Gedong Songo Temples

gedong songo temple on the south of Semarang city

Gedong Songo Temple
The temples were built between AD 730 and 780, except for the first one encountered along the path leading up to the others, which may be 30 years younger. The mane for the complex is not the original one, nor it literal count of the structures; the number9 has numerogical significance in java culture. The temples are more or less evenly spaced between 100-200 meters apart on individual plateaus or ridges projecting horizontally from the mountain.