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Address: Desa Mendut, Magelang, Indonesia

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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... read more

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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 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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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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Address: Desa Mendut, Magelang, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Central Java  >  Magelang

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