Sunday, 15 August 2010

Gedong Songo Temple

Gedong Songo temple is the name of a complex of buildings of cultural heritage of Hindu temple located in the Village Temple, District Bandungan, Semarang regency, Central Java, Indonesia precisely in the slopes of Mount Ungaran. In this temple complex there are nine temples.This temple was discovered by the Raffles in 1804 and is a relic from the era of Hindu culture Syailendra Wangsa-9th century (927 years BC).

This temple has a resemblance to the Dieng temple complex in Wonosobo. This temple is situated at an altitude of about 1200 m above sea level so the air temperature is quite cold here (ranging from 19-27 ° C)Location of nine temples scattered on the slopes of Mount Ungaran has beautiful natural scenery. In the surrounding area there are also neatly arranged pine forests and springs that contain sulfur.

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