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Borobudur Temple

Address: Borobudur | Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur, Magelang 56553, Indonesia
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2-Day Java Tour from Bali Including Yogyakarta...
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Magelang
Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Constructed from massive blocks of volcanic stone, over a thousand...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 NEW

It really is a must to know about Borobudur if you're not planning to get a guide as each bas relief has stories to tell plus the stairway symbolizes 3 stages of enlightenment; but if you're just there to enjoy the view, then by all means just enjoy the scenery. there are 2 rates for foreigners, one is for Sunrise... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Java has been a seat of wisdom and learning from centuries. Yogyakarta/Jogja in central Java is famous for its Buddhist and Hindu temples from 6-9th century. Borobodur is a medieval Buddhist temple restored in 19th century as a result of effort by Sir Stamford Raffles (founder of Singapore). It's a UNESCO world heritage site and considered by many as the... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We took a day trip from Bali. Leave Bali 7:05 am and return on 6:40 pm. There is 1 hour time difference so you get to Yogjakarta 7:20 am. The air fare costs 150 US by Garuda Airlines.(roundtrip per person) If you want to much cheaper one go look for Air Asia or Lion Air. Attention travelers, the old Airport,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Each of level has it own unique style. Ofcouse the top level is a highlight. I spent about 3 hours here. Please ware a long sleeve or bring umbrella along. Otherwise, you might got sunburn here

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Do not fall into any tour operator or package. The most common and most expensive is the sunrise at Borobudur Temple. From others' observations, I have been told that there was nothing very special about spending sunrise time over there. In fact, people say it was very crowded. The beauty of photo shooting there is when there are no people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Borobudur temple,began built at 7 century depicts the most excellencies of Indonesian who lived under the Ancient Javanese Era. The beautiful ornaments of Budha's life, its architecture and structure ..puts you into those mystical atmosphere when you step in around the that floor. The most sexiest scene is the panorama at the sunrise time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Others have said this and I can only say yes a visit especially at dawn is well worth it. Sunrise is amazing ,the peace and serenity is empowering. Don't miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A world Heritage site, this Buddhist Temple is a treat to watch. The Stupas with the largest at the top is exquisite. The reliefs on the walls are beautifully carved. There are several levels to be climbed but the walk up the monument is worth the effort. A must see for everyone. Those visiting Bali must take a day off... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This extraordinary Temple is a must see in this part of the world. The surrounding area is flawless. Unspoiled and well maintained. The views are breathtaking and the energy is positive and magical. It was a privilege to visit the fables Borobudur.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Go for the Sunrise and I can savely say the experience will be unforgettable. The weather; the mist around the temple and the whole experience is surreal

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