Photo: Oh so pretty.

Candi Kedaton day trip

Our rating:


Get a quote for travel insurance today.

Candi Kedaton is a small, incomplete 14th century Majapahit temple on the slopes of Gunung Argapura in Tiris, some 50 kilometres southeast of Probolingo, and though the temple is important historically and harbours some exquisite detailed carvings, this is one for the hardcore candi chasers only.

Travel better, travel smarter

Save money, receive our latest updates and get the most out of your travels.


To reach this remote area can take hours and is via a punishing road that resembles a riverbed in parts, however if you have a day to spare and are up for a bit of adventure, you can combine a trip to the temple with other sites in the area which include some lovely lakes, a waterfall and an awesome natural hot spring. Pack your swimmers, but also pack a jacket—it can get mighty cool in the hills.

The roads can be a bit hit and miss up this way. Photo taken in or around Candi Kedaton day trip, Probolinggo, Indonesia by Sally Arnold.

The roads can be a bit hit and miss up this way. Photo: Sally Arnold

The journey to Candi Kedaton is incredibly scenic, as the road winds though the mountain villages rice terraces and coffee plantations, it’s easy to forget that you are on an island filled with millions of people. Once you reach the village of Andungbiru, look for the small sign indicating the path to Candi Kedaton. It’s a short walk down a steep and narrow track to the temple which is enclosed in a cleared grassy fenced area amidst the ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 900 words.)

Get the full story.
Create an account.

Join Travelfish

Log in

Becoming a Travelfish subscriber costs A$35 for a year. Benefits include:
1) Full access to the site
2) 250+ PDF guides
3) Discount coupons
4) 50% off our travel planning service
5) And of course, our gratitude and a warm fuzzy feeling for helping us stay in business!

Popular attractions in Probolinggo

A selection of some of our favourite sights and activities around Probolinggo.

Best places to stay in Probolinggo

A selection of some of our favourite places to stay in Probolinggo.

What next?

 Browse our independent reviews of places to stay in and around Probolinggo.
 Check prices, availability & reviews on Agoda
 Read up on where to eat on Probolinggo.
 Check out our listings of things to do in and around Probolinggo.
 Read up on how to get to Probolinggo.
 Do you have travel insurance yet? If not, find out why you need it.
 Planning on riding a scooter in Probolinggo? Please read this.
 Browse the web securely while travelling with TunnelBear. Try with a 7–day free trial.

See below for more sights and activities in Probolinggo that are listed on

Top of page

Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Probolinggo? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.

Top of page