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Singosari Temple

Singosari  temple located in Candirenggo Singosari, Singosari, Malang. Discovered in the early 18th century circa 1800-1850 as the temple tower of the Dutch. The possibility of giving this name because its shape resembles a tower. Also ever named Cella temple by an archaeologist from Europe by referring to the four openings in the wall of the body section. According to information from the W. Van Schmid who visited this temple in 1856, locals locals gave it the name Temple Dome. At the end of the name, which until now was used because it is located in Temple Singosari, some people call the temple because it is in the village of Renggo, so namely Renggo temple.

Singosari temple building form arguably Singosari special because Singosari temple as if having 2 levels. Chambers of the temple should be in the body of the temple, but the temple of Singosari actually contained in the foot of the temple. Chambers initially also contained inside the statue of Durgamahisasuramardhini, a statue of Ganesha to the east and the south the usual statue Resi Master known as Rishi Agastya. However, currently only a statue of Agastya, while others have been taken to Leiden, Netherlands. The reason why the statue of sage Agastya was not brought to the Netherlands and is a condition that has been damaged due to a severe, so it is not considered feasible brought as gifts to the ruler of the Netherlands at the time.