Sam Po Kong Temple, Semarang

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Admire the traditional Chinese architecture of Sam Po Kong Temple, a religious site dating back to the 1400s. Originally established by a Chinese Muslim explorer, the temple is now shared by visitors of various faiths. In the same spirit of collectivity and togetherness, the look of the temple cuts across cultural lines of style, iconography, and purpose, displaying Javanese and Chinese influences. Take a walk around the grounds to see each of the separate temples and gain interesting perspectives on their complementary design and layout. Before you head to Semarang, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Semarang travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Semarang has to offer, including Sam Po Kong Temple.
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  • Places of worship are open to the public, that is to say, although it is open but visitors must be polite respect other visitors & who wish to worship. There are two kinds of passes i.e. passes can only be used to enter the temple Court area as well as a ticket that can be used to sign in to the building of temples.
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  • Somewhat unique because there is a large drum in it. Drum is the property which usually occur in muslim places of worship.
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  • First timer, curiosity by all of the review.... there are several area here, some of the area have to buy exclusive ticket, if you buy ordinary ticket only get to see the park and cannot go in to the ...  more »
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  • This is also one of the iconic spot in Semarang. This Chinese temple is dominated with red colour and white marbles. There are statue of General Sam Po Kong in the premise and other statues. There also right and left wings structure besides the main temple. Beautiful spot, good for historical lesson and good for photography too since it very instagramable.
  • Great historical place, if you want to know about diversity in Indonesia. Visitor come from other religions also. It's great to take photos here, but be careful don't disturb the people's praying.
  • A great historical place with many exciting Chinese cultural shows. Guide service available and much recommended. Facilities could be better.
  • Place is clean and well maintained. The tour guide was kind and excellent. Overall was a great experience
  • It's easy to be found. The architecture is great. However, it's hot there, there not many shelter beside the temple building. The entrance ticket is okay, but to pay Rp 20K to pray in the shrine??

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