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Candi Ceto

Ceto, RT.01/RW.03, Cetho, Gumeng, Jenawi, Kabupaten Karanganyar, Jawa Tengah 57792, Indonesia

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About Candi Ceto

Ceto is a fifteenth-century Javanese-Hindu temple that is located on the western slope of Mount Lawu on the border between Central and East Java provinces.



Attractions near Candi Ceto

Sukuh Temple4.55km from Candi Ceto

Sukuh Temple is one of several temples built on the northwest slopes of Mount Lawu in the 15th century. Sukuh temple has a distinctive thematic relief from other Javanese-Hindu temple where life before birth and sexual education are its main theme. Its main monument is a simple pyramid structure with reliefs and statues in front of it, including three tortoises with flattened shells.

Mount Lawu5.37km from Candi Ceto

Mount Lawu, or Gunung Lawu, is a massive compound stratovolcano straddling the border between East Java and Central Java, Indonesia. The only reported activity of Lawu took place in 1885 when rumblings and light volcanic ash falls were reported.

Grojokan Sewu Waterfall7.8km from Candi Ceto

Grojongan Sewu is a waterfall located in Karanganyar Region, Central Java province, Indonesia. The name of the location is Tawangmangu which is actually in the slope of Mount Lawu and as a part of the Grojogan Sewu National Park. The name of Grojogan Sewu waterfall itself has been taken from the Javanese words that mean the thousand of waterfalls.

Pindul cave jogja67.66km from Candi Ceto

Pindul Cave is a cave formed by karst with underground river located about 7 kilometres south of the city centre Wonosari, Gunung Kidul. Gua Pindul is known for the cave tubing that visitors can do and is done with tires that float above the underground river inside the cave, this activity known as cave tubing. There are gaps above the cave that can be passed as a pathway to enter vertically.

Plaosan Temple73.74km from Candi Ceto

Plaosan temple was built in the mid 9th century by Sri Kahulunnan or Pramodhawardhani, the daughter of Samaratungga, descendant of Sailendra Dynasty. The temple is an ancient building compound comprising of two building complexes, Plaosan Lor Temple complex and Plaosan Kidul Temple complex.

Ijo Temple74.17km from Candi Ceto

Ijo temple is a Hindu candi located 4 kilometers from Ratu Boko or around 18 kilometers east from Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The temple was built between 10th to 11th century CE during the Mataram Kingdom period. The temple compound is located in Groyokan hamlet, Sambirejo village, Kecamatan Prambanan, Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta. The temple's name derived from its location, the Gumuk Ijo hill. The temple compound stood on the western slope of the hill, in a quiet region east of Yogyakarta, around 4

Where is Candi Ceto

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The province has been inhabited by humans since the prehistoric-era. Remains of a "Homo erectus", known as "Java Man", were found along the banks of the Bengawan Solo River, and date back to 1.7 million years ago.