Kampung Batik Kauman | Kauman Batik Village

. 18/04/10

Kauman village is a residential complex that is known for his batik course in addition Kampung Batik Laweyan.

Kampung Kauman has strong links with the displacement history of the palace to Solo Kartosuro which later changed its name to Kasunanan. Kauman is a place of scholars consisting of several layers of society starting from the prince of commentators anom, dime, muezzin, suronoto and people. The existence of the majority population in the area on which the election is a "Kauman".

Community people (servants in the palace) receive training specifically for makes batik from kasunanan either jarik / scarves and so forth. In other words, a tradition inherited Kauman batik batik inspirations directly from Ndalem Kraton Surakarta Kasunanan Hadiningrat. Based on the expertise provided by these provisions Kauman society can produce batik works directly associated with batik motifs that often used by the royal family.

In the process, batik art in Kauman village can be divided into three forms of classical motifs grip (batik), pure batik stamp and the model between Stationery and seal combination. Batik patterned grip that is heavily influenced by the art of
batik is a product of superior court Kasunanan Kauman batik kampung. Batik products Kauman village is made using natural silk fabrics and silk weaving, cotton types and excellent premisima, rayon.

Villages that have 20-30s is a subscribers home industry from buyers who have established hereditary and foreign tourists (Japan, Europe, Southeast Asia and the United States). Uniqueness is offered to the tourists is the ease of transactions, looking at the home venue for the production of batik activities. That is, visitors have ample opportunity to know directly the process of making batik. Even to try his own practice of making batik.

Besides batik, batik kampung atmosphere Kauman also covered the sites of historical buildings such as house building joglo, pyramid, and the combination of colonial architecture, and Colonial Java. Buildings in the past that remained robust amid towering modern architecture of shopping malls, financial institutions (banks and forex), homestay and hotels are widely available around the village Kauman. Support facilities around the village is clearly Kauman easiness special for all the tourists who visit in meeting other needs outside of

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Kampung Batik Laweyan Solo

. 13/04/10

Kampung Batik Laweyan Solo
Solo City is one town in Indonesia that is famous for batik in addition to the city of Yogyakarta, Pekalongan and several other cities.
Kampung Batik Laweyan Solo is one of the centers (centers) batik industry in the city of Solo (Surakarta). The existence of the village as one of the center Laweyan indusri batik has existed since about the 15th century during the kingdom Pajang, and batik any activity till now still can we meet here.

Batik Laweyan Solo is also a village filled with the nuances of history, carrying some of them are historic sites: the tomb of Kyai Ageng Anis (the lower figure of the kings of Mataram), the former home of Kyai Ageng Anis and Sutowijoyo (Panembahan Senopati), former Laweyan market, Bandar former Kabanaran, tomb Jayengrana (Pvt Fortunately Suropati), Break Free, Break and home Makmoer H. Trade Union Samanhudi founder of Islam.

At the present time Kampung
Batik Laweyan still be a central batik in Indonesia, to become a tourist destination for tourists who are interested in looking for unique batiks of Solo, whether for use as a souvenir or gift or for resale or wholesale batik .

If you're visiting do not forget to Solo City took a visit to Kampung Batik Laweyan Solo, and get a variety of batik-based products in the showroom or batik shops here, one that is in:

Batik Putra Bengawan (www.batikputrabengawan.com)

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Timlo Solo

. 08/04/10

Timlo Solo is a dish consisting of nodes saucy chicken sausage cut into pieces, boiled egg and slices of chicken liver and chicken ampela. This menu is eaten with white rice sprinkled with fried onions. Unlike other areas, not wearing Timlo Solo and mushroom soup.

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Nasi Liwet - Solo


Nasi Liwet / Rice Liwet is one of the typical food of Solo. Nasi Liwet is crispy rice (cooked with coconut) is similar Uduk rice, served with chayote vegetables, shredded chicken (chicken meat cut into small pieces) and areh (a kind of savory puree of coconut).

Solo city dwellers usually eat rice liwet at any time from breakfast until dinner. Liwet ordinary rice peddled around with a bamboo basket by mothers who picked up every morning or sold in the shop lesehan (without seats). The most famous place for rice sales liwet (lesehan shop) is in the area Keprabon who only sell at night.

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Pasar Gede Solo

. 06/04/10

"Pasar Gede" can b translated into english as Big Market. This is a biggest traditional market in Solo City


In the Dutch colonial era, initially Cede Market is a small market that was established in the area of 10,421 acres, located at the crossroads of the governor's office is now changing the function of a Hall of Surakarta. The building was designed by a Dutch architect named Ir. Thomas Karsten. Market building completed in 1930 and was named Hardjanagara gedhe Market. This market was named gedhe market or "big market" because it consists of a large roof. Along with the development period, this market became the largest and most markets in Surakarta. Gede market consists of two buildings separated road now known as Jalan Sudirman. Each of the two buildings consist of two floors. The gate at the main building looks like the roof of the throne, which was given the name gedhe Market in the Java language.
[Edit] Style of buildings

Pasar Gede architectural style is a mix between Dutch and Javanese style. In 1947, Pasar Gede was damaged because the Dutch attack. Then the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, which later took over the area of Special Region Surakarta Surakarta and then renovated again in 1949. However, the roof repair was completed in 1981. Indonesian Government to replace the old roof with a roof of wood. The second building from the Pasar Gede, DPU is used for offices now used as a fruit market.
[Edit] Location Pasar Gede
Avalokitesvara Buddhist Temple just across the street, south Pasar Gede.

Pasar Gede Surakarta is located across from City Hall on Jalan Sudirman and Jalan Pasar Gede in the township residents Tionghoa or Chinatown named Balong and is located in The Village Sudiroprajan. The traders who sold at Pasar Gede Tionghoa too much. Cultural well-known Java from Surakarta Go Tik Swan who is a descendant Tionghoa, when appointed as a nobleman by the late King Kasunanan Surakarta, Ingkang Sinuhun Pakubuwono XII earned KRT (Kangjeng Raden Tumenggung) Hardjonagoro because his grandfather is the head Hardjonagoro gedhe Market.

Nearby Pasar Gede with Tionghoa community and Chinatown areas can be seen in the presence of a temple, just south of this market. This temple called Vihara Avalokitesvara Sie Kok Tien and is located at Jalan Ketandan.
[Edit] destruction and renovation

In addition to ever hit the Dutch attack in 1947, Pasar Gede also did not escape attack riot irresponsible. Although the attack missed the May 1998 incident, in October 1999 with no chosen Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri as though a majority of votes, Pasar Gede burned by the fury of the masses. But the renovation effort by maintaining the original architecture can be moved quickly and two years later at the end of 2001, an improved market may be reused. Even relatively sophisticated new markets for the purposes of part also to consider persons with disabilities with the construction of special facilities for wheelchair users.

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Keraton Surakarta Complexs

. 05/04/10

Keraton Surakarta / Surakarta Palace twas consist of many complexs or area, some of that complexs or area are:

Alun-alun Lor Complex / North

This complex includes Gladhag, Pangurakan, North Square and the Great Mosque of Surakarta. Gladhag presently known as the crossroad of Jalan Slamet Riyadi Gladhag in Surakarta, in ancient times used as a tie game that was captured from the forest. The square is a place to hold royal ceremonies involving the people. In addition alunmenjadi square-king meeting place and its people. On the edge of the square of the banyan tree was planted. In the center square plaza, there are two banyan trees (Ficus benjamina; Family Moraceae) is given a fence. Both trees are called Waringin Sengkeran (harifah: banyan enclosed) that is named Dewodaru and Joyodaru. On the west side of the square stands the mosque north Ageng (Masjid Raya) of Surakarta. The mosque is a mosque official botanical kingdom and founded by His Majesty Pakubuwono III (Sunan PB III) in the year 1750 (Kasunanan Surakarta is an Islamic empire). The main building consists of the foyer and the main mosque.
[Edit] Complex Sasana and complex Sumewa Sitihinggil Lor / North

Sumewa Sasana is the main building at the forefront of the Kraton Surakarta. This place used as a place of his time to face the retainer (middle to high officials) in an official ceremony of the kingdom. In this complex there are a number of such guns in the given name or Kyai Kyai Pancawura Broom Universe. This cannon was made in the reign of Sultan Agung. In the south there are complex Sitihinggil Sumewa Sasana.

Sitihinggil is a complex built on higher ground than its surroundings. This complex has two gates, one on the north side called Kori Wijil and one to the south, called by Kori string. On the north side of the stairs Sitihinggil there is a stone that is used as a place of beheadings Trunajaya called Selo Pamecat.

The main building at the complex Sasana Sewayana Sitihinggil is used by the magistrates in the kingdom to attend the ceremony. In addition there Tangkil Manguntur Ward, where the throne of His Majesty, and Ward Witono, where the wake Heritage Greatness of the Kingdom during the ceremony. Ward the latter has a small building in the middle called Bale Krobongan Manguneng, where the wake heritage palace Kangjeng Setomi Nyai, a cannon that allegedly seized by the army when attacked Mataram from VOC Batavia. Outer side of the east-south-west Sitihinggil complex is a public road which can be passed by the people who called the ceremony Urang (literally = claw shrimp).
[Edit] Complex Kemandungan Lor / North
Kori Kamandungan viewed from the direction of Lor Kemandungan pages with front and Bale Roto Stage prop Buwana towering in the background.

Kori Brajanala (brojonolo) or Gapit Kori is the main entrance gate from the north into the northern Kemandungan pages. Served as an entrance gate cepuri (within the palace complex is surrounded by the walls of the palace called baluwarti) urang sapit road connecting with the page in the palace. This gate was built by His Majesty Pakubowono Tinandu Semar III with style. On the right side and the left (west and east) from the inside there Brajanala Kori Ward Wisomarto guard palace guard spot. In addition to the east of this gate there is a bell tower. In the midst of this complex there are only blank pages. Buildings contained in this complex at the edge of the page only. From this page also can be seen a magnificent tower called prop Buwana Stage (Stage songgo Buwono) located in the next complex, Complex Sri Manganti.
[Edit] Complex Sri Manganti

To enter this complex from the north side must pass through a gate called Kori Kamandungan. In front of the right side and left the gates of nuanced colors are blue and white, there are two statues. On the right side and left this big door, and there is a large mirror above it there is a decoration consisting of arms and flag in the middle there is a symbol of empire. This decoration is called Gulo Klopo Bendero. In the courtyard of Sri Manganti there are two main buildings on the west side of Ward and Ward Smarakatha Marcukundha in the east.

In his day Smarakatha Ward used to facing employees with the rank of middle to upper Lebet Regent upward. This place is also a place of acceptance of promotion of senior officials. Now this place used to practice dancing and mendalang. Ward Marcukundha in his day used to facing the officers of soldiers, for promotion officer and junior officers, as well as a place for relatives condemned for the king. Now this place to store Krobongan Madirenggo, a place for ritual circumcision / assembly of the sons of His Majesty.

In the southwest there is a Ward Marcukundha octagonal tower called Stage prop Buwana. The tower has about thirty feet high is actually located in two pages at a time, pages and pages of Sri Manganti Kedhaton. However, the main door is located on page Kedhaton.
[Edit] Complex Kedhaton

Kori Sri Manganti be a door to enter the complex Kedhaton from the north. The gate was built by His Majesty Pakubuwono IV in 1792 is also called by Kori Ageng. It has strong links with prop Pangung Buwana philosophically. Door that has a style Tinandu Semar is used to wait for the official guests of the kingdom. The right and left door has a mirror and an ornament above the door. Page Kedhaton covered with black sand from the south coast and covered with a variety of rare trees, among others, 76 Kecik Chrysophyllum trees (Manilkara kauki; Family Sapotaceae). Also this page is also decorated with European-style statues. This complex has a main building which are Sasana Sewaka, nDalem Ageng Prabasuyasa, Sasana Handrawina, and Stage prop Buwana.

Sewaka Sasana is the original heritage building pendapa Kartasura palace. This place never experienced a fire in 1985. In this building also susuhunan enthroned in majesty royal ceremonies such as Garebeg and the king's birthday. In the west Sasana have Parasdya Sasana, a peringgitan. In the west there Parasdya Sasana nDalem Prabasuyasa Ageng. It is the core and most important buildings from around the Kraton Surakarta Hadiningrat. This is where buried heritage and heirloom-throne the king who became a symbol of the kingdom. At this location is also a king swore when I started before the coronation throne in front of audiences in the north Sitihinggil.

The next building is Handrawina Sasana. This place is used as the official royal banquet. This building is now used as a place of seminars and gala dinner of foreign visitors who come to the city of Solo. The main building is a stage prop Buwana other. The tower was used as a place of meditation as well as to oversee the fort susuhunan VOC / Dutch East Indies who was not far from the palace. Which has a five-storey building was also used to see the position of the moon to determine the start of a month. At the peak of the roof top ornament symbolizing the years have built the oldest towers in the city of Surakarta.

Kedhaton complex west of the place closed to the public and forbidden to be published so as not many who know the real certainty. This is the official residence of the king and royal family are still used today.
[Edit] Complex-Magangan complex, and Sri Manganti, Kemandungan, and Sitihinggil Kidul (South)

Magangan complex formerly used by the royal candidates. In this place there is a pendapa in the middle of the yard. Two of the next complex, Sri Manganti South / South and South Kemandungan / South is just a page that is used when the king and the empress's funeral. Last complex, Sitihinggil south including the plaza south, has a small building. This complex is now used to maintain the heritage of the palace in the form of an albino buffalo called Kyai Slamet.

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Keraton Surakarta - Surakarta Palace


Surakarta Palace or complete in a Javanesse language called Karaton Surakarta is a palace of Kasunanan Hadiningrat Surakarta. It was founded by His Majesty Sultan Palace Pakubuwono II (Sunan PB II) in 1744 as a substitute for the Palace / Palace Kartasura ravaged caused commotion in 1743's Chinatown. Last palace of Mataram kingdom was established in the village of Sala (Solo), a small port on the west bank of the River, (the river) Concrete / Sala. After the official palace of Mataram Kingdom was completed, the village name was changed to Surakarta Hadiningrat. The Palace is also a silent witness transfer of sovereignty in the kingdom of Mataram by Sunan PB II to the VOC in the year 1749. After the 1755 Treaty Giyanti years, the palace was later used as an official palace for Kasunanan Surakarta.

Architectural grandeur

Keraton (Palace) in Surakarta is one of the exotic buildings in his time. One architect of this palace is Prince Mangkubumi (later the title of Sultan Hamengkubuwono I) which is also the main architect of Yogyakarta Palace. Therefore it is not surprising that the basic pattern of spatial structure are both Kraton (Yogyakarta and Surakarta) has much in common equation. Kraton Surakarta as can be witnessed today was not built simultaneously in 1744-45, but was built in stages by maintaining basic spatial patterns that remain the same as initially. Development and large-scale restoration recently performed by His Majesty Pakubuwono X (Sunan PB X) who reigned 1893-1939. Most of this palace of white and blue color shades with a mixture of Javanese-style arsitekrur Europe.

In general, the division of the palace include: Complex Square Lor / North, Sasana Sumewa Complex, Complex Sitihinggil Lor / North, Lor Kamandungan Complex / North, Sri Manganti Complex, Complex Kedhaton, Kamagangan Complex, Complex Srimanganti South / South (?) And Kemandungan South / South and South Sitihinggil Complex and Alun-alun Kidul. This palace complex is also surrounded by baluwarti, a defensive wall with a height of about three to five meters and a thickness of about one meter without the pavilion. These walls enclose an area with a rectangular shape. The area size of about five hundred yards wide and about seven hundred meters long. Palace complex within the walls is from Kemandungan Lor / Kemandungan North to South / South. Both complexes Sitihinggil and square is not surrounded by defensive walls.

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Karaton Surakarta Complexs

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