Palace of the Sultan of Yogyakarta - Indonesia

Palace of the Sultan in Yogyakarta
Palace of the Sultan in Yogyakarta

After the war of independence against the Dutch was the sultanate of Yogyakarta on the southern coast of Java in Indonesia became the only sultanate of Indonesia. The Palace (Kraton) of Sultan Hamengkubuwono X. is open for visitors.

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Museum in the Palace of the Sultan

In the museum you can admire dinnerware of Napoleon Bonaparte. Paintings of court scenes and former rulers, as well as host gifts, including a Black Forest watch - a gift by former Chancellor Helmut Kohl – are also part of the exhibition.

The play of a gamelan orchestra is a daily ritual. The palace also has religious significance. The symbols and colors of Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism can be recognized in the ornaments.

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