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Address: Kelurahan Keprabon, Kecamatan Banjarsari, Solo, Indonesia
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Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat - Thu 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: Built in 1757 by the nephew of the King Pakubuwono II after a bitter power...
Built in 1757 by the nephew of the King Pakubuwono II after a bitter power struggle, this smaller palace is still lived in.
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Highly recommended to understand the long history of the Solo Prince. We were guided by the local guide at the palace who shared lots of interesting information about the palace... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Indonesia
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The building itself is impressive and highly recommended if you are a fans of authentic building. There is some interesting details in every corner of the palace with some antique furnishing. Inside the building, there is a big hall with some collectible things from the royal family. Tour guide will accompany and explain the history of the Royal Family. Unfortunately,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Each person has to pay IDR. 30000, and a tour guide will take you around. You should head there on a Tuesday or Thursday, when the royal gamelan will be playing. Our tour guide was thankfully good, as she explained the history of the place and the various meanings of architectural material choices. Sadly, it is quite damaged from natural... More 

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Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

not the most extended, nor the richest, nor the most impressive, however this mansion with al the secondary buildings, the beautiful gardens, and not to forget, the nice people I preferred most of the 3 I visited (kraton Yogya, kraton Solo)

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Highly recommended to understand the long history of the Solo Prince. We were guided by the local guide at the palace who shared lots of interesting information about the palace and its grounds. Good collection of artifacts and very well maintained grounds. Lots of family photos including the current Prince and his family. We had a homely feel at the... More 

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Denpasar, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Having lived in Bali for many years, it is nice to see how other indonesia palaces look like. Pura Mangkunegaran's main structure which is the Joglo (javanese open air wooden structure) is said to be the largest joglo in Indonesia. What is nice is not only the guide explained on the history of the royal family and the palace, but... More 

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Jakarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Arid Landscape, need more maintenance. Must using lokal guide, but they're friendly. Open 08.30-14.00 Monday-Saturday, and 08.30-13.00 Sunday (Closed at national holiday).

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Solo, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I like this palace, as it more maintained and also full of history (duh!). Every wednesday there's a dance rehearsal in the main hall. Staffs are all nice, and the guide speaks good english as well as some german, french, japanese, and dutch.

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the palace of Prince Mangkunegaran--considered as junior royalty to the Sunan of Surakarta. This palace is better maintained and the guides are perfectly fluent in English. Several times per week there are gamelan and dancing performances. If you have an interest they will let you play along with the gamelan orchestra. You do not need to pay to... More 

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Nasushiobara, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Your guide, compulsory because the sultan still lives in the palace in an off tourist zone, will show you with much pride the collection of old paraphernalia (watches, daggers, crystal) on display. I found the gardens much more interesting, and I really liked the genuine and eager attitude of my guide.

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slenaken
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

You could see how these Indonesian people lived there in wealth and influences stae and government. It is impressive because in what you see you can feel the history. Good thing they didn't attemt to make a modern styled museum of it. It is what it is...an indonesian palace

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Additional Information about Pura Mangkunegaran

Address: Kelurahan Keprabon, Kecamatan Banjarsari, Solo, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Central Java  >  Solo
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am  9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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