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Mangkunegaran Palace

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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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Jl. Ronggowarsito | Keprabon, Banjarsari, Solo 57131, Indonesia
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All reviews historical artifacts visit this place every corner dont forget fluent in english entrance fee is rp live here nice museum pura guide surakarta maintenance jogja dalam royalty shoes generations
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This royal palace complex is undergoing renovation, and one portion is still occupied by the royal family. Visitors must remove their shoes when walking on the various raised platforms in the complex. There are steps up and down for the various buildings and platforms; no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to admit that I find Solo nothing like as interesting as Jogja and remarkably a lot more expensive. Now that Hero has closed in Jogja my wife wanted to visit a mall and go to Lotte, so I was dropped off at Puro...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank piphoshin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the most wonderful guide... his family ties go back generations in the palace. The guide is mandatory and an essential part of the visit. Wonderful stories and illumination of so many aspects of life of the modern Sultan and the 8 Sultans before...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Airmanis
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

If you are tourist, this place is the must visit attraction. Entrance fee is cheap around IDR 10k to 20k / person, exclude guide tip. You have to use guide service in this place, because the king and their families still live in this place....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank plukmantara
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Far more interesting than the similar palace in Yogyakarta, its objects are displayed in a much more organized manner. Strongly suggest visiting l AZ te mornings Wednesdsy or Saturday for music culture show--check the schedule.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank moviegeekjn
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is one of two royal palaces in Solo. As it is located in the heart of the city, it's easy to visit. Like Buckingham Palace in England, this is a working palace; hence, escorted tours are required. However, it is easily accessible (no walls)...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Its clean the building architecture fusion between europe and javanese i feel like my own home 😍love

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank irmalawalata
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Palace is great condition, variety of artefacts! My guide Adil (sorry if I spelt your name wrong!) was very knowledgeable and was great at English- was very surprised when she told me she was a trainee and it was only her second day! The whole...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rhys M
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I like this palace so much. It is very tidy and organized. It provides lots of story of their family inside the Palace. It is the most recommended place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank nikensmartiniblog
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

This is the palace the described well about the royal family of Surakarta. You will get 1 guide to explain about every corner in this place and every little pieces of items that mostly a gift from other country. I kind of enjoy it bcz...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Fifi I
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Roy S
7 October 2017|
Response from itsandru |
Hi, you can rent a car with driver, it usually include the fuel as well. It is the fastest and convenient ways to do it,because bus and train are not available all the time