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Many pleasant walks can be taken in and around the town. Here may be inspected "The Kraton" or Palace of the Sultan, enclosed by a wall over four miles in length, and containing many buildings, canals, and streets, the Sultan having some 15,000 people connected with his court. By special arrangement with the Resident it is possible to be presented to the Sultan. The Sultan still retains much of his former splendour and when the State procession with his gaily-attired retainers, musicians, dancers, fan bearers, singers, etc. in gorgeous array goes abroad, the sight presents a gay scene. The Palace is worth looking over.
A visit should also be paid to ^^^^
the "Water Castle" in the old ppr-
tion of the town. The castle J
formerly stood in a small lake, jw?1 *rv/
connected with the shore by a nHkL^Vfc
secret tunnel, and was used as a cool summer retreat by the great
sole survivors of this once-picturesque castle ^ Native Woman, Djocja.
A walk through the native streets will prove of interest, as Djocja is the centre of the sarong industry and manufactures this garment in immense numbers and designs. The sarong is the native dress and may vary in price from half-a-guilder to /too or more, according to quality or pattern. A permanent exhibition of native crafts and arts is established in the town, and one may watch the making of gold and silver ornaments, krisses, wood carving, etc., and artistic work of every description by natives with their primitive tools and crude methods.
The native kampongs are next visited and are very interesting. The small huts, roofed with red tiles or thatched with leaves and sides