Travelogue

Candi Prambanan

If Borobudur is the famous Buddhist temple, then Prambanan has to be the famous Hindu temple near Yogyakarta.

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The center tower is 154 feet tall, it could be the highest ancient Hindu temple.

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Built on 9th century, the temple complex still look incredible magnificent by today’s standard.

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We visited Prambanan during high noon 3pm. It was HOT!

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Many of the shrines within the complex had been destroyed by earthquakes in the past centuries.

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One could imagine from the remains the grandeur of the temple complex during its hay days.

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My first impression was: “How on earth people built such a tall stone and slim structure more than thousand years ago?”

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By the time we left around 5pm, the sun was setting and we were rushing towards Ratu Boko for the sunset view.

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