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The Small Temple in Garut

Cangkuang temple is a small temple in Garut. This place is unique place because to visit Cangkuang... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Testo T
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Tangerang, Indonesia
via mobile
Good attempt in preserving ancient culture

Sure, the temple is not that big. But it's a really good attempt to preserve the whole place; the... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
indraswp
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Jakarta, Indonesia
via mobile
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May 27, 2018
“The Small Temple in Garut”
Jan 18, 2018
“Overshadowed by the Islamic arrival ”
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Desa Cangkuang, Garut, Indonesia
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Cangkuang temple is a small temple in Garut. This place is unique place because to visit Cangkuang temple you have across the lake by sampan bambooe boat. It takes time about 10 minutes. The fee entrance is very cheap Rp 10.000,- includes the boat. The...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Sadly, this small temple on a fantastic and picturesque location in the middle of a lake does not have any real information on the hindu history behind the piece of culture and the small memorabilia house only tells the story of the Islamic conversion of...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

we arrived by bus. had to cross the pond with a somekind of bamboo being tied together, they highlighted more of the arrival of islam there than the story of the temple itself

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Sure, the temple is not that big. But it's a really good attempt to preserve the whole place; the village, the lake, and the temple itself (because we know it's hard to preserve something, yeah?). Guide was informative. We had to rent a small traditional...More

1  Thank indraswp
Reviewed 29 January 2017

When I arrived, I parked in a yard large enough and many kiosks that provide souvenirs made of wood. Before heading to the temple, are required to buy a ticket to get into the area and only a few miniature temples and images of the...More

1  Thank ZOUVA
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Quite surprisingly it's very relaxing to visit this little temple. Temple in the middle of an island surrounded by lake, and you have to get into the island by bamboo rafting ... Very nice view and surroundings ...

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Cangkuang Temple has a nice location. For visitor, you need to take a getek (small boat) to reach the destinations. You need to pay Rp 4K/person or you can pay Rp100K for one boat. It will take you only 5min to reach the temple. You...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2016

Not much Hindu temple in West Java to see. Candi Cangkuang is a small Hindu temple on a tiny island. To reach there, taking bamboo raft with capacity around 20 people max. It is not so special compared to Hindu temples in Central Java and...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

The place is not that special, but worth a visit if you're in Garut. The entrance is Rp 5.000, but you have to pay another Rp 4.000 to use the raft if you want to see the temple.

Thank farraas
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Our guide told us of this Hindu temple complex in Garut so we thought that we'd go and see it. It turned out to be a 4 minute raft across a small lake followed by a 3 minute walk up a hill to the extremely...More

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