Sukuh Temple

Sukuh Temple is a Hindu temple, located in Berjo Village, Ngargoyoso District, Karanganyar Regency, Central Java. This temple is estimated to be built at the end of the 15th century, included in the ranks of young temples in Indonesia.

Unlike other Hindu temples, the basic form of Sukuh Temple is a storeyed terrace with the most sacred part located at the end back and the highest. This form is characteristic of a pre-Hindu sacred form. That’s why the architecture of Sukuh temple considered to deviate from the bookmaking of Hindu temple, Wastu Widya.  Continue reading “Sukuh Temple”