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“Not to be missed” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Prambanan Temples

Prambanan Temples
Jl.raya Magelang, Sleman, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Owner description: These ancient masterpieces of Hindu architecture are adorned with bas-reliefs depicting the famous Ramayana story.
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“Not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

It is an amazing place. Really beautiful ruins if you are going with an archeological place in mind, since it is not a functional temple anymore.

It is definitely crowded, but there is a special line for international tourists to get into the Shiva temple, since you pay more for the entrance ticket.

Be patient with the crowds and people asking for pictures, it is really worth a visit!

Visited August 2013
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“One of the two top attractions of Yogyakarta”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

An amazing temple complex, somewhat expensive to visit but it is stunning. It's not quite Boroburdur but at least it is a lot closer to Yogyakarta and near the airport, so do plan your trip to come from the airport if you are flying in, rather than from the town itself.

Visited July 2013
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“Well set out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We did a tour of Prambanan which included the Ramayana ballet. Both were excellent. The temple is spectacular at night, lit up as a back drop for the ballet, which was colourful and beautiful .

Visited August 2013
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“Spectacular Ancient Building but HOT!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I visited during lebaran which is very crowded. The weather is HOT!People lining up to get into the main temple which i did not do so.
Foreigner is asked to pay more than double entry fees than local which is not making any sense at all!

Visited August 2013
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This place is only short trip from Yogyakarta approx 40 minutes by car.
Best to come near sunset time 4.30 - 6 pm , where the sun rays illuminate candi structure.
Breathtaking.

There's usually dance show in this place at night, but you need to check the schedule.

Visited September 2012
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