Candi Arjuna Dieng Plateu

by Yulius Satria Wijaya December. 05, 2011 5010 views

Arjuna temple is a Hindu temple complex-century relic from 7-8, located in Dieng Plateau, Banjarnegara regency, Central Java, Indonesia.

Built in 809, Arjuna Temple is one of the eight existing temple complex on the Dieng. All seven other temples are Semar, Gatotkaca, Puntadewa, Heroine, Sembadra, Bima and Dwarawati.

In this temple complex there are 19 temples, but only eight are still standing. The buildings of this temple is currently in poor condition. The stones of the temple there that have been falling, while in some parts of the building is visible cracks stretching as wide as 5 cm. In addition, this building has begun to tilt toward the west. Eastern foundation has collapsed around 15 to 20 cm.

Environment around the temple also do not support maintenance. Long-cultivated land to population farms plant the potatoes, vegetables, and flowers.


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