Borobudur

Borobudur Temple is located in Magelang Regency, Central Java. This temple can be reached one hour drive from the city of Yogyakarta.

Borobudur Temple was founded in 782-812 AD by King Samaratungga during the Syailendra dynasty.

Borobudur Temple was built as a real expression and deep respect for ancestors. In addition, Borobudur Temple was built to glorify Mahayana Buddhism.

This Buddhist temple is surrounded by a large garden and is located in the middle of towering mountains such as Mount Merapi, Merbabu, Sumbing, Andong and Menoreh.

This temple has 1460 reliefs and 504 stupas with a terraced punden building consisting of 10 levels.

Borobudur Temple symbolizes the universe. In Buddhism, the universe is divided into three levels, namely kamadhatu (world of desire),rupadhatu (world of form) and arupadhatu (world of formless).

Borobudur Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in the world. In 1991, Borobudur Temple together with Pawon Temple and Mendut Temple were designated by UNESCO as World Wonder Heritages under the site name Borobudur Temple Compounds.