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Museum Batik Danar Hadi

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Address: Jalan Slamet Riyadi No. 261, Solo 57141, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 271 714326
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The House of Danar Hadi proudly unveils an Integrated Culture Heritage...

The House of Danar Hadi proudly unveils an Integrated Culture Heritage Complex that is destined to become a tourist attraction for the city of Surakarta. It has been founded to preserve and advance the art of batik in Indonesia as part of the national cultural legancy. This integrated tourism center will enhance the attractions to be found in the Central Javanese city, with visitors able to enjoy once again the heritage building nDalem Wuryoningratan, build in the late 19th century and painstakingly restored to its original grandeur by House of Danar Hadi.The Complex will be an arena to witness the development of batik in Indonesia, the process of creating this precious textile and its emergence as part of the contemporary lifestyle. This homage to the history and glory of batik will be found at the nDalem Wuryoningratan, Danar Hadi Batik Museum, Danar Hadi Traditional Batik Showroom and Souvenir and Lounge.

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Terrific orientation to the world of batik. Don't miss this museum!

Excellent tour of the owners' private collection. Room after room of fascinating batiks. You emerge, not only with an appreciation of the evolution of traditional batik artistry... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tour of the owners' private collection. Room after room of fascinating batiks. You emerge, not only with an appreciation of the evolution of traditional batik artistry, but of the myriad adaptations of batik by European, Chinese and other Southeast Asian countries. I only wish they allowed photos of the collection.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous treasure trove of historic batik fabrics - the only frustration was there was too much to take in on the quick guided tour and photos are not permitted. The surrounding building withcourtyards is also very charming and worth a walk around.

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Medan, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very professional guides walk you through the history, the batiking process and the regional-style differences. Marvel at the details of the few rare masterpieces. Easily the best batik museum in the world! A definite highlight of a trip to Solo. It's conveniently located in a spacious leafy compound once owned by an aristocratic family in the city center. A Danar... More 

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Ubud
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Housing one of the world's premier collections of batiks - over 10,000 pieces though only a fraction are on display - this is a priceless anthology of the art of batik found throughout the Indonesian archipelago. Each region is represented with batiks unique to that region along with the raw materials used to dye the batiks and examples of how... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this museum during my short trip in Solo along with the other tourist attractions that's located nearby. I don't know what time this museum is open but it closes at 4 pm. The location is very green and clean. The entrance fee is 35k rupiaks which i think it's a lil bit overpriced for a museum ✌ But... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Traditional business which is now looking dated, but wonderful collection and guided tour is well done with knowledgable girls

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

So glad we did this tour. It's Rp35,000/per person and 45 minutes long, and so worth it. The guide spoke excellent English. Learned so much about Javanese batik, specifically from central Java. Could have looked at the batik all day. Loved that we got to see the process of making the batik, by stamp and by hand drawing. Incredible detail... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

One of our stop on our leisure trip to Solo, it is located in Jalan B. Slamet Riyadi. This place is owned by Bpk Sontoso the founder of Batik Danar Hadi. The building originally belong to one of Solo royal family and acquired by Bpk Sontoso prior to 1998. We were told that there are over 11,000 batik collection which... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Even if you are not into batik this is a nice private museum to visit. Guides speak good English and give you a very informative tour of about an hour. Everything is very well displayed.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Museum Batik Danar Hadi is a must visit for those visiting the city of Solo. You learn how batik is painted and made and it is really amazing processes. Batik is the heritage of Indonesia and not only that, it is an art. After that you can shop all kinds of batik cloth, shirts and dresses in the Danar Hadi... More 

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