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Candi Kidal

Jalan Raya Rejokidal | Rejokidal, Tumpang, Indonesia
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A symbol of freedom

This candi was built to keep the ash of Anusapati, the second king of Singasari, in the 12th... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amitantri
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Very cool

We visited with a good guide from a local tour operator. The history and cultural relevance are... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
WorldDiner2014
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Jalan Raya Rejokidal | Rejokidal, Tumpang, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This candi was built to keep the ash of Anusapati, the second king of Singasari, in the 12th century. The candi was engraved with Garuda story, a Hindu epic. Garuda was freeing his mother. Anusapati was the son of Ken Dedes with her first husband....More

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

We visited with a good guide from a local tour operator. The history and cultural relevance are interesting and significant. VIt was interesting to remember how the world was once connected via trade routes bringing languages, ideas, religions, and cultures. It binds us.

Thank WorldDiner2014
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

Lot of temple located on East Java province especially from Hindu's culture. Also lot of temple not maintained by government. This temple for example. This temple actually quite nice, and has their own character, decoration, story, and art. Located around 1 hours from Malang city,you...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2014

The memorial temple of King Anusapati, the Candi Kidal contains a lot of exquisitely carved kala heads and reliefs detailing the story of Garuda. The standing lions at the corners also distinguish this temple from the others. The entire temple looks well-preserved and, as usual,...More

Thank Ermaximum
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Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

Nice temple in a poor neighborhood since you will smell the chicken nextdoor. Its hardly missed since the temple is far back with small sign in the front. I love the pics I took here tho Its worth to see if u have spare time...More

Thank Jazz260
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Reviewed 25 June 2013

Anusapati, the second king of Singosari dynasty inscribed on his burial temple a story about Garuda, the Hindu bird king man. This story is about how Garuda goes on a crazy adventure mission to rescue his mother from slavery. Anusapati, also lived such an adventure...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2012

Java is one of the richest parts of Southeast Asia archaeologically. Scores of temples dating back five hundred to one-thousand three hundred years ago have come down from the island's Classical Ages. While the temples of Borobodur and Prambanan are now famous and rank with...More

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