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This Mysteriously Abandoned "Chicken Church" Was Made From Vision of The God

“Gereja Ayam”, also known as a Chicken Church was built deep inside the Indonesian jungle in 1990. Its structure looks like a giant chicken. This mysterious place attracts hundreds of curious travelers and photographers to the hills of Magelang, Central Java, every year.

Daniel Alamsjah, a 67-year-old man was working in Jakarta, 342 miles away from where the Chicken church was built later. One day, suddenly in his dream, he received a “message from God.” In that divine message, he was told to build a prayer house in the form of a dove.

In 1989, he was walking through the Magelang, where he found the same landscape that he saw in his dream that night. He sat there and prayed all night.  

One year later, A local landowner offered him 3,000 square meters of land in Rhema Hill for £110, which was difficult for him to arrange at the moment. He paid it off over four years. Out of genuine faith in his heart, Daniel started building the prayer house. The nearby people assumed the building to be a church which structure is like a chicken. Well, it’s neither a church, nor it belongs to any specific religion. It is just a prayer house.

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This Mysteriously Abandoned "Chicken Church" Was Made From Vision of The God

This Mysteriously Abandoned "Chicken Church" Was Made From Vision of The God

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Hidden deep inside the Indonesian jungle, this dove shaped prayer house attracts people of all religions to pray to God in a peaceful aura.

Hidden deep inside the Indonesian jungle, this dove shaped prayer house attracts people of all religions to pray to God in a peaceful aura.

There was once a rumour that this mystical building was being constructed for some rehabilitation purposes.

There was once a rumour that this mystical building was being constructed for some rehabilitation purposes.

The prayer house is half constructed. Daniel had to shut down its doors in the year 2000 due to lack of funds.

The prayer house is half constructed. Daniel had to shut down its doors in the year 2000 due to lack of funds.

Now, it is among the mystical abandoned places on the Earth, the history of which is rarely known to the world.

Now, it is among the mystical abandoned places on the Earth, the history of which is rarely known to the world.

But due to the power of media, the place has been introduced to several curious tourists in the world.

But due to the power of media, the place has been introduced to several curious tourists in the world.

Many travellers and photographers began visiting the place and truly get a good experience out of here.

Many travellers and photographers began visiting the place and truly get a good experience out of here.

Some of the tourists want to have their wedding at this holy place.

Some of the tourists want to have their wedding at this holy place.

This building is known by many names like Church Chicken, Bird Church, Church Dove, Pigeon Hill and a 'prayer house'.

This building is known by many names like Church Chicken, Bird Church, Church Dove, Pigeon Hill and a 'prayer house'.

Today, Wasno is one of the people from the nearby village who directly benefits from tourists visiting the Chicken Church. He allows them to park their vehicles outside his house and also guides them about the church.

Today, Wasno is one of the people from the nearby village who directly benefits from tourists visiting the Chicken Church. He allows them to park their vehicles outside his house and also guides them about the church.

People consider it one of the most peaceful holy places on Earth and they truly feel like a heaven being inside it.

People consider it one of the most peaceful holy places on Earth and they truly feel like a heaven being inside it.

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