Tuesday, February 2, 2010

About Puro Mangkunegaran

Founded by Kanjeng Gusti Pangeran Adipati Aryo (KGPAA) Mangkoenegoro I in 1757, this beautiful palace is located in center of Surakarta city. Mangkunegaran Palace is a place where have beautiful art and culture collection. Most come from the era Majapahit and Mataram kingdom.
Entering the palace you can find the two parts of room, Dalem and Pendopo surrounded by the King family residence. Eastern called Balai Peni used for the prince's residence. And in the western part is called Balai Weni used for the princesses's residence .
In this beautiful palace complex have also Reksopustoko library. Where there are ancient manuscripts and rare literature and philosophy of Javanese culture. Until now, the library is still busy visited by students and the tourist visited the city of Solo to search the literature of history or just looking for information about the history of the city of Solo earlier times.

taken from: halosolo.com

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