Surakarta, also called Solo is the second largest city in Central Java province, Indonesia. Solo is the tenth largest city in Indonesia. The east side of the city passed a river immortalised in a song titled a song of Bengawan Solo. The city has a tourism slogan "Solo as The Spirit Of Java". Expected to build a view of the city of Solo as the center of Javanese culture.
The establishment of Solo is inseparable from the history of Islamic Mataram, because Solo was once a seat of government, after the removal of the palace Kartasura in 1745. After the division of Mataram due Giyanti agreement, the city of Solo as its administrative territory Mataram Tamerlane. Agreement Salatiga 1753 made the city is divided into two: the south east to the north of Surakarta and to Mangkunegaran. Unification of the new city government took place during Indonesia stands.
Solo became a tourist destination and offers some interesting sights such as: Mangkunegaran and Kasunanan palaces, Triwindu antique market, Central Wholesale Solo, batik Klewer Market and nature located in the eastern side of the city of Solo, one of the natural attractions water fall of Grojokan Sewu.