Man Builds Mysterious Chicken Church in the Middle of Indonesian Jungle

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Buried deep inside the Indonesian jungle is a giant chicken. The long abandoned building, locally known as Gereja Ayam (Chicken Church), is a popular tourist attraction in the hills of Magelang, Central Java.

However, according to its creator, Daniel Alamsjah, 67, the building is neither a chicken nor a church. Daniel says he was working in Jakarta when he suddenly received a divine message from God to build a prayer room in the form of a dove. “Perhaps because of my Christian faith, people thought I was building a church,” he said. “But it’s not a church. I was building a prayer house, a place for people who believe in God.”

The building is only 70 percent complete as of now, but Daniel believes he will be able to finish his masterpiece one day.

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Photo: Alek Kurniawan

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via Oddity Central, Open the World



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