Borobudur Temple, Indonesia



Who does not know about the Borobudur temple ? this is one of seven wonder around the world and becaming UNESCO World Heritage Site. The location of the temple is approximately 100 miles south-west of Semarang, 86 miles to the west of Surakarta, and 40 miles northwest of Yogyakarta. Borobudur temple is built around 8-9 century by large rocks. There are many version about the origins name borobudur temple. Architecture Borobudur owned by the only one in the whole world, namely Borobudur itself. This is the excess of the Borobudur Temple which makes the building very difficult to predict its manufacture. Pyramid owned Borobudur is not the same as the giant pyramids in Egypt or the pyramids of Teotihuacan in Mexico. Borobudur pyramid named kepunden staircase would never be found or held in the region or any country including India. This is why borobudur became one of the seven wonder in the world. At every level carved reliefs on temple walls. These reliefs read clockwise or called mapradaksina in Old Javanese language derived from Sanskrit meaning is daksina east. These reliefs variety of story content, among other reliefs Jataka stories.

 If you would like to visit there and do not have their own vehicle is not too difficult. You just need to the terminal Jombor when you’re in Yogyakarta. Statues, reliefs, stupas and temples that you found in is fragile. Obey posted restrictions that have been clearly displayed. Remember that the stones in the temple are old and slowly began to erode. As a visitor you should be a part in preserving the temple. Do not littering, smoking in the area Borobudur temple and doodling. Also, do not bring food, sharp weapons, musical instruments, and animals. In addition to tours of the temple is there anything else that is a museum record Indonesia, Manohara Center, as well as museums Borobudur is free. View from the top of the temple is quite beautiful with the mountains surrounding it, so it never hurts to take a stroll here.



  • A number of rules before entry can be fairly tight, such as carrying water should not exceed the limit
  • Borobudur temple is open from 6 am to 5 pm. Despite the always gorgeous visited Borobudur anytime, Come in June, July, or August. Therefore, in these months the weather tends to be sunny.

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