Semar Temple stands in front of the rectangular Arjuna Temple measuring 7 x 3.50 meters, with a door facing east. Like other temples, Semar Temple has a body and roof. The temple’s footwear and the body’s pedestal are decorated with framing a lotus frame (side of the bell) and a flat frame. The door is decorated with kala-makara, the temple’s body is given an empty decoration.


The roof of the temple is very unique, because it is not layered like the Arjuna Temple and other temples, but only one layer is curved upwards, the shape is like a large lotus. What is the peak of the roof, it is unknown because it has been lost. This Semar temple functions as a ancillary temple, or an accompanying temple, but what is placed in the temple room is not clear what it is. Because the situation is empty.


When compared to the temple complex in India, the building facing the main building is usually used to place the statue of Nandi, vahana (vehicle) of Shiva. Semar Temple. This temple is located opposite the Arjuna Temple. The basic plan is rectangular in the north-south direction. Batur temple about 50 cm high, plain without decoration.


The stairs to the entrance to the temple’s inner chamber are on the east side. The entrance is not equipped with a viewer booth.
The doorway was framed with a pattern of sticky paper and a dragon head on its base. Above the doorway there is Kalamakara without a lower jaw. On the wall to the left and right of the door there is a small window hole. On the north and south walls of the temple there are, respectively, two holes that function as windows, while on the west wall (behind) the temple has 3 holes. The room in the temple’s body is empty. The roof of the temple is shaped without decoration. The roof top is gone, so the original shape is no longer known. It is said that Semar Temple was used as a warehouse to store weapons and worship equipment.


The Arjuna temple complex is located at coordinates between 7 ° 12’13.11 ″ LS – 7 ° 12’20.50 ″ LS and 109 ° 54’23.80 ″ BT – 109 ° 54’29.12 ″ BT. This group of temples can be said to be the most intact compared to other temple groups in the Dieng Region.

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