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Big Hinduism Temple

The temple is very clean. Interesting are the sights of stone from other cultures like maya culture... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Osterkirchstieg
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Kampot, Cambodia
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Magical Night View

Any temples always have good view in daytime. But only few temples that will show you their... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Elizabeth S
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  • Poor1%
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“east java” (6 reviews)
“pay attention” (2 reviews)
“km north” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Desa Panataran, Blitar, Indonesia
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The temple is very clean. Interesting are the sights of stone from other cultures like maya culture an so on. Should to visit.

Thank Osterkirchstieg
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Any temples always have good view in daytime. But only few temples that will show you their stunning and magical night view, - and Penataran Temple is one in the list. Twice a year, the local art culture association held Fullmoon festival, celebrated with traditional...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

If you're into history, you can't miss this temple when you're visiting East Java Province. It was the third biggest ancient temple in Indonesia, built in the 11th century, started by the Kingdom of Kediri, later continued by Singhasari and Majapahit Kingdom in order to...More

1  Thank Wima B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

a very impressive Hindu temple from Majapahit era, well preserved and not many visitors. a lot of interesting ruins nearby. bring sunscreen to reapply. sun is very strong this part of the indonesia.

Thank WalkWalkTalk
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
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
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
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
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...More

Thank Yoyok L
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
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