How far is Prambanan from Borobudur?

12 miles
Although Borobudur is about 19 km (12 miles) by air from Prambanan, it is not easy to reach one temple from another. The ride from Borobudur to Prambanan takes from an hour and a half to two hours.

Why people go to Borobudur?

It is the world’s largest Buddhist temple, made from over two million stones. It features exquisite reliefs carved in stone, as well as its famous bell-shaped stupas, each containing statues of Buddha gazing serenely into the distance.

Why is Prambanan important?

Prambanan Temple Compounds contains the original structures that were built in the 9th century AD. The temples collapsed due to earthquake, volcanic eruption and a shift of political power in the early 11th century, and they were rediscovered in the 17th century. These compounds have never been displaced or changed.

How much is the entrance fee to Borobudur?

25 USD
Borobudur Temple Facts

Location Central Java, Indonesia
Opening Hours 6 am – 5 pm daily
Entrance Fee 350,000 IDR ($25 USD)
UNESCO status Yes

Is Yogyakarta worth visiting?

Yogyakarta is definitely one of the most popular cities to visit in Indonesia. It is located in Central Java and it is well-known for its traditional art and cultural heritages such as the famous Borobudur complex, Prambanan, and more.

What can we do in Borobudur Temple?

Things to do in and around Borobudur, Central Java

  • Snap shots of the Borobudur temples at sunrise and sunset.
  • Admire Borobudur from the Punthuk Setumbu peak.
  • Have a triple temple tour – Borobudur, Mendut, and Prambanan.
  • Visit villages up close from a VW Cabrio.
  • Go on a bike tour around Borobudur.

How do I get to Borobudur?

Getting to Borobudur requires traveling from one of the nearby cities. There are many daily flights from Surabaya, Jakarta, and Semarang to Jogjakarta from which you can continue your trip by taxi or bus. Some flights are relatively short, such as the flight from Jakarta to Yogyakarta, which takes about 50 minutes.

What is the Prambanan Temple used for?

Temple of Prambanan, near Yogyakarta, Java, Indon. The Lara Jonggrang was said to have been built by Dhaksa, a king of Mendang-Mataram (Hindu-Mataram) in the early 10th century, to worship the Hindu god Shiva. It is the largest Shiva temple in Indonesia.

Why did they only visit Brahmana and Syiwa temples?

We visited only Brahmana and Syiwa temples, because Wisnu temple is being renovated.

Is Prambanan Temple open?

As a cultural city, Yogyakarta has many ancient temples to offer. One of the historical massive Hindu relics is the Prambanan Temple. Built as a tribute to Hindu Gods, Prambanan is the most prominent temple….

Prambanan Temple Opening Hours
Every day 06:00 – 17:00 WIB