Solo is full of grand cultural heritage, one of which is batik. Solo batik has many fans since it includes elevated art and creativity. Operating since 1980 in the Laweyan batik village, Batik Cempaka still produces fine Solo batik to this day. Pour out your inventiveness by joining batik making experience with Batik Cempaka at MAHALAYA: The Legacy.
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Located south of the Mangkunegaran Palace, Pasar Triwindu sells a variety of antiques. Goesti Nurul Kamaril established this market in 1939 to commemorate the 24th Anniversary of The Reign of Mangkunegaran VII.
This traditional white cake with a sweet and savory taste is a prima donna in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. Putu is made from rice flour with brown sugar filling, then steamed with a machine that makes a unique whistling sound.
Keraton Surakarta Hadiningrat, more famously known as Keraton Kasunanan, was built by Sri Susuhan Pakubuwono II (Sunan PB II) in 1744 as a replacement Kartasura Palace which was destroyed in the Geger Pecinan incident in 1743.
Pasar Gedhe Harjonagoro, or Pasar Gedhe, is a traditional market located in the heart of Solo City. It is nestled within the Chinatown village, the Balong area, right across the infamous Tien Kok Sie Temple.
Mangkunegaran Palace, was built in 1757 by Raden Mas Said or KGPAA Mangkunegara I. One of the most iconic features of the palace is its Pendopo, a gazebo-like structure often used for gatherings, ceremonies, and private events.