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Benteng Vrederburg Museum

Benteng Vrederburg Museum

The museum which was the Dutch defense headquarters is built in 1760 by Sri Sultan Hamenku Buwono I  at the request of the Dutch. The building which is located in Ahmad Yani street no 6, Yogyakarta was officially became a museum in 1992 with the name of “Benteng Yogyakarta Museum”.  This fort is surrounded by many other Dutch styled buildings that was bu...

Bedouin settlement

Bedouin settlement

Kampung Baduy Kampung Badui is a settlement of the Baduy tribe of Banten where the houses in the village are still made of bamboo and all are facing the same direction. This tribe lives isolated from the outside world, living simply and integrates with nature. This village is located in the village of Cibeo Lebak district. About 40 Km from Rangkasbitung. There are 2 kinds of Baduy tribes. Na...

Traditional House in Kampung Naga

Traditional House in Kampung Naga

Kampung Naga Kampung Naga (Dragon Village) is a village is a village inhabited by a group of people who strongly held their ancestral heritage of the Sunda customs. Like the Bedouin (Badui) settlement, Kampung Naga became the object of anthropological studies on the life of rural Sundanese people during the transition from Hindu influence to the influence of Islam in West Java. This uni...

Jaipong Dance

Jaipong Dance

  Jaipong Dance is a traditional dance from West Java. The cheerful, energic, and humoristic movements of the dance make the dance famous and unique.  There four movements in the dance, those are opening, pencungan, ngala, and, mincit. In the opening, the dancers, who are mostly women, walk around by playing the stole on their shoulders. In the pencungan, ...

Sintren Dance

Sintren Dance

Sintren Dance, also called Lais, is a traditional dance of West and East Java. The dance contains some magic in it. It tells about a magical encounter between lovers, Sulasih and Sulandono.  Sintren dancer must be a young virgin girl representing Sulasih with six other dancers as her ladies in waiting. The main dancer goes into a chicken cage wrapped by a cloth, then the six dancers dan...