Indonesia Travel Guide

Prambanan

The Prambanan temple is a masterpiece of Hindu architecture and is one of the most beautiful temples in Southeast Asia. The wealth of sculptural detail on the great Shiva temple makes it an outstanding example of Hindu art. The complex of the central temple originally consisted of not less than 232 temples.

There are three main temples rising above the center of a concentric squares, each temple is decorated with reliefs illustrating the epic of the Ramayana, and is dedicated to one of the three great Hindu divinities, Shiva the destroyer, Vishnu the preserver and Brahma the creator.

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INFO: World Heritage Site

Prambanan was built around the year 850, under either Rakai Pikatan, a king of Mataram, or under Balit Maha Sambu during the Sanjaya Dynasty. The main temples collapsed during a earthquake in the 16th century and the huge complex lie largely forgotten in the jungle.

In 1811, a British surveyor discovered the ruins of Prambanan by pure chance. Proper restoration began only in 1930 and still continues today.

The plant is one of the largest Hindu temples in Southeast Asia. It was recognized in 1991 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. For those who travel on the island of Java, this attraction is a must to visit.

Especially as Yogyakarta offers many other tour opportunities and attractions inside and outside the city, as well as a huge number of very comfortable hotels.


HOTEL: Wakeup Homestay

Hotel Yogyakarta Jl Gandekan Lor no. 44, Yogyakarta, Java
from $ 27 p/n
Offering a 24-hour front desk, Wakeup Homestay is located a 4-minute walk to Malioboro Street in Yogyakarta. Free WiFi access is available in throughout this hostel. The rooms here will provide you with air conditioning. Some rooms have private bathroom with shower. Indonesian breakfast will be served in the breakfast room and guests may find plenty of eateries within a 5-minute walk from the property.


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