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Museum Batik Danar Hadi

Jl. Slamet Riyadi no. 261, Solo 57141, Indonesia
+62 271 714326
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exquisite batik with exceptional young guide

We were really amazed by the exquisite display of beautiful batik. Much of the significance of what... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
EJLenahan
via mobile
Top quality

Ranging from the affordable to premium products, this batik shop is one of the top list... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Devin P
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Kuta, Indonesia
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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.
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Jl. Slamet Riyadi no. 261, Solo 57141, Indonesia
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We were really amazed by the exquisite display of beautiful batik. Much of the significance of what we were admiring of would have been lost without our guide Aulia’s excellent guiding - she explained very well in English with a wonderful depth of knowledge -...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Ranging from the affordable to premium products, this batik shop is one of the top list destinations in Surakarta. You might find the fabricated batik in stores, however, the genuine hand craft ones are hard to find anywhere else (but sooo expensive as well)

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

The Museum is located in the heart of the city, in front of Gramedia bookstore and beside Radya Pustaka Museum. To get there you can take online transportation or public transportation because is very easy to get there. You should paid for Rp. 35.000/ each...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Danar Hadi Batik Museum is a must-visit in Surakarta. Only for IDR 35,000 (approximately USD 3) per person, we were given tour guide who explained batik history and batik collection of the Museum. The museum is also clean and well-maintained. We can also visit batik...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This should be your first stop in Solo. The entrance fee comes with an in-house tour guide who speaks English. Based on my experience, I would say the tour guides here are both personable and extremely knowledgeable. The museum itself is well curated and has...More

1  Thank Chen X
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing museum which showcase hundreds of pieces of handmade batik designs. Was told they rotate the designs every month since the owner has so many designs. There will be an assistant who would explain the differences and different meaning to each design. From east to...More

Thank ChanML
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

For 35k IDR, the visit was worth it. We got one tour guide that accompanied us during the visit. The collections were amazing, ancient and it can tell you story of Indonesia's diversity. This museum located at city central, so it was easy to get...More

Thank Doddy A
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

You could explore batik workshop behind this museum. The museum guide could speak in english and explain those batik collection, ask them anything. Knowledgeable guide is in the house!

Thank Vera T
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This is a place where Batik heritage is well explained, preserved, and maintained. The birth of Batik, its story and development throughout timeless journey strongly proved that it belongs to Indonesian cultural heritage which can not be claimed by others. This private owned museum has...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This a batik museum manage by a private company and hence you need to pay more to enter but it is well maintained.

Thank Christopher H
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Response from Aretha L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry... I was only attending wedding party on the other side of the museum. But I dont think you can interview the designer as for some old batik the designee might have been passed away. Try to contact them you may make an... More
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