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Pura Mangkunegaran

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Address: Kecamatan Banjarsari Kpg. Keprabon, Solo 57131, Indonesia
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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

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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Palace, museum and carriages

An old palace , it is now a museum. There is a guided tour in the museum with full explanation where you are brought into the Royal Audience room. There is Gamelan and dance... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jamal A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An old palace , it is now a museum. There is a guided tour in the museum with full explanation where you are brought into the Royal Audience room. There is Gamelan and dance performances on Wednesdays while only Gamelan on Sundays. In one side building they have the old horse carriages displayed. A souvenir shop is also on site.

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Rawang, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Palace in a sad condition - need refurbishment - big compound yet nothing to see. Maybe some plants is good enough though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

So the prince is really staying here. It is a really nice house and one can see that they were really a feudal kingdom with the way they had palace dances, royalty staying in the houses nearby and a whole system related to their culture. It is a wonderful first hand visit of their thinking / life etc. They have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

The palace has many antiques, and the royal family is still residing inside, within the private areas. It is quiet during our visit around 3PM.

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Peaceful place, alternatif tourism object in Solo Area, Near Pasar Triwindu Ngarsopuro a traditional market selling antiques. Although the traditional market, antique market is located at Jalan Diponegoro Solo, has a fresh new look, modern and remained cultured

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Medan, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed both trips to Pura Mangkunegaran. You need a guide to tour the small well-kept palace, filled with original decorations and historic artefacts. The inner courtyard with the surrounding pavillions & verandah are very pretty. A very well-spent hour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

- Interesting to see the home of the royalty - Exhibits and building materials from various places of the world - Performance evening - Lastly, there are skincare and herbal items that can be bought. Was told Susut Perut in small round brown pills are good for weight loss made from natural ingredients. Please research b4 buying as i am... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This palace is in Solo and if you are staying in Yogyakarta this palace is a 2 hour ride. One can take the car ride to see the interesting country side. This place looks a bit run down and certainly was very quiet when I visited. It is the palace of the solo King and the palace is where the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

This is the second palace of Solo/Surakarta and the royal family actually still lives here. You are guided through the courtyard, several rooms & halls and are shown a lot of gifts and posessions. The guides are friendly and tip-based (1-2eur) and very informative. Unfortunately we did not visit on wednesday- or saturday-morning, so no music or dance performance. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

I recommend you get the tour guide (it may be compulsory) to learn the history. It was flooded, for example, in 1866, which is why the marble is discoloured. A fascinating walk, albeit run down. I do wish the government would assist in restoring this to what it was. A step back in time for sure.

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