Do you look for an amazing tourist attraction? One of the greatest tourist attractions is The Borobudur Temple. It is one of the world heritage sites that takes place in Magelang, Jawa Tengah.
|Entrance ticket||Wisatawan lokal : $ 3|
Wisatawan asing $ 10
|Opening hours||09:00 – 16:30 WIB|
|Type of tour||Family and community|
|Address||Jl. Badrawati, Kw. Candi Borobudur, Borobudur, Kec. Borobudur, Magelang, Jawa Tengah|
Are you amazed? If you want to visit this tourist attraction you need to get as many information. Before you visit you need to know the address, route, facilities and entrance fee. You can find them in the article below.
The Amazing Borobudur Temple
One of the greatest Buddhist temples is the Borobudur Temple. While Prambanan temple is a Hindu temple. It is built around 8th and 9th centuries on the Syailendra dynasty.
The temple is listed as one of the world heritage sites on the UNESCO now. Borobudur has 2,672 reliefs, 504 Buddhist statues and 72 stupas which decorate the temple.
This tourist attraction is perfect for spending time with your family or friends. It is a good place for a holiday and study. You will not only get entertainment but also education.
It is one of the seven-word miracles. That is why it is such a special temple. There is one strange and unique thing. You won’t find any glue or adhesive on the stone. You can only find a pile of stones.
Borobudur Temple Zone
Borobudur temple has three zones. You can see the explanation below:
The first zone is called the Kamadhatu. Its philosophy is the reflection of the world that is faced by human nowadays. There are 160 reliefs that explain cause and effect law. It is called Karmawibhangga Sutra.
Those reliefs show human’s bad characteristic and desire such as killing, robbing, raping and torturing. The relief’s cover is opened so that the tourists can see how beautiful those carving are.
The second zone in Borobudur Temple is Rupadhatu. Rupadhatu means the transitional world. It means that human is free from world business.
There are 328 Buddhist statues. The reliefs are so beautiful. There are many beautiful carving which decorates them.
It contains 1,300 reliefs based on Sansekerta manuscript research. They are Gandhawyuha, Awadana, Lalitawistara and Jataka. They spread out as far as 2,5 km. The total panel is 1212 panels.
Arupadhatu is the third zone. The zone is the most sacred zone. It means the highest realm or God’s house.
The zone has three platforms. Their shape is a circle which face cupola. It shows the world’s resurrection.
You cannot find any reliefs, ornaments and decorations in this zone. The platforms contain stupa with a circular shape, upside down bells and Buddha sculpture which face out of the temple. You can find 72 stupas in the Arupadhatu zone.
Borobudur Temple’s Address
Borobudur temple locates on Badrawati Street, Borobudur, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. The location is not far from Magelang. Its distance is 17 km.
While the distance from Yogyakarta to Borobudur is only 40 km apart. If you come from Semarang you need to travel as far as 90 km.
Borobudur Temple Entrance Fee
There are any differences in the entrance fee. Student or kids have to pay Rp 12.000,00 for an entrance fee. Also, adult need to pay Rp 30.000,00 for the entrance fee.
While the entrance fee for foreign students or kids is USD $10. Somehow, an adult foreigner needs to pay USD $20.
The entrance fee can change at any time. It is better to ask customer service before you go. You can call +62 293 788 266 / +62 293 788 267 for further information. However, For your information, the temple is open every day. It is open at 06.00 and closes at 17.00.
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That is all we can give. If you are interested you can visit Borobudur temple. Anyway, you will be amazed at how magnificent the temple is. Thus, You will be one of the witnesses who witness the Great site ever. Feel the great sensation while getting a holiday on the greatest heritage site.