CHICKEN CHURCH NEAR BOROBUDUR, MAGELANG

chicken church

CHICKEN CHURCH NEAR BOROBUDUR, MAGELANG

Chicken Church is located in Karangrejo, Magelang, Central Java, about 2km from Borobudur Temple. As the name suggests, this church building resembles chicken.

At the top of the building there is a crown like a rooster, there is also a beak of chicken under the crown, on the left and right of the building there is a chicken-shaped carvings, and behind the building there is a tail like that of a chicken.

Why is it called a chicken church?
The building was built around 1981 was built to be a church by its owner. However, after five years is occupied and used as a church, this place is abandoned by its owner.

After a long leave this building becomes empty and unkempt. The scenery around the church is still natural, because around the church planted with many trees, and if seen far ahead visible hills and even the mountain of Merapi also seen from above the church.

Because many visitors often come to the church, the owner of the church makes this church a tourist attraction. In addition to the unique buildings, trees and hills that look beautiful around the building, residents or tourists who come can also enjoy the beautiful city of Magelang from the top of the building, or rather in the beak of the chicken church. When the weather is clear and not misty, can be seen clearly borobudur temple from the top of the building.

The road to the chicken church is a little difficult if using a motorcycle or car. After about 200 meters through a small tree-lined avenue, tourists will be able to see the chicken church building from a distance of about 50 meters. The building is now being renovated by the owner is still opened for tourists, the cost to enter into the building is Rp 2500, very cheap

The chicken church has two floors, the first floor used to function as a meetinghouse, the second floor is located underground, in the basement there are rooms that were once occupied by the building owner.

To climb to the top of the roof or to the beak of the chicken church, tourists will pass the stairs. Because the building is still in the stage of renovation, tourists should be really careful when passing stairs. When it reaches the half of the chicken church building, as said at the beginning, tourists can see the skyline of the city of Magelang from a height.

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IDR  650.000 / CAR (capacity 1-5 persons)
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Exclude : Entrance fee, Meal, Donation, Parking, Travel Insurance, Guide.
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IDR  650.000 / CAR (capacity 1-5 persons)
Include  : Car, Driver, Fuel
Exclude : Entrance fee, Meal, Donation, Parking, Travel Insurance, Guide.
Pick up and drop at your hotel

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