Wayang is an ancient Javanese word meaning “shadow” or “ghost.” It is also the name for the traditional sacred dramas of Java and Bali. There are seven main forms of wayang, but wayang kulit, or shadow-puppet theater,
Pendopo Sasono Mulyo Kasunanan Surakarta (1810) (Explore Apr 26, 2012 #410).This is one of the "pendopo" around the Surakarta palace. Its typical Javanese architecture is full of meaning. The vertical pillars represents the world of human connected to the upper world. While the Joglo structure was made open suggesting that Javanese people are open to their surroundings.