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Clever and well excecuted scam, where you're led into a "batik" shop by people that suspiciously all know about this art show. If you fall, like we did, you'll end up paying for worthless printed canvases 5 times the original price. Good thing that we...More
We were pushed into the art gallery after a kindly man spoke to us and offered to show us a free Batik gallery. Once we were there, the artist brought us tea and explained this kind of art and so on.
A strange feeling assailed...More
We were walking down Jalan Malioboro outside Vredeburg Museum when a young “engineering student” started a conversation with us about the festival on that day. Afterwards he mentioned that we should pop by Ori Gallery to see how batik is made - he mentioned it...More
Where talked into going here by a "math teacher" that approached us on the road. Later turned out that he was working for the shop.
To be fair, the batik looked nice and they told us a few things about how it is made. But...More
We bought a really nice large batik painting in Ori Gallery (after being send here by a man on the street). Since we had concerns about the autenticity of the painting, we went back the next day. After some pushing they invited the artist of...More
DON'T BUY ANYTHING HERE!! We got scammed very badly exactly like all the other people. It is not linked to the university at all, it is not a batik school or anything else that the scammers might tell you. It is simply a...More
I don’t know if this was a scam or not. But we were happy that we went and made several purchases.
We were approached by a local gentleman outside the Alun Alun, near the Kraton exit. He gave us advice about the city and then...More
This is not a bad place with a bad work, but a lot of scam scheme to get you there, don't accept the first price and like every batik in Yogyakarta look a few places know the real price and buy only what you love.
My husband and I met a similarly friendly man en route to the sultans palace who recommended we visit this place. He was not pushy and just gave us simple directions. We arrived, saw the process, etc. I can't speak to the "batik school" itself,...More