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Now, this is something I'd wish someone told me before I came here! Just be wary of the Becak Drivers who are Batik Conmen in disguise, they're take you to one of Yogya's many galleries and collect a hefty commission of the inflated price of the Batik painting. They'll use such tried and tested monikers such as "Government Art Gallery", "Special Exhibition", "Last day of ...well, you get the idea. I went to these art galleries more than once and thought it odd at one point that there were so many government art galleries..

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  • Updated Jun 8, 2006
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