5 Amazing and Interesting Temples To Visit If You Are Going to Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the best natural tourism countries in the world. Among them there are many temples that are large and popular interesting to visit by tourists all over the world. The temples have their own amazing beauty.  If you are visiting Indonesia, don't forget to visit these temple places.

Here are 5 temple tours in Indonesia, namely:

1. Borobudur Temple 

Borobudur Temple is an architectural masterpiece built by the Syailendra Dynasty on a hill. The view from the top of Borobudur Temple is one of the best sights you can get in Indonesia. From the open places in Borobudur Temple Tourist Park, we can see the upper level of this incredible structure. The view of Borobudur Temple will really be an added value for every event held at Borobudur Temple Tourist Park.


2. Candi Prambanan 

Talking about temple destinations in Indonesia is certainly not complete without discussing Prambanan Temple and Borobudur Temple. Prambanan Temple is the largest Hindu temple complex in Indonesia which was built in the 9th century AD. 

This temple tourist destination in Indonesia is dedicated to Trimurti, the three main Hindu gods, namely Brahma as the creator god, Vishnu as the guardian god, and Shiva as the god of destruction. Based on the Siwagrha inscription, the original name of the temple complex which is also known by the nickname Roro Jonggrang Temple is Siwagrha which in Sanskrit has the meaning of Shiva's House.

The temple in Prambanan, Sleman, DI Yogyakarta and Prambanan districts, Klaten Regency, Central Java is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Indonesia.



3. Candi Mendut

Mendut Temple is one of the temples in Indonesia that is a relic of Buddhism culture in the past that you can find in Magelang, Central Java, not far from Borobudur Temple. This temple was created in the heyday of the kingdom of Syailendra. When exploring the foot of the temple, you will be greeted by a relief panel that revolves around manyar birds and apes, crabs and brahmins, birds and turtles, and other fables. In the pond near the temple there is a very beautiful lotus flower pond. You can also follow the usual chanting or meditation rituals performed at 19.00-20.00.



4. Candi Muara Takus

The most beautiful temple in Indonesia next is the temple of muara taskus, this temple is located in a city kampar riau, unfortunately information about the temple estuary taskus is still a mystery because until now no scientist knows when this historical inscription was built, but from the stories collected if this temple stands at the golden moment of the kingdom of Srivijaya, if most temples are made of andestis,  This taskus estuary temple is made of river rocks and sand and bricks but it does not reduce the artistic aspect of the temple.

5. Candi Dieng

Dieng is indeed very famous for its tourist charm, one of which is the dieng temple located in the wonosobo city of Central Java more precisely at the foot of the dieng mountains with an altitude of 2000 m above sea level.

Dieng temple is majority Hindu, this temple has been built since the 8th century built by the kings of the sanjaya dynasty in the 8th-9th century AD, if you visit the temple dieng you will find Javanese writings that are around 808 AD famous for the oldest inscriptions, this dieng temple was first discovered by the British army in 1814 because most of the temple buildings are buried,  So many people do not know if the buried building is a dieng temple.



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References:

Borobudur Archives - Taman Wisata Candi (borobudurpark.com)

12 Destinasi Wisata Candi di Indonesia Paling Populer (traveloka.com)

10 Candi Terindah Di Indonesia Miliki Sejarah Menarik Untuk Ditelisik (gotravelly.com)


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