6 Recommendations For Solo City Destination During Weekend

Solo has many exciting events on weekends. Here is a guide for tourists who want to spend their Saturday-Sunday holidays in the city of Solo, as reported by the official Instagram account of the Surakarta City Government (@pemkot_solo).

Attractions of Soldier Palace

A cultural performance with a colossal dance of bregada (soldiers) within the Kasunanan Palace in carrying out their duties. This is a performance of dance with properties such as flags, spears, and swords. Tourists can watch this attraction every Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Kori Kamandungan Kasunanan Surakarta Palace.

Wayang Orang Sriwedari

It is a traditional Javanese theatrical performance since 1911. Based on Surakarta.go.id, Wayang Orang Sriwedari presents wayang stories from the Mahabharata and Ramayana. Watch this cultural performance every Monday-Saturday at 19.30 at the Sriwedari Wayang Orang Building, Jl. Slamet Riyadi, City of Solo.

Balekambang Kethoprak

This kethoprak art has grown and developed since the Dutch colonial era. This art is an adaptation of various people's habits in playing musical instruments, singing, and dancing, then processed into an entertainment show played by artists. Kethoprak Balekambang is present every Saturday at 20.00 WIB at the Grha Wisata Niaga Building, Jl. Slamet Riyadi, Surakarta City.

Ngarsopuro Night Market

The Ngarsopuro night market has been around since 2009 and offers a variety of products, from culinary, fashion, to souvenirs. You can visit the Ngarsopuro Night Market every Saturday night or Sunday night starting at 19.00-22.00 WIB on Jl Diponegoro, Keprabon, Kec. Banjarsari.

Solo Street Art Market

Solo Street Art Market is present every Saturday night starting at 1 9.00 – 23.00 WIB in the Gatot Subroto Corridor. Quoted from Solopos.com, this activity involved dozens of young to professional artists or creators in Bengawan City. Exclusively, they make art merchandise directly along the Gatot Subroto (Gatsu) corridor. Art merchandise includes knitted products, key chains, t-shirts, hats, paintings, and more.

Solo Car Free Day

Bike with family? Jogging fun with your bestie? You can take a leisurely walk too, really. Just come to Solo Car Free Day which is present every Sunday morning starting at 05.00 – 09.00 WIB along Jl, Slamet Riyadi. Eits, don't forget culinary.

Have a nice weekend in Solo City! (Admin)


Photo: Surakarta.go.id