Chicken Church (Gereja Ayam): A Giant Church In The Midle Of Junggle


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Chicken Church is located in Kembanglimus Village, Magelang, Central Java. It was built by Daniel Alamsjah after he received a divine message from God that he had to build a place of worship on a hill. This incredible Chicken Church attracts hundreds of travelers and photographers to get sunrise.

CHICKEN CHURCH DESCRIPTION

This chicken church is located in Kembanglimus Village, Magelang, Central Java. About 45 km from Jogjakarta to the North. This location is also close to Putuk Situmbu, a place to see beautiful sunrise from a hills and of course not far from Borobudur. The building was originally built as a prayer house 67-year-old by Daniel Alamsjah after he received a divine message from God that he had to build a place of worship on a hill . Although he intended the building to resemble a dove, the locals care more that it looks like a chicken, nicknaming it “Chicken Church.” . The building has a twin on the coast of Atlantida, Uruguay, South America.

According to the owner’s statement. This chicken church isn’t as a church in general but as a place to pray for all religions and other functions are also used as rehabilitation of children with disabilities, mental retardation and also drug addicts. And now by local or foreign tourists use it as an alternative place to see sunrise or sunset.

SUNRISE VIEW POINT

Chicken church is also famous as a place to see sunrise from the top of the church tower. You can see the natural beauty around the Borobudur temple surrounded by mountains and hills. The scenery around Menoreh hill will be a visual dish that spoils the eyes of visitors. Rice fields stretching in the distance, some hills lined, as well as Borobudur temples that look elegant in the distance.

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PHOTO SPOT

When you climb the head of the chicken church, you can see the vast and green landscape that becoming the dominant color there. Many young people and photographers who hunting photos at sunrise or sunset. If you are lucky, you can also see clearly Borobudur Temple, plus Mount Merapi and some other mountains such as Merbabu, Sindoro and Sumbing.

WHERE IS CHICKEN CHURCH?

Address: Gombong, Kembanglimus, Borobudur, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia.

Village          : Gombong, Kembanglimus

Sub-district : Borobudur

Regency       : Magelang

Province       : Central Java (Jawa Tengah)

HOW TO GO TO THE LOCATION BY PRIVATE CAR:

Using Private car with driver means you are free for anything without bothering anyone else. You just do your own tour with friends or family in one car maximum of 5 people, if more than 5 people we can provide a larger car.

Private car tour is included: Car, an english speaking driver,Chicken Church retribution, fuel, parking, mineral water and transfer back to your hotel.

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HOW TO GO TO THE LOCATION BY SHARING CAR:

Using Sharing car means, you’re joining a small group and share the transport price and seat with the other guests that going to the same direction or in one itinerary with minimum of 2 participants. An english speaking driver will pick up to your hotel and inform about your visit time for the places you visit.

Sharing car tour is included: Car, an english speaking driver, fuel, local Guide, parking and transfer back to your hotel.

** (Sharing Car Transport is recommended for budget Travellers and Students)

HOW TO GO TO THE LOCATION BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Start From Tugu Railway Station: Firstly you can take Trans Jogja with route ( 3A ) and stop in Ngabean shelter, then please take route ( 2B ) and stop in Jombor bus station, then please take a public bus to Borobudur and stop at Borobudur bus station, then please take motorcycle ( ojek ) to Chicken Church.

Start From Adisucipto Airport: Firstly you can take Trans Jogja with route ( 3A ) and stop in Condongcatur shelter, then please take route ( 2A ) and stop in Jombor bus station, then please take a public bus to Borobudur and stop at Borobudur bus station, then please take motorcycle ( ojek ) to Chicken Church.

Start From Giwangan Bus Station: Firstly you can take Trans Jogja with route ( 3B ) and stop in Ngabean shelter, then please take route ( 2B ) and stop in Jombor bus station, then please take a public bus to Borobudur and stop at Borobudur bus station, then please take motorcycle ( ojek ) to Chicken Church.

ANOTHER INFORMATION:

OPENING HOURS

At 04.00 A.M – 06.00 P.M (everyday)

HIKING DURATION

About 10 minutes

HOW MUCH IS IT?

Ticket:

IDR 30,000 /person for international tourist

FIND SOME  OTHER TOURIST PLACES NEAR CHICKEN CHURCH:

  1. BOROBUDUR TEMPLE
  2. KETEP PASS
  3. SITUMBU HILL
  4. KETEP PASS

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