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Borobudur Temple, Wonder of the World from the 9th Century

The name Borobudur Temple may already be familiar to our ears, yes, the largest Buddhist temple in the 9th century is indeed very famous in Indonesia. The splendor of this temple makes everyone want to visit one of the temples that are included in the seven wonders of this world.

Borobudur Temple, Wonder of the World from the 9th Century
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Borobudur Temple was built by King Samaratungga, one of the kings of the ancient Mataram kingdom. This temple has 1460 reliefs and 504 stupas in the form of a punden building consisting of 10 levels.


It is said that each level in this temple building symbolizes the stages of human life. According to Mahayana Buddhism, everyone who wants to reach the Buddha stage has to go through every stage of life.


When visiting this temple, we will see beautiful reliefs and imagine how skilled the maker is in paying attention to every detail of the shape of the temple located in Magelang City.


There is one uniqueness of this Borobudur Temple. If we walk clockwise, the Borobudur reliefs will tell you about the legendary Ramayana.

Borobudur Temple, Wonder of the World from the 9th Century
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This temple is indeed capable of making anyone who sees it amazed. Apart from the beautiful architectural form, all the reliefs in Borobudur Temple reflect Buddhist teachings. No wonder that UNESCO records Borobudur Temple as a list of world historical heritages (World Wonder Heritages).