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Address: Purwomartani Village | Kalasan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Really small temple worth the visit. Its less crowded and more peaceful. Drop by to this temple and it really describe about Hinduism.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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English first
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Compared to other temple, this Sambisari is small Siva temple. You can find many Shivlinggam and Hindu's deity sculptures such as Ganesh and Parvati goddes.

Thank drFristia
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Understanding cultures and origins via a guide improves the visit giving you a more enlightened appreciation.

Thank Mark L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really small temple worth the visit. Its less crowded and more peaceful. Drop by to this temple and it really describe about Hinduism.

Thank JaimeKavitha
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we already visit some temples here, this one ok to visit during afternoon. As the entrance only 2k/person and few tourists there, we can enjoy it more relax and take picture.

Thank Alfanip
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A self-contained little gem, very pleasing in its geometry. You can perceive the Hindu symmetry in this temple. The deities are interesting and it prepares you for the main Prambanan temples.

Thank bishansamaddar
Southern Nevada
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261 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

If you travel with throwaway socks when visiting mosques and temples, relax. Keep your shoes on. Very photogenic and historic. Must see.

Thank beetcanner
San Francisco, California
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55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Inexpensive entry fee, nearby parking, cold drink and and snacks for sale, not crowded, no tour guide hassles, easy to explore, unique, and takes less than an hour to walk all around - how's that for a perfect cultural tour stop? Be sure to stop by the "Informasi" room for some details (One sign in English in the back) so... More 

Thank SFO_Drew
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We, Alam Bahasa Indonesian Language School, can also take you to do Field Trip to Sambisari Temple. The place is unique as it is basically underground. It was found by a farmer who accidentally struck his hoe on the surface of the temple. Very misterious! Worth a visit!

Thank Alam_Bahasa
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This is a small but not big temple. It is located lower than the road level and this can be easily missed. Simple buildings in it that can be covered in less than half hour. Despite all these, it is still a temple worth visiting and discovering. It does invoke its own wow and wonder factor.

Thank binzto
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28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The temple was accidentally found by Padi farmers years ago when they prepare the field for cultivation. But many believe it was at ground level at the of building based on the drainage system but was buried after years of volcano activitis plus possibility of ground movement as well. Unique as it's own right. It's far from prambanan temple but... More 

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