Sunday, August 21, 2016

Visit Central Java : Sam Poo Kong Temple in Semarang.


Sam Po Kong Temple  other than a place of worship and pilgrimage is also an attractive tourist place to visit. Sam Poo Kong, is also known as Gedung Batu Temple.It is the oldest Chinese temple in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. Gedung Batu temple Sam Po Kong is a former stopover place and the first landing of a Moslem Chinese admiral named Zheng He. The address of the temple is at
Jalan Simongan Raya No. 129, Bongsari, Semarang Barat, Jawa Tengah 50245.

Sam Poo Kong Temple, Semarang.
Sam Po Kong Temple Complex consists of a number of platforms ie Big Temple and Sam Po Kong Cave, Tho Tee Kong Temple, and four shrines (Kyai Juru Mudi, Kayai Anchor, Kyai Cundrik Bumi and Mbah Kyai Tumpeng). Big Temple and cave is the most important building and the center of all activities and worship. The cave, which has a spring that never dries, is believed to be a former stopover place once occupied by Zheng He.
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