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Solo gets into spirit of building its brand

  • Sudibyo M. Wiradji

    The Jakarta Post

Surakarta | Sat, April 28 2012 | 03:02 pm

PREMIUM For many years, Surakarta was regarded as a city steeped in history and heritage, but still a minor tourist destination in Central Java. It was usually considered a quick side-trip on the way to more touristy neighboring Yogyakarta.

It’s only in recent years that the city commonly known as Solo has undergone rapid and positive changes. Under the leadership of Mayor Joko Widodo, better kn...