Photo: Gifts for friends back home.

Taman Sari (Water Palace)

The small complex hosts several bathing pools, canals, as well as rooms used for leisure and relaxation by the Sultan and his family — and also, allegedly, secret rooms for his concubines.

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No swimming is allowed, not matter how tempting the water looks.

The European-styled complex, built in the 1750s and adorned with Javanese motifs, has the potential to be jawdropping, if only more funds were spent on restoration. There are also a number of small batik galleries nearby.

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Last updated on 20th October, 2010.

Taman Sari (Water Palace)
Daily 8am - 3.30pm

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