - some parts no... More 

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