We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Muaro Jambi Temple Complex

Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 26 kms from Jambi, Jambi, Indonesia
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 79 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Différent temple compare Java Island

Nice To visit this temple as différent type. Very clean .... and fresh air. Must visit this temple To hear the story behind.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Bellevampire
,
Cikarang, Indonesia
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 25: English reviews
Cikarang, Indonesia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice To visit this temple as différent type. Very clean .... and fresh air. Must visit this temple To hear the story behind.

Helpful?
Thank Bellevampire
Bogor, Indonesia
Level Contributor
64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just found this temple from my car rental driver in jambi, after my 6th time of visiting Jambi. The temple complex was quite big, almost half of Prambanan temple. The place was quite clean and you could find souvenir shop and food stall there. Oh ya, the local provide bicycle for rent at very reasonable price (IDR 10.000 or... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ristianto_Pribadi
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
191 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

This type of structure is rather common in Vietnam at the Champa sites of central Vietnam. Old temples that have been destroyed and are being rebuilt with red bricks and some of the old pieces. My largest problem with this is, I can't be sure if the temples that now stand are a true reproduction of what was there. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rev-d O
Bandung, Indonesia
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Muaro jambi is one of unigue tample in small city of jambi, scenary arround is beautiful and i think the local government need to explore more out

Helpful?
Thank Shidiq P
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The Muarojambi Temple Complex was dated to 7A.D. and holds an important part of the Malay history. It is unique since the temples were built using bricks rather than volcanic rocks like most temples found in Indonesia. To reach the location is relatively easy from the Jambi city, we could rent a car from hotel and take us to the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Rendra H
Newark, Delaware
Level Contributor
213 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is an enormous archeological site, filled with semi-excavated temples. The historical importance can't be over emphasized and it is really very interesting to see. I recommend going from Jambi City by boat and returning by car as our group did. This is not to be missed.

Helpful?
1 Thank Peter C
Bogor, Indonesia
Level Contributor
37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

this place used to be sriwijaya kingdom's university. it is believed that the total site is larger than angkor wat. but it's not maintained properly. lots of bushes attract mosquitos, the pathways are dirty and muddy, river cruise in a small river full of trash. foods are expensive. bring your own water and food. and any picnic equipment. you can... More 

Helpful?
Thank owajawa
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
43 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

You will not find anything but disappointed. This place is not a good place for traveller. It's look like so usual and not interesting. Needing more maintenance, arrangement, and revitalisation.

Helpful?
Thank TravelbookOTG
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

It was for business that I visited Jambi with my colleague. A local driver offered us to go one part of the site nearest to Jambi, that took about 30-60 minutes from the city. As it was a very huge complex, it has bicycle rentals around the gate. Need to rent a comfortable one, as it took quite a long... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Dyah B
Bogor, Indonesia
Level Contributor
87 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The temples and ruins in the complex are older than Borobudur temple.They are relatively in good condition.Concrete pavement inside the complex helps visitor to enjoy it if not interesting to explore each temple or ruins.I suggest you to have mosquito repeller before coming in,bring mineral water because it's very humid,put your hat & sunglass on or take the umbrella.

Helpful?
Thank si_bolang_girl

Travelers who viewed Muaro Jambi Temple Complex also viewed

Jambi, Jambi Province
Jambi, Jambi Province
 

Been to Muaro Jambi Temple Complex? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Muaro Jambi Temple Complex and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Muaro Jambi Temple Complex staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?