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Pura Mangkunegaran

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Address: Kecamatan Banjarsari Kpg. Keprabon, Solo 57131, Indonesia
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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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
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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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Interesting Javanese palace

The house of Solo's "second" royal family is today in far better condition than the kraton itself. It features the largest palace pavillion in Java and a sacred room where... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Marseille, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to spend about an hour and it's fairly interesting. This palace is in better shape and more interesting then any other including the one in Yogyakarta although still not very big. There is a necessary guide as it's still being used by the royal family but they are friendly and informative. The history is nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house of Solo's "second" royal family is today in far better condition than the kraton itself. It features the largest palace pavillion in Java and a sacred room where offerings are still made to the goddess of rice (an interesting influence of Hindu culture on this otherwise Muslim royal family). In all honesty, the treasures here are displayed with... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Visitors to this place are accompanied by a guide - the guide is mandatory to explain to us about the history and the displays. No fee is set up for the guide, you pay what you think is worth it. When I was there, I've heard at least English, Spanish and Dutch speaking guides. Pura Mangkunegaran is still used as... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

There're two sets of gamelan in the hall of the Mangkunegara palace. I could spend hours just to see them practising, playing music and dancing. It's calming.

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Thank andreasharsono
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

great historical site, great for education your kids, if you want to know about surakarta history, you need to go here

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Thank fachreza p
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Through More than 6 years in solo, i just look at it outside. Another cultural heritage in solo. Sorrounded by many culinary destination.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

after visiting the closed museum radya pustaka, we were heading to pura mangkunegaran. as if the disappointments continue to follow, we found the palace closed at 1530. most likely, the palace adhered the ramadhan schedule similar to radya pustaka. a major renovation on progress at the little building next to the main entrance. no flyer or brochure available as the... More 

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Thank tatadjakarta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Not great, not terrible. Like the kranton in Yogya, this palace is also currently inhabited by the sultan, which to me is still the most interesting part -- that I got to see this living museum. If you want to add to your collection of knowledge of local royal families and customs, it's worth a visit.

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Shah Alam Selangor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

visit on June , Since read on trip adviser this is part of the attraction , So I just went for a visit , Total tour is around less than an hour, they will be a guide bring you walk around the palace , since the Sultan and family is still staying in the compound . Overall its ok for... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I found this place when I visited my father's place. I drove pass to find the entrance. Apparently they have several entrances. The palace is easier to access then the other one. It close to main road. The guide took me to walk around the palace and museum. The palace has huge collections from different generations. Unfortunately, lack of maintenance... More 

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