City tours (some by bicycle) and to the countryside region around Solo including Candi Sukuh. Slightly pricey, so consider renting a car...
Dating back to 1757, the Istana Mangkunegaran is in better condition than the kraton and is the home of the second house of Solo. It...
On the western side of the alun-alun , Mesjid Agung, featuring classical Javanese architecture, is the largest and most sacred mosque in...
Nasi Liwet Wongso Lemu
Solo street dining at its best, this evening-only stall run by an ibu in traditional batik specialises in nasi liwet :...
Lonely Planet review
Old school backpackers' hang-out, the Baru bakes great bread and caters quite well to vegetarians but the rest of the enormous menu is a bit forgettable. Still, the friendly owners arrange tours and batik classes.