Taman Sari means beautiful park, as it says in the history. It is about a ten minutes walk from the Sultan Palace southwestward. This park was built by Sultan Hamengku Buwono I in 1757. He created a new style that was a mixture of Javanese and Portuguese architecture. Therefore Taman Sari Water Palace is famous as a bathing place where Javanese Royal families, prince and princesses enjoy special and unique beauty treatments, which has the philosophy balancing jiwa, raga, sukma or body, mind and spirit.
Inspired by the real ‘Taman Sari’, PT.Mustika Ratu created Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa which opened in Sheraton Mustika Hotel Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in 1997. Then Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa Jakarta, Indonesia, in September 2000. Followed by the others, managed by franchise system. Since we are also expanding the business in local Indonesia, such as Riau, Palembang, Kampung Sampireun Garut-West Java, Anyer, Bintan also in around the world, such as Malaysia, Zao-Japan, Czech Republik, Whistler-Canada, Bulgaria, also Langkawi – Malaysia in May 2008 and others in the near future.