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Pagoda Avalokitesvara

Jl. Perintis Kemerdekaan | Kompleks Vihara Buddhagay, Semarang 50269, Indonesia
+62 24 7473590
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A peaceful place

One of the most authentic places in Semarang. The ambiance of this area is very beautiful. I... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
olivia a
PAGODA

i love being there.. it just coincidental but i love the building. its big and high and i love the... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
Mariawp104
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Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
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Jl. Perintis Kemerdekaan | Kompleks Vihara Buddhagay, Semarang 50269, Indonesia
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+62 24 7473590
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

One of the most authentic places in Semarang. The ambiance of this area is very beautiful. I recommend you to come while the sun rises. The morning light is good here (especially below the trees) and also not too much visitors so you can take...More

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Reviewed February 6, 2018

i love being there.. it just coincidental but i love the building. its big and high and i love the atsmophere there.. very quite and calm

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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

It's make you look like you were in China 😁 The pagoda is gorgeous, very good for photo shoot. It is located beside Vihara Watugong, named because of the stone like drum shaped (Watu means stone in Javanese language, Gong is like drum)

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

Nice place to see the great architecture in side and out side pagoda, came here using trans semarang then walked few hundred metre.

Thank Peti A
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

It is a budhist temple in the nice area of semarang surrounded by trees and big Budha statue in the backyard. Try your luck for guessing your love life and life challenge with stone throw then get a number for prediction .... :)

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

Look your history book and you'll found that there was a close connection between Chinese and Semarang City in Indonesia. When Cheng Ho landed in Semarang, he left not only notes in a book, but also a culture. This Pagoda Avalokitesvara is one of million...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Went there by rent car, they close around 9pm i think. Googling first for the open schedule. No need ticket just parking fee. Buddhist place for praying. Pay for the hio for pray. Nice place and big pagoda like in china

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

This is a place of worship, not a tourist attraction. Nice ans quiet peaceful place with very old bodhi tree. There's monastery on the back, a library, and pagoda with large Guan Yin (Kwan Im) statue inside. You could have Tjiam Si here (chinese prophecy)...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2017

Nice place to visit, a lot of knowledge we can get, clean and so natural, place are well manage, thanks

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Reviewed February 2, 2017

Need to go there again if I visit Semarang. The atmosphere is so peaceful. Haven't find many place like this place. It's feel like home. At this place you could find the highest pagoda in Indonesia, you could also ask the keeper how to pray...More

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Response from Rika M | Reviewed this property |
As I remember, there's no cottage surrounding the vihara. However, it is nearby Ungaran and there are some cottages there.
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