The palace itself was built in 1755 by the first sultan Hamengkubuwono. The building represents the finest example of Javanese architecture though in some parts there is influence of Portuguese, Dutch, even Chinese architecture. Then the tour continues to Taman Sari (Water Castle). Built in mid-18th century, the Taman Sari had multiple functions, such as a resting area of the royal family, a workshop, and a meditation area. Besides that, it was as bathing complex.
The last point to visit is seeing process of making silver handicraft in Kota Gede. This place is supposed to be the center of silver of Indonesia providing beautiful handicrafts; rings, necklace etc.
Lunch will be served at local restaurant
Continue the trip by visiting Borobudur temple. Borobudur temple is the biggest Buddhist relics in South East Asia and as a monument which consists of six square platforms. The wall is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 statues. The main dome (bell shape), is located at the center of the top platform and surrounded by 72 stupas. We will follow few stories of Sidarta life by following the panel by walking clockwise. Arriving the top means reaching perfectness.
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