10 Things to Do in Mojokerto That You Shouldn't Miss

Mojokerto (Javanese: ꦩꦗꦏꦼꦂꦠ (Majakerta)) is a city in East Java Province, Indonesia. It is located 40 km southwest of Surabaya, and constitutes one of the component units of the Surabaya metropolitan area (known as Gerbangkertosusila) which comprises Gresik Regency, Bangkalan Regency, Mojokerto Regency, Mojokerto City, Surabaya City, Sidoarjo Regency, and Lamongan Regency.

1. Trowulan Archeological Site

Trowulan, Mojokerto, Indonesia Sights & Landmarks, Ancient Ruins
Excellent
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4.5 based on 45 reviews

Trowulan Archeological Site

Reviewed By J H H - McLean, VirginiaMcLean, Virginia

Nice collection

Slightly Worn, but range of indoor and outdoor exhibits of sculpture and objects make this out of the way site worth it if you are in the Surabaya area. (It's near Mojokerto City). There's a large display showing you the positions of all sorts of nearby t

2. Candi Brahu dan Gentong

| Dukuh Jambu Mente, Mojokerto, Indonesia Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Ancient Ruins
Excellent
40%
Good
43%
Satisfactory
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4 based on 40 reviews

Candi Brahu dan Gentong

Reviewed By camsean - Chengdu, ChinaChengdu, China

The Last Capital of Hindu Java

In the fifteenth century Majaphait was one of the biggest cities in South-East Asia. All that now remains of this, the last great city of Java's Hindu era, is a few temples and brick platforms scattered amongst the rice fields, a few miles outside the cit

3. Mount Penanggungan

Terawas, Mojokerto, Indonesia, Mojokerto, Indonesia Nature & Parks, Mountains
Excellent
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4.5 based on 28 reviews

Mount Penanggungan

Reviewed By Razak Y - Sidoarjo, IndonesiaSidoarjo, Indonesia

small mount but challenging

challenging mountain the elevation only 1632m but the track is so heavy beware about slipper,fog,and the rock you can go from down and to the top and back again to the top for only 8 hours

4. Maha Vihara Mojopahit

Trowulan, Mojokerto, Indonesia Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
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4 based on 53 reviews

Maha Vihara Mojopahit

Reviewed By ksw-notes - IndonesiaIndonesia

Another historical site in East Java

Built in 1989 and considered as one of the popular and largest Buddhist center in Indonesia is located in said to be MOJOPAHIT Kingdom site in centuries ago. The architecture of the temple is based on Javanese style Joglo as the place is in Bejijong villa

5. Sleeping Buddha

Mojokerto, Indonesia Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues
Excellent
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4 based on 26 reviews

Sleeping Buddha

Reviewed By FXJIWANTO - Surabaya, IndonesiaSurabaya, Indonesia

The Sleeping Buddha

This Buddha statue is located behind the Maha Vihara Mojopahit - Trowuulan, Mojokerto, a vihara that was built in the area where there was Mojopahit Kingdom, one of the biggest ancient Kingdom in Nusantara, the ancient name of Indonesia.The location is ab

6. Candi Bajangratu

Dukuh Kraton, Mojokerto, Indonesia Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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4.5 based on 37 reviews

Candi Bajangratu

Reviewed By camsean - Chengdu, ChinaChengdu, China

A Tall Slender Temple

This is one of the best-preserved of the ruins at Trowulan, a village outside of Mojokerto. Tall, slender and sparsely decorated, it very much belongs to the East Java tradition of temple-building. It is one of the must-see sights on a rickshaw tour of th

7. Jolotundo Temple

Mojokerto, Indonesia Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4 based on 18 reviews

Jolotundo Temple

Reviewed By Jolyon67 - Melbourne, AustraliaMelbourne, Australia

Jungle temple

55km from Surabaya or just 1km from Seloliman village, this is one of a series of Hindu Temples on a trail up Gunung Penanggungan. The eco lodge PPLH is just ten minutes walk away, if you stay here you will get the choice to visit. This temple was built i

8. Museum Majapahit

Jl. Pendo Agung, Desa Trowulan, Mojokerto, Indonesia Museums, History Museums
Excellent
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4 based on 27 reviews

Museum Majapahit

Reviewed By SPA01 - Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaKuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Archaeological sites!

Visit here first, before going to the temples. This was an interesting museum. Firstly, most of the displays were not kept behind glass/plastic. Everything was neatly labelled, and the explanations were both in Bahasa Indonesia, and English. There were po

9. Sunrise Mall

Jl. Benteng Pancasila 9, Mojokerto 61314, Indonesia Shopping, Shopping Malls, Department Stores
Excellent
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5 based on 4 reviews

Sunrise Mall

The first and biggest family entertainment and lifestyle destination in Mojokerto.

Reviewed By MrsJulia2307 - Dhahran, Saudi ArabiaDhahran, Saudi Arabia

The First Mall in my home town

Before was very difficult to get something that we need in Mojokerto, We must be going to Surabaya for looking for something called 'Mall', but nowadays in Sunrise Mall we can explore fantastic playground for my kids, take food in a good restaurant and ev

10. Tikus Temple

Desa Temon, Mojokerto, Indonesia Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
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4 based on 52 reviews

Tikus Temple

Reviewed By Teresa H - Manchester, United KingdomManchester, United Kingdom

Lovely setting

This was once a bathing pool and you could imagine how it was. with a well in the middle.It was a peaceful setting and very interesting. It has been well restored. There were lots of school children there but they did not stay long. Worth a short visit

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