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Tamansari (Water Castle) entrance gate

“ Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity ”.....Kahlil Gibran

 

Formerly Tamansari was a recreation garden or a resting house for the Sultan and Family.

Tamansari is located about 2 km south of Yogyakarta Palace. Built by Portuguese architect in European aquatic construction adorned with Javanese Symbolize ornaments. Tamansari was built in the Sultan Hamengku Buwono I period in the end of XVII Century. Tamansari not only just a recreation, but it's also a compound of bathing pool, canals, rooms and extremerly large swimming pool (if the canals opened)

  

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Taken on November 19, 2011