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July 11, 2016

Water Castle at Yogyakarta Ca.1910

Grounds of the Taman Sari Water Castle. Water Castle at Yogyakarta Ca.1910

Taman Sari also known as Taman Sari Water Castle is a site of a former royal garden of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta. It is located about 2 km south within the grounds of the Kraton, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Built in mid 18th century, the Taman Sari had multiple functions, such as a resting area, a workshop, a meditation area, a defense area, and a hiding place.