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Sam Po Kong Temple

This place is very popular among tourist to visit, but honestly i don't quite like it, it is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andreas H
Jakarta, Indonesia
The red place

when the officeal ask me whic one ticekt that u need, we have 2 ticekt 1. u can enter to tample... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
akhmad zainal m
via mobile
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Jl. Simongan Raya 129, Semarang 50236, Indonesia
+62 24 7605277
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 August 2015

The Sam Poo Kong Temple is another of the Must see attractions of Semarang and as it was only km from the city centre we went. We got a Taxi there, to be dropped off at the door and it cost us 20,000 Rp. We...More

3  Thank Ashley K
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Semarang's oldest Chinese temple, this huge complex was founded by Admiral Zheng He (Sam Po Kong) at the cave he used for prayer when he first landed in Semarang, but it is now shared by Indonesians of multiple religious denominations. Throughout the centuries, its history...More

4  Thank PORhibido
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very popular among tourist to visit, but honestly i don't quite like it, it is a newly built temple, and you can only see from the outside of the gate.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

when the officeal ask me whic one ticekt that u need, we have 2 ticekt 1. u can enter to tample which is u can do anything whith price 27rupiah 2. u just still around square... that is good to child then take a pic....More

Thank akhmad zainal m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this place several years ago when it was still under development but mostly the main temple has been built. The place was awesome, very vast, wonderful statue of cheng ho, and so on. And most of all, it was quiet place perfect...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

I was so disappointed to see this place, which has so much potential, but it seems that when I visited the temple grounds looked more like a market place than a Buddhist Temple... with, at times, music blaring!! I was hoping to find a peaceful...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

good place to visit, very large temple with many history thing to see and can use for photo, also can pray at there

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the must see places when you travel to Semarang, Central Java! It has many beautiful areas for a great photo opportunity, however a lot of areas are out of bounds, to respect those who are paying pilgrimage or praying. For those...More

Thank Edzmo
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I recommend you to come in morning or afternoon. Is so hot when you come around 11-2. You must pay for the parking, the square (Rp 7000) and the temple (Rp 20.000) but you can't enter because it's only permitted for who those want to...More

Thank zakidiii
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I believe this is one of the landmarks in Semarang, if you have time, just come at least to see its beautiful architecture. I did not expect that the place would be that huge. It was like you were in China. Many photo spots available....More

Thank gtarmidi
Reviewed 3 September 2018

good place to take pictures with beautiful ornaments, little bit crowded, good place to visit on a sunny day in Semarang.

Thank ulviazahro
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The biggest buddhist temple in Semarang. I visited last week, the same time as Cheng Ho Festival. It wasn't so crowded. Lots of food stalls selling local foods there. You have to pay extra to get into the main area of temple. If not you...More

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