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Address: Jln. Kalilio 1 | Senen Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta 10410, Indonesia
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Javanese Opera every Saturday night!

This is the best place to watch Wayang Orang (Javanese Opera/Ballet), theatrical performance based on Javanese/Hindu folklore, in Jakarta. The in-house group is a well-known... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
JedRevolutia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is the best place to watch Wayang Orang (Javanese Opera/Ballet), theatrical performance based on Javanese/Hindu folklore, in Jakarta. The in-house group is a well-known troupe who has performed for ages. Come here every Saturday at 8 pm and watch the show which last until midnight. All the dialogs are in Javanese, so make sure to bring a friend/guide who... More 

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Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Bharata Purwa shows human puppet show, or locally called Wayang Orang, every Saturday Night from 8 p.m untill midnight. Wayang Orang is Javanese culture which tells the story of Mahabharata or Ramayana. The ticket price is affordable, VIP seat only for Rp 50.000 and the cheapest one is only Rp 20.000. It is allowed, even a tradition, to watch the... More 

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Reviewed 4 March 2015

Gedung Bharata is the name of their building that has a weekly performance every Saturday 9pm. With affordable ticket Rp50.000 (moreless 4$), we could enjoy a very very percious cultural show from Indonesia. Human puppet with Mahabarata or Ramayana story will play in Javanesse language. I know some people will take it as boring and difficult to understand, but it... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Wayang Orang Bharata Jakarta located in Jl Kalileo around Pasar Senen and show time is only in every Saturday 8.30pm, here you can find a real javanese dance and music culture with some titles of it is from India like Mahabarata and Baratayuda. Most of the actress and actor are born and lived around theatre, their age around 7 years... More 

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

The genuine Javanese haute couture art show in the middle of infested Senen area. Get your ticket reserved in the morning otherwise it will be sold out at night

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