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Address: Jln. Taman, Yogyakarta 55133, Indonesia
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$43.75*
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Private Tour in Yogyakarta: Kraton Sultan Palace, Water Castle and Kota Gede
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$167.00*
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Full-Day Borobudur Prambanan and Yogyakarta City Tour

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Interesting place

Enjoyed exploring the different sections and finding the pools. Just a bit tricky finding it when walking from the Keaton.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Arlington, Virginia
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56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are totally into history it can be interesting but otherwise the water temple is quiet boring.

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nothing to see inside except graffiti on the walls of village which is located on the territory of castle. The rest is boring white walls of old stone swimming pool. PS also found there a nice view on the merapi at the northern ruined part.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The place located in city. You can walk from your hotel or just took becak. Entrance is 5k. If bring camera other than phone have to pay for it. A very nice place to explore. The building used to be resident for the king and his family. The pool is place where the princess took the bath. When in there... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed exploring the different sections and finding the pools. Just a bit tricky finding it when walking from the Keaton.

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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thre is not much to see here. Some come here to take some pictures, but not worth the time, unless it is a part of organized tour

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like History and would like to gather some information, you might be okay. But if you are looking for something interesting, i don't think this place is awesomeee.

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Semarang
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you know the story of the life that the Sultan lived here then this can be interesting, but the guides are often hard to understand. It is interesting to look at, but difficult to find the way around on your own.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it's a beautiful place to visit, and take photos. near alun-alun kidul. but it's difficult to find place to park your car on holidays. better come earlier

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect place if you want to do something near your hotel without having to travel far. The castle is well kept and the history is pretty interesting.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So, it is basically the royal garden and bath for a king and his family. It was also a manmade floating castle before an earthquake ruined it all. You definitely must get a guide if you come here, or else, you wont understand a thing. Well yes you can read it from the internet, but still having a guide will... More 

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