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Candi Penataran

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Address: Desa Panataran, Blitar, Indonesia

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Not in the middle of the day ..to hot

We went there after Kelud mountain ..so it was around midday ..to hot .. Morning or afternoon could be beter . Nice maintain place

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went there after Kelud mountain ..so it was around midday ..to hot .. Morning or afternoon could be beter . Nice maintain place

Thank Herman-Buyle
Arzignano, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Candi penataran is one of Historical heritage of Indonesia. The surrounding temple was very clean, welcoming people around. It's very pleasure to visit even not bigger temple. Very nice.

Thank Blossom S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Just like other temple, not much interesting placed, pay parking about 3000rp and ya just walk and finish. For me, ya just like that :) not that special :)

Thank Sepri A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

The site is small but not heavily visited so we almost had the place to ourselves. It's also well- preserved. Bring a guide or your own background materials as it is not signposted or explained anywhere.

Thank MunichEricJ
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Penataran Tempel located 11 km north of Blitar. Consider as the biggest Hindu Temple in East Java. Whole temple complex is very well preserved (buried under Kelud volcano ash could be on of the reason). On the west side of the complex there is square wall depict Khrisnayana story. The temple is open everyday for public.

Thank Yoyok L
Purwokerto, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

A well maintained historical temple complex, nice to see the lawn within the complex. Very hot during daytime, good to visit in the morning.

Thank reprabowo
Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Candi Penataran (Penataran Temple) is the biggest Hindu Temple in East Java. The temple is great, clean and easy to find from Blitar, around 10 km.

Thank johnbudi77
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

Penataran Temple is one of ancient historical building for Hindus. It is located around 15 km to North of Blitar City. The temple cover about 10.000 sq m. The temple it well maintained, although not perfectly due to possible limited funds. Overall, if you love ancient history, it is worth to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

The first time I came here was during school trip. the last time I came here to see Purnama Seruling Panataran, the attraction during the full moon last November. There are some Hindu temples here such as Naga (dragon) temple and Angka Tahun temple. and here you can see lots of reliefs about Ramayana, Sri Tanjung, and Cerita Panji.

Thank ida_srini
Malang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

The temple was actually old, but the Dinas Pariwisata (Tourism Department) is able to maintain it and to make it looks so lovely, tranquil, and make us feel comfort to be there. Yesterday (August, 15th 2015) My boyfriend and I visited this temple and we feel that it was sooooo wonderful to meet such old temple rightly on a center... More 

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