A church. Built in the form of a giant chicken. In Java, Magelang district, Central Java Province, near a lookout west of Borobudur.
Deep in the Indonesian jungle, a giant chicken roosts atop a hill. But this huge bird doesn’t peck at the ground or lay eggs.
The enormous chicken-shaped building was hatched by a Jakarta man who claims God sent him a message in a dream, telling him to build a prayer house shaped like a bird.
Despite its odd appearance, the Gereja Ayam continues to be an object of wonder to all who encounter it.
Daniel Alamsjan did what any devout Christian would do and set out to build a giant church-like building that resembles a chicken.
Gereja Ayam has continued to rot over the years, becoming a bit more ghoulish (in an avian way), with each year.