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Muaro Jambi Temple Complex

26 kms from Jambi, Jambi, Indonesia
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Nice place to visit, but need improvement

Many temples inside, large enough to explore and each of them has own historical background from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sangmegi11
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Most reviewers already talked about the temples, the bikes, and the location itself. I like this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AnziG11
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Bogor
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26 kms from Jambi, Jambi, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many temples inside, large enough to explore and each of them has own historical background from the Srivijaya Kingdom era. Trees are planted surrounding the area and make the weather not too hot at the sunny day. Really recommended to take photos here for who...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most reviewers already talked about the temples, the bikes, and the location itself. I like this site because it is unique. A bit different with other sites, and now as of 2018 they have Boat ride at super reasonably cheap price (0.5$). Imagine combining the...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

The site is the lesser known ancient Indonesian temple, located just outside city of Jambi. The temple believed was built during Sriwijayan Era by Sriwijaya empire which was a great and influential empire from its time. You can rent bike to circle around the complex,...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

The site even bigger than Borobudur Temple in Java. It has around 80 ancient temples, however there are only 8 temples that have been restored. The local visitors didn't respect this place as one of the national heritage, they litter anywhere and make noise. It's...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

We enjoyed strolling around the complex. It is unusual in Indonesia to be able to walk without lots of traffic. You can rent bikes but the distances are not that great. Good atmosphere. We had delicious banana fritters at small cafe just before the Candi...More

Thank Diana k
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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Fascinating site. Tranquil and thought-provoking. It's like you can feel the collective stories of countless individuals now lost to history. The restored temples are regal, but what isn't there is even more striking than what is. I found myself oddly emotional standing on top of...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Not far from Jambi city, 1/2 hour by taxi. Bikes for rent to get around on the site. Little museum with reasonably good info.

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Reviewed May 14, 2017

Visited Muaro Jambi Temple as am interested in the various old Candis around Indonesia, with most in Java and this one in Riau Sumatra being a very unusual survivor location wise from past history. Not really a great spot, but gave it four dots on...More

Thank Terry L
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

The complex consists of a few temple on its own. It is build on red stone with some simple craving. The location is a bit out of town, so prepare your transportation as there does not seems to be any public one when we were...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

This is the biggest temple complex in south east Asia, which consists of hundreds of individual temples that are spread around hundred of hectares area. A must visit place for heritage lover!

1  Thank DitoCahya
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Atika R
December 20, 2016|
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Response from Ristianto_Pribadi | Reviewed this property |
hi there.. I guarantee that the temple is a safe place to visit, not too far from Jambi (around 40 minutes) with a very smooth road.
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Atika R
December 20, 2016|
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Response from Wulan_Dewi | Reviewed this property |
Hi salam kenal. Saya jawab dalam Bahasa Indonesia ya. Lokasi candi ini di area perkampungan jadi aman. Jarak dari pusat kota Jambi ke sini sekitar 45 menit, melewati jalan yg bagus. Dengan pemandangan perumahan dan beberapa... More
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Phanghwee
December 1, 2015|
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Response from TravelbookOTG | Reviewed this property |
Jambi is not a big city. You might have trouble finding a tour guide, but may be able to utilize the taxi. There is nothing interesting in this city. The condition of the temple looked unkempt. I think jambi still... More
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