Sukuh Cetho Temples
The temple Sukuh is one of the many Hindu relic in Central Java. Located on western slope of Mount Lawu, 91`0 meters above the sea level and 7km from Karangpandan. Sukuh Tempel was built in the XV century just before Mosleem penetrate throughout the island of java. It is also usually called "the most erotic temple in the world. Sukuh has a unique from structure which also shows Indonesia original elements. more prominent rather then mostly Indian temple elements. It is a holy structure of building for Siva religion that in Indonesia is a symbolize by phallus which visualizing in real as a man sex organ. The architecture alone set Sukuh apart. It is a stepped, truncated pyramid, and it looks very like the Mayan temple of Yucatan an Guatemala in central America. The temple is a spiritual monuments with a complete relieves that really enchanting and rare.
Cetho Temple is located 15 km from passing through the tea plantation, Cetho temple built at the same period with Sukuh temple, but this temple has architect resembles with Hindus temples in Bali that compound by the levels gates. This has mysterious story as temple built in period after Borobudur temple or Prambanan Temple but Cetho temple look like the older temple and in this complex of this temple you could find the statue that similar with Sumerian statue, that alive so far before.
We offer this daily departure tour to Sukuh and Cetho Temple from Jogjakarta, for further information please contact us