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Candi Mendut (Temple)

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Address: Mendut Village, Mendut, Indonesia

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another temple nearby Borobudur

when you visited Borobudur, you have to go to mendut also. it is just 10 min driving from Borobudur. i visited in the afternoon and there was not so many tourist come. anyway... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 5, 2017
Bandung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple is nearby from Borobudur and it has lesser crowd. Came early in morning and I was impressed to see the temple. The temple has 3 big Buddhas and that caught me by surprise. As the space is small, you might need to take some time for the visitors inside to come out. A big banyan tree is found... More 

Thank torutae
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the entrance fee to this place was 3500 IDR for local adult. it was located on the road to borobudur temple, you cant miss this place. there was only 1 big temple with 3 big statues inside. however i think that govt really need to improve this place by adding several attractions nearby that could attract tourists that going to... More 

Thank ValentinoEdward
Bandung, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017

when you visited Borobudur, you have to go to mendut also. it is just 10 min driving from Borobudur. i visited in the afternoon and there was not so many tourist come. anyway, another magnificent temple near Borobudur that hve to put on your list when you come visit Borobudur

Thank sonsony
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

keren banget tempatnya its such a nice place to be visited. you will never regret it when you visit,

Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

We called in after visiting Borobudur temple to see the temple and the monastery. A good place to stop and pray

Thank Kenny100653
Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Visited December 2016 with friends. If you want a temple all by yourself, then visit Mendut Temple. The entrance fee is around IDR4K.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

This Temple is very Beautiful near the Hotel i stay. You can buy the handcraft from the store near the temple

Thank budi t
Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

An old Buddhist temple with lovely garden. It is not as famous as Borobudur, but still it is recommended to visit.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

Mendut is always mentioned with Pawon and Borobudur but is the oldest of the three. Built in 824 during the Sailendra dynasty, it fell into ruins and was rediscovered in 1838. Finally restored, the temple holds three great statues, Sakyamuni, Avalokitesvara and Vajrapani. Mendut is still used as a religious temple. Pilgrims visit Mendut first, then walk to Pawon and... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Built around same time as the Borobudur temple in 754 AD it holds three large Budha statues. This is also a UNESCO heritage site. There is a huge old banyan tree in the premises. Like in any touristy place you get besieged by small vendors.

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