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One of my favourite cultural landmark that shows Indonesian diversity

A Javanese style Catholic church in a Hindu temple setting. Remarkable eclectic mixture. Represent... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
asrez
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Yogyakarta
A facinating example of the cross-religion mysticism that is Java

Ive been here a few times, for weddings and also just to visit. It's not really a number one... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David H
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Yogyakarta
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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.

Thank asrez
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Bagoessh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank David H
Reviewed 28 May 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

Thank tirzaongaimei
Reviewed 14 May 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

Thank Yovita W
Reviewed 26 April 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

3  Thank domandkriz
Reviewed 23 April 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

1  Thank Adolf M
Reviewed 20 April 2018

The place is a bit far from the beaten path, but the church is worth a visit. As many have noted, it is a Roman Catholic church designed with Javanese architecture and design sensibilities. It even features statues of Jesus and Mary as interpreted using...More

1  Thank therealDKLo
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

A Christian church complex offering the faithful a huge church, stations of the cross and a holy site. Well maintained and within a short drive from Jogja. Many people collect the famous restorative waters here and send home across Indonesia.

Thank bernie47801
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This is a roman catholic church building with a Javanese joglo house architectural style. The building was beautifully built with intricate decoration on the pillars, ceilings, and antique lamps. The altar, tabernacle, and all liturgical ornaments are designed in harmony with the traditional Javanese culture....More

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