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Singosari Temple

Singosari is another Hindus temple in East Java and it is located in Candirenggo village, Malang. It was found by the Dutch people in early of 18th century AD. The possibility, giving this name because it is shaped resembles a tower. Also ever given the name of Cella temple by an archaeologist from Europe, referring to four openings in the wall of the body section. According to information from W. Van Schmid who visited this temple in 1856, the local people gave name as Dome temple. At the end of the name, which until now was used because located Singosari. Some people call it Renggo temple name because it is in Renggo village.
 
The temple forms arguably because the temple has 2 levels. The Chambers should be in the body of the temple, but the temple of Singosari contained at the foot part. Chambers initially also contained inside of Durgamahisasuramardhini statue, Ganesha statue at the east part and the south part is a usual statue of ascetics which known as Rishi Agastya. However, currently, the only statue of Agastya, while others have been taken away into Leiden of Netherlands. The reason why Agastya statue was not brought to the Netherlands, caused the condition of the statue has been damaged due to a severe. So, it was not considered feasible brought as gifts to the queen of the Netherlands at the time.
 
Singosari temple is one of Hindus temple in East Java area and right now is getting more people to come and learn it. The government takes care of this temple and become one of the tourist spots.