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The Sambisari Temple

Purwomartani Village | Kalasan, Yogyakarta 52281, Indonesia
+62 274 496019
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Good for a quick trip if you have time

Apart from Prambanan and Borobudur, Yogyakarta has a lot to see. One of which is sambisari temple... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pune, India
Recently excavated

This temple is several feet below the present ground level. Few tourists. Like all the Candis this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Purwomartani Village | Kalasan, Yogyakarta 52281, Indonesia
+62 274 496019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from Prambanan and Borobudur, Yogyakarta has a lot to see. One of which is sambisari temple. It is just amazing that an earthquake prone zone has so much which is preserved well and attracts tourism from across the world

Thank ameyajoshi
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is several feet below the present ground level. Few tourists. Like all the Candis this is well maintained. Worth visiting.

Thank PC N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Different from the tall massive temple complex you will normally see at Yogyakarta. This is below the ground level and flatter. Wont have rush and very cheap entry fee. Buy yourself fresh coconut water to refresh right outside the entrance

Thank Ameya K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple was so nice, because it like 'underground' temple and it was in the centre of the area. The important thing is, the toilet not so far.. And also you must use something to covering your head from the sunlight

Thank Yuliana T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully restored temple near airport. It's worth visiting on the way to prambanan. Architecture is bit different and it's kinda sunken or below ground level. Like any place in Java, visit early or later in the day rather in the noon. That way you will...More

Thank Girish D
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

It is very accessible from the airport and you can drop by to this temple, as it is along the way to Prambanan. One thing I like about this place is, it is more serene, not so crowded, actually there are more chickens than people...More

Thank FaeMarieS
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The Sambisari Temple is a 9 century Hindu temple. It was buried by lava after a Mount Merapi eruption centuries ago and discovered by a farmer in 1966 who bumped his foot in to a piece of carved rock. If you are in the neighborhood...More

Thank Hotfarm
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Great architecture and history, not crowded so you can see it at your pace. A Hindu Sivalinga still exists through no prayers. Read the history before visiting. Great for photos

Thank Giri4Coffee
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Visit this one first, before going to Prambanan, as it's smaller and less impressive. It won't be crowded though. There were more chickens than people when we dropped by.

Thank jonosterman
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I along with my family visited the Sambisari Temple at Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 25th April 2017. We visited this place in the afternoon en route to Prambanan Temple (as the two places are close by). The tickets are also very affordably priced, approx USD 1.5...More

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