A World Heritage Site and the largest Buddhist shrine in the world, Borobudur Temple features nine stacked, six square, and three circular platforms, crowned by an impressive central dome. Erected in the 9th century from over two million stone blocks, this temple features over 2,600 relief panels and more than 500 Buddha statues. The central dome alone contains 72 Buddha figures arranged around a stupa, a mound-like structure designed as a place of prayer and meditation. Begin your tour at the eastern entrance and proceed clockwise, a traditional way to move inside Buddhist monuments. Admission into the shrine also allows you to enter the nearby archeological museum, displaying thousands of photographs and carvings. Make Borobudur Temple a centerpiece of your Magelang vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Magelang holiday planner.
Tours To Borobudur Temple
Sunrise and Temples Tour from Yogyakarta BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $45
Duration: 9 to 11 hours
Borobudur Temple Reviews
its about an hour drive from our hotel in Yogyakarta City, the temple was big and well kept, it gets really busy with tourist obviously, but it is very understandable since it is indeed a UNESCO... more »
This temple is enormous! There's a garden around the temple. Surf around and you will eventually reach the temple. At the temple, the views were amazing no matter from the bottom or the top of the... more »
This place brought me peace and energy while been there waiting for the sunrise. From darkness to light you will have the opportunity to see the magnificent of that majestic temple. I highly recommend going before sunrise and take your time contemplating the site. Take your time also for take some pictures but most important don't forget to feel where you are!
I was so excited when firstly I was seeing it with my own eyes. That temple is very amazing. Imagine how to create that big building a few decades ago without technology that we have right now. It doesn't make sense, right! The temple is indeed worthy of being one of the seven wonders of the world. I am as Indonesian very proud 👍😀
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