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Purwomartani Village | Kalasan, 52281, Indonesia
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All reviews worth a visit close to the airport below ground level adisucipto international airport entrance fee volcanic ash mount merapi ratu boko buried ganesha padi land field complex statues ploughing ashes
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

The Sambisari temple is under the ground which is different from the other temples in Yogjakarta. Place is well preserved and worth a quick visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

The Sambisari temple is the different temple type if you compare with others temple in Jogjakarta. Recommended to visit if you want to explore temples in Indonesia.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

We were surprised to find this big difference compared to all the other temples we have seen. It was obviously digged out, it is well preserved and there was many statues absolutely complete.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Been here for few times and it always amazes me. The temple itself is not really that big but it is below the ground.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The complex of Sambisari temple is situated close to the Yogyakarta Airport. It consists of one main temple and three supporting temples. The guide told us that the main temple building is unique since it does not have shoe basement like other temples in Java....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

If you are on the way to Prambanan temple, the Sambisari is worth visiting. Not a must do but it's a nice stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

Sambisari was submerged in meters of ancient volcanic ash and became a padi field when the farmer hit a rock while ploughing his field. From this they found the lost Sambisari temple and perhaps many more will be unearth..what an amazing finding.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Known this Sambisari temple for a long time, but visited only once last month. I guess the renovation has been completed, although I think not everything has been evacuated. It is easy to find this place and it is in the middle of a kampung,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Amitantri
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Great place, the temple is located close to the adisucipto international airport. This temple is Hindu temple, and 5 meters under the ground.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

It's rare to see a temple being built underground and they had discovered this site by accident, there might be a lot more according to archaeologists. Went on a national holiday the guy at the gate says just go, it's free for you (not sure...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Amitantri | Reviewed this property |
I think you can just go there as long as the library is open. It is right in the middle of the library building. They might ask for fee like when you visit other temples. It’s in the campus of Universitas Islam Indonesia... More