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Kraton Surakarta - Sultan's Palace

There are two sultan's/king's palaces (kraton) in Surakarta. This is the larger of the two built in 1745. One day a week there is traditional dancing to gamilan music. There is also a museum.
Traditional Javanese dancing
Traditional Javanese dancing
Traditional Javanese dancing
Traditional Javanese dancing
Traditional Javanese dancing
Traditional Javanese dancing
Traditional Javanese dancing
Traditional Javanese dancing
Traditional Javanese dancing
Traditional Javanese dancing
Offering
Offering
Courtyard
Courtyard
Watch tower - actually for prayer
Watch tower - actually for prayer
Carriage
Carriage
Carriage
Carriage
I assume this carriage belonged to King Pakubuwono X
I assume this carriage belonged to King Pakubuwono X
The 35 children of King Pakubuwono XII
The 35 children of King Pakubuwono XII
The courtyard
The courtyard
The courtyard
The courtyard
Our guide
Our guide