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Solo has been long known as an attractive tourist destination in Central Java. The city offers a strong ambiance of local culture as its appeal. Moreover, Solo always holds an art festival as one of his annual tourism agenda. PT KAI PT KAI has been serving Semarang--Solo routes from a while ago. The train departs from Tawang Station and arrives at Solo Jebres Station as its end point. The trip between those cities takes 2 - 2.5 hours. The lowest fare is 84.000 IDR per person seated economy class, while the highest fare is 355.000 IDR per person in the executive class.
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Tawang is the main station of Semarang. This station is one of the oldest among many stations in Indonesia. The building still retains its original architecture since the beginning of its construction in media 1868. Its close location to Kota Lama or Old City contributes to its role as a historical tourist destination in Central Java capital city.
Its exact location is at Taman Tawang Street 1, Tanjung Mas, North Semarang. The station is very close to the heart of the city. It is only 5 km apart. The access is quite easy, conveniently reachable by public transportation, including Batik Solo Trans and Trans Semarang from the II, IIIB and IV corridors.
Solo Jebres is the class II train station of Division IV Yogyakarta Operational Area. Initially, this station was called Solo Kraton or Solo Kasunanan Station due to its location, which is under Surakarta Sunanate in Dutch Era. It is located to the east of Urip Sumoharjo Street or in Ledoksari Street 1, Purwadiningratan, Jebres, Surakarta City, Central Java 57128. From 1st Februar,y 2014, Solo Jebres Station holds a status as one of Indonesia's historical stations. The building which was constructed in 1884 not only plays a role as the center of transportation in Solo but also as a cultural heritage of the city. It displays an old architectural concept and has a mini museum of Indonesia's train system history.
Solo tourism has always been linked with its culture. Most of their tourist attractions are popular for its unique local heritage, which may take form in culinary, places, things, or cultural events.
House of Danar Hadi is the best Batik Center in Solo. This Batik Center is located in the Cultural Conservation Complex, Brigjen Slamet Riyadi Street 261, Sriwedari, Laweyan. It houses Danar Hadi Ancient Batik Museum which owns more than 1,000 collections of Batik textiles. The fabrics are originated from various times and places, even from other countries. MURI has awarded this museum as having the biggest collection of Batik in Indonesia.
Klewer Market is the main traditional market in Solo. This market is the primary destination of most shopaholic travelers. Here, travelers can find various batik clothes from various levels of quality and origins. The price ranges from ten thousand rupiahs to the most expensive up to millions of IDR. The collections are not limited to traditional Solo Batik, but also from another part of Indonesia. After batik shopping, you can taste the famous delicacy, Tengkleng Bu Edi, a stew-like dish enriched with various spices originated from Solo.
Sriwedari Public Entertainment park is located at Slamet Riyadi Street 257. It is a proper destination for family outing. This park shows you a closer look at the grass root’s side of Solo culture. In the park area, you can find art exhibition building, souvenir shops, children park, open green area, and a complete street food center.