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Address: Desa Mendut, Magelang, Indonesia

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Very peaceful.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

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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39 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

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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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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Hobart, Australia
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54 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It is an extremely tiny version but a good place to take some photos as a memory. Surprisingly, we did not see any hawkers, vendors, salesmen etc along the way of entering Candi Pawon nor we were approached by any of them.

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Oslo
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Not impressive and I spent all my time there avoiding hawkers. They would not take "Tidak Pak" as an answer.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Candi Pawon is a nice warm-up before visiting Borobudur to Candi Mendut. A beautiful little temple with lovely reliefs to photograph. Alongside is a strip of souvenir-sellers that can be overwhelming. Our guide did not interfere as he deals with them regularly and would be bad manners to shoo them away. Nevertheless, it is a nice little side trip.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Candi Pawon lies along a straight line from Borobudur to Candi Mendut. It is easily accessible from both. Like many Indonesian candi, it likes in a mini-park with a guardian to collect an entrance fee to it and the Candi Mendut. A beautiful and charming temple with relief carvings. Alongside is a strip of souvenir-sellers with somewhat overpriced trinkets (better... More 

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malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

single candi that you can cover in 15 min. the ticket hee pays for 2 sites. I like the statues on exterior walls and some souvenir shopping. There are some persuasive sellers that are friendly and I got some bargain because business this side is not as good compare to area in main attraction borobudur. I got 2 small compressed... More 

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Central Melaka District, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Something cannot believe structure they way was build many years go with natural art work. Hindu art work - I was enjoying and dislike about really hot sun. Best morning tour recommended.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Visited this small mortuary temple after our visit to Borobudur. Worth a stop as part of the morning's tour as it is only minutes away by car. Mostly reconstructed though there are sine bits and pieces still on the ground. Not busy so you basically have it to yourself. If you haven't tried Lawak coffee, there is a vendor close... More 

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