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Address: Desa Candirenggo, Malang, Indonesia

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Small place, big soul

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 and deities such as Parvati can be made out. There is a small place to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 of the area. Don't forget the two dwarapala statues a couple hundred meters up the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 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 cultures. It binds us. If you seek to "understand" instead of only to "see" this... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 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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Thank Leisure93
Frankston, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Easy to find and surrounded on three sides by by houses, it is a small grassed area with a well maintained garden. No information available so read up first. Don't miss the two massive dwarapala statues 200 metres further down the road.

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Thank mjoyc48
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Candi Singosari is one of many temples (candi) that scattered around Malang. There's much to be told about the history of the temple, however, not much detail can be found.

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Thank Wintomo T
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

You can learn more about religious side of the people. i think its need more attention from the government to make this site fully renovated.

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Thank Bernard N
Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Back from Mout Bromo we stoped at Candi Singosari just to kill the time. There is not much to see, so broken parts of statues are lined in a row behind the entrance building.

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Thank bernd_frey
Malang, Indonesia
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22 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Candi singosari is near from a highway Singosari-Malang. At there u can see one temple was reconstruct by goverment because many arca was stollen. Near from here u can see a big statue at west

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Thank Mustawan
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

I came here for my son to learn about history in Indonesia Location was quite easy to find, Desa Candirenggo, Kecamatan Singosari, Kabupaten Malang The temple is not big and not complete anymore, anyway its a good spot to learn about kingdom in east Java There is a guide if you need one to explain the history of this temple,... More 

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