The Batik Museum of Danar Hadi – Discovering a Rich Heritage

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Indonesian batik has for long been held in high regard for its unique beauty and intricate designs. Those wanting to see and learn more about batik can visit this enthralling museum in Solo.

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What you can expect to see

The Batik Museum of Danar Hadi features a stunning collection of around 10,000 pieces of batik. These distinctive creations belong to Batik Danar Hadi’s owner, Santosa Doellah. Those at a centrally located hotel in Solo, Indonesia can easily access this attraction which has become quite a popular draw.

Where it’s located

The Danar Hadi Batik Museum is located at No. 261, Jl Brigjen Slamet Riyadi. This site is around 15 minutes from Alila Solo Hotel Indonesia and is well worth a visit when in the city. The museum is open daily from 09:00am to 15:30pm.

The collection

The wide range of items at the museum offers diverse insights into batiks influenced by Chinese, Javanese and Indian cultures as well as those worn by the royal families of Solo.

Behind the scenes

One of the highlights here is the chance to visit the workshop where you can see craftswomen engaged in the process of making amazing batiks, both stamped and hand-drawn creations.

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+

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