Sono-Budoyo Museum

Museum in Yogyakarta

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This treasure chest is one of the best museums in Yogya. It is only small but is home to a a first-class collection of Javanese art, including wayang kulit puppets, topeng (masks), kris and batik. The courtyard houses some Hindu statuary and artefacts from further afield, including superb Balinese carvings. Wayang kulit performances are held here.