Surakarta, (some people called Sala or Solo) is a city with cultural and historical value is very high, and became the second largest city in Central Java province. Measured geographically and administratively, Solo was right in the middle of ex-Karisidenan Surakarta whose territory includes Boyolali, Sukoharjo, Karanganyar, Wonogiri, Sragen and Klaten.
Cultural heritage, including cultural and historical heritage grandeur of the kingdom. Make both domestic and foreign tourists visit this city. Surakarta Palace and Castle Mangkunegaran Javanese cultural representatives pledged to continue to be conserved for the survival of the past heritage and history. Cultural relics and other historical legacy of Hindu temples, and museums Sangiran prehistoric times the site was officially launched as a UN World Heritage, World Heritage of the United Nations.
In addition to the strong cultural heritage, Solo has the most stunning natural scenery. Located on the slopes of Mount Lawu, Tawangmangu and yellow tea plantation is an area of major natural tourist destination in Solo.
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It is a devotional visits to the grave of Ki Ageng Pasek (Pamacekan), he was the Bali ancestor which buried in Pasekan Village, Karangpandan. Beside doing a devotional visit you can be also showed by the Hindu Ritual Events, supported by the beauty of the surrounding nature panorama. He was the ancestor of Bali which is buried in the village of ...read more
Sukuh Temple Sukuh Temple located in Berjo Village, Ngargoyoso sub district. This is the only one erotic and unique temple in Indonesia. It is almost similar / referred with the temple in Guatemala, South America. It has the shape of pyramid which reflected the human limitedness knowledge. This temple was built in the 15th century Cetho Templ...read more
This georgous Puro (Puro = palace) is located in the heart of Surakarta city. The puro was built by Kanjeng Gusti Pangeran Adipati Aryo (KGPAA) Mangkunegoro the 1st in 1757. This Mangkunegaran Palace is a palace for maintaining arts and culture, amazing properties and invaluable collections. Most of them were from Majapahit era and Mataram era. ...read more
Kasunanan Palace as also called Karaton Surakarta Hadiningrat was built in 1745 by King Pakubuwono th 2nd. This is the mainly thing of Karaton Surakarta at the same time with the finding of this city. Inside of the palace, there is an exotic art gallery and a museum with exiting heirlooms of the kingdom. A cart and its coachman, ancient weapons, a...read more