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. The name 'Gedhe' was granted because this market has a sizeable iconic roof. Built by a famous architect from the Netherlands, Thomas Karsten, the architectural design of Pasar Gedhe borrows the unique style of Dutch and Javanese traditional buildings. Despite undergoing several renovations, the original architecture of the market has been well preserved.
So, what's made Pasar Gedhe famous? Of course, Pasar Gedhe has its aura for attracting every people who visit Solo. It's their culinary: traditional Javanese, oriental, or western cuisine, all available on Pasar Gedhe.