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Address: Desa Mendut, Magelang, Indonesia

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Much Overlooked Temple

We visited here with Ika from Efata Homestay and we didn't have any trouble with hawkers etc. The temple itself is only small in comparison to the vast Borobudur, but is still... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Giessen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Located in the muslim community, the temple is well maintained. This is an example of religious harmony in Indonesia

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Bolton, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We visited here with Ika from Efata Homestay and we didn't have any trouble with hawkers etc. The temple itself is only small in comparison to the vast Borobudur, but is still worth a visit if you can spare the time. The carvings are equally as impressive as those at Borobudur and you can go inside to see the statues.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

To visit Candi Pawon we booked a sunrise tour of Borobudur with Satu Dunia Tours and Travel, which then continued to Candi Pawon and Prambalan as part of a monster day trip. Although it's much smaller than Borobudur and Prambalan, Candi Pawon is an interesting site, and is compact enough to visit in under 20 minutes. The only annoyance are... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We visited this temple during a big day trip around the area of Borobudur. It is a small temple & takes no effort. The hawkers are a bit annoying but easy enough to discourage. We combined it with looking through the villages that specialise in making tofu & clay pots and a silver shop that was much cheaper than those... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A smaller candidate which make up part of the Borobudur during the 8th century. it's still a nice place to just relax. Had a try of the much talked about luwak coffee at a nearby luwak pawon cafe. Learning the coffee making process was a little awkward as it's from civet dropping which made out of coffee beans.

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Free of turists and students crowds, beautiful inside and outside. Very close to Borodurur and entrance fee quite cheap.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Small temple near Borobudur, very quiet with an amazing tree next to it. It is worth stopping there for a few minutes, 3 Buddhas inside

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We have seen the temple when we cycled around Borobudur and we actually stopped here and visited when we were on the way to Yogyakarta. Our driver was so informative, told us lot about its history. You can by the combine ticket to visit the other temple called Candi Mendut too, around 60-70.000 Rupiah if I remember well. It is... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Very small as all have indicated. I ended up stopping by after visiting Borobudur, but maybe that's because I did not do the sunrise at Borobudur. Visiting afterwards was actually quite nice because there were less people there, so a break from the crowd and no vendors bothering you. It did take barely 5 mins to see it though and... More 

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Suwon, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It's nice place, worth to visit it if it on the way to Borobudur. It's quite small, but pictures would be nice

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Address: Desa Mendut, Magelang, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Central Java  >  Magelang

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