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Central Java Sam Poo Kong Temple, Semarang

Central Java Sam Poo Kong Temple, Semarang

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Sam Poo Kong Temple, Semarang, Central Java. The uniqueness of the temple is related to its history which involved the Great Admiral from China, Cheng Ho at the 14th-16th century. Cheng Ho, also called Zheng He, was a Chinese Muslim admiral and explorer whose voyages throughout the world 600 years ago have been discussed in many quarters. Sam Poo Kong is the only Chinese temple in the world that has 3 layered roof. This place is more special because it’s not only the place for Buddhists to pray but also for Moslems and Confucian.

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