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Very cool buddhist monastery in Trowulan!

I went to this place with an american guest from New York a few days ago. One of the programs from... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
YogaEfendi
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Yogyakarta Region, Indonesia
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Peaceful - wish there was someone to tell me more about it

I stopped in here while touring around Truwolen. I felt fortunate to see the places I visited... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
atsrinivasan
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Sleeping Buddha became the latest cultural attractions in Mojokerto, and it can be super crowded on weekends or holidays. It located inside Vihara complex so please be respectful. If you were there only for sight seeing, bare in mind you only have this one thing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

This place is great for knowing multicultural ethnic and religion in Indonesia. You can see Buddhist temple, and sometimes there are monk who are praying there.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I went to this place with an american guest from New York a few days ago. One of the programs from the tourism package was Trowulan Archeological Site, East Java Province, Java Island - Indonesia. So from Yogyakarta, we went to Jombang Train Station and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here while touring around Truwolen. I felt fortunate to see the places I visited, including Maha Vihara and the Sleeping Buddha. Unfortunately my guide for the day knew very little about any of the history or background information of the area. So,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank atsrinivasan
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

It's a Buddhist monastery and not open to public, but since it attract many people to come, it opens to public recently, not much to see only a sleeping Buddha statue.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Boogzz
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This Indonesian Sleeping Buddha is the third largest in the world after Thailand and Nepal. It measures 22 meters in length, 6 meters wide and 4.5 meters high. It was built in 2001 and faces south. It is located inside a Buddhist place of worship...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Shining gold statute during sunny day makes you and the statute looks good in the picture. Accompanied with small pond with Koi fish and big trees and temple.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jazman I
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Built in 1989 and considered as one of the popular and largest Buddhist center in Indonesia is located in said to be MOJOPAHIT Kingdom site in centuries ago. The architecture of the temple is based on Javanese style Joglo as the place is in Bejijong...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank ksw-notes
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

It is located inside a vihara (Buddhist worship place) area. If you are lucky, you may get the chance to witness the ceremonial burning of items meant for the dead. It is believed that when you burn items, like miniatures of cars, planes, house, fake...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank gracedco
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I stayed here for a couple of days (and was invited by the monks to stay much longer) while visiting Trowulan. It's a peaceful spot, shaded by huge trees, in a village away from the main road, where potters still make piggy banks the same...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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