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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  • The temple complex consists of nine temples of gedong songo true to its name this is a plateau on the slope of Mount ungaran. On arrival a bit too late in the afternoon and the weather is rainy so the air feels very cold coupled with an increasingly thick fog. To achieve all these temples can be done on foot or ride a horse. I only managed to get in the first temple, second temple and next to me was not able to because the fog is already quite thick so annoying my eyesight who use glasses plus a slippery road and rather steep so would harm my self if continuing the journey. Visitors are also available for food and beverage sellers around temples, public toilets, a small mosque to worship. In addition in this temple complex is also permitted to camp.
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  • This is my 2nd time to gedong songo.. Because our passing bus pake ambarawa, the heaviest tracks between temples to the temple 1 to 2 ... The rest are near enough & ramps ... The weather is quite cool, beautiful views over the Hill, terbayarlah all fatigue walk circling the temple. ..
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  • GEDONG SONGO. Rekonendasi compulsory place you visit when the weekend ya guys. Compulsory banget kinjungi when you mlipir to semarang. With a cheap entrance fee but you would dapet WAHH thing anyway!. You would benikmati a long journey and make a sufficient keringetan hehe. How steep a goodly tracking baseball, but make you bring your spouse would make soosweet dah because certainly the spouse you will hold your hand under the top sampe dr. . Don't worry kalo ga bring drink along the way tracking warung2 on selling drinking kok. Create a gamau capek2 way can kok rented horses from either the bottom or top of the cuman sampe for transportation down any gajadimasalah aja deh. Important happy. . Best spot selfie kalo according to me in the temple 4 gaes. You would then serve in a panorama of the city of semarang in lhoo penuhh. Would make a weekendmu seneng dahh. Who wants a mandatory partner search jalan2 sambi banget sih we look at Saturday and Sunday because Manchester rame banget. Nahhh can tuh you pilih2 hehe sapatau match. . Picnic game let Kuuyyyy mood galaumu is lost. HTM: 10000 PARKING: 2000 and MALAYSIA: SAKUATMUU
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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.
  • Check all of these: - Historical and culturally significant site - Hiking track - Hotsprings and fumarole (geothermal manifestation site), so its very educational - Warm, breezy, scenic atmosphere - Pine forest - Horse riding - Local coffee plantation and vegetable patches Perfect for family short getaway from hot Semarang city. Better pack your picnic foods for more complete experience bcs foods around here is just so-so.
  • We can get the fresh air and beautiful landscape here. We can tracking several temple by riding a horse or just walking.
  • With paying for about Rp. 50.000 you can enter this place. That price is totally worth because the view from this place is so gorgeous, you can view lower semarang state, houses, trees, and factories are visible from up here. The air here will make you feel refreshed. Beside all of the view this place offer you a hot spring which you can enjoy with your families and friends. I recommend coming to this place when it's still weekdays, because when the weekend come, this place will be crowded and you can't enjoy to the fullest.
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