BOROBUDUR TEMPLE

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Borobudur temple is one of the world wonders, located about 42 kilometers in the north of Yogya. This largest Buddhist shrine in the world stands majestically and serene on a hilltop-overlooking lush green fields and distant hills.

Built in the 8th century, made of gray andesite stone, the basic structure it consists of ten terraces each smaller than the one bellow it, rising to the Great Stupa on the top standing about forty meters above the ground.

The walls on the lower six square levels are sculptured in the life of Buddha, extending over the length of six kilometers, it is the most complete ensemble of Buddhist relief in the world. Also visit to the nearby Mendut temple and Muntilan as the center of the andesite stone carving.

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