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We were doing a motcycle trip through the country side when we stumbled across this fine church... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Dawannes
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Hoogstraten, Belgium
Unique Catholic church in the countryside.

As a Catholic, I found this church to be very interesting, beautiful, and unique. I'm so glad that... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Naarden
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Portland, OR
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We were doing a motcycle trip through the country side when we stumbled across this fine church, Javanese style church , nice grounds , always busy, but a perfect stop for a look see how the locals practice their faith

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

As a Catholic, I found this church to be very interesting, beautiful, and unique. I'm so glad that I went! (For non-Catholics, I'm not sure that they would find the drive out to this location to be worthwhile.) The architecture, artwork, and religious iconography is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We come and praying Holly Mary with the quiet ambience and very nice traditional Java architecture. The mass also doing in Javanese language.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

A Javanese style Catholic church in a Hindu temple setting. Remarkable eclectic mixture. Represent the Javanese cultural tolerance at its based. Sacred and quiet at midnight. Great for meditating and pilgrimage. Don't forget the spring water too.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Its really far from Yogyakarta, I went there by motorcycle. But once i got there, its really good. I am a moslem but i enjoy spiritual place like church or temple. First you need to dress polite to respect the place and the people. When...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Ive been here a few times, for weddings and also just to visit. It's not really a number one tourist destination in Yogya, maybe class 3, but I enjoy it. It offers a fascinating insight into the cross-spiritualism of Java, where a Catholic person can...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Ganjuran Church (new building) built with a Yogyakarta royal touch. Dominated by green color and packages of artistic architecture. People usually come to pray at the Candi Hati Kudus Yesus as an honor to the Jesus Christ. Most of them also have some time to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

First time I go mass here, The building is very etnic with many carv in every corner. There one big pendopo to seat and have a break a minute. The garden also big and there is one temple used by Catholic to pray to Mother...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

Catholic architecture wasn't the first thing I was expecting in Yogyakarta. But this church is beautiful. It is a wonderful example of the Catholic Church's ancient tradition of inculturation: accepting what is beautiful in local cultures while preserving the essentials of Christian doctrine. The church...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank domandkriz
Reviewed April 22, 2018

This church is only 10 mins from my house so I come here quite often, not to attend mass tho. Most of the time I would just talk to locals and visitors (even in normal weekdays there would be significant visitors), and listen to their...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Yea its outside the city. 45mins drive or ride a motobike. There's a gojek or online transportation but i guess it would be uneasy to order a transport from there. Its a lot from the city but not from the church to the city... More
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