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Candi Mendut (Temple), Mendut

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#7 of 30 in Historic Sites in Central Java
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Experience the spiritual atmosphere of a millennium-old structure at Candi Mendut (Temple), the oldest of the Buddhist temples in the area. View the 3 m (10 ft) tall Buddha statue, dating from the 9th century and made of smooth stone. Check out the intricate stone carvings and reliefs, and take in the tranquil surroundings and the incense aroma in the air. Snap a picture by the massive banyan tree next to the temple, or just savor the peaceful environment. Put Candi Mendut (Temple) into our Mendut trip generator to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mendut.
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  • Although I checked off below "not a must see," I enjoyed this quick stop. It is not far from Borobudur and gives you a small sampling of Hindu temple style that you will see more of if you stop at the...  more »
  • I like this Mendut temple actually. It is close to Borobudur temple just around 15-20 mins by scooter. Entrance fee is cheap and the surrounding is very calming. There is a big tree beside the temple ...  more »
  • This small, 9th century Buddhist temple not far from Borobudur, is worth a look if for no other reason than the the beautiful grounds surrounding the monastery. Parts of the temple are missing, but th...  more »
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  • Quiet, simple yet clean temple. We can also visit the museum near entrance of the temple.
  • Not so large and big as Borobudur and Prambanan, but interesting to visited too.
  • Ancient budhist temple, nice garden surround, great banyon tree
  • Nice temple surrounded by beautiful garden
  • Come in the morning and enjoy the good view with fresh air....