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“what a beautiful building”

Museum Batik Danar Hadi
Ranked #1 of 42 things to do in Solo
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The House of Danar Hadi proudly unveils an Integrated Culture Heritage Complex that is destined to become a tourist attraction for the city of Surakarta. It has been founded to preserve and advance the art of batik in Indonesia as part of the national cultural legancy. This integrated tourism center will enhance the attractions to be found in the Central Javanese city, with visitors able to enjoy once again the heritage building nDalem Wuryoningratan, build in the late 19th century and painstakingly restored to its original grandeur by House of Danar Hadi.The Complex will be an arena to witness the development of batik in Indonesia, the process of creating this precious textile and its emergence as part of the contemporary lifestyle. This homage to the history and glory of batik will be found at the nDalem Wuryoningratan, Danar Hadi Batik Museum, Danar Hadi Traditional Batik Showroom and Souvenir and Lounge.
Semarang, Indonesia
Level 5 Contributor
41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“what a beautiful building”
Reviewed 10 May 2014

i like the design, old furniture, the batik's collection, spacy park area, good location, easy to find

Visited May 2014
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Wollongong, Australia
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Excellent Tours”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Enjoyed the tour, especially that of the workshop where we got to learn how batik was made, the different processes and what's involved for each of them.

Visited April 2014
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Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Beautiful batik displays ”
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent place to come and see batik being made (in the factory out the back - which is really hot and stuffy!) plus displays of historic and modern batik in different styles and techniques.

The English speaking guide was excellent, explaining the different methods of batik making (hand made, stamped and printed) and providing info about the owner of the factory and museum and his family.

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Thank Kelly M
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Pekanbaru, Indonesia
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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“Anything you need to know about Batik”
Reviewed 18 April 2014

The museum teaches you everything about Batik, the history and how to make it. a great learning session.

Visited December 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
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“"Batik is an Art and Soul of Indonesians"”
Reviewed 8 April 2014

"Batik is an Art and Soul of Indonesians" was compelling and unforgettable line by our knowledgeable guide Ghea upon touring us around the Museum Batik Danar Hadi. The tour started about timelines of Batik particularly in Solo (Surakarta) and it's sister city Yogyakarta. Every bit of information shared by our guide was truly remarkable. We learned the importance of Batik in Indonesia Culture and History. Got chance as well how Batik is made from scratch until quality control part.

An hour visit of the Museum was all worth it. We left the museum with smile on our face and surely changes our perception and appreciate Batik more. We highly recommend visiting this museum, and if possible request for Ghea, very warm and friendly guide.

Visited April 2014
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