4K Motorbike Tour | Touring the city of Solo Surakarta, Indonesia

4K Motorbike Tour | Touring the city of Solo Surakarta, Indonesia

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This is Alun-alun Kidul (South Square). The philosophy of this place is where life or death ends Because of this, the albino buffalo’s king named Kyai Slamet was placed in this location. But the buffalo Kyai Slamet himself actually died decades ago. The remaining now are their derivatives. The buffalo is paraded every night of 1 Muharram or 1 night Suro.

Historically, Solo (Surakarta) has been a center of power in Central Java. In 1745 the Mataram court was transferred here from Kota Gede. Since then, the city has built on its reputation as a cultural hub. From Solonese dance, wayang puppetry through to hand-crafted batik Solo remains a city that prides itself on its artistic traditions of elegance and refinement. Today, Solo is part of the province of Central Java.

With a population of over 550,000 people, Solo is a densely populated city. But while people may live close together there are no high rise buildings. This city has a community atmosphere that is difficult to find in any other city in Indonesia. Have you ever been visiting Javanese palace or keraton? Keraton Surakarta Hadiningrat is one of Javanese palace you might be consider as someplace to visit. Keraton Surakarta, established in 1745, is a faded symbol of a bygone era. Keraton Surakarta Hadiningrat has a very large site.

Yet, only the museum that you can visit, you can't visit the king's residence. This palace housed King Pakubuwono II and his royal court. The palace complex area is surrounded by the high wall. Splendid clothes hung until kleweran aka dangling are no longer found in Pasar Klewer, Solo, today. The largest textile market in Central Java has been preened after a fire that devastated the old building, late 2014. The Klewer market is located side by side with Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace.

Klewer market is still become the main layover of thousands traders and buyers every day. There are 2,211 merchants with kiosks and 765 traders who do not have kiosks mingling in this market. For visitors who want to shop and get prices as cheap as possible, it’s worth a little bargain. The Great Mosque of Surakarta was built by Pakubuwono III around 1749. Located in the western part of the North Square area of the Keraton Surakarta. This mosque has been known for its important role in the spread of Islam in the city of Solo.

Having an area of almost 1 hectare, The main building of the Great Mosque of Surakarta can accommodate about 2,000 worshipers. This office was originally called the De Javasche Bank (DJB) Agentschap Soerakarta. The bank office in the Dutch era was later changed to the Solo Bank Indonesia Representative Office. Gatotkaca or Gathutkaca is son of Bima (The Second Pandava).

Portrayed as being half rhaksasa (giant) who has the power to fly. And is therefore portrayed as having wings. Pusat Grosir Solo is the wholesale business center, especially for clothing, fabrics and many other. BTC (Beteng Trade Centre) is the place for Batik. Batik is an Indonesian technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, originated from Java.

Pasar Gede Hardjonagoro is one of the largest traditional markets in Solo City. Which never stops its activities 24 hours a day. Pasar Gede was built by a Dutch architect, Herman Thomas Karsten.

The hallmark of his creation is a colonial urban building combined with local elements. We can see the combination of Javanese, European, Chinese, and Arabic elements around the building. Balai Kota Surakarta is a guildhall, local government located at Jalan Jenderal Sudirman. The Mayor of Surakarta, Gibran Rakabuming Raka is President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's eldest son. He is set to follow in the footsteps of Megawati Soekarnoputri.

As the child of a former president ascending to the vice presidency. Solo City also has a beautiful and majestic palace, it’s Mangkunegaran Palace (Pura Mangkunegaran). Mangkunegaran Palace becomes the center of culture and art in Solo City. Pura Mangkunegaran was built in 1757 through a long history. Raden Mas Said became the king of Pura Mangkunegaran (Mangkunegaran I).

And inherited north region of Solo, based in Pura Mangkunegaran. Triwindu Antique Market is the center of excitement for lovers and collectors of antiques. Thanks for watching! If You enjoyed this video, please leave a LIKE on the video and SHARE it with friends. Thank You!

2024-03-10 20:57

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