Borobudur in Magelang


Borobudur is a striking 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple rooted in Magelang. It is one of the largest and most famous Buddhist temples in the world and is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temple consists of nine stacked platforms, with a central dome at the top, and is adorned with over 2,600 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. Borobudur is known for its intricate stone carvings, which depict scenes from the life of Buddha and his teachings. It is also believed to have been used as a pilgrimage site for Buddhist monks. A visit to Borobudur offers not only a glimpse into the rich history and culture of Indonesia but also a chance to experience the serenity and spiritual significance of this ancient temple.

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