HomeBlogs Sawentar Temple Sawentar Temple is located at Sawentar village, Kanigoro district, to
the east of Blitar. The temple shows similarities in form to Kidal
temple. A tentative date of around the early to mid 13th century has
consequently been assigned to it. The base of the temple lies several
meters below the present ground level, a result of having been buried
under a mass of lava, presumably from an eruption of nearby Mt Kelud.
The site was excavated during the early years of this century. This
temple seems reside on a pool. At first found, the temple had covered by
Sawentar temple is also called as Cungkup temple. A
small yoni pedestal lying within the temple's central chamber depicts a
figure of Garuda, suggesting that the monument was dedicated to the god
Wishnu. The key keeper is enjoy to tell about the history of Sawentar
temple and around it. This temple has often visited by many Hinduism
people. Some of them have stay for a minutes and having some ceremony, sit in front of the gate and getting pray.