Visit the oldest Chinese temple in Semarang, Central Java
Marvel at the unique mix of Chinese and Javanese architecture
Rent an imperial Chinese costume and pose for pictures at various spots
Enjoy various entertainment shows and a food bazaar
Constructed in the early 15th century by Chinese explorer Zheng He, Sam Poo Kong is the oldest Chinese temple in Semarang and is an icon of Central Java. The complex consists of 4 temples that feature a unique mix of traditional Chinese and Javanese architecture. Here, you can learn about history through various fun, educational activities, such as renting an imperial Chinese costume and watching cultural performances like the lion dance. There’s also a food bazaar that you can go to every weekend.