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Ulen Sentalu Museum

Ulen Sentalu Museum is very thick with the aura of woman. It is the impression when visit the museum located in the Ground. The museum shows the identity of the women palace which is still a lot of unknown and a mystery. Not many people know of its existence, even though the people of Yogyakarta, although the museum is open from 1997 by KGPAA Paku Alam VIII who at the time served as the Governor of Yogyakarta Special Region.

Ulen Sentalu means "Ulating Blencong Sejatine Tataning Lumaku" which means a lamp of the true human life, built on the land area is cool and beautiful amongst the thick foliage in Kaliurang and called Kaswargan Park (Garden of Eden). The construction using stone mountain, took many years before it was finally completed and inaugurated in 1997. If understand the history of the kingdom of Mataram Yogyakarta and Solo, will likely find its own preoccupations while listening to the story. The goods on display in the museum is the contribution of the daughter of Sultan Yogyakarta, Surakarta, Pakualaman and Mangkunegaran. Some painting work of Yogyakarta Art university painter who painted from the original photograph and there is also a direct contribution palace.

Ullen Sentalu has a total of 7 rooms, including the main entrance, Selo Giri cave and 5 rooms in the village of Kambang. When passing the entrance and shady paths and Guwo Selo Giri meaning mountain stone cave. In dungeon room can see some photos of Yogyakarta city and several photos of former palace dancers in action. But make no mistake, despite the female characters on the dancers, but none of the dancers are women, because women were not allowed to dance in public. So to replace the role of the youth that they are slim and lithe like a princess palace. The royal princess characters that stand out, for example BRAy. Partini Djayadiningrat who authored the book "Ande Ande Lumut" and first published by the Central Library with Antipurbani pseudonym.

Some photos of Sultan family shots during Sultan Hamengkubuwono VII named Kasian Cephas. Some of the photographs depicts a woman with a pose that is considered daring at the time it was considered daring, a photo titled Denok depicting ordinary women posing on the couch with a cloth covering the chest to the knees. It was considered a bold pose for the ancient fabric elevate women are strictly prohibited beyond 3 cm from the ankle.