Built in 1745. Marble statues, Royal Heirlooms, Ancient weapons, precious antiques. See “The Tower Of The Universe” - meeting place of The Goddess of the Sea.
Residence of Prince Mangkunegoro. Over 10,000 square meters of 18th century traditional Javanese architecture made entirely of solid teak. Priceless treasures from Empire eras as ancient as 1293.
Inspired by a mythical park in heaven, originally for the royal family. Radyapustaka Museum, nightly wayang orang dance dramas - a feature of Solo.
On the western bank of the Bengawan Solo River, explore the playground and zoo. Facilities for camping and swimming, plus a restaurant and motorcycle circuit.
On the western slope of Mount Lawu, the 15th century Hindu temple of the erotic. Pyramid- shaped with carvings of love, reproduction and lessons for life.
15th century temple high on the western slope of Mount Lawu. Approached through tea gardens and forests, up fourteen terraces and high into the clouds.
Largest Buddhist temple in the world, dating to the 8th-10th centuries, built by the Mahayana Buddhist Empire. Recently restored and acclaimed as one the Heritage wonders of the world.
Also built in the 8th-10th centuries by the Hindu Sinlaya Kingdom who lived in harmony with the Mahayana Buddhist Dynasty. A statement of the undeniable creative energy and devotion of period.
Solo is known as Indonesia’s main textile center. Exquisite traditional batik from the factories direct, modern shops and the famous Pasar Klewer “Hanging Market”, where mingling with the locals and bargaining is all part of the experience.
On Jalan Diponegoro, the bargain paradise of Pasar Triwindu. Bric-a-brac, porcelain puppets, batik, buttons, buckles and genuine antiques wait to be discovered in a colorful, lively market.
Jalan Coyudan is dedicated to this precious metal.
Triwindu antique market, near the Mangkunegaran Palace, offers a wide variety of rarities - porcelain and ceramic ware, candelabra, bronze and lamps of all sizes, Solo’s famous wooden puppets and endless bric-a-brac. The end price at Triwindu depends greatly on one’s bargaining expertise.