HOLISTIC EXPERIENCES, LOCAL CULTURE
Delve deep into the craftsmanship and centuries-old mystical lore behind the keris (kris), or traditional Javanese dagger. Visit Padepokan Brojobuwono, an artisan keris workshop and museum located in the village of Wonosari, not far from Solo. Witness ancient forging techniques in a process that can take anywhere from six months to a year to craft a single keris, depending on materials used and the complexity of the design. Afterwards, explore the museum’s collection of keris adorned in precious metals such as gold and silver, and gemstones including diamonds and citrines.
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.
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.
LOCAL CULTURE, AUTHENTIC CUISINE
Strolling around Indonesia's vibrant markets is a great way to witness the rhythms and routines of daily life.