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Borobudur Temple

Magelang, Indonesia
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Magelang
Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: Constructed from massive blocks of volcanic stone, over a thousand reliefs are carved into this...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: Constructed from massive blocks of volcanic stone, over a thousand reliefs are carved into this landmark pyramid-shaped monument.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Borobudur I think is one of the magnificent building showing the capability of "Nusantara" in term of technology and civil engineering. It also shows the culture of old Javanese like Jamu etc.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Lot of people even at nootime because it was sunday. Avoid holidays due to crowds. Some renovation on-going so disrupted the views and movements Lots of hawkers who sells lot of things an sometimes they bug you continuously . Overall its ok

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I visited Borobudur more than 10X, 2 of them are early in the morning, before sunrise. The gate is located near Manohara hotel (you shoud pay entrance fee at the receptionist). I was there at 4.30 a.m. This is the best time to visit Borobudur. I arranged rental car from hotel in Yogyakarta. At 8.00 I visited to Amanjiwo hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Though this Temple is placed at one of the best and probably one of the seven wonder, I believe that cleanliness in some area is still the main issue here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The temple was built almost 1200 years ago, and the details are still pretty much there even though acid rain and weathering are beginning to take its toll. Taking into account the tools that they had at the time, the craftsmanship was incredible to make this temple. The grounds that the temple is in is equally beautiful, and it was... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Simple amazing architecture. We had an excellent guide by Angsa tours and we learnt a lot about the architecture. We were transported to a different era when we heard about the details of this place. The entire premises is so well maintained, clean and peaceful. We had a great time visiting this temple!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

A bit of a ride from Yogyakarta, but is a perfect way to see the surrounding areas. Borobudur is a great temple, and a must see. Nice surround gardens. 2 disappointments, firstly that the security guards who are meant to monitor people visiting the temple were too busy sitting on there bum talking to even notice people climbing all over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We travelled from Semarang off a cruise ship and we were not disappointed in any aspect of this day trip. The trip up there from the port took around 2.5 hours with a police escort to weave our way amongst the traffic travelling through red lights and all, was an experience in itself. We were lucky enough to have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The construction and the story which can be seen at the temples wall should makes you think that they can build temple without technologies!

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Melaka, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Borobudur is about 1,5 hour car drive away from Yogyakarta, and this is one of the biggest Buddhist temples in the world. It was amazing. A must visit in Yogyakarta.

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