Hiking Amazingly in Gedong Songo Temple with Goindonet.com


Gedong Songo Temple
 can be excellent place for you who adore hiking activity in special space that Goindonet.com sure you will get a new experience on there. Yes, this place is included as the Hindu temple built around 8th – 9th centuries. It’s located in Candi Village, Bandungan Sub-District, Central Java. You can reach this place from Semarang at about 1 hour by using motorcycle or car.

Explore the Beautiful Forest in Gedong Songo Temple

What makes this temple different with the other temples is about its spread temples. As its name—Gedong Songo refers to literal name “nine temples”, this place offers 9 different spot to get the awesome temples. You can start from the first temple at the lower place. Just continue walking until you reach different spots on there.

This temple is also amazing. You can rent a horse for the tour if you prefer to save your leg (seriously, it needs an extra power so you should remember to pack your lunch). The cool air around this temple brings a relaxing situation. There is also a warm water pool that you can enjoy during the exploration. Sounds interesting? Let’s take Gedong Songo Temple on your vacation list now.

Go Indonesia :: The Legend And Myth Of Prambanan Temple


Prambanan Temple is one of best attractions in

Yogyakarta Special Region. Unlike Borobudur Temple that is known

as Buddhists worship place, this one is the largest Hindu temple in

Southeast Asia and be the most beautiful site in the world. Make sure to

visit it when you go Indonesia.

How Prambanan Temple was Built

According to history, Prambanan Temple was built in

the 8th century, as the marriagesymbol of Rakai Pikatan, a

Hindu Prince from Sanjaya Dinasty as he had been able to rule Buddhist

Sailendra monarchy. Originally, the temple complex

contained of 250 large and small temple, but then Mataram Kingdom made

the expansion with addition of hundred perwaras. Despite of this

historical record, you may hear a folk legend about the temple. Also

known as Roro Jonggrang Temple, the 1000th statue of the

temple was recognized as Roro Jonggrang, a slender virgin lady. She was

cursed into stone by a young and powerful man named Bandung Bondowoso as

he got angry with the lady’s attempt in thwarting his effort to

marry her.

Goindonet also has one more interesting

information about the temple. It is a popular myth where couples are

discouraged to come to this historical and spiritual site. There is a

belief that they will break up. If you take time browsing the

complete Indonesia tourism info, you can even find more

fascinating myths besides what Prambanan Temple has.