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Punthuk Setumbu, Magelang

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Good for watching the sunrise over the Borubodur temple, the short climb up the steps to Punthuk Setumbu greets you with unmatched views of the surrounding vista. The walk up the stairs is comfortable for those of moderate fitness; it's about a 15- to 20-minute hike. It is entirely possible to tour to the hills on your own, but arranged tours are a good option for convenience. You can also rent a car or minivan to visit the site. Plan your Punthuk Setumbu visit and explore what else you can see and do in Borobudur using our Borobudur vacation planner.
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  • I'm sure sunrise would be beautiful here but didn't fancy the 4am wake up call, so went in the afternoon. Entry is 30.000 IDR for foreigners, then there is a soft trek to the top. Views are beautiful,...  more »
  • Merapi and the views of the best enjoyed in Borobudur to come out from the haze on the front. Go by bike in Punthuk Setumbu, wandered into a future where some one. There are Belgium and enjoyed exclusively the views alone.
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  • Good Sunrise spot, and alternative to the more over-priced sunrise tour at Borubudur. The location is less than 2 hours drive from Malioboro area. I left my hotel at 4am and reached the ticketing offi...  more »
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  • Best place to hunt for sunrise in the early morning! Usually crowded for tourists especially during holiday or weekend time. A must visit tourist attraction in Yogyakarta! Tips: arrive here before 5.30AM!
  • The general place to see sunrise without having a hard effort to hike. I like the view of borobudur from far and surrounded by the misty mist in the morning. This place is quite clean. The people has surely known and been aware of the cleanliness. This is good. There are a lot of selfie spots provided for free, but please queue as many visitors would like to have a photo on there too.
  • This summit offers great view of Borobudur temple and surroundings from the high, but it is very far away however angelic view can be seen during the sunrises, make sure to be here around 4:30 am for this pleasure experience. Nothing more to explore beside the peak point for sightseeing and Gereja Ayam, that need about 3 km walking from the centre point. It is quite accessible, directions throughout the route are clear, you can bike or ride from Borobudur temple for 15 minutes to be here.
  • If you are lucky, you'll get good view. Need extra effort to get to the top, prepare your stamina and bring water.
  • It has a great view but very crowded especially during holiday season. Yes, you could see the silhouette of Borobudur but it's very far away. You should bring your tele lens if you want to take great pictures.

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