House of Danar Hadi
Discover the beauty and history of batik at the House of Danar Hadi, a museum and vast cultural compound dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the art of batik as part of Indonesia’s cultural legacy. Located in the stunning 19th century Dalem Wuryoningratan, once the home of a Javanese prince, the museum showcases the importance of batik in Indonesia, the process of creating this precious textile, and its re-emergence in contemporary attire.
Explore the museum’s different batik collections, and learn about the distinctive motifs, patterns and influences that are unique to each region. The complex also features a boutique showcasing some of the city’s finest batik prints and a traditional Indonesian restaurant named “Soga,” set in an exquisite early colonial-era building.
LOCAL CULTURE, AUTHENTIC CUISINE
Strolling around Indonesia's vibrant markets is a great way to witness the rhythms and routines of daily life.
HOLISTIC EXPERIENCES, LOCAL CULTURE
Delve deep into the craftsmanship and centuries-old mystical lore behind the keris (kris), or traditional Javanese dagger.
LOCAL CULTURE, THRILLING ADVENTURES
On the Temple Trail to Candi
Candi Cetho is used as a place of worship for Hindus and the followers of the original Javanese ancestral religion of Kejawen.