Tourist Attractions Temples in Jogja

14/09/2021 by - traveler

Tourist Attractions Temples in Jogja

Tourist Attractions Temples in Jogja – The temple is one of the historical relics that is very often visited by Indonesians and even foreigners. Some people come to the temple to see and only come to take pictures

1. Sambisari Temple, located 6.5 meters below ground level

Sambisari Temple is located in Sambisari Hamlet, Purwomartani, Kalasan, Sleman, Special Region of Yogyakarta. The distance from the center of the city of Jogja, which is 15 kilometers to the northeast. This temple is a Hindu temple heritage of the Syailendra dynasty which is estimated to have been built since the early 9th century. Unlike other temples that are above ground level, Sambisari Temple is located 6.5 meters below ground level. Reporting from the National Library of Indonesia, this temple was buried by sand and stones from the eruption of Mount Merapi.

2. Prambanan Temple, the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia

This second tourist destination may be familiar to your ears because it is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia. Prambanan Temple is located in Prambanan Village, Bokoharjo District, Sleman Regency, about 17 kilometers from the center of Jogja City. This temple is rectangular in shape consisting of an outer courtyard and three courtyards, namely jaba (outer court), Tengahan (middle court), and njeron (inner court).

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3. Ratu Boko Temple, a royal ruin on a hill

About 3 kilometers to the south of Prambanan Temple, lies the Ratu Boko Temple area which is located on a hill. This area is not actually a temple, but the ruins of a kingdom. On a fairly large area, the Ratu Boko site consists of several groups of buildings, including gates, keputren, and pendapa.

4. Ijo Temple, a Hindu-style temple south of the Ratu Boko situs site

In the south of Ratu Boko temple, there is a temple complex covering an area of ​​0.8 hectares called Candi Ijo. The location of this temple is in Groyokan, Sambirejo, Prambanan, Sleman. It is estimated that this temple was built around the 10th to 11th centuries with a Hindu religious background. The form of this temple consists of several groups of main temples, hook temples, and ancillary temples.

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