Prambanan Temples, Prambanan

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A World Heritage Site and one of the world's finest examples of Hindu art and architecture, Prambanan Temples include eight main and eight minor shrines, along with the remains of some 240 sacred structures. The 9th-century Hindu compound remains one of the largest of its kind in the world. The massive temple dedicated to Shiva features an eye-catching 47 m (154 ft) spire, soaring over lavishly decorated galleries known for their lively scenes from the epic poem "Ramayana," a masterpiece of Indian literature. Note that big crowds begin to assemble here well before noon. Using our world travel planner, Prambanan attractions like Prambanan Temples can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The price of the ticket for tourists is excessively expensive. We have toured India seeing their free temples or for less money. Our experience as backpackers has shown that such places are businesses that take advantage of foreigners in an exaggerated manner. We will not participate in this joke. We have seen many people give half a turn at the front door for his exaggerated price.
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  • I highly recommend these temples, but also we had to pay guide (at the place, wright next to entrance) and it was the best spended 6€. He is great speaker, he told us some info (like years of building...  more »
  • We visited on a tour of Yogyakarta. In Center, only ruins are left now, not repaired, it is, but it collapsed in the disaster still had a lot of small temples in the area originally by local residents, including hermetica was is. Temple itself has so many attractions, look in the Guide and want you around.
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  • The place is very beautiful. This temple was partially destroyed during an earthquake and was restored. Come here to catch your sunset, it's gorgeous. If you plan to buy your souvenir, please do it here on your way to exit. The key rings are relatively cheap (1 for 1,000 rupiah) without any bargain. I found its cheaper here compared to other temples (Borabudur).
  • Easy money from Tourists. The entry price is exhorbitantly high. Welcome to Disneyland. I enjoyed myself much more visiting the surrounding temples out of the complex. And they were almost all free and not as crowded.
  • Beautiful world heritage site! Not so crowded as Borobudur. A guide is a good idea. A combi ticket Borobudur and Prambanan costs 520k. A guide in both sites around 120k. Unfortunately you get scammed by all the shop owners before the exits. Don't pay much more than in a Indomaret.
  • Unforgettable experience! Sharing the excitement with all culture enthusiast, watching a long-live history of Ramayana delivered with such beautiful theatrical dances. Five out of five!
  • One if the biggest and well preserved Hindu temple in Indonesia. Visited here on end of March 2017. It's better go there on afternoon and avoid local school holiday season. Temple is located quite far from parking lot, you have to walk through large park. You can take amazing picture facing the temple from park.

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