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Gedong Songo Temple, Ambarawa
(4.5/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
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. Our Ambarawa family vacation planner makes visiting Gedong Songo Temple and other Ambarawa attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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TripAdvisor
  • I was not sure i would be able to make it up the pathways, but slow and steady gave me the chance to enjoy the scenery and the small temples.It is well maintained and may sometimes look very busy crow...  more »
  • Tidak bisa explore tempat ini terlalu lama karena keterbatasan waktu. Setelah menikmati candi pertama dibawah pepohonan dengan cuaca yang lumayan terik tapi tetap terasa sejuk dan dingin pegunungan. S...  more »
  • Are your brakes tuned up? Enough coolant in the engine? Good, then you're ready to go up, up, up Mount Ungaran to visit this temple complex. Stunning views is all I have to say. With small children we...  more »
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  • Great place!! When you have arrived at this place. Make sure that you are ready for hiking. Put your sneakers, ready for bugs, for rain (outdoors), put some mosquito repellent if u want. Hey this is all about nature. Fresh air and amazing view. Don't worry about food or water, locals had it all cover until the last Temple (candi V) all the way down through exit. They provide horse if u want it, so no worry.. Have a great trip..
  • Tempat yg sejuk
  • Pengen kesana lagi
  • tempat bersejarah
  • Temples themselves not exactly astonishing, but the walk and view is very enjoyable.