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Address: Desa Panataran, Blitar, Indonesia
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good complex of temple

this candi its near bung karno museum complex so if you want go to bung karno complex don't forget to take your time to candi panataran and its recommended for hunting photos

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
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Sidoarjo, Indonesia
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Sidoarjo, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

this candi its near bung karno museum complex so if you want go to bung karno complex don't forget to take your time to candi panataran and its recommended for hunting photos

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Point Cook, Victoria, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We travelled easily from Blitar by motorcycle to the site of this temple at Penataran only about 20 to 30 minutes north. On the way in to the site we signed a guest register and paid a small donation. I don't think there is a fixed entry fee and if there is the guard at the registry didn't say anything.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I suggest you pay a visit at least once in your whole life time. If u r addicted to the history, then reading a book isn't enough. Immerse yourself into it and feel the atmosphere there. It only takes 2 hrs from Malang heading to the West at the same direction to Kelud Mt. U won't feel tired once u... More 

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Mindanao, Philippines
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116 reviews 116 reviews
8 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is an out of the way, Lovely temple. Worth a trip. Now that a trip to Mt. Kelud is a dud, visit this temple anyway.

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Cologne, Germany
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

This is a beautiful and awesome place. You need some time to stroll around and pay attention to all the fascinating details. Don't go at noon or bring a sun cap or umbrella; it can be very hot and not much shade around.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

I went there by car from Kediri, a neighboring town of Blitar, it took me around an hour to get there. The street signs are quite clear, so you won't be clueless in case you forget your GPS or travelling solo without your guide. When you arrived at the gate, you must pay IDR3000 per person, very cheap. Once you're... More 

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Yogyakarta
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117 reviews 117 reviews
21 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

An interesting place to stop in at on your way through along the south coast road. Detailed Relief work and well maintained yards mark this important landmark The exposed temple site is much smaller than perhaps well known sites such as Deing, Borobodur, Prambanan, Kalisan, Plaosan etc but in its defence the relief work is much more detailed and the... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

The Temple is quite well maintained, clean. but lack of interesting attraction. We're just seeing around the temple. nearly nothing to do. Local visitors have "picnic" under shady area (not many) For travelers who use the public transportation like I did. It's another story. There's only one public transportation that can brings you to the site. a yellow mini van... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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73 reviews 73 reviews
18 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

truly there is not much to see. There are a few partial temples with some well preserved reliefs. Although we were on a private tour, our tour guide had the security guard who has learned this place for decades show us around. A positive is there were no other tourists. We were visiting Indonesia for 3weeks so this was one... More 

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Malang
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

it's located in Blitar, 2 hours from malang. The location is in the same direction if you want to reach mount Kelud (one of volcano in east java). To get there you'll need to rent a car with a good driver, because there's not much sign to locate the place. The cost appr 500.000 IDR to rent the car. When... More 

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