Solo-Surakarta City Tour (Departure from Yogyakarta)

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Solo

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Our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby or other meeting point in Yogyakarta and drive in private car to Solo Mangkunegaran Palace, built in 1757, the in the centre of Solo is still a royal residencevisit Ngarsopuro flea market, is the place to search for antiques including wayang puppets, old batik and ceramics, as well as clocks, vinyl records, coins and vintage cameras. Hunt for a bargain Radya Pustaka, museum occupies a grand old Javanese building. Dating back to 1890, it is the second-oldest museum in the whole of Indonesia and comprises a valuable collection of local and Dutch literature. Visit Danar Hadi Batik Museum, established by the owner of Danar Hadi batik company, houses an exquisite collection of antique batik. Note: Museum is closed on Mondays
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mangkunegaran Palace, Solo, Central Java, JavaOur guide will meet you at the hotel lobby or other meeting point in Yogyakarta and drive in private car to Solo Mangkunegaran Palace, built in 1757, the in the centre of Solo is still a royal residence. Some rooms are dedicated to a palace museum devoted to the personal collection of Mangkunegara VII. On display are gold-plated dresses for royal dances, a superb mask collection, jewellery and a few oddities, including huge Buddhist rings, a stuffed Javanese leopard and tiger, and gold genital covers.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ngarsopuro Market, Solo, Central Java, JavaNgarsopuro flea market, is the place to search for antiques including wayang puppets, old batik and ceramics, as well as clocks, vinyl records, coins and vintage cameras.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Museum Radya Pustaka, Solo, Central Java, JavaRadya Pustaka, museum occupies a grand old Javanese building. Dating back to 1890, it is the second-oldest museum in the whole of Indonesia and comprises a valuable collection of local and Dutch literature. including gamelan instruments, jewelled kris (traditional daggers), puppets and wayang beber (scrolls that depict wayang stories)Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Museum Batik Danar Hadi, Solo, Central Java, JavaDanar Hadi Batik Museum, established by the owner of Danar Hadi batik company, houses an exquisite collection of antique batik. They are grouped into different styles, from those designed by Dutch women during the colonial period, to Chinese-inspired batik and to patterns worn exclusively by the Yogyakarta and Solo royal families Batik is a traditional process of applying wax and dyes to fabric to achieve intricate and colourful patterns. Over time the process has evolved from a hand-drawn technique known as batik tulis, where the designs were hand-drawn onto the fabric, to batik cap, where the designs are stamped onto machine-made fabric using specially crafted copper stamps Note: Museum is closed on MondaysDuration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Yogyakarta city
  • English-speaking guide (other language is subject to surcharge and availability)
  • Entrance and parking fees
  • Bottle Water
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Mangkunegaran Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Ngarsopuro Market
  • Entry/Admission - Museum Radya Pustaka
  • Entry/Admission - Museum Batik Danar Hadi

What’s not included

  • Food, drinks other than mentioned
  • Items of personal nature ( tipping, souvenir)
  • Other services not clearly indicated in the inclusions.
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