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Address: Desa Mendut, Magelang, Indonesia
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Sunrise and Temples Tour from Yogyakarta
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Private Tour of Borobudur, Pawon and Mendut Temple

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Small temple and less tourist

The entrance fee for pawon & mendut temple is IDR 3500 and free parking. Can get a good photoshoot here as not much people. But the souvenir sold here is more expensive than other... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance fee for pawon & mendut temple is IDR 3500 and free parking. Can get a good photoshoot here as not much people. But the souvenir sold here is more expensive than other places

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends on December 2016. No entrance fee and less than a km away from Borobudur temple. If you want are dreaming of having a temple all by yourself, then visit Pawon Temple.

Thank Janice S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Candi Pawon is a Buddhist temple close to Borobudur. Together with Mendut Temple, these three temples form a straight line and Buddhist pilgrims until today walk from Mendut to Pawon and on to Borobudur during their pilgrimage. Even though Pawon is smaller than its neighbouring temples, it is still a remarkable temple. Historians have dubbed it as 'the jewel of... More 

Thank nellielim
Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Smallest of the three temples, its between the Borobudur and Mendut temples. Its an empty structure A small entry fee of 3 USD covers both Pawon and Mendut. Need only 5 minutes to cover this attraction. It can be worth it if you are doing a horse cart village tour in which this is one of the stops and is... More 

Thank murali8121
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Small temple No Buddha inside. Stone work has some interesting colours.l ots of Vendors.Does not take long to walk around

Thank 918teresah
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is the smallest of the three temples belonging to the Borobudur complex, about 1 km away from the main temple. After a destruction by an earthquake only the top piece remained, making the ‘temple’ about 5 meters high. Because you can easily stop there with a car, it’s nice to take a look. But especially by the absence of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Temple is on a small diversion of 200 m from the main road to Yogyakarta to Borobudur. Its a small temple, but not at all touristy, a good place to have some rest and observe the different architecture of Javanese Hindu temples.

Thank ShashankA165
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stopped here and visited when we were on the way to Yogyakarta. A beautiful and charming 9th century Buddhist temple with reliefs to photograph. The temple itself is very small having a footprint of about 12 meter square. The architecture is very well kept and the details of the sculpture are very intricate. There were a number of souvenir-sellers... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Candi Pawon is a nice smal temple near the Borobudur temple. Unfortunately the carpark has been build very close to the temple. Also the temple has been surrounded by the houses of the village. I personally suggest that the Indonesian government should learn from Cambodia how they preserve and protect ancient small temples.

Thank Franz K
Kingston, Jamaica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

I now understand why the cost to enter this attraction, PLUS, Candi Mendut, is only 3,500 rupiah. It's because there's literally nothing to see. I stopped at Pawon after watching the sunrise at Borobudur (a must-do!). I literally got out of the car, walked around the very small temple, went inside, took pictures and got back in the car in... More 

Thank Kristine B

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