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Address: Jl. Brigjen Katamso | Mergangsan, Keparakan, Yogyakarta 55152, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 274 375705

Ramayana Ballet, performed at Purawisata Yogyakarta, Indonesia is a perfect...

Ramayana Ballet, performed at Purawisata Yogyakarta, Indonesia is a perfect place to watch Ramayana Ballet. Only 4 minutes from Malioboro Street.

It has been staged regularly every night since 1976 and it has received an award from Indonesian Record Museum (MURI). It also has been performed at Open Air Stage (only will moved to Indoor if it rains).

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Lovely show and educational

Beautiful ballet. Incredible costumes and dance. It was nice that they gave a printout in English (other languages as well) to walk us through what was happening in the story... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2017
Newmarket, Canada
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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At last I watch this beautiful performance as 1 of my bucket list of cultural show around the world. I love the performance and I wish there is a subtitle on the side of the stage explaining what is the scene about. I just loves cultural show...

Thank Fadli1980
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found it confusing that you can see essentially the same Javanese ballet at two different places. Many people travel to the ballet in an outdoor setting at the Pramadan temple 35 minutes outside of town but we were staying in town at the Duta Garden Hotel (which was great) and didn't want to travel out that far at night.... More 

Thank Grandpa117
New Delhi
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was one of those experiences which I have been waiting for, ever since the trip to Indonesia was finalised. Had heard a lot about Ramayana ballet in Indonesia. Got to see a full show and it was so wonderful, perhaps beyond my expectations. It was an excellent performance, flawless and very communicative. I will not say that this culture... More 

Thank Upendra S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ramayana Ballet performance located in city center, close to Keraton of Jogyakarta, they have been performed for more than 40 years, and they got certificate from MURI - Indonesian museum of records for being performing every evening for more than 40 years. Duration was not too long. They performing in an indoor amphitheatre

Thank Faisal S
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

The Ramayana ballet/ show in the city centre,indoors, only has 1 fixed priced of 300 IDR, compared to the show ticket price if seen at Prambanan where there are three different price brackets at least to choose from. The venue itself was good but no backdrop of the temple ofcourse. Lovely courtyard area and friendly staff. My key criticism is... More 

Thank Sonal3
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 447 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

The ballet tells the age old story of love conquering all: in this case, that of Sinta and Rama. You can pick up a synopsis, which helps, although I did not think it was that clear where we always were in the tale. Sometimes it is better just to let yourself enjoy the moment and not worry too much about... More 

Thank Roland D
Newmarket, Canada
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

Beautiful ballet. Incredible costumes and dance. It was nice that they gave a printout in English (other languages as well) to walk us through what was happening in the story. Cost $30 for the show. You can have buffet dinner and show, however, we opted to eat elsewhere.

Thank dar1221
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Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful show and performance a love story from Sinta and Rama ,, the music the act the fire I like all of it and there is a nice restaurant also really good for couples and lovers

Thank Maryam M
Bendigo, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2017

Like the Kecak Dance in Bali, the Ramayana Ballet is a top level cultural event in Yogyakarta. It tells the same tale, the story of Rama and Sita, with music and dance. It is loud, spectacular and entertaining. Usually it is an open air event with the Prambanan Temples as the backdrop. However, when we were there, it rained (heavily),... More 

Thank Vainomoinen
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Thanks to staff of the ballet office for booking the ticket just by email request. It is the best representation of jawanies culture and tradition. Light and sound effects were great and so as story telling . Play is not every night so check website and plan your visit accordingly.

Thank Aftab-Zaini

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