Gedong Songo Temple, Ambarawa

A cluster of small Hindu Javanese buildings built in the 8th century, Gedong Songo Temple sits atop a mountain for views of the surrounding landscape. Representing the oldest Hindu structures in the area, the temple is an early example of architecture erected from the volcanic stone abundant in the Javanese mountains, similar to Dieng Plateau. You can drive a car to the site, but consider renting a ride on horseback from town for an authentic, local feel. Make Gedong Songo Temple a part of your Ambarawa vacation plans using our Ambarawa sightseeing planner .
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  • Amazing beautiful place make us happy berlama2 on site ... but not all of the temple we went because sdh tired ... Green scenery and fresh air yg make us the more spirit in the morning ... it turns out the greatness of historical heritage is very nice take the benefits ... in a mountainous area of the Temple could be built there are 9 separate places by means of a human reply to wake up the people Temple Milky ... kalo mas bro ill visit loss ...
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  • One has the option of walking from the small town or ride a horse up to the temples. We opted for the horse for it is a steep walk to the top. There are 5 temples the size of the picture. The ride or ...  more »
  • To this we ckup passing direction bandungan ascending later there are instructions. To get to this place the streets uphill continues. Fit weekend super solid. Prepare drinking water yg ckup and tenanga extra for all of mengintari Temple. Keringatan fuel and need water untuknmelepas thirst. Views do not asked again for sure is nice.
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  • A nice getaway from Semarang Central Java. Only 1.5hrs driving. This Hindu temple complex offers : fresh mountain air, temples, and a hot sulfur water pool directly from the spring. You can choose either trekking or horse-back riding to visit all the temples. They also provide private bungalows for staying the night and playing ground for kids. The parking lot is better now.
  • Great place to find fresh air outside Semarang city. The temples are located separately but in 1 complex. Either you walk the hill or horseback riding to reach each of the temples. Each temple has their own story and purpose. To ride a horse, you need to pay around 8p-100K per horse. For the entrance, I think around 10K.
  • Historical sites where we can find nine temples left from the hundreds years ago. Located separately in hilly areas and we can only reach each one of them by walking. When you have plan to explore it one by one by noon please don't forget to bring water cause the weather cannot be predicted, it can be very hot or even cloudy. When I visited there was traditional dancing performance called Jaran Kepang played by several dancer who were basically teenagers. Love it.
  • There are have 9 temples with different place, very beautiful. If mist come , the view very magical . Ride horse available .
  • Lovely place for walking from a temple to another temple, also have hot spring because the weather is so cold.
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