This georgous puro (puro=palace) is located in the heart of Surakarta city. The puro was built by Kanjeng Gusti Pangeran Adipati Aryo (KGPAA) Mangkunegoro the 1st in 1757. This Mangkunegaran Palace is a palace for maintaining arts and culture, amazing properties and invaluable collections. Most of them were from Majapahit era and Mataram era.
This palace consist of two main parts, these are Pendopo and Dalem which are surrounded by rooms of the King’s family. In the east side, it is called “Bale Peni” that is a room for a prince, while in the west side, it is called “Bale Warni” which is a room for a princess. These is also Reksopousoko museum of this beautiful palace, to keep scarce manuscripts and also cultural literatue and Javanese philosophy.
Location: Surakarta Region