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Surakarta Sunanate

Surakarta Sunanate


Keraton Kasunanan Surakarta Hadiningrat (Surakarta Sunanate) is the official Palace of Surakarta in Surakarta, Central Java. The Palace was founded by Susuhunan Pakubuwono II in 1744 as a replacement for the Royal Palace of Kartasura, which was destroyed in 1743. Keraton Kasunanan Surakarta Hadiningrat location is one area with the Alun-Alun Utara (North Square) and Klewer Market.

Surakarta Sunanate has officially become part of the Republic of Indonesia since 1945. The complex of buildings of the Palace still serves as the residence of Sri Sunan and his household who still run the Royal tradition until now. The Palace is also one of the main attractions in the city of Surakarta. Part of the palace complex is a museum which houses various collections belonging to Surakarta, including various gifts from Kings of Europe, heirloom replica of Surakarta, and gamelan. Regarding the building of the Palace, this is the best example of traditional Javanese Palace architecture.
Surakarta Sunanate
Surakarta Sunanate Hadiningrat

Establishment of Keraton Kasunanan Surakarta Hadiningrat


Establishment of Surakarta Hadiningrat is the impact of the prolonged conflict that occurs in the Sultanate of Mataram Islam dating from the 16th century AD. The Government of the Sultanate of Mataram Islam early was at Mentaok, then Kota Gede (Yogyakarta). At the time of Amangkurat I (1645 – 1677), precisely the year 1647, the seat of Government was moved to Plered (now in the Bantul Regency).

Later, Amangkurat II (1680-1702), founded a new Kingdom to the East of Yogyakarta, namely in Wonokarto forest which was renamed Kartasura (now in Sukoharjo Regency, Central Java). The construction of the Palace has recently carried out Plered's Palace because of the rebel-controlled and considered inappropriate use as the seat of Government. The new Palace in Kartasura begun in 1679 became known as the Kartasura Sultanate Hadiningrat. In succession, the successor to the throne of Amangkurat II in Kartasura in Surakarta Hadiningrat is Amangkurat III (1703-1708), Pakubuwono I (1704-1710), Amangkurat IV (1719-1726), until with Pakubuwono II (1726-1749).
Javanese and European Architectural
Javanese and European Architectural  (source flickr.com)
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Architecture of Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace


The Kraton (Palace) of Surakarta is one of the exotic in that era. One of the architects of this Palace was Pangeran Mangkubumi (later became Sultan Hamengkubuwono I) which was also the primary architect of the Palace. Therefore it is not surprising if the archetypal spatial both Palaces (Yogyakarta and Surakarta) many have general equations. Surakarta Sunanate, as can be seen now was not constructed simultaneously in 1744-1745, but was built in stages by maintaining an underlying spatial pattern remains the same as the first. Construction and restoration of massively last done by Susuhunan Pakubuwono X in 1893 to 1939. Most of the Palace is nuanced colors white and blue with the architectural style of a mixture of Javanese and European.

The Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace Museum


At the Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace Museum is the most exciting place. The Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace Museum is in Surakarta Sunanate region. In the museum, there is a broad range of collections of historical objects, objects of art and culture related to Surakarta Sunanate. Here you will find a range of ordinary objects of the Kingdom used by the Royal family and also the great family of the first Government until now. There are 13 rooms in Surakarta which exhibit a broad range of collections. This historic collection includes cooking equipment used in the past, weaponry such as Keris, spear, Trident, sword, gun, and old cannons. Traditional art tools such as masks, puppets, and gamelan, desk chair, a carriage with a unique design, etc.
A Carriage with a Unique Design
A Unique Carriage  (source flickr.com)

Kori Kamandungan


One part that can be encountered when it first set foot in this Kasunanan complex is Kori Kamandungan. Kori Kamandungan is a major gateway used by Abdi Dalem. The gate is not open to the public, only certain people who can get into Kasunanan through this door. There are three main doors are very large, the middle door and door to the right and left. Thirdly this door has a different function. The right and left doors open every day and can be used by Abdi Dalem for transitions. While the central part of the door, which is larger than the right door and left, only used during certain events and cannot be utilized by any people.

On the right and left sides Kori Kamandungan there are two large old mirrors. Both of these mirrors, according to Abdi Dalem Kasunanan, have its own function. Both mirrors are accidentally placed on the right and left as a medium for self-introspection and improve the appearance and clothes before meeting with the king.

Kori Kamandungan of Surakarta Sunanate
Kori Kamandungan  (source flickr.com)

Panggung Songgobuwono


There’s a Panggung Songgobuwono in Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace, a tower with octagonal form. A few trust that it's far an area wherein Sri Sunan (a famous call for the king) persevered the tradition of his ancestors to see with the Goddess of South Seas (Kanjeng Ratu Kidul) at least on the anniversary of his coronation.
Panggung Songgobuwono of Surakarta Sunanate
Panggung Songgobuwono  (source flickr.com)

The Entrance fee of the Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace


Surakarta Palace Museum is open from Monday to Thursday 9.00 to 14.00, while Saturday and Sunday 9:00 until 15:00. Admission to the museum is Rp 10,000 on weekdays and 15,000 ($1) on weekends.

There are several things to consider when you visit the Surakarta Hadiningrat Palace. Do not use sunglasses, hats, jackets when inside the museum. Also, you are also advised not to use shorts during a visit to the palace.

Braga Street Bandung Indonesia

Braga Street Bandung Indonesia


Braga Street Bandung is the most established boulevards in the city of Bandung. Previously, the road was called Pedati Street, here there are numerous relics of the age of the Netherlands. Braga Road Bandung is one of the boulevards in the city of Bandung which is extremely well known. The Cultural conservation area is indeed unique. There are many of the buildings along the way that offer excellent impression. European architectural style which makes Braga is similar to the atmosphere in Europe. Braga Street Bandung has become prestigious since the age of the Netherlands. 

Braga Street Bandung also filled a variety of shopping and entertainment venues of the prestigious. The Braga Street Bandung sights-plan One Stop Holiday in Central Bandung. This street is the center of the crowd and the main business in Bandung city since the time of the occupation of the Netherlands in Indonesia. Braga Street Bandung has as of now as the boulevards of priority in Bandung as a sign on the major street from the bearing of The Building Asian-African Conference (Societeit Concordia).
Braga Street Bandung
Braga Street Bandung West Java(source flikr.com)

History of Braga Street Bandung


The word is said to derive from the Braga Sundanese language, Ngabaraga, which means style. We are indeed still can see the stately buildings and the art deco-style along the way. The development of this street there is still connected with the development of streets Panarukan to Anyer educated by Governor- general Daendels in 1808-1811.The building was called Pedawiteg until the year 1882. The road ten meters in width, this is a way of connecting from Groote Postweg, Jalan Asia-Afrika, with Koffie Pakhuis, belongs to Andries de Wilde is now the Town Hall. In 1882, the Assistant resident of Bandung, Pieter Sitjhoff, named the road becomes Bragaweg. Also, all the way wears an oil lamp to illuminate the way. Supposedly, the name of Braga was familiar since the year 1810, but Braga was officially used in 1882.

One trigger for the development of Bragaweg was a grocery store named De Vries. This shop sold a variety of daily necessities and visited the Netherlands farmers who have gardens to the North of Bandung. The crowd, along with the Asia-Africa of course, makes a lot of other buildings in the vicinity of the establishment, such as hotels, banks, cinemas, and restaurants.
Building on the Braga Street
One of Old Building at Braga Street Bandung

The growth of these buildings makes Bragaweg known throughout the Netherlands East Indies. Many elites, both from the Netherlands, China, or Native-style and hang out at Bragaweg. In 1900 the road was paved and started getting crowded. In 1906 created regulations that building stores all Braga must meet the standard that has been set.

Braga was increasingly elite in the 1920s-1930s. Stores in the area sell only luxury goods. The Mayor of Bandung B. Coops at that time wanted Braga became an elite shopping center, European-style. The beauty of Bandung at that point to make the citizens of Europe the Netherlands East Indies dub the city as Parijs van Java. Bandung indeed became the seat of Government, the arts, entertainment, economy, and intellectuals at the time. These European-style amenities are indeed aimed so that the citizens of Europe in Bandung can maintain his lifestyle. Because of that style of house building, offices, entertainment venues, and the food menu is adapted to European culture. The Braga Street also became the center of shopping goods from Europe.
Braga Street Bandung
Evening at Braga Street (source flikr.com)

Traces of grandeur that is still visible today. We still find many beautiful old buildings along the road. Also, a variety of shops there is also still selling luxury goods. Many are also means of entertainment are still crowded, like pubs, malls, eateries, and a painting Gallery along this road. A modern hotel also has stood in the way of Braga. With beauty and history, owned then Braga remains the Central tourist destination in Bandung.

Things to do in Braga Bandung


To enjoy the charm of Bandung Braga Street is within walking distance. The atmosphere of the classical style can still be found only in the more modern buildings. The road is still the center of fashion in the presence of some shopping attractions. One of them is Braga City Walk who became a center of purchase in the Braga Street Bandung. As a center of investment that is quite popular, Braga City Walk is equipped with Cinema XXI, food court and also the hotel. Around Braga City Walk alone there are many ancient buildings are often used as background images, in particular for those who come to Bandung and want to capture the critical moments.
Street Painting Braga Street
Stree Painting of Braga Bandung West Java

Not only in Braga City Walk you can find culinary but also along the road of Braga. On this street, there are some food stores even dating back to the 1900s, which one is the Sumber Hidangan Bakery that sells bread ala Netherlands. At Braga street Bandung surrounding many paintings sellers that you can buy for the souvenir.

During the evening the atmosphere around the Braga getting swarmed. The excellence of the road likewise shows up from the city lights that add to the mood of the legacy out and about.Some festivals are also often held in Braga Street, as Braga Festival and most recently the Braga Culinary Night held every Sunday and has been following the year 2014. With the Braga Culinary Night, Govt. of Bandung city, trying to restore the excitement of a road of Braga. During the festival takes place along the Road will be closed to Braga 500 meters from the evening until the night.
Braga Culinary Night
Braga Culinary Night (source flikr.com)

At Braga street Bandung surrounding you can visit the tourist sites that are not less Interestingly, due to a short walk, you can reach it while enjoying the city of Bandung. Around Braga Street, there are additionally other fascinating spots to visit, for example, Gedung Merdeka in Bandung, The Bandung square, the large mosque of Bandung, and other intriguing spots.

Flores Island Indonesia : Wae Rebo Village

Flores Island Indonesia : Wae Rebo Village


Wae Rebo Traditional Village


Wae Rebo Flores is exclusive and exotic. Indonesia may be a country that's made in ethnic culture and natural beauty. However, that creates us a lot of astonished is that the various traveler attractions, State-owned Indonesia.

We are able to realize places that are terribly lovely within the whole of Indonesia. One in all them is Eastern Indonesia, the associate awful heap of commercial enterprise potential as various as Wae Rebo as an instance, a village settled within the exotic islands of Flores.
Wae Rebo Village
Wae Rebo Village (source flikr.com)

How to get to Wae Rebo


Wae Rebo can be a village that's inside the Kec. Satarmese Barat, Kab. Manggarai, NTT. The location of this village is really remote and isolated thanks to its location behind the forest. To be able to reach the village nearest to the Wae Rebo, you would like to down the forests on the 10 metric linear units.

There are some ways to which you would like to travel reach Wae Rebo. First, you've got a need to travel from Labuan Bajo headed for Ruteng. Then continue your journey using a taxi to urge to the Dintor. Dintor can be a village of the last which will be accessed by practice the vehicle before you obtain on the Wae Rebo. Travel practice this taxi can take up to a combination of, 5 hours. Transportation wasn't like usually is around Rp 175,000/person. But the worth you line up of it following the journey traveled, down a steep hill, passing through the forest, furthermore as a result of the beach.

The second selection, you may use automobile trucks of wood from Ruteng as at the start of the terminal, therefore across the Mena Ds. Cancar, then to Pela, Todo, and Dintor. Usually Otto Wood departs from final time afternoon trip that takes relating to 3-4 hours.

Then the third technique is to use the boat. You’ve got the need to traverse a route with via Labuan Bajo heading south towards the coastal village of Nangalili. Boat rental rates around Rp 450,000. The way to the shortage of a schedule for traditional craft, it's higher to rent a ship beforehand. The boat trip takes you to the island Mules it's going to take relating to a combination of hours. Upon arrival at the Dintor, proceed to Denge practice taxi, Rp 12,000 and fewer period of time for twenty 5 minutes.

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Wae Rebo Traditional Village
The Traditional Houses at Wae Rebo Flores

The fourth technique is by Ascension or hiking. Hiking could also be reached by taking route between native homestay and SDK village. On the tactic, you'll expertise 3 places to rest, i.e. the stream Wae race his technique less than one hour from Denge. Once trekking for relating to one hour, you'll notice the second retreat, specifically Pocoroko.

Pocoroko is that the foremost very important for the villagers and in the addition guests global organization agency would like to make a phone or send a text message from their mobile phones, as a result of inside the Wae Rebo no mobile signal. Once from Pocoroko, you reach the third post, that of Nampe Bakok, that takes around 45 minutes journey. From this, lovely views of Capitol Hill, you may fancy before you reach Wae Rebo.

When you visit Wae Rebo, you not solely see the authentic Manggaraian housing however additionally had the chance to participate in the lifestyle of native folks.

Most of the people are operating in their gardens from the morning till dawn, some square measure busy with the harvest and process of occasional beans. Not solely that, you'll additionally realize the ladies in Wae Rebo who do the regular Songket weaving activities, though this is often not a weave of the most activities of the inhabitants of Wae woman Rebo.

If you would like to be able to feel the lodge in and Mbaru Niang enjoyed dinner and meeting with community Wae Rebo directly. Throughout his keep in Niang Mbaru, you will sleep on mats of plaited pandanus leaf complete alongside the heat of a family who lived there.