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Candi Pawon

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Address: Desa Mendut, Magelang, Indonesia

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Very nice to see it

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

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

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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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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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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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Not a big deal to visit this place. Very hot, less shade, avoid persuasive souvenir selling here, a lot of sellers are here.

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Bandar Lampung, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A little temple. May be a place for ash in the past. There used to be a statue inside, but it is empty when being found for the first time. It is a part of Mendut temple tour. Only spent about 15 minutes here. Not a big temple, but it is a proof of history nonetheless.

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