We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Purwomartani Village | Kalasan, Yogyakarta 52281, Indonesia
Phone Number: 0274496019

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 177 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Well preserved Hindu temple

A well preserved Hindu temple located near the airport in a residential area. The temple is below ground level with steps leading all the way down. It had been buried under the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
nellielim
,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Add Photo Write a Review

177 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 90: English reviews
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
1,971 reviews
1,324 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 708 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well preserved Hindu temple located near the airport in a residential area. The temple is below ground level with steps leading all the way down. It had been buried under the earth for hundreds of years before being discovered and excavated. Its off the beaten track but worth a visit.

Helpful?
Thank nellielim
Patna
Level Contributor
89 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is a very old temple built out of stone. No worship is held in The Temple but it gives glimpses of the golden era when it was built. It also introduces the culture of the time like a true representation of the time.

Helpful?
Thank manjujitendra
Indonesia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

located in the middle of residentials (outskirt sleman yogyakarta), this temple is one of those not-so-touristy spot to visit. even thought the ticket is very cheap, this temple is pretty well-preserved.

Helpful?
Thank fendi_soebrata
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
95 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The temple is indeed well preserved, and intimate because it's not crowded with tourists (we were about the only people there during our short visit). Well worth the affordable ticket price (2,000 IDR for adult). Minor note: Have exact change ready at entrance. I handed over a 10k note for entrance fee and the guard insisted I paid with 5k... More 

Helpful?
Thank WeeKee
Fairfax, Virginia
Level Contributor
135 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Based on story the Temple was found when a farmer dug the soil for rice field. Entrance ticket not cost much but the area are well maintenance.

Helpful?
Thank Ley s
Level Contributor
47 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

You only pay for Rp. 2000 for the ticket This is huge area and a small temple in the middle. It's beautiful if you take picture from the top.

Helpful?
Thank stefindy
Durban, South Africa
Level Contributor
142 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Our driver suggested we stop here as it was near the airport and was worth a short/quick stop. We liked it, its not as grand as the other temples in the area but was quite nice.

Helpful?
Thank Yogeshn
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
81 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The location is easy to find but it would be a bit crowded once you reach the complex. It's a big complex with almost no tree. So its advisable to visit here not in the daylight...

Helpful?
Thank Danaprawira
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Candi sambi sari is a unique temple, it's place underground. The entrance fee is very cheap. A place that you must see if you traveling to jogjakarta.

Helpful?
Thank Zipkas S
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

a beautiful temple that is located below the ground surface, if you travel to Yogyakarta, particularly in the eastern Sleman Yogyakarta please visit this temple, a historical heritage is priceless

Helpful?
Thank estiyo

Travellers who viewed The Sambisari Temple also viewed

 
Yogyakarta, Java
 

Been to The Sambisari Temple? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Sambisari Temple staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?