Surakarta City Tourism, Indonesia

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Surakarta (Hanacaraka: ꦯꦸꦫꦏꦂꦠ, Chinese: 梭羅; pinyin: Suō luó, often called Solo and less commonly Sala) is a city in Central Java. The 46 km2 city adjoins Karanganyar Regency and Boyolali Regency to the north, Karanganyar Regency and Sukoharjo Regency to the east and west, and Sukoharjo Regency to the south. On the eastern side of Solo lies Solo River (Bengawan Solo). Its built-up (or metro) area made of Surakarta Municipality and 59 districts spread on 7 regencies was home to 3,649,254 inhabitants as of 2010 census. Surakarta is the birthplace of the current President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo. He served as Mayor of Surakarta from 2005 to 2012.

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Surakarta City in Indonesia is an ideal destination for a vacation! The nearest major city to Surakarta City is Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Prambanan Temple, Water Castle, Merapi Volcano. Also, to reach Surakarta City, you'll have to take a flight to Yogyakarta; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Surakarta City.

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Facts and Stats for Surakarta City*

  • Pollution Statistics in Surakarta City

    Know the pollution level of Surakarta City before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30 (Low)
  • Surakarta City: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Surakarta City for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Surakarta City.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Surakarta City - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 79.17 (High)
    • Climate Index 66.04 (High)
    • Pollution Index 38.28 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 21.13 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Surakarta City

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Surakarta City

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.18 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 16.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 51.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 23.56 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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