Borobudur Temple Compounds

Brief description

This famous Buddhist temple, dating from the 8th and 9th centuries, is located in central Java. It was built in three tiers: a pyramidal base with five concentric square terraces, the trunk of a cone with three circular platforms and, at the top, a monumental stupa. The walls and balustrades are decorated with fine low reliefs, covering a total surface area of 2,500 m2. Around the circular platforms are 72 openwork stupas, each containing a statue of the Buddha.

Unesco WHS list ref:  592

I have never visited this site.

From my collection

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Cards to swap

borobodur1-java-indonesiaBorobudur 1

borobodur2-java-indonesiaBorobudur  2

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