PRAMBANAN TEMPLE

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This is the one of the main attraction of Yogya, situated about seventeen kilometers of Yogyakarta, set among the green rice fields. Prambanan is a complex of over 200 temples and shrines, the largest, the tallest one is a real masterpiece called "Loro Jonggrang" or "Slender Virgin".

It is covered with wonderful relief depicting the Ramayana episodes, another appealing aspect is its glorious symmetry and grace, making it the most elegant and beautiful temple in Java.

This temple was damaged by earthquake on last 27 May 2006, it is now undergoing restoration. Visitors may view from the outside only.

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