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Quite a hike ...

It isn't close or cheap to get there, so if you're not a big religion or temple buff, I might... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2018
Bryan H
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Portland, Oregon
Temple in the middle of a village

It's a small temple if compared to Borobudur Temple. The temple is clean. It is bordered with... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
FritsGun
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Desa Candirenggo, Malang, Indonesia
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 7, 2011

There are quite a number of ancient ruins in the area around the highland town of Malang. Easily the pick of them is this one, Candi Singosari. There were seven kings of the Singosari Dynasty, a short, ill-fated line who ruled East Java during the...More

4  Thank camsean
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

Built to honour the last & greatest king of the Singosari Dynasty, Kertanegara. King Kertanegara is famed in modern times for insulting a great figure in Asian, Middle Eastern, Persian & European history, the Mongol Kublai Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan-the most ruthless ruler the...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

It is easy to find this candi as it is on the main road. The candi itself looks like relatively well preserved. But the whole Singosari complex has been separated. This candi was built to keep the ash of Kertanegara, the last king of Singosari....More

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

It isn't close or cheap to get there, so if you're not a big religion or temple buff, I might suggest not making the trek. The big statue guys are about 200 meters down the street from the main part of the temple. Make sure...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

It's a small temple if compared to Borobudur Temple. The temple is clean. It is bordered with fence. There is some cheap food stall in front of the temple. You can find the temple in the right side of Surabaya-Malang road of Singosari. If you...More

Thank FritsGun
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Just wondering that all the priceless statues were only a tiny part of the Indonesian history. There MUST be millions more out there, and we fail to conserve them well. This site can be better with more written information about each things there. Why there...More

Thank Agustinus A
Reviewed June 6, 2017

This ancient temple site, although small, seems to be a central part of the city, although attracts few tourists. Beautiful carvings in the stone work depicting tales of the times.

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Reviewed May 26, 2017

it is really ashamed that they didn't take a good care of a history heritage site. it is pretty nice actually and important so we could learn more about history. it is a cultural heritage, so we have to take a good care of it.

Thank dindaink
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Lovely temple tucked in amongst the hustle and bustle of Malang. You would never know it was there! Really beautifully kept within a walled enclosure with neatly manicured garden and sympathetically placed ruins of what was once a grand temple. Some relics are well preserved...More

Thank Lolatoldme
Reviewed March 5, 2017

This ruin isn't very large, but it has a few impressive statues with some nice detail, and the temple itself is fun to climb and explore. It's worth the trip out from Malang or Surabaya if you're at all interested in the temples or art...More

Thank ZacharyMarret
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Get a good guide via a local tour operator. The history and cultural relevance are truly amazing. Visiting here helps one understand how the world was once connected via trade routs of more that just merchandise; the result was the spreading of ideas, religions, and...More

Thank WorldDiner2014
Reviewed November 30, 2016

This temple is a very old temple in Malang. Its a small place. Great to see this ancient temple and its well maintained. Prayers are still done here. Recommended if you like history.

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