Attraction Candi Songgoriti Songgokerto Batu Jawa Timur Indonesia Published on: 13-11-2015
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Why Songgoriti is special ?
Songgoriti is located in Songgokerto village, Batu district, under the hillside of Mount Panderman and has a hot spring pool. There is temple Songgoriti and Ganesha Statue as the empire omission of Singosari and Dutch era. Songgoriti Temple is located in a dale dissociating between mountainsides of Arjuna with mountainside of Kawi. This temple has built with a hot spring, which had believed able to heal various diseases. Seen from its simple architecture style, this temple classified as eldest temple in Central Java and the decoration described Central Java manner.
Songgoriti tourism object is surrounded by nature scenery, so that it has fresh and cool air. This object is very interesting for anyone who wants to walk around for having relaxed or feel the real nature nuance.
What to explore at Songgoriti?
Songgoriti is probably the single most attractive village in the area of Batu and a day or half day spent just wandering here will be time well spent. There are some nice hot springs to relieve tired legs and a notable Hindu temple dating from the Majapahit period in the 15th century. There is also a "water park" with a swimming pool, clean toilets (a rarity in Indonesian public places), statues of various kinds (Chinese monkey king and his "bands"; fruit; cars; sculptured trees), Chinese style pavilion. Boats can be hired to get around the pond. Nearby, Pasar Songgoriti is a traditional and tourist market selling mostly apples, bonsai plants, and volcanic stone mortars and pestles.
How to get to Songgoriti?
The area lends itself very well to walking. There are regular local angkot (public minivan) services and all of the better hotels offer tours and/or private transport to the main sights. You can hire a private car from your hotel to reach the place.
Candi Songgoriti Songgokerto Batu Jawa Timur Indonesia