Leather puppet is one of the main traditional tourist attractions in Yogyakarta. Puppet got into Indonesia in 15th century, together with the emergence of Islam into this nation. Close relations between leather puppet and Islam broadly affect on the development of the leather puppet, especially the religious concept of its philosophy.

Leather puppet performance is one of the favorite shows in nDalem Kaneman in order to conserve the culture. Another important thing is the leather puppet performed in nDalem Kaneman offers typical style of Yogyakarta Palace.