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Plaosan Temple, Yogyakarta

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. By using our Prambanan online road trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Plaosan Temple and other attractions in Prambanan.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Much better option than Ratu Boko. Take your time to walk around look at the carvings and look at the various angles which present different sights. It was sparsely crowded which meant lots of uninter...  more »
  • October 1, 2017
    Ada 2 bagian: candi selatan dan utara. Bagian utara lebih megah dan indah. Tiket masuk murah. Cocok mengambil foto dari setiap bagian. Terlebih dari sisi luar saat sunset.  more »
  • September 22, 2017
    It is a magical place, allow two hours of visits, we did it only with a minibus, and if you want, you have guides in several languages, including the French. We did the handset with Borobudur, transportation for the two sites cost us 12 euros per person with pick up at the hotel, perfect.
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  • August 11, 2017
    Amazing old Buddhist temple surrounded with paddy field. I recommend you to visit this temple at 4 pm. Enjoy the sunset, and wait for the miracles come.
  • August 6, 2017
    Big complex of Buddhist temples. The twin temple are unique and as beauty as Prambanan temple at the Southern area. Best visit in the morning at sunrise and more romantic at sunset on clear day.
  • July 10, 2017
    Gorgeous temple in the midst of paddy field. It was nice to still witness the statue mostly a whole at the inside, though most of them are still need to revitalize again..
  • August 13, 2017
    One of my favorite Buddhis temple in Yogyakarta. This temple also become Buddhis school and bording house from monk in the past.
  • August 30, 2017
    Exotic historical places. Underrated because the location near the popular one : Prambanan temple.

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