Hok Swie Bio Temple
Hok Swie Bio Temple is one of religious place in Bojonegoro. It is Tri Dharma religious place and famous with its Dragon Head design. It looks like a chinese area, because the design is seems like Chinese style. The dominant color of this temple is red, so that many people thought that this temple is build for Chinese people.
This temple is visit by many people, especially
in Chinese new year. There are many pilgrim from Bojonegoro
and other area visit and pray here. Hok
Swie Bio temple has some rest place, so that the pilgrims can stay here for couple days. This temple is also clean and comfortable.
Beside its unique form, this temple has some
relief on its wall that
describe a dragon head with blue body. Hok Swie Bio temple also has some
bowl to burn the (one of pray ritual equipment).
Bojonegoro Bojonegoro regency, one of East Java regencies, have borders with Tuban regency in North, Lamongan regency in East, Nganjuk, Ngawi and Madiun regency in South, also Blora in West. Since the Indonesia ancient lifetime history was marked by the strong influence of Hindu culture that cames from India since the first century until the 16th century, Bojonegoro was including the Majapahit empire. Along with the establishment of the Sultanate of Demak in the 16th century, Bojonegoro became territory of the Kingdom of Demak. By the entrance of Islamic culture…