Visiting Yogjakarta's Past in the Kraton
The Sri Sultan's Residential grounds, Kraton, contains the majestic Palace and and a complex of other buildings in the area. Enclosed by fortified walls, the Kraton is a historical area of the city and is definitely worth a visit.
Showcasing Javanese heritage in the form of luxurious royalty residence, the Kraton is an eye-opener to the Java's past and present. Several prince residence are also opened for a visit, and you will be treated to a visual feast on lavish furnishing and intricately crafted interior.
Visit the water palace of Taman Sari and Masjid Gede Kauman, the oldest mosque of Yogjakarta for a feel of the city's past. [more]