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Scam?

Where talked into going here by a "math teacher" that approached us on the road. Later turned out... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Newsletterchef
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Canada
Beware

This is not a bad place with a bad work, but a lot of scam scheme to get you there, don't accept... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
Z6025PLkiml
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Quebec, Canada
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Aug 7, 2018
“TOTAL SCAM! ”
Jun 9, 2018
“IT S A SCAM!!”
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fausto B
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

They will trick you into buying one of they copied batik picture. You will pay at least 5 times the real price. They buy them from the batik art gallery 5 minutes walking from them. Don t buy anything

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mattia g
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Flow R
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank Claire88Manc
Reviewed 27 June 2017

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

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank Newsletterchef
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank ElineV332
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Ori Gallery 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

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank robig1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank aerete
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Z6025PLkiml
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank kristaroseschriner
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