Majapahit Temple and statue has been rediscovered in Nganjuk

  At the end of January 2016 ago, building temples like and three ancient statues have been found at excavation site that belonged to Nurul Wakhid (50) in the village of Banjarsari, District Ngronggot, Nganjuk, East Java. Buildings with a length of 2.7 meters, 2.1 meters wide and 1.7 meters high, is made of red bricks. Looking at the shape that similar to temple, the building is allegedly made during the Majapahit Kingdom that was used as a place of worship at the time. ¬†The people discovering at the center…

Wooden Puppet

Handmade Wooden Puppet Puppet is the famous traditional performance in Java island. There are many kind of Puppet, such as; human puppet, wooden puppet, leather puppet, etc. All of those puppets usually played in special event. Nganjuk is one of area that produces leather puppet. This kind of puppet is made of animal leather, such as; goat or deer. The processes of leather puppet are by choosing good leather, designed it as puppet, dried and begin to color. More Details www.eastjava.com

The History Of Ngetos Temple

Ngetos Temple Candi Ngetos located at Ngetos village, Ngetos district about 5 kilometers to the south of Nganjuk town. There is an inheritance from the year of 859 Saka or 937 Masehi. This inheritance was made from the red bricks. On that place, Anjuk Ladang, the ancient inscription was also found. Near to this place, there is an historical ancient inheritance that was known by Candi Ngetos. According to the historian, based on that temple form, this temple has made in XV century (Majapahit era). Phisically, this temple has broken…

The History Of Hok Yoe Kiong Temple

Hok Yoe Kiong Temple It was half century ago, the Chinese people in Nganjuk town was Kong Hu Cu. Unfortunately, there were not such appropriate temple to go to. The only thing left was the altar for The Honor of Kongco Tik Tjoen Ong, which was in China Gathering Hall, today’s known as Dr. Soetomo Street, Nganjuk. Even though the condition of the temple was inappropriate, the Parish was large enough. Mr. Soen Boen Lee is one of the parishes who always come to pray to the temple. Since he…

Nganjuk Handicraft

Nganjuk Handicraft Beside its tourism objects, Nganjuk also has some handicraft industries that produces some unique and beautiful handicraft, including; earthen pitcher, bag plait, weave textile, accessories, etc. More about the handicraft products, Nganjuk is already focus on its furniture that become the important commodity for export products. The furniture is made from coconut wood that easy to be crafted into beautiful stuffs like bend, armoire, chair and other goods. From this creation, Nganjuk can raise the regional finance while increasing the tourism sector to be the worth visit destination.…

The Sightseeing Aroung Lor Temple

Lor Temple Lor Temple is located in Candirejo village, Loceret district, Nganjuk regency, about 3-4 km to south from Nganjuk city. Lor Temple was built by Mpu Sendok as his sign of his war with Melayu in the year of Saka 859 or 937 M. Phisically, this temple has broke because it is very old. Its height is 9,3 m and made from red bricks. There are some statue, which found in this temple, such as; Ganesha and Nandi statue. Know on, in the west side of temple, there are…

Lor Temple

Lor Temple Lor Temple is located in Candirejo village, Loceret district, Nganjuk regency, about 3-4 km to south from Nganjuk city. Lor Temple was built by Mpu Sendok as his sign of his war with Melayu in the year of Saka 859 or 937 M. Phisically, this temple has broke because it is very old. Its height is 9,3 m and made from red bricks. There are some statue, which found in this temple, such as; Ganesha and Nandi statue. Know on, in the west side of temple, there are…

Anjuk Ladang Museum

Anjuk Ladang Museum Anjuk Ladang Museum is located in Nganjuk city, and inside it, there are many goods from the Hinduism culture, Doho, and Majapahit which were found in Nganjuk area. In that area, was also found an ancient inscription about the establishment of Nganjuk municipal. This museum is located east of the Nganjuk bus terminal and contains things of historical value such as inscriptions, statues found in the Nganjuk regency. This museum is divided into various building, the front Joglo building contains the Anjuk Ladang inscription whereas the main…

Ngetos Temple

Ngetos Temple Candi Ngetos located at Ngetos village, Ngetos district about 5 kilometers to the south of Nganjuk town. There is an inheritance from the year of 859 Saka or 937 Masehi. This inheritance was made from the red bricks. On that place, Anjuk Ladang, the ancient inscription was also found. Near to this place, there is an historical ancient inheritance that was known by Candi Ngetos. According to the historian, based on that temple form, this temple has made in XV century (Majapahit era). Phisically, this temple has broken…

The Gate To Hok Yoe Kiong Temple

Hok Yoe Kiong Klenteng Nganjuk is a part of East Java regency. Nganjuk is also the central town between East Java and Mid Java, it is been known as “Windy Town”. It was half century ago, the Chinese people in this town was Kong Hu Cu. unfortunately, there were not such appropriate temple to go to. The only thing left was the altar for The Honor of Kongco Tik Tjoen Ong, which was in China Gathering Hall, today’s known as Dr. Soetomo Street, Nganjuk. Even though the condition of the…