A kilometre west along Jalan Brig Jen Slamet Riyadi brings you to the well-kept Radya Pustaka Museum. Built by the Dutch in 1890, this is one of the oldest and largest museums in Java, housing a large Dutch and Javanese library as well as dusty collections of wayang kulit puppets, kris, and scale models of the mosque at Demak and the cemetery at Imogiri.

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