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Plaosan Temple, Yogyakarta

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Visit Plaosan Temple to see the imposing twin temples of this partially restored 9th-century Buddhist complex. Two box-shaped temples identical in style sit side by side, their roofs a mass of bulbous stupas (pointed reliquaries), rising to a central pinnacle. Step inside to view impressive sculptured reliefs on the walls and stone statues guarding the empty lotus pedestal of bronze deities, long since pilfered. Two fearsome dwarapala--huge stone guardians--guard the entrances to each temple. Hundreds of smaller shrines and stupas surround the twin main temples, a handful of which have undergone restoration. Uniquely for structures like this, the complex bears an inscription with the names of those who built it. Put Plaosan Temple into our Yogyakarta vacation builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Despite a price very high to absorb this one temple s 260000 roupias and the number of tourists, it remains not less that this site is great, does see.. .in very good time I guess
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  • Arrived on the site, we took a ticket combining the entry to Prambanan + Borobur for 416.000 rps / pers. We had a 1/2 day on site everything simply amazing! Advice come early because it can get very hot! Very nice pictures in Outlook. The site is very large, if you do the full tour there is a Museum and other miniature temples visited very little so you're alone! You can get there simply by taking the bus from Malioboro line 1 A - 3500 rps / pers (€0.30). We took a ticket combining the entrance to Prambanan + Borobur at the entrance to the site to 416.000 rps / pers.
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  • It is a temple in Prambanan temple complex. Currently under restoration for appearance panicle and of can not see. Statues are headless Buddha sculptures have only one head to the other side of the building so well see.
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