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Address: Prambanan 55514, Indonesia
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These ancient masterpieces of Hindu architecture are adorned with...

These ancient masterpieces of Hindu architecture are adorned with bas-reliefs depicting the famous Ramayana story.

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9th century Hindu temple - amazing beauty

The Vishnu, Siva and Rama temples at Prambanan are incredible - only comparable to Angkor Wat. Important to go also to the not so popular Sewu temple (about 15 minutes walk) from... read more

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Tubingen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Vishnu, Siva and Rama temples at Prambanan are incredible - only comparable to Angkor Wat. Important to go also to the not so popular Sewu temple (about 15 minutes walk) from the 8th century - as old as Borobodur and very special too. It is nice to walk under the big trees in the Prambanan temple park. Take water... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful candi within vast green park. The weather was just nice when we visited. Overcast. So it wasn't too hot. No pushy vendors around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am in awe of the temples throughout the area. Such detail and story telling. This temple is the largest Hindu temple. It is always a good idea to research prior to going to the temple to get some knowledge of its story. I had a tour guide who was able to give all the details.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here 15 years ago. But this time I much more enjoyed it. Though many of the sculptures been damaged by the rain and the weather but the statues inside the temples still intact. Outside the temples there is market where you can buy something to bring home. There is archery game too. It had deers too.. This place had... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Explored the entire complex and enjoyed almost everything. The remaining intact temples, including Candi Shiva (the main temple), had very impressive architecture, carvings, statues, etc. A guide on the site helped explain to me how the temples were built (apparently with no nails or mortar; the blocks were carved so they fit together like jigsaw pieces, which I thought was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a famous Unesco cultural heritage site, what else do you expect than 'excellent' Compliments to the nice clean surroundings with good paved roads.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really great to come here and be able to spend time viewing the temples with Prambanan and 2 others nearby--if you get the 'foreigners' ticket, you should be entitled to also ride the green shuttle train/bus--again, the temples were great and impressive, but I was still irked by the huge difference in entrance price for 'foreigners' and Indonesians...We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came with low expectation & the place is simply amazing. Good structure, clean venue. Would be tough if you can't climb many stairs as each temple will require serious climbing especially if you wish to see the statues inside. Highly recommend to arrive after 4.30pm due to the afternoon heat. Make sure to try out the archery upon exit.... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Prambanan is a 9th-century Hindu Temple complex and it is one of the two largest Hindu sites in Indonesia (the other being Besakih, in Bali). Prambanan immediately overwhelmed my visual senses. The pointed architecture of these buildings and the sheer size are quite impressive from any angle. The tallest temple is equivalent to a 14-floor building. I went on an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place and impressed by the huge temples and gorgeous architecture. It would be nice to go with a guide. This is one of Hindu site which was built long century ago.

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