Wringinlawang temple is a “Gateway”
of all temples in Trowulan area. The reason is the visitors
will meet this old building for the first they visit Trowulan’s
temples. Actually, Wringinlawang is not a temple building,
but it is a gateway building. But the community around has
known this building as a temple. Wringinlawang is located
in Wringin Lawang sub-village, Jati Pasar Village, Trowulan
district, Mojokerto regency and East Java – Indonesia.
Wringinlawang Temple is made of red bricks. Based on the
story, this building called Wringinlawang because it stayed
between two Banyan Trees (Wringin). But now, we can’t
find that trees. Seen from its form, Wringinlawang gate
is kind of ‘Bentar’ gate, which has foot part,
body part, and gate roof. Based on some opinion, the gate
that has known from 1815 has functioned as the gate of all
temples. Wringinlawang now has being reparation activity
in 1991. Wringinlawang has 13 m length, 11,5 m width and
13,7 m height.
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