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I know this from the Indonesia markets in Holland, but only from demos. Seeing an entire episode was very impressive. You can sit in the front when you walk in, which is actually the back since you get to see the musicians and the puppets...More
Sonobudoyo Museum was on my top list of my last visit as I have skipped it four times previously. In fact, the museum itself was not too big, only one floor with several exhibition halls encircled, but the exhibits therein were well maintained. After entering...More
For an entrance fee of RP10000 (about 70 cents US), you get to see and learn a lot about Yogya history and culture.
There are some flaws and imperfections in the museum, but it is a steal at such low entrance fee.
Although the museum is not big, it has a lot of genuine artefacts. Established by the sultan of Yogyakarta in 1935. The collections are rotating, the present one is covering the prehistorical period, Javanese kingdoms, Islamic kingdoms, Bali.
Definitely, worth a visit, the ticket is...More
If you are interested in Javanese art and culture then this is not to be missed. The museum shows an array of traditional arts and crafts. The Wayang Kulit shadow puppet performance every evening from 8 -10 pm (except Sundays) for Rp, 20,000 is well...More
This is a museum of Indonesian culture. A gamelan player was on site providing Indonesian music which was beautiful and haunting. Exhibits of instruments, batik,wayang puppets ,costumes and more. No one told us about it and we accidentally found it on the internet. Totally worth...More
Sonobudoyo is a must see museum to understand the culture of the region. The only reason we do not give it a five star rating is that there were no explanative postings in English, or any other languages, besides Indonesian. This limits the Museum’s touristic...More
This is one of my favorite places in Yogyakarta as it is less crowded and very educational.
If you want to escape crowds of people then this is the right place as some locals tend to avoid visiting this place for a reason.