Located in Borobudur, Magelang, Central Java, Borobudur Temple was built by Sailendra dynasty between 750 and 842 AD. UNESCO added the monument to its list of World Heritage Sites in 1991, and has been of great influence in restoring the monument to its former glory.
Don’t tell us you’ve been to Yogyakarta unless you’ve visited Borobudur, Prambanan and Merapi. Although you might not have time for all three in one day, it’s definitely worth the effort to at least experience one of these amazing sceneries. No matter what you choose, make sure the weather is on…
Must see. Unesco heritage site. Even when you live here you go there every once and while. Keeps amazing this huge Buddhist temple complex. Consider doing a Borobudur Sunrise excursion.
Borobudur Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in the world. Built in the 9th century, Borobudur Temple is now a magnet that is able to attract millions of tourists every year. Find interesting facts, history, and images of Borobudur Temple here.
“If you're a hardcore hiker, this is a must! If not, you can try the jeep tour to explore the aftermath of 2010 eruption.”
“Ijo Temple is the highest temple in Yogyakarta that presents natural and cultural charm as well as landing aircraft. This temple makes the runway of Adisutjipto Airport unable to be extended eastward.”
“With a guide, depending on the weather, start out in the early evening for the climb to the top and await the sunrise at the crater rim. Good shoes required. Good condition too.”
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“wonderful nature at 2 km high we love to bring you there and show you around.”
“The Plaosan Temple that was built by Rakai Pikatan has some uniqueness compared to the other temples, namely its two "twin" main temples and a smooth terrace. In this temple there are also figures of Vajrapani, Amitbha, and Prajnaparamitha.”