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SomeWhat Historical

Just went passed this historical famous river... Went down for some photographs and stuff.. Nothing... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2016
Surabaya, Indonesia
why is this even listed as an attraction?

Without any disrespect, I know that this river has a lot of history with the people of Java, but to... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2016
Yogyakarta Region, Indonesia
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2 Feb 2016
“SomeWhat Historical”
22 Jan 2016
“why is this even listed as an attraction?”
Solo, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 February 2016

Just went passed this historical famous river... Went down for some photographs and stuff.. Nothing much to see but only the wide and long river. The water looks a bit dirty due to the brownish color from the land's soil...

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank iraSmurA
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Without any disrespect, I know that this river has a lot of history with the people of Java, but to consider all of the river as an attraction is a big no from me. I mean, there just several spots that are friendly to be...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank ValentinoEdward
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Unfortunately , the river is rather murky and there is nothing much to see. Not worth the effort. Better eat the Kueh Lapis of the same name in Singapore, really excellent!

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank duvilla
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Bangawan Solo is a river but it is most famous as the song title. I was enthuastic to see because of the song. The river was not well maintained, it is a bit dirty and there is no other things to see related to it.

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Darnel-HDI
Reviewed 12 September 2015

First time seeing Bengawan Solo although we know the song so well. Nothing much to see as we passed by this famous river name.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 30 June 2015

heard about this river long ago (a love song named after it). took 11/2 hours of train all the way there when I was in Yogyakarta. but was very DISAPPOINTED !! it is just a very ordinary "big stream" with a lot of garbage !!...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank platinumSingapore
Reviewed 23 April 2015

not much to see....i know this place from the song...if only this river well maintianed i believe it will become nice place to visit.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Fransis N
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

With the heavy rains, the be bagawan solo River was about 6m deep at the river banks. Nothing much to see except locals sit near at the river banks for picnic. Couple of food stalls. Not clean with lots of rubbish on the river banks.

3  Thank 873kavithab
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This river bank could have been cleaner and should have been managed better. It's a big and great river but maybe because people in general have low awareness about their environment so it is rather dirty.

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank sabai95
Reviewed 29 June 2014

As one who was born in Solo, I know the song "Bengawan Solo" since I was a little girl. It is the longest river in Java island, the water flows from the south of middle java passing Solo city to east java and turns northward...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank Solodam J
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