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Singosari Temple

Singosari temple is located in the village Candirenggo, Singosari, Malang. The Singosari temple was discovered in the early 18th century as the temple tower of the Dutch. Giving this name because of its shape resembling a tower. Have also been given the name of the temple Cella by an archaeologist from Europe, by referring to the four walls of the gap found in the body. According to information from the W. Van Schmid who at the time visited this temple in 1856, he gave the name of the temple Dome. Eventually the name was until now used Singosari Temple, some locals refer to as the temple because it is located in the village of Candirenggo.

The building of Singosari Temple has two levels. Temple room should be in the body of the temple, but the temple of Singosari at the foot of it. The chamber was initially to have statues inside the statues of Durga Mahisasuramardhini, on the east side of the room contains a statue of Ganesha and on the south statue Resi Master known as priest Agastya. However, now only a statue of Rishi Agastya alone, while the other statue has been brought to Leiden, Netherlands. The reason why the statue of sage Agastya was not brought to the Netherlands, and is due to the damaged condition severe enough, so it was not deemed worthy to be taken as a gift to the ruler the Netherlands at the time.