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Address: | Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur, Borobudur, Magelang 56553, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 274 496402
Fee: Yes
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Constructed from massive blocks of volcanic stone, over a thousand reliefs...

Constructed from massive blocks of volcanic stone, over a thousand reliefs are carved into this landmark pyramid-shaped monument.

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Inspiring , with Spectacular Buddhist Reliefs

Borobudur is worth a 3 ++ hour drive from Semarang. With luck your can see Mt. Merapi (an active volcano) in the background. It's technically a stupa as there is no interior... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Borobudur is worth a 3 ++ hour drive from Semarang. With luck your can see Mt. Merapi (an active volcano) in the background. It's technically a stupa as there is no interior. You climb from terrace to terrace, before reaching the uppermost The 10th which is about 300 meters above sea level ( not to worry... it's built on a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing temple with breathtaking sculptures. Not a good place if you want to bring old people as the steps up are really steep and some are broken. The view when you reach the top is just absolutely amazing. I thought I was going to faint as the weather was really hot. They do have a tour for sunrise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I think it was a great visit. The temple has so many relics and there was story about it. Really a worth visit but prepare yourself. It was really tiring to climb up and the sun was really hot. Avoid midday and apply sunblock beforehand.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is spectacular! Going there was a life dream. We left Jogja at 3.45am and caught the sunrise at "the hill" for 3000 rp (a much cheaper alternative to the sunrise at the temple). And we were at the temple at 6.30am. At this hour it was still mostly empty and a lot cooler in temperature than if we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The sunrise ticket that goes through the manohara hotel at about 4.30am is expensive at 450k idr. Even then there were a lot of people when i went on last january 4th, but this is still way less than when the crowds swarm in at like 7am. Go to the top first and watch the sunrise, the mountains and enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a fantastic experience to visit such an heritage place during early morning. We hoped for sunrise but rainy season during January deprived us . But the fantastic natural beauty of the surroundings at early morning had amazed us completely. We were just moved to see the natural beauty from the top of Borobudur. We started 4.00 am from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing temple. hot and busy when we visited in December but well worth it. Remember to walk clockwise around the top section.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There are many sites around the world that are a must-see, and Borobudur is no exception. It's a magnificent structure with an amazing history. And as a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a part of history that is left untouched. Many people don't realize that the entire structure was built around a hill, so there's no "inside". There are thousands... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The temple is crowded in December due to the school holidays. It is also super hot. That didn't deter us and it was still a worthwhile visit to a beautiful ancient site.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

For foreign tourists the cost is $20 US, up this is a very small price to pay for such an amazing place. I would rate it alongside the terracotta warriors in China as one of the best reconstruction / restorations ever. Taken apart and rebuilt the result is simply stunning. Take your time, the longer the better to get to... More 

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