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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  • Indah pemandangan di candi gedong songo ini, warna warni bunga juga cocok sebagai background untuk foto hehee Udara sejuk dan cukup dingin untuk kami orang pesisir. Saat ke sini kami sewa tikar untuk ...  more »
  • This is a good spot to visit in Central Java province. Lies on the highland the air is very clear and fresh. We can go surrounding 9 ancient Hindu’s temples by renting a horse. It is so fun to try, bu...  more »
  • Kawasan candi ini terdiri dari 9 bagian, dengan jarak yang cukup jauh anatar candi satu dan yang lainnya. Siapkan fisik Anda,a atu jika ingin Anda bisa menaiki kuda untuk menuju candi-candi yang ada.  more »
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  • Lovely place. Fresh air. I recommend to go all the way to the 9th temple.. you can hire horse ride provided there.
  • the historical temple in semarang, they have a cool weather. family gathering, office gathering, etc.. and they have a good view too ✌🏻
  • Great view, lousy maintenance. No guide or history banner such thing at least for walker tourist. There are second option to travel that is by horse but seems it just riding and photography. Cleanliness is bad, not enough cleaning service officer or trash bin.the horses faeces are on the side of the walkpath as they not wearing the special pants for horse. The local government should take notice and immediate action for this to preserve the sites and surrounding natures.
  • The landscape is wonderful. Enjoy the beautiful view. Very nice place for culture and educational trip
  • 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..

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