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Address: Jl Sidoluhur, Desa Laweyan, Solo, Indonesia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Batik Soga

We arrived at the Laweyan Batik Village in heavy rain but luckily our first stop was at Batik Soga, one of the larger shops which happened to have a shaded car park in the front... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Danny K
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From cheap to expensive, from classic to modern, all available. Recommended store: gunawan setiawan, arcobaleno, bateeq

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Thank Titik K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Laweyan Batik Village in heavy rain but luckily our first stop was at Batik Soga, one of the larger shops which happened to have a shaded car park in the front of the shop. The shop was big and impressively lighted up with all kinds of batik clothes for men. ladies as well as children on... More 

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Thank Danny K
Semarang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i love to shooping in kampung batik laweyan because, the price is not too high but in very goog quality products. from 1 store to another store we sholud pass the gang. if you want you can have your own guide. if you;re not to get lost hahaha

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Great batik collections - reasonably priced. Love strolling down the street browsing around he batik shophouses. too bad i came in the afternoon and by 5pm most of the shops were already closed. will definitely come back one day!

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Thank estrina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Places for batik craftsmen gathered and sell their product. You can choose from a seller with a small boutiques to large luxury boutiques. Batik prices vary depending on the material and how to make it. By the time we came, many were closed primarily small boutiques. It's good you came not on a Sunday. I think that would be more... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

At kampoeng batik laweyan can find lot of batik crafter. The product had lot of batik choices, but you need to explore the village to find your need. Cause every store had different batik design. I always went to Soga batik Laweyan when bought Solo Batik.. :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I have been ordered batik activity for our event family gathering. It is around 25 persons. The activity include how make batik and batik education tour. I was very satisfied for the service. We have a good tour.

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Thank Yuvensia S
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This is trully batik village. Almost all of the building in the Lawean main road side is functioned as a batik store. This is a good tourist attraction. The location is near the city central so it is easy to get. Then you have various choice to visit. Lawean is good for you batik lover or just a common visitor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Searching for batik items? This is an area where you can get batik and more than just batik stores. You'll see and shop in well preserved heritage buildings. Almost every house and household in this area produces and sells batik. Take your time to go in and out of each store until you find items that you really like. Beware... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Kampung Laweyan was long a centre for the production of handmade batik in Solo. Then came machine printed cloth claiming to be "batik" from China in the 1970s. Machine printed batik takes minutes to make; a piece of high quality batik can take months to make. Genuine batik was displaced an inferior product. But Kampung Lawayan has risen from its... More 

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