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Address: Borobudur | Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur, Magelang 56553, Indonesia
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Description: Constructed from massive blocks of volcanic stone, over a thousand reliefs...
Constructed from massive blocks of volcanic stone, over a thousand reliefs are carved into this landmark pyramid-shaped monument.
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Love it love it love it! Would recommend that you will take the English tour guide for best experience! Our tour guide was Ahhh mayyyy zing!!! He even taught us how to pose... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Love it love it love it! Would recommend that you will take the English tour guide for best experience! Our tour guide was Ahhh mayyyy zing!!! He even taught us how to pose for the photos :) Side note we engaged a really nice tour guide/driver at Yoggy; really professional at reasonable price 😍pondoktour@yahoo.com Ask for Agus.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The restoration work done at Borobudur was impressive - the stone structure rising out of the jungle is truly something to behold, coupled with the intricate carvings on the stones telling the story of Buddha. The pricey entrance fee (about S$25) is the only downside to see such an impressive display of ancient technology and architecture for yourself. Go in... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

One of the new Seven wonders. And one of the best among them in my opinion. Because we can see this place with every single angle and still.. amazingly AMAZING! (i don't know about this word, but yeah I just created it) Best time to visit is when the sunrise or the sunset is coming.. but if we can't have... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I was hesitant about visiting as i had been to A LOT of temples and it was quite expensive but i think it was completely worth it - amazing views and stone carvings telling very interesting stories. We had a guide and it was fascinating to learn the history. I was a bit confused as I wore long trousers but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This ancient Buddha monument in the centre of Java Island is a wonderful experience. The fist full view of the monument made me speechless in wonder. The sculptures are breath-taking, especially if you understand the stories they tell. My advice is for you to study about the monument and also about the stories behind the panels. The ones about the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I went there with family and friends , When I got there it was the celebration of the Budhhist national day , many tourists and local people there , it was sooo crowded different then when I was 7 years old, but the place was nice , many safety patrols and I felt safe , nice scenery when we got... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

compared to other temples around jogja, even all over Indonesia, I'd say Borobudur is the most worthy visit. It's very well maintained. Beside the rich architectural, historical and cultural value, it's also located around great nature view. Recommended to visit during the sunrise or sunset.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Took the sunrise tour from hotel Manohara, Borobudur that costs me 380,0000 Rp. If you are interested in sunrise tour and plan to travel by cab/car from the city, just tell the driver of the hotel name. Usually it's 250,000 Rp. for cab. Negotiate the fare before you hire them. From city it took about 45 minutes or close to... More 

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Sebastian, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

If you are not an Indonesian national, enter the site using the international gate. There, you will be led by a professional UNESCO guide and interpreter. My guide explained the history and purpose for the temple from bottom to top, explaining that we had reached Nirvana at the shrine's pinnacle. His expertise and interpretation was world-class. I visited during the... More 

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Willunga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great landscape and a very spectacular temple complex. Expensive for foreign visitors but worth it. We took a horse drawn two wheeler right around Borobudur through some local villages- great!

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