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Candi Pawon, Magelang

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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2.9/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
An early example of Central Javanese religious architecture, Candi Pawon represents a Buddhist temple built in the 9th century, that features building work similar to that of other temples in Central Java, exemplified by its broad base and pyramidal roof. Check out the elaborately carved pot-bellied dwarfs pouring riches over the entrance to this shrine, which is suggestive of this temple being a tribute to Kuvera, the goddess of fortune. Though smaller in stature than the more well-known Borabadur, this structure is older and its simple design gives it an air of authenticity. Use our Mendut vacation route planner to visit Candi Pawon on your trip to Mendut, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • On their way to Borobudur in the village there is a small temple, which is covered with a few beautiful reliefs. Also recommend a stroll near the temple at the village, you can through the bamboo forest down to a mountain river. I liked these places its netronotost′û and nature. Next to the temple selling famous Luwak coffee. I recommend to try it!
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  • Temple is on a small diversion of 200 m from the main road to Yogyakarta to Borobudur. Its a small temple, but not at all touristy, a good place to have some rest and observe the different architectur...  read more »
  • Candi Pawon terletak tidak jauh dari Borobudur. Candinya bagus dan terawat. Kompleks candi sendiri tidak luas, obyek wisatanya ya cuma candi itu sendiri. Anda bisa mengelilingi kompleks candi dalam be...  read more »
  • Small one room temple set in a cozy alcove. Nothing much to see.
  • I came here by bicycle on my way to Candi Mendut. It's a pleasant little temple with a small park around it in a small village within greater Borobudur. There are refreshments and an artist studio close by. It makes for a pleasant break.
  • Small budhist temple in line with Borobudur.
  • Very small, with nothing inside. A look from the outside is enough.
  • if you have time after or before going Borobudur, have a stop here.
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