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Prambanan Temples, Prambanan
Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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. Take a look at our Prambanan tour planner to schedule your visit to Prambanan Temples and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Tempatnya sangat luas, cocok untuk piknik juga. Semuanya terkesan sangat rapi dan sangat dirawat, sehingga pengunjung pun dapat nyaman berkunjung ke sini.
Мы прилетели на Яву чтобы увидеть самый большой индуистский храм в мире Прамбанан. Храмовый комплекс 8 века необыкновенной красоты и величия. Обязателен к посещению.We flew to Java to see the biggest Hindu temple of Prambanan in the world. 8 century temple complex of extraordinary beauty and grandeur. Is required to attend.show original
The site looks amazing and you will enjoy the culture of the friendly Javanese people, their culture and beliefs and how the temple serves to protect them from dangers. It would appear that generally,... read more »
Rendra Budi Hutama
The historical temple always be interesting site to visit. This temple and surrounding area seems very well treated and maintained by government. The garden was green and cool. The toilet was clean too. Don't missed the deer captivity, it's nice to interact with them. Just be aware, on the noon temple area was very hot because it was exposed by direct blazing sun. Better you visit on evening, so you also can catch the sunset too. You can access this temple easily by TransJogja but you need to walk quite far enough.
A great temple and being one of the most well known temple in Indonesia. If you visit Central Java or Jogja, you must visit this temple. It is well treated by the government. You can find a small zoo here or watch Sendratari Ramayana. The parking area is really big and nowadays it has been served by bus rapid transit called Trans Jogja, that connected Prambanan to the center of Jogjakarta and the other well known place. Unfortunately the price for the international tourist is too high.
Built 1200 years back and went in to oblivion 500 years back, one of the world's tallest and largest Hindu temple complex. Restoration led by the British, Dutch authorities and magnificantly completed by a predominantly Muslim Indonesia! What a powerful statement! The determination, will and skill of the restoration team is astounding. And visited by few millions every year! A must visit! What they charge will not cover a fraction of the cost, so three of us - foreign tourists - visited twice.
Radhea Permata Dewi
This temple is one of the wonder of Hinduism age in Indonesia in 9th-century. This temple is very beautiful. This temple is strongly correlated with the legend of Roro Jonggrang. In the legend story, Roro Jonggrang is asked to marry with a prince. Roro asked the prince to build 1000 temples (which are these temples in Prambanan). Roro actually did not want to marry the prince, so she make a false alarm (she woke up the hens and roasters earlier) so the prince failed the mission of building 1000 temples. The prince has just finished the 999th temple. He got angry and cursed Roro Jonggrang to be a statue. The Roro Jonggrang statue is then placed in one of the temple in Prambanan Temple area. Whether it was true or not, the statue of Roro Jonggrang is there! Very insteresting.
Great place and architecture. One of many place I recommended to visit for. It's a great temple located in Klaten, at the border of Jogjakarta and East Java Province. Have a nice trip!
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