Travelogue

Plaosan Temple Complex

Candi Plaosan is an hidden gem only 1km away from the popular Prambanan Temple.

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We visited Plaosan Complex during high noon, not an ideal time for snapshot. The giant guardian in from the temple is Dvarapala.

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However, I am very impressed with with the relic and artworks.

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Do you see any resemblance of the Balinese art? The temple complex was built around 850 AD.

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Only the 2 main temples were still in place, restoration works are underway to restore the smaller shrines and stupas.

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One must visit the main temple building.

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Inside the dark (very dim) chambers, you can see some of the statues and relief.

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The entrance fee to Plaosan Complex is only IRD5,000, same price as the parking fee.

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If you are visiting Prambanan, do drop by Bugisan Village and visit the impressive temple complex.

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