Borobudur Temple Experiences
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Great way to see and explore the temples round Jogja! Driver Andi was fantastic and got a great spot at the top of the hill to watch Borobudur emerge from the mist at sunrise. Car was a good 4x4 suitable for som...
Borobudur Temple is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. It is the world's largest Buddhist temple, and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia. The temple is made up of six square platforms topped by three circular platforms, and is decorated with reliefs depicting scenes from the life of Buddha. The top of the temple is a large stupa, which contains a statue of Buddha.
Borobudur Temple is located in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. It is about 40 kilometers (25 miles) northwest of Yogyakarta, and about 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Semarang.
Borobudur Temple was built in the 9th century by the Sailendra dynasty. The temple was abandoned in the 14th century, and was rediscovered in 1814 by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles.
Borobudur Temple is a significant Buddhist pilgrimage site. It is believed that the temple was built to commemorate the Buddha's enlightenment. The temple is also a popular tourist destination, and is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Indonesia.