Jawarombo Temple, Malang, East Java, Indonesia

Candi Jawarombo is located in Mulyosari village, Ampel Gading, Malang, East Java. This temple was found  buried under ground surface in 1983 on 1400 m asl. This temple is located on 6m x 6m x 6cm. square structure and on the square there are 4 pillars pedestal made of andesit block. Probably this shrine used wooden pillars with thatched roof as roof tile fragments are not found here.

The temple’s foot had half circle and rectangle. The four sides are decorated with lotus, pilaster, and cross relief. The temple is also decorated with 5 lotus, 4 crosses and 10 pilasters intermittently. Carving of a human in relief is depicted like wayang, and the style of relief is like that of the end of Majapahit as can be seen on remains on slope of Mt penanggungan in Mojokerto, East Java.

Jawarombo Temple faces Mt Mahameru peak. The entrance is on the south indicated by the remnants of stone gate.