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Sam Po Kong Temple, Semarang
(3.8/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Sam Po Kong Temple on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Semarang holiday planner.
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  • Tempat persinggahan Laksamana Tiongkok bernama Cheng Ho. Tempat ini sangat tekenal....banyak pengunjung dari luar kota maupun luar negeri ingin tau seperti apa klenteng ini. Bangunannya memang luar bi...  more »
  • Disini tempatnya seperti di china.. Sekarang sudah di renovasi dan tempatnya indah.. Ada patung besar sam poo kong yang keren untuk foto.. Sejarah agama islam masuk ke jawa.. Nice!! 
  • klenteng sam po kong terletak di kota semarang, tiket masuk sekitr 5000 per orang didalamnya terdapat patung laksamana cheng ho dan banyak patung-patung. spot yang indah untuk berfoto dan bersantai 
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  • It is one of the biggest Chinesse Budhist temple here. Come and enjoy architecture, color, statue and history of this place. Don't forget to take some selfie and pretend you were in Beijing or Hong Kong. There's costume rental to make it even more believable. The best spots are the main building, the giant gate and the giant statue of Cheng Ho. If you don't enjoy selfie, you can admire the grandness of this place while sitting in the chair under big trees nearby. While the gentle breeze take your sleepy eyes, you can wonder how a Chinesse eunuch, mariner, explorer, diplomat, and fleet admiral who was a moslem is praised as a god by some. History is an attraction if you are into it, and this place is a perfect place to enjoy it.
  • bagus buat foto
  • This place is good to take some photo and otherwise you can see some people pray in this site, this location is near from simpang lima field. Enjoy and Visit semarang 2016
  • I have to give 3 stars. Not because of the temple is bad, but because there were lots of garbage everywhere. It was either because of irresponsible visitors or the temple's janitors. And for the temple itself, I just love it.
  • Tempatnya bagus