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Address: Jl. Simongan Raya 129, Semarang 50236, Indonesia
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Take a photo, you have to pay for more if you want to go inside 5 temples, but if you only go around the yard. The ticket is Rp 10.000.- around Rp 28.000.- if you want to go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
meibest88
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a photo, you have to pay for more if you want to go inside 5 temples, but if you only go around the yard. The ticket is Rp 10.000.- around Rp 28.000.- if you want to go inside klenteng. Make sure the ticket fee again cause i kinda forget. The place is big but beautiful to take a walk.... More 

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Thank meibest88
Jakarta, Indonesia
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54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this place represents chinese architecture heritage in Semarang. nice place to take pictures. plenty parking space.

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Thank B370
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

a nice place,organized and have chance to pray in the cave from Sam Po Kong.only the attendant from the place where u can hire costume to make foto can be a bit more attentive and friendly to help.not busy themself.overall a good place. can be improve the service .

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Thank Kartika T
Jakarta, Indonesia
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An active temple with long history, good for photography and learn to know the blended culture between chinese and javanese.

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Thank handoko_chandra
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a vast temple of Sam po kong, I admire the architecture and the sight. It's a good spot for taking a picture and very popular with the locals. I just love semarang that is multicultural, the locals are friendly and respectful

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Thank Chan A
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53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Actually this's the place for prayer but the building so nice to take a photo :p . U can felt like Beijing but actually in semarang. You can try the traditional custom.

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Thank Bremi P
Maumere, Indonesia
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155 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple was really beautiful despite the hot weather of Semarang. No matter what is your religion you are able to visit this temple since they separated the touristy part and the ritual part. Too bad the history of Cheng Ho was not elaborated well.

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Thank Argya N
Makassar, Indonesia
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is easy to find. Not far from the center of Semarang city. You will be charged with entrance ticket (IDR 8.000/ person) and IDR 3.000 for motorcycle parking fee. The temple is big with a great architecture design (definitely must visit place in Semarang if you have strong sense of visual art). I was lucky to see lion... More 

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Thank meidym88
Jakarta, Indonesia
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89 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is quite big and beautiful, but the weather is super hot, don't forget to bring an umbrella and sunglasses. There are also available some foods and drinks that we can buy

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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177 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Chinese temple in Semarang may remind people of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. The architecture, the interior and the exterior, gives a sense of strong Chinese culture. If lucky, visitors may be able to enjoy a puppet dance. The area is relatively large. It is good to have an afternoon walk here.

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