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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

House of Danar Hadi Indonesia – Get in Touch with the History of Batik

Paying a visit to the House of Danar Hadi is a must for travellers looking for things to do in Solo, Indonesia. If you stay at a famous hotel such as the Alila Solo, you can easily access this fascinating museum of batik and explore its marvels to your heart’s content.

The House of Danar Hadi is an establishment that is focused on preserving the arts and culture of Indonesia. The house greets visitors with its charming white foyer and features a beautiful and calm atmosphere. However, it is not just a museum that displays the history of batik over the many, many years. The museum also features the textiles brought from all across Asia under a single roof along with a collection of more than 10,000 collectibles. Visitors can opt to tour the fascinating premises on a guided tour to learn more about the art and to understand its vast historical value.

A guided tour of the House of Danar Hadi will take visitors around the beautiful white building. They can also pay a visit to the workshop where skilled craftsmen can be seen, working with traditional methods and techniques to make various articles of clothing such as dresses, sarongs, shirts, skirts and scarves. There will also be a great selection of costumes that are quite unusual and unique to the region. While batik is the most prominent style at the House of Danar Hadi, the craftsmen also use various other techniques, designs and styles to create amazing clothing. Be sure to stop by at the souvenir shop to purchase some great pieces to spice up your wardrobe or to give away as great gifts. The souvenir shop also sells various other trinkets that can work as exotic memorabilia and of course, unique gifts to your loved ones back home.

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.

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